Bay Area News Group athlete of week: Ryan McKendry, Liberty football

Liberty High football player Ryan McKendry. (AOW for 10/20/23)
Liberty’s Ryan McKendry is the Bay Area News Group’s boys athlete. (Courtesy of Liberty High) 

Liberty football player Ryan McKendry is the Bay Area News Group’s boys athlete for Oct. 9-14 after he received 42.30% of the vote.

Bishop O’Dowd football player Miles Dixon (34.32%) took second.

Congratulations to all the candidates for this week’s recognition.

McKendry caught eight passes for 163 yards and three touchdowns as Liberty, playing at home in Brentwood, edged Antioch 41-40 in a Bay Valley Athletic League game.

Liberty is 5-2 overall and 2-0 in the league.

To nominate an athlete for next week’s poll, email [email protected] by Monday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. Please include stats and team results.

We also review stats submitted to by coaches/team statisticians for consideration.

Winners are announced each Friday on the Mercury News & East Bay Times websites and in the print edition of the Mercury News and EB Times sports sections.