VOTE: SoCal Prep Legend Boys Athlete of the Week

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Click on the newspaper links below the athlete’s name to read about their performance from Oct. 3 to Oct. 8, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Oct. 14.

Jayvaun Wilson

In a rivalry game against Hart, Wilson left a lasting impression with a stellar all-around effort in Valencia’s 35-14 Foothill League victory over Hart. Wilson had a fumble recovery, an interception and a pair of rushing touchdowns to lead Valencia.

Jordan Wilmore

Jordan Wilmore ran for 247 yards and two touchdowns in Lawndale’s 49-20 win over Santa Monica in its Ocean League opener.

Bryce Wooldridge

Wooldridge came up big when his team needed him most. The Tartans were reeling entering Palomares League after a brutal nonleague schedule. But there’s hope now after Wooldridge had five total touchdowns in a 42-8 win over Diamond Bar. Wooldridge didn’t even play in the fourth quarter because the game was out of reach. The dual-threat quarterback finished with 92 yards passing and 141 yards rushing.

Jacobi Hardy

Jacobi Hardy led Wilson to a 53-20 win over the Lancers. Hardy had 153 yards on 20 carries and had a 54-yard touchdown catch as well. Hardy had seven total touchdowns, a school record for most in a game. He also had six rushing touchdowns, which tied the previous school record.

Jaylon Redd
Rancho Cucamonga

Redd was nothing short of spectacular scoring five touchdowns in the Cougars 47-10 win over Baseline League rival Upland. He scored on a 48-yard punt return in the first half, then returned the second half kickoff 99 yards for another score. His other touchdowns came on touchdown runs of 3 and 75 yards as well as an 8-yard reception. Redd, is an Oregon Duck commit.

Jon-ta McMullen
Grand Terrace

The 5-foot-3, 140-pound McMullen had yet another big week for the Titans. In a 54-7 win over Colton, he had 13 carries for 141 yards and three touchdowns. He also returned a kickoff 72 yards for a fourth touchdown. It was McMullen’s third straight week scoring four touchdowns in a game.

Christian LaValle
Mission Viejo

The junior linebacker racked up a season-high 12 total tackles to help the No. 2 Diablos record their first shutout, a 41-0 victory against Tesoro. He won the team’s big hit award and shared defensive player of the week honors with Colin Schooler. “He had a really good game,” Mission Viejo coach Bob Johnson said of LaValle.

Ian Zamudio
Notre Dame

Zamudio did a little bit of everything for the Titans in their 44-19 victory over Ambassador League rival Aquinas on Friday night. Zamudio, who was key in helping Notre Dame to a CIF-SS title last year, returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, a punt 45 yards for a score and was its leading receiver (3 catches, 57 yards).

Jaelan Phillips
Redlands East Valley

The Wildcats’ linebacker was a dominant force in REV’s 28-14 win over rival Redlands on Friday. He recorded four sacks and led a Wildcats pass rush that kept constant pressure on Terriers quarterback Steven Garcia. Phillips also returned a punt 43 yards for a touchdown.

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