Video/Taco Bell Athlete of the Week #2: McNair QB Rafael Lara lights it up as his Eagles outscore Chavez

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Taco Bell Athletes of the Week

High school football in The 209 and an education, it’s a great combination.
That’s the message that Taco Bell is promoting, with Black Hat Football, as we prepare for the 2016 season. We’ll select 3 Taco Bell Athletes of the Week each Monday during the football season, through the Sac-Joaquin Section Section playoffs, and each earns a $20 gift card for tasty treats and a Taco Bell Athlete of the Week patch.
2017 TACO BELL ATHLETES OF WEEK SEVEN
QB RAFAEL LARA, McNAIR EAGLES
The junior had a night to make any quarterback salivate, piling up 431 yards offense and accounting for 7 touchdowns in the Eagles’ 72-48 shootout over Chavez in a San Joaquin Athletic Association opener. Lara completed 14 of his 30 throws for 342 yards, with 5 TDs and 2 interceptions, and he ran 6 times for 89 yards and 2 more TDs. Check out his game above.
Lara’s top targets were Andrew Hem (6 catches, 155 yards, 2 TDs) and Isaiah Redic (4, 111, 2). McNair (3-3, 1-0) visits Edison (4-2, 0-1) Friday night at 7:15 p.m.

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Richard T. Estrada has been covering high school football in The 209 area code for more than 30 years and is the voice of authority on the game in California's Central Valley. He oversaw The Modesto Bee's high school sports coverage for a couple of decades, and also was a national award-winning business and agriculture writer. Black Hat Football not only covers the game, but emphasizes education and the need for The 209's student-athletes to prepare for college.

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