Mt. Diablo football player Herschel Turner is the Bay Area News Group’s high school boys athlete of the week for Aug. 21-26 after she received 39.56% of the vote at the 5 p.m. deadline Wednesday.
San Ramon Valley football player Luke Baker (31.82%) placed second and Pioneer water polo player Noah Crescini was third.
Congratulations to all the candidates for this week’s recognition.
Turner, a senior and three-star prospect, rushed for 377 yards and six touchdowns in 16 carries and had 11 tackles as Mt. Diablo defeated Deer Valley 39-28.
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To nominate an athlete for next week’s poll, email [email protected] by Monday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. Please include stats and team results.
We also review stats submitted to MaxPreps.com by coaches/team statisticians for consideration.
Winners are announced each Friday on the Mercury News & East Bay Times websites and in the print edition of the Mercury News and EB Times sports sections.