VOTE: Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week, September 23

Each week, publications from the Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (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) select the Athletes of the Week for their respective region.

Each athlete is then entered into the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week vote.

Click on the newspaper links below the athlete’s name to read about their performance from last week, and then vote for who you think deserves the top honor.

Readers are allowed to vote multiple times. Voting ends at midnight, but final totals aren’t always immediately reflected due to processing.


The overall winner will be announced on Friday, September 23.

Voting poll at bottom of the page.

Ryan McCulloch, Rio Hondo Prep: McCulloch, a Cal commit, had another big game as he helped the Kares improve to 4-0 with a 35-6 victory against rival Pasadena Poly. McCulloch carried the ball eight times for 105 yards and two touchdowns and had three receptions for 82 yards and a touchdown. He also had three sacks and five tackles while playing on defense.

Nick Fernandez, San Pedro: Fernandez’s versatility was on display in San Pedro’s 34-18 win over Dorsey Friday night. The senior caught two touchdown passes, kicked a 37-yard field goal, converted two extra points and recorded a sack on defense.

Jason Robinson Jr., Long Beach Poly: The wide receiver had a team-high eight receptions for 177 yards and one touchdown in Long Beach Poly’s 42-6 win against Lakewood. Robinson’s standout performance was highlighted by a 52-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter. The 5-foot-11 receiver is committed to USC as part of the school’s 2024 recruiting class.

William Parra, St. Genevieve: Parra had a big night Friday, …read more

Source:: Los Angeles Daily News

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