Poll: Small-School Athlete of the Week, presented by American Chevrolet

James Burns

Who was the top performer at the small-school level for Week 7? Cast your vote below. The poll closes Tuesday at 10 p.m. (PST)

Jake Gookin, Sonora: The Sonora quarterback rushed for 223 yards and three touchdowns on just 11 carries. He also completed 6 of his 8 passes for 86 yards and a touchdown to Evan Bearden, the Wildcats’ 6-foot-5 wide receiver. After losing four straight to start the season, Sonora has won three in a row. To vote, click here.

Drew Pritchard, Denair: Pritchard was given an expanded role after Dylan De Silva was ejected from Friday's game, and the senior responded with 134 rushing yards and three TDs in a stunning 35-28 victory over three-time reigning Southern League champion Orestimba. Pritchard, who started last season at quarterback before moving to fullback this fall, also had a key interception in the first quarter. To vote, click here.

Ricardo Ramirez, Waterford: One year after a nightmarish performance against Mariposa, Ramirez was a standout on both sides of the ball in the Wildcats’ 42-14 victory over the Grizzlies. Ramirez had three catches for 131 yards a touchdown. He also had 15 tackles and returned a fumbled kickoff 22 yards for a touchdown. To vote, click here.

Johnny Williams, Modesto Christian: The Crusader wide receiver had a memorable homecoming game. Williams reeled in two first-half touchdown passes to put distance between Modesto Christian and Livingston, and then was crowned Homecoming King during the halftime celebration. To vote, click here.

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