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The winner of the Sun-Star Football Player of the Week for Oct. 5 is...?

Madera senior quarterback Colt Nelson (18) fumbles the ball during a game against Merced at Veterans Stadium on the campus of Golden Valley High School in Merced, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The Bears beat the Coyotes 63-35.
Madera senior quarterback Colt Nelson (18) fumbles the ball during a game against Merced at Veterans Stadium on the campus of Golden Valley High School in Merced, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The Bears beat the Coyotes 63-35. akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

The votes are in and the fans have made their pick for the Merced Sun-Star Football Player of the Week for the Oct. 5 games.

The winner is Los Banos quarterback Dasani Tate.

The Tigers senior quarterback passes for 225 yards and five touchdowns in Los Banos’ 47-12 win over Johanse. Tate collected 9,378 votes, which was good for 47 percent of the total votes of 19,973.

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Dasani Tate, Los Banos Joseph Barcellos/Los Banos High

Finishing in second place in the poll was Merced running back Desmond Thompson. The junior rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns in the Bears’ 55-14 win over Buhach Colony.

Thompson received 6,706 votes, which was 37 percent of the total.

The other nominees were Hilmar’s Bryan Millan, Golden Valley’s Avery Townsel and Pacheco’s Dominic Gomez.

Congratulations to all the nominees and thank you for all the fans who participated in the online poll.

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