Football: Pasco County Defensive player of the week (Week 4/Sept. 16)

Here are the nominees for the Pasco County defensive player of the week, sponsored by the Army. Voting lasts until 9 a.m. Saturday. 

DB Keenen Ayala, Sr., Land O’ Lakes: Picked off a pass and blocked a field goal on defense and had six catches for 62 yards and a touchdown in a win over Wesley Chapel. 

DE Jonathan Leon, Sr., Gulf: Finished with six tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in a win over River Ridge. 

LB/FB Jake Levake, Sr., Mitchell: Registered eight tackles and had a sack and a blocked field goal in a win over Wiregrass Ranch. 

DE Breck Petty, So., Cypress Creek: Recorded five tackles and had two fumble recoveries in a win over Bradenton Bayshore.

LB Nico Torres, Jr., Pasco: Picked off two passes in a win over Hernando. 

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