Every time Vista del Lago fell behind Ponderosa last Friday night, Brent Schaeffer did something about it: He threw a touchdown pass. The senior rallied the Eagles from three deficits en route to a 34-27 victory over the Bruins. He completed 33 of 52 passes for 451 yards and five touchdowns – three to Blake Tuter, who had 13 catches for 148 yards. Schaeffer also completed 15 passes to Brenden Hall for 241 yards and a score.
Schaeffer is The Bee’s Prep of the Week, through fan voting on sacbee.com. The poll generated more than 11,000 votes. Schaeffer has passed for 680 yards and seven touchdowns with one interception in two games after throwing for 2,387 yards and 27 touchdowns last season. No. 13 Vista del Lago (1-1) plays No. 12 Monterey Trail (2-0) in a nonleague game Friday night at Folsom High. The Mustangs have been strong on defense.