Turner rushed for 377 yards and six touchdowns in 16 carries and had 11 tackles
Herschel Turner of Mt. Diablo is the Bay Area News Group’s high school boys athlete of the week for Aug. 21-26, after receiving 39.56% of the vote by the deadline of 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Luke Baker (31.82%) of San Ramon Valley football finished second, and Noah Crescini of Pioneer water polo finished third.
Congratulations to all of the nominees for this week’s honor.
Turner, a three-star prospect, rushed for 377 yards and six touchdowns on 16 carries and had 11 tackles in Mt. Diablo’s 39-28 victory over Deer Valley.
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