Sep 17, 2012 8:11 PM by Bill Halter
Arroyo Grande senior running back Elijah Holt is this week's Friday Night Highlights Player of the Week. Holt rushed for 126 yards on eight carries in a 35-7 win at Cabrillo last Friday. He also rushed for three first half touchdowns including an 80 yard scoring run. The win improved the Eagles to 3-1 on the season. Arroyo Grande opens Pac-7 play at home on Friday against 2-2 Atascadero.
Also considered for Player of the Week was San Luis Obispo senior quarterback Garrett Giovannelli who rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns to go along with 40 yards passing in a win at Morro Bay. Senior running back Nikko Hayes rushed for 167 yards and two touchdowns in Lompoc's win at Dos Pueblos. Hayes' 73 yard touchdown run to put the Braves up 13 late in the third quarter was the FNH Play of the Week.