The Coloradoan has named its male Athlete of the Week for contests Oct. 12 through Oct. 18.
The performance: The quarterback starred as Class 3A No. 4 Roosevelt took down No. 5 Holy Family 64-63. Hurtado had 252 yards rushing and four touchdowns. He averaged 10.1 yards per carry as the Roughriders moved to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in 3A Northern Conference play.
Each week the Coloradoan will name one male and one female high school athlete of the week. Winners will be announced online Monday afternoon’s and in print on Tuesday.
Nominations can be submitted via coloradoan.com/athleteofweek and must be sent by noon Monday for the previous week’s action. The competition is open to all of Northern Colorado, including Fort Collins, Windsor, Loveland and Greeley.
The awards are part of the Coloradoan’s commitment to honor local high school athletes, culminating in the Northern Colorado Sports Award show in May with guest speaker Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos.