Winning Numbers: Ontario’s @WeRtheO was able to rally a comeback of votes that ended up winning the tight race for this week’s SCPL Boys Athlete of the Week award by topping Whittier Christian’s Quinn Commans. Paul’s numbers ended with 23,186 votes when the polls closed on Thursday at midnight.
In a 40-12 win over Patriot for the first victory of the season, Paul rushed for 260 yards on just 10 carries and three touchdowns and caught three passes for 49 yards and another score. If that weren’t enough, he played the entire game on defense as well, recording eight solo tackles from his spot at defensive back.
Final Tally: (Total Votes: 49,665)
Antoine Paul, Ontario 23,186 46.68%
Quinn Commans, Whittier Chr. 19,295 38.85%
Johnny Buksa, St. Anthony 3,243 6.53%
Doug Haugh, Redlands 2,115 4.26%
Joey Noble, Los Alamitos 1,692 3.41%
Mycah Pittman, Oaks Christian 53 0.11%
Marlon Moorer, Rancho Verde 41 0.08%
Jermar Jefferson, Redondo 40 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!