Winning Numbers: Drake Peabody had quite the week, and almost did what no SCPL athlete has done before: win two awards in one week. Tallying 1,230 votes this week, Peabody has been voted SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week. He also received 381 votes for his amazing run, which was nominated for SCPL Play of the Week.
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.
Final Tally: (Total Votes:2,725)
Drake Peabody, West Torrance 1,230 45.14%
Andrew Almazan, Chino 817 29.98%
Nathan Martinez, Yucaipa 503 18.46%
Michael Bonds, St. Francis 74 2.72%
Ryan Matlock, Newbury Park 45 1.65%
Gabriel Clark, REV 30 1.1%
Xavier Marshall, Centennial 12 0.44%
JT Daniels, Mater Dei 10 0.37%
Sean Harlston, Dominguez 4 0.15%
NOTE: Each Athlete of the Week is announced on ABC7’s 6 p.m. evening news broadcast every Friday. Be sure to tune in!