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 Oct. 17 to Oct. 22, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Oct. 28.

Voting poll at bottom of the page.

Jeremy Moussa
Roosevelt

The Mustangs quarterback engineered a big 38-35 win over King on Friday night, completing 28 of 43 passes for 375 yards and five touchdown passes, including a 45-yarder to Chase Williams that gave Roosevelt a two-possession lead in the fourth quarter. Moussa has 29 touchdowns to just four interceptions on the season.

Brandon Porter
Oak Hills

It only took Porter a half to put up incredible numbers. He completed 21 of 30 passes for 346 yards, five TDs and no INTs, all of which came in the first half of a 61-7 win over Ridgecrest Burroughs. In three league games, he’s thrown for 772 yards, 11 TDs and no INTs.

Brandon McKinney
Orange Lutheran

The safety returned interceptions 31 and 50 yards for touchdowns, caused a fumble and recorded six total tackles to lead Orange Lutheran to a 49-42 victory against Servite. The senior, who committed to Washington, also had four receptions for 49 yards, including a 17-yard touchdown.

Nolan McDonald
Long Beach Poly

The Jackrabbits have relentlessly proven themselves to be the best football team in the city. Last week’s 77-6 win over Lakewood means they’ve outscored five league opponents 332-19 this year. Senior quarterback Nolan McDonald had a special game against Lakewood, going 20 for 30 for 334 yards and four touchdowns, including one rushing. McDonald spread the ball around and tossed two fade route touchdowns to Darius Kryger, who also happens to be the team’s backup quarterback. McDonald has scored 11 touchdowns this season.

Reed Vabrey
Mira Costa

Mira Costa’s sophomore, who is now 5-0 as a starter, was efficient in a 34-7 rout of Inglewood. Vabrey finished 7 of 11 passing for 161 yards and three touchdowns. Vabrey and Mira Costa face their biggest test of the season Friday against Palos Verdes.

T.J. Pledger
Chaminade

Pledger helped Chaminade move into sole possession of second place in the rugged Mission League, recording 217 rushing yards and a touchdown in a 31-14 victory over Notre Dame.

Steven Comstock
Northview

Comstock came up with yet another huge game when his team needed it most. The junior piled up 385 yards of offense and accounted for five touchdowns in Northview’s win over San Dimas, which puts the Vikings in great position to win the Valle Vista League title. The Vikings trailed early but used a big second half to pull away.

Anthony Miller
Don Lugo

The 6-foot, 195-pound linebacker has been the sparkplug of the Conquistadore defense all season, registering 89 tackles, 19 of those for a loss. He has also forced three fumbles. Last week in a 33-6 Mt. Baldy League win over Chaffey, he managed 16 tackles. His showing has helped Don Lugo move into sole possession of first place in the league with two games left.

Jordan Pachot
Citrus Valley

Pachot passed for a school-record 464 yards in Friday’s Citrus Belt League loss to Yucaipa. He also completed four touchdown passes, including bombs of 79 and 71 yards in the fourth quarter.


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