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Welcome to the Bay Space Information Group (Mercury Information & East Bay Occasions) boys Athlete of the Week ballot.
For the complete tutorial yr, we’ll present an inventory of candidates who stood out over the earlier week and permit you, the reader, to vote for the winner.
This week, we contemplate performances from Oct. 17-22.
Polls shut at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
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Scroll to the underside for the ballot.
Winners are introduced every Friday on-line and, beginning Sept. 30, within the print version of the Mercury Information and East Bay Occasions sports activities sections.
Candidates for future Athlete of the Week polls could be nominated at [email protected].
We settle for nominations till 11 a.m. every Monday.
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On to the nominees:
Wil Brennan, Los Gatos soccer: Within the sport of the yr within the PAL/SCVAL De Anza Division, the senior caught three passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns as Los Gatos beat beforehand undefeated Wilcox 28-7 to take sole possession of first place. Brennan scored on TD receptions of 74 and 73 yards.
John Chung, Sacred Coronary heart Prep soccer: In a 26-7 victory over Aragon that saved Sacred Coronary heart Prep undefeated in PAL/SCVAL Bay Division play, the senior defensive again had 17 tackles, an interception and a fumble restoration. Chung is a Harvard commit.
Noah Cole, Amador Valley water polo: Helped the Dons go 2-2 on the Villa Park match, scoring 10 targets, handing out 10 assists and making six steals. Together with 12-11 league losses to California and Monte Vista, the senior completed the week with 15 targets, 15 assists and 9 steals. Amador Valley is 11-11 on the season.
Emmanuel Karnley, Las Lomas soccer: The senior had two interceptions and scored a landing on a fly sweep to assist lead Las Lomas to a 38-21 victory over Miramonte in a Diablo Athletic League Foothill Division sport. The defensive again has 10 faculty provides, together with seven from Energy-5 colleges, in line with 247sports.com. Las Lomas is 4-4, 2-1.
Chris Lawson, Foothill soccer: Caught three landing passes, together with the ultimate two of the sport, as Foothill rallied to edge Dublin 28-22 in time beyond regulation to stay undefeated within the East Bay Athletic League’s Valley Division. The sophomore completed with 10 receptions for 117 yards. Foothill improved to 5-4 general and 3-0 in league play.
RL Miller, Sacred Coronary heart Cathedral soccer: The Arizona State commit caught a landing go, returned an interception 47 yards for one more rating and had a 22-yard fumble return for a TD as Sacred Coronary heart Cathedral defeated Bellarmine 30-17 in a West Catholic Athletic League sport.
Grant Morgenfeld, Palo Alto cross nation: The junior completed first within the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League No. 3 race, protecting the 5,000 meters at Baylands Park in 15:28.4. He ran 15 seconds sooner than the runner-up.
Justin Pretre, Menlo Faculty cross nation: Received the gold at a West Bay Athletic League race, ending in 15:20.2, the second-fastest all-time mark on the 3.1-mile Baylands Park course. As a staff, Menlo completed in a course-record time of 80:46.4, eclipsing the earlier mark of 80:54 that Bellarmine set in 2018.
Omar Staples, Oakland Tech soccer: In a 38-20 victory over Castlemont in Oakland Athletic League play, the senior edge rusher who simply introduced that he has a suggestion from Stanford had 5 sacks and caught a landing go as a good finish. Oakland Tech is 6-1 general and 2-0 within the OAL.
Shane Timmons, Saratoga soccer: Threw for 509 yards and 5 touchdowns, finishing 29 of 45 makes an attempt, as Saratoga misplaced to Fremont-Sunnyvale 42-36 in a PAL/SCVAL Lake Division sport. The 6-foot-2 junior additionally ran for 62 yards in seven carries.