Pinole Valley High star quarterback DeMari Davis has been named the Cal-Hi Sports Northern California Offensive Player of the Week after leading his team to its best start since 2010 with a 7-0 record this season.
This season, Davis has accrued 754 yards passing yards, eight passing TDs, 1,123 yards rushing yards, and 15 rushing touchdowns, according to a Cal-Hi Sports write-up.
In a 35-6 win over Jesse Bethel of Vallejo last week, “the 6-foot, 160-pound dual-threat senior quarterback had his best game passing this season after going 19 of 28 for 241 yards and two touchdowns,” Cal-Hi Sports states. He added 86 yards rushing and rushed for a TD.
The Cal-Hi Sports write-up about Davis drew a recollection of the glory days of 1989 Pinole Valley graduate and 1993 Heisman Trophy winner Gino Torretta.
Another football star visited the Spartans last week. Former Oakland Raiders running back Charlie Smith stopped by Pinole Valley High as the Raiders delivered a $1,000 check the Spartans in honor of their head coach, Luke Bodwin, earning the Tom Flores Coach of the Week honor for Week 4.