49ers Name Dasarte Yarnway of Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep Player of the Week
*The 49ers High School Player of the Week Award for week nine goes to Dasarte Yarnway from Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep.
On Fri., 10/31, the Irish beat Valley Christian High School 28-24.
At 6'0" and 215-pounds, Yarnway plays running back. In Friday's game, he had 33 carries for 202 yards and 1 reception for 18 yards. Yarnway is one of the top running backs in the state of California. He is committed to play for the Cal Bears next season.
"Dasarte is a great athlete and an even better person," said John Lee, Head Football Coach of Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep. "He is always putting his teammates and fellow classmates first on a variety of issues."
Yarnway is a Senior with a 3.0 GPA and is also involved in community efforts. He volunteers his time with the Block Club, St. Anthony's Dining Hall and the VA Hospital. In 2006 & 2007, Yarnway was Honorable Mention All-Bay Area.
For being named 49ers High School Player of the Week, Yarnway will receive a 49ers hat and t-shirt, a certificate signed by 49ers Head Coach – Mike Singletary, two tickets to a 49ers home game and recognition on 49ers.com. At the end of the season Yarnway will be invited to the 49ers Training Facility to accept a wooden football trophy.
2008 HS PLAYER OF THE WEEK WINNERS:Week One: Rob Atkinson from Harbor High School in Santa Cruz
Week Two: Emre Titizer from Lynbrook High School
Week Three: Zeke Sanders from Santa Cruz High School
Week Four: Cameron Marshall of Valley Christian High School
Week Five: Steven Fanua, Milpitas High School
Week Six: Dante Fullard, Gilroy High School
Week Seven: Omar Al-Helew, Santa Teresa High School
Week Eight: Travis Johnson, The King's Academy