Nov 5, 2012 11:48 PM by Andrew Masuda
Morro Bay High running back Derek Viles earns the Friday Night Highlights Player of the Week 10 award.
The 5-6 junior rushed for a season-high 246 yards on 20 carries and scored 2 touchdowns in the Pirates' big 48-24 win over rival Templeton last Friday. He scored a 63 yard run on the second play from scrimmage to give Morro Bay the lead for good 7-0.
The win helped Morro Bay secure sole possession of second place in the Los
Padres League and the league's #2 seed for CIF.
Viles leads the team with 1,202 rushing yards and 15 TD this season.
Nipomo quarterback Luke Shurtleff, St. Joseph running back Scotty Cusack and Arroyo Grande quarterback Matt Willkomm were this week's runners-up.
FNH Player of the Week in 2012
Week 0 - Alex Elterman, Templeton - 289 passing yards, 3 TD passes; 95 yards rushing
Week 1- Tyler Baty, Mission - 276 passing yards, 4 TD in upset 47-14 win over #1 Rio Hondo
Week 2 - Josh Jeter, Paso Robles - 191 rushing yards and 2 TD in 49-7 win at Santa Ynez
Week 3 - Elijah Holt, Arroyo Grande - 8 carries, 126 rushing yards, 3 TD in 35-7 win at Cabrillo
Week 4 - Bryce Moses, Cabrillo - 300 rushing yards, 4 TD in 55-20 win against Santa Maria
Week 5 - Scotty Cusack, St. Joseph - 159 total yards of offense, 2 TD in 22-10 win at Righetti
Week 6 - Nick Hill, San Luis Obispo - 3 interceptions, including a pick-six returned 50 yards to seal the win in a 35-21 win at Pioneer Valley
Week 7 - Dan Beavers, Morro Bay - 2 interceptions returned for TDs, touchdown catch and a touchdown pass in Morro Bay's 38-8 win over Santa Ynez
Week 8 - Grant Alton, Arroyo Grande - 17 Tackles, 2 interceptions and 2 sacks, plus 1 catch on offense
Week 9 - Scotty Cusack, St. Joseph - 240 total yards of offense and 5 Tds in St. Joseph's 49-16 win over Pioneer Valley to clinch share of Pac 7 League title
Week 10 - Derek Viles, Morro Bay - 246 yards on 25 carries and 2 touchdowns in Morro Bay's 48-24 win over Templeton to claim second place in LPL
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