Every week a local student-athlete is selected from the gridiron as the Friday Night Lights Player of the Week.
Palm Desert senior running back Jordan Garcia wins the title this week with 3 rushing touchdowns and 260 rushing yards. Garcia has a total of 18 touchdowns on the season so far.
Garcia’s standout performance helped the Aztecs to a 34-32 victory over La Quinta in the 24th Annual Flag Game rivalry.
Aztecs improve to 8-0 overall and sit at the top of the Desert Empire League as the only team left with a perfect record.