Boys Athlete of the Week: Sabien Rivera of Maranatha

Published : Monday, September 10, 2018 | 5:45 AM

Name: Sabien Rivera
School: Maranatha
Grade: Senior
Sport: Football
Position: Linebacker

Accomplishment: The Maranatha linebacker is a game changer and has been in all four games for the Minutemen. In Friday’s 17-13 victory at Campbell Hall, Rivera had a game-high four sacks, including a fourth-quarter safety. Rivera helped MHS snap a two-game losing streak and in the process, the Minutemen handed Campbell Hall their first loss of the season. His coach, former NFL star LaVar Arrington called Rivera the most impactful defensive player in all of CIF.