John John Desarno has been named Dayton’s Male Athlete of the Week. 

Desarno, a junior, helped lead the Dayton football team to its first win of the season, 20-18, over Highland Park on Friday, Sept. 29. 

The junior quarterback went 7-for-13 passing with 150 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a score. Desarno threw the game-winning 60-yard touchdown pass to Brandyn Bernknopf in the fourth quarter with the Bulldogs trailing 18-14.