It's a tough week for voters. There are seven nominees up for the Player of the Week contest and all of them put forth worthy performances.

We typically try to avoid having teammates going up against each other in this contest, but this week  a few exceptions had to be made. 

There were just too many eye-popping games to pare down the contestants. 

There are two Arroyo Grande nominees and three for Lompoc. There's also a candidate from the 8-man realm and another defender from Santa Ynez.

Arroyo Grande senior Kaden Tynes had a memorable night in the 48-47 win over Lompoc last Friday. Tynes produced 362 yards from scrimmage in the win over the Braves and caught three receiving touchdowns. He also had nine tackles on defense. 

The Eagles' quarterback was also great Friday. Max Perrett, also a senior, accounted for five touchdowns in the Eagles' second straight win. Perrett threw for 296 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 80 yards and another score. 

The three Lompoc candidates are Sheldon Canley, Jr., Cavin Ross and Deville Dickerson. All three had big-time games against the Eagles, though it wasn't enough for Lompoc to move to 4-0.

Canley had one of the best performances the Central Coast has seen over the last decade. The San Diego State commit scored six rushing touchdowns and ran for 305 yards in the shootout with Arroyo Grande.

But his teammate Ross, a junior quarterback who played with a broken finger, kept the A.G. defense off-balance by keeping the Lompoc passing attack in sync. Ross threw for 306 yards and a score.

Dickerson, a senior Idaho State commit, had one of his trademark performances, though he took this one to another level. Dickerson caught nine passes for 179 yards and a touchdown. He also made eight tackles and forced a fumble. He scored on a two-point conversion (and came awfully close to another). His biggest play, perhaps, was blocking an Arroyo Grande field goal try in the fourth quarter. The Braves scored a touchdown on the following possession to go up 47-42, but couldn't hang on for the win. 

While the Braves and Eagles were locked in a shootout, Santa Ynez was dominating Santa Maria in another non-league game. Aidan Scott finished the 48-7 win with 13 tackles in a sack as the Pirates moved to 3-1 with their third straight win.

Over in the 8-man realm, Valley Christian's Jacob Sanders scored three rushing touchdowns and intercepted three passes while also recovering a fumble in the Lions' 64-8 win at Frazier Mountain.

Below is a complete list of the nominees' statistics from games last week.

Readers can vote online at santamariatimes.com; lompocrecord.com and syvnews.com. The polls close at 2 p.m. on Friday and the winner will be announced before that night's games.

The vote totals will be combined from all three sites to determine the winner. This is an open-access poll and is not scientific.

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The vote totals will be combined from all three sites to determine the winner. This is an open-access poll and is not scientific.