Week 9 Top Performer of the week goes to Elijah Thomas senior running back of Mira Mesa high school. Elijah had a career night Friday as the Marauders dismantled the Centurions of University City 62-26. In the rout, Elijah carried the ball 27 times for 248 yards and 5 rushing touchdowns. The 5 rushing touchdowns is a single game career best for the senior tailback and puts him at 12 (11 rushing) total touchdowns on the year. When asked about his big night Elijah selfless credited them team for his success:
“The keys to our success was coming out with energy and focused on playing complementary football.”
Looking to keep the momentum in his favor after his career night Elijah say’s,
“I’m going to continue to do my job at 100% and help motivate my team to fight for another win.”
Next up for the Marauders is a tough road game versus a good Morse Tiger team.