VOTE: SoCal Prep Legends 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 Aug. 29 to Sept. 3, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Sept. 7.

Drake Peabody
West Torrance

Peabody had 402 total yards and four touchdowns to push West past Culver City in a wild 34-33 season-opening win. Peabody finished 20 of 29 passing for 265 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. He also carried 24 times for 137 yards and two scores.

Michael Bonds
St. Francis

Bonds fired four touchdowns passes to three different receivers and also ran for a score in the Golden Knights’ 42-7 win over West Covina. Bonds threw for 219 yards as St. Francis won its season opener and lived up to its lofty preseason rankings.

Ryan Matlock
Newbury Park

Matlock totaled 174 yards and five touchdowns on 11 carries as Newbury Park registered over 60 points for the second consecutive week in a 62-21 nonleague victory over Agoura.

Xavier Marshall

The receiver tied a school record with 14 receptions and accounted for 230 yards and three touchdowns in Saturday night’s 50-49 loss to national power IMG Academy in the Honor Bowl game at Mission Viejo High.

JT Daniels
Mater Dei

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound sophomore passed for six touchdowns and ran for another in the Monarchs’ 63-0 over Mayfair of Lakewood. He completed 13 of 18 passes for 366 yards. In Mater Dei’s first two games, Daniels has completed 80 percent of his passes for 726 yards and 12 touchdowns with no interceptions.

Gabriel Clark
Redlands East Valley

Clark scored a rushing touchdown and hauled in a 63-yard receiving touchdown in the Wildcts’ 31-6 win over Etiwanda in their season opener on Friday. He finished with 168 total yards from srimmage.

Sean Harlston

Dominguez rolled to a 56-35 win at San Marino while Harlston completed 11-of-15 passing attempts and threw for over 315 yards. He also accounted for five touchdowns, three passing and two rushing. The game was tied 21-21 at halftime before Harlston and the Dons ran away with their first win of the season.

Andrew Almazan

The 5-foot-9, 170-pound wing back has been the most potent weapon in the Cowboys double wing offense. He ran for 327 yards and three touchdowns on 22 tries in a 50-23 win over Baldwin Park on Friday. He added in two punt returns for 25 yards and three kick returns for 55 yards.

Nathan Martinez

In a season-opening 34-13 win over Grand Terrace, the three-year starter threw for 215 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 68 yards and another touchdown.

Poll closes Friday (Sept. 9) at noon!

NOTE: SoCal Prep Legends coincides with The Southern California News Group’s 11 properties, which are the Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News.