Every week, publications from 11 properties of the Southern California newsgroup (Orange County Register, LA 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 Athletes of the Week for their respective region.
Each athlete is then included in the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week vote.
Click on the newspaper link below their name to read about last week’s athlete’s performance, and then vote for who you think deserves top honors.
Readers are allowed to vote multiple times. Polling ends at midnight, but the final total is not always visible immediately due to processing.
Voted Female Athlete of the Week
Overall winner will be announced Friday, November 5
Voting Vote at the bottom of the page.
Darius Cowens, Pacific: He passed for 525 yards and seven touchdowns, both school records, in the Mariners’ 50-20 win over Kennedy. Cowens (6-2, 185) completed 21 of 28 passes. For the season he completed 59 percent of his passes for 2,094 yards and 24 touchdowns. Cowens holds the Pacific career passing yardage record of 4,889 yards.
Max Garrison, St. Francis: St Francis needed every yarder he earned in Friday night’s 44-32 Angelus League win over Crispy, surpassing Max Garrison. Garrison ran for four touchdowns for 262 yards and 25 carries in the team’s season finale. The San Diego State Commitment Garrison ended the regular season with a rush of 1,232 yards and 21 touchdowns in nine games, including five games with a rush of 100 yards or more.
Donovan Harvey, Elsinore: Harvey rushed for a season-high 294 yards on 20 carries and scored three touchdowns as the Tigers defeated crosstown rival Temescal Canyon 44-34 to secure a share of the Ivy League championship. Harvey scored a 34-yard run on the opening drive of the game, and he added touchdown runs of 15 and 50 yards in the second quarter. Harvey is averaging 12.2 yards per carry this season.
Dylan Williams, North Torrance: Williams scored 136 with two touchdowns, one touchdown received and with three tackles and a forced fumble on the defense in Friday’s 35-21 win over West Torrance. He has nine offensive touchdowns, six interceptions and nearly 1,000 total yards this season.
Carlos Hernandez, Monrovia: Hernández scored six touchdowns in a 56–7 win over South Pasadena, completing a perfect regular season (10–0) and securing the outright Rio Hondo League title. He caught seven passes for 210 yards and four touchdowns on offense, and returned two interceptions for touchdowns on defense.