Congratulations to West Ranch High School quarterback Walker Eget for being voted Scorebook Live's Southern California football player of the week!
Eget, a junior, passed for 277 yards and 2 TDs to lead the Wildcats to a 35-6 win over Quartz Hill in the Southern Section Division 7 football playoffs on Nov. 8.
Eget received 45.1% of the vote, beating out Franklin CB/WR Abel Reyes who finished with 26%. Hart QB Zach Johnson finished third with 21%.
We are currently accepting player of the week nominations for the week of Nov. 11-17. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Nov. 4-10:
Mehki Jordan, Long Beach Poly QB: Jordan rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winning touchdown in overtime to lift Long Beach Poly to a 27-24 win over Orange Lutheran in the Southern Section D-2 playoffs. Jordan also passed for 145 yards, completing 13-for-23 passes.
William Camacho, Chaminade RB/WR: Camacho caught 6 passes for 91 yards -- including the game-winning 19-yard TD catch with 13 seconds left -- to lead Chaminade to a 46-44 upset of Norco in the Southern Section D-2 playoffs. Camacho also rushed 22 times for 79 yards and 5 TDs.
Michael Smith, Grant RB: Smith, a senior, rushed for 167 yards and 2 touchdowns and returned a kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown to lead Grant to a 38-34 upset of Fairfax in the LA City Section Division 1 playoffs.
Aiden Lippert, La Costa Canyon RB: Lippert had 18 carries for 109 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 85 yards and a TD to lead La Costa Canyon to a 25-16 win over Granite Hills in the San Diego Section D-1 playoffs.
Abel Reyes, Franklin CB/WR: Reyes had two interceptions -- including a 60-yard pick six -- and a 31-yard touchdown reception in Franklin's 49-7 LA City Section D-2 playoff victory over Verdugo Hills.
Zach Johnson, Hart QB: Johnson passed for 335 yards and 4 TDs to lead Hart to a 34-23 win over Chaparral in the LA City Section D-4 playoffs.
Cael Helfrich, Torrey Pines RB: Helfrich rushed for 147 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries to lead Torrey Pines to a 34-6 win over Rancho Bernardo in the San Diego Section D-1 playoffs.
Kai Jessie, Patrick Henry WR: Jessie caught 10 passes for 120 yards and three touchdowns to lead Patrick Henry to a 35-28 victory over Del Norte in the first round of the CIF San Diego Section Division 4 high school football playoffs.
Chayden Peery, Sierra Canyon QB: Peery was 20-for-29 for 338 yards and 3 TDs to lead the Trailblazers to a 35-21 win over Santa Margarita in the Southern Section Division 1 playoffs.
Josh Henderson, Grace Brethren RB: Henderson ran for 206 yards and 5 TDs to lead Grace Brethren to a 42-38 win over Westlake in the Southern Section Division 3 playoffs.
Jesse Valenzuela, Camarillo RB: Valenzuela rushed for 195 yards and two TDs on 25 carries to lead Camarillo to a 34-28 victory over Damien in the Southern Section D-4 playoffs.