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49ers PREP Selects Josh Gagni as Player of the Week


In the world of high school football, exceptional talent often emerges from unexpected places. One such rising star is Josh Gagni, hailing from Morgan Hill, California. With a recent stellar performance that saw him amass 213 rushing yards and three touchdowns in just 26 carries, Gagni has undoubtedly earned his title as the Player of the Week. However, his journey to this achievement is a testament to hard work, determination and unwavering support from his family.

Josh Gagni's football journey began at the age of 10 when he started playing flag football as a quarterback. From the outset, he displayed a remarkable blend of talent and determination that would later propel him to success. Even at a young age, Gagni understood the importance of both physical and mental preparation to become one of the top players in the sport.

What sets Gagni apart is not just his football skills, but his character. He places great emphasis on being a good person in the community and staying humble. These qualities have not only helped him on the field but also in life.

As a player, Gagni has clear goals. He aims to win the MVP award, be selected for the all-star game and achieve first-team all-league status. But his ambitions extend beyond the football field. He maintains good grades and dreams of playing at the collegiate level, a testament to his determination both academically and athletically.

Josh Gagni's standout performance came in a game with a rich history of rivalry. During the game, Gagni's most memorable play was a 50-yard run on a 27 counter, where he showcased his agility, vision and determination to make a difference. This play epitomized his impact on the game and his ability to turn the tide in favor of his team.

In a world where dedication, talent and character matter, Josh Gagni is a shining example of what can be achieved through hard work and a humble spirit. His journey from a young flag football player to a high school standout is a story that inspires not only his teammates but also anyone with a dream and the determination to chase it. Keep an eye on Josh Gagni; his journey is far from over, and his future in football is undeniably bright.

As the school of this week's recipient of the 49ers PREP High School Player of the Week presented by U.S. Bank, Live Oak High School will receive a grant from the 49ers Foundation to put towards its football program.

Congratulations, Josh!

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