Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for April 12-18 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
THIS WEEK’S SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Poi Aina, Pacifica DL: Aina had 13 tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble to help the Tritons grab a 17-14 win over Oxnard.
Aidan Sayin, Carlsbad QB: Sayin was 13 of 16 passing for 285 yards and threw five touchdown passes against Granite Hills to help the Lancers complete a 5-0 season.
Nathan Acevedo, Grossmont WR: Acevedo was unstoppable on Friday, finishing with ten catches for 273 yards and two touchdowns.
Andrew Hutchison, Mission Bay WR: Hutchison caught 13 passes for 221 yards and a touchdowns in a loss to Christian on Friday.
Mario Villa, Sweetwater RB: Villa rushed for 258 yards and three touchdowns on Friday, while averaging over 15 yards per carry.
Dylan Baldoni, Otay Ranch LB: Baldoni had 13 tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble against Eastlake on Friday.
Diego Solis, La Jolla WR/DB: Solis made his impact on both sides of the ball against Helix. He caught seven passes for 172 yards and a touchdown and also returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown.
Brady Jones, Vista Murrieta QB: Jones threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns to help the Broncos cap a perfect 5-0 season.
Chris Miller, Fairmont QB: Miller put up video game numbers against Fairmont Prep last Thursday. He totaled 443 passing yards and eight passing touchdowns to go along with 138 rushing yards and two more touchdowns.
Trevor Samuel, Westchester RB: Samuel rushed for 202 yards and two touchdowns, averaging nearly 11 yards per carry.
Jawan Howard, Silverado RB: Howard rushed for 207 yards and four touchdowns in Friday’s 60-36 win over Adelanto.
David Rasor, Corona del Mar QB: Rasor was 12 of 15 passing for 191 yards and four touchdowns against Fountain Valley on Friday.
Logan Gonzalez, Orange Lutheran QB: Gonzalez was on fire Friday night against JSerra, finishing with 348 passing yards and six touchdowns.
Cameron Goods, Irvine RB: Goods rushed for 247 yards and three touchdowns on only 17 carries against Dana Hills on Friday.
Bo Kelly, Dana Hills QB: Kelly had the Dolphins offense cruising on Friday, passing for 351 yards and four touchdowns.
Angel Vega, Santa Ana QB: Vega showed off his dual-threat abilities against Orange, finishing with 303 passing yards, 112 rushing yards, and three passing touchdowns.
Justin Richardson, Capistrano Valley WR: Richard caught six passes for 158 yards and three touchdowns in Friday’s win over Aliso Niguel.
Shea Kuykendall, Long Beach Poly QB: Kuykendall passed for 139 yards and two touchdowns on Friday and added 49 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
Dean Miller, Los Angeles Cathedral DL: Miller had 12 tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble against Chaminade.
James Bohls, San Clemente RB: The Arizona-signee had 176 total yards and a touchdown to help the Tritons take down Mission Viejo, 10-7.
Jaishawn Wright, Serrano RB: Wright carries ten times for 162 yards and three touchdowns to help the Diamondbacks take down Hesperia.
Elijah Brown, Mater Dei QB: Brown had 203 passing yards and four touchdowns to help the Monarchs to a big 34-17 win over St. John Bosco.