King’s Chris Venable voted SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week


SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week
Name: Chris Venable
School: King
Sport: Football
Year: Junior

Winning Numbers: Venable’s vote tally went toe-to-toe with Troy Temmink’s, as their votes took all but roughly four percent of the poll’s total. Venable’s 19, 278 votes  have earned him SoCal Prep Legends athlete of the week honors.
Venable made an impact on offense, defense and special teams as the Wolves avenged a previous loss to Paloma Valley with a 45-35 victory in a Division 5 playoff opener. Venable hauled in a pair of touchdown passes, and he also set up another touchdown with a 42-yard run on a fake punt. On defense, Venable registered 10 tackles, intercepted two passes and also broke up four additional passes.

VIDEO: Highlights of Venable’s performance against Paloma Valley

Final Tally: (Total Votes: 39,267)

Chris Venable, King 19,278 49.09%
Troy Temmink, Summit
18,697 47.62%
Jack Alexander, Redondo
536 1.37%
Madison Wheeler, La Habra
308 0.78%
Aaron Thomas, Valencia
296 0.75%
Nick Redick, St. Paul
82 0.21%
Elias Opsahl, REV
37 0.09%
Brian Laimani, Paramount
33 0.08%


NOTE:  Each Athlete of the Week is announced on ABC7’s 6 p.m. evening news broadcast every Friday. Be sure to tune in!