Football player of the week honor roll

Football player of the week honor roll

October 22nd, 2012 in Sports - Preps

For games of Oct. 19

(Coaches are invited to make nominations. Send an email to Ward Gossett at by 6 p.m. each Saturday.)

  • Baylor: George Porter scored three touchdowns while gaining 165 yards as the Red Raiders improved to 6-3 overall and 3-3 in Division II-AA East/Middle with a 35-0 win at Pope John Paul II.
  • Bledsoe County: Dakota Wooden completed 12 of 19 passes for 178 yards, but the Warriors suffered their seventh loss in a 28-0 setback to Sweetwater.
  • Brainerd: Sam Caffey threw for 211 yards and ran for a touchdown, but the Panthers surrendered a 10-point halftime lead and lost 40-30 to Hixson.
  • Boyd-Buchanan: Rance Harden ran for 94 yards but was held out of the end zone as the Buccaneers suffered their first loss, 26-16 to Class 4A Maplewood.
  • Bradley Central: Bryce Copeland ran for 162 yards, passed for 125 and scored one TD while passing for another in the Bears' 16-14 victory over chief rival Cleveland.
  • Cleveland: C.J. Bryant scored the Blue Raiders' first TD and accounted for 126 rushing yards in the 16-14 loss to Bradley.
  • Coahulla Creek: Blaine Williams ran for a touchdown and passed for another in a 43-14 loss to Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe.
  • Copper Basin: Dylan Boggs scored two touchdowns and passed for another in the Cougars' 42-27 victory over Lookout Valley. Boggs finished with 142 rushing yards and 128 passing yards.
  • East Hamilton: Logan Jackson turned in his ninth 100-yard rushing performance of the season, picking up 112 yards and a TD as the Hurricanes clinched the District 6-AA championship with a 24-6 victory over Red Bank.
  • East Ridge: Tad Whitaker kicked two extra points and two field goals, the second of which sent the game into overtime, as the Pioneers beat Central.
  • Grace Academy: Josh Smith threw two touchdown passes in going 5-for-5 for 98 yards and added a rushing TD as the Golden Eagles upset Grundy County 34-22.
  • Grundy County: Houston Maynard, the quarterback who's been out with a broken collarbone, came in and threw two fourth-quarter TD passes, but it was too little, too late in a 34-22 upset loss at Grace Academy.
  • Heritage: Caleb Dietz rushed for 115 yards on 16 carries in the Generals' 30-13 loss to Southeast Whitfield.
  • Hixson: Isaiah Robinson rushed for 165 yards and Eric Jones scored three touchdowns in the Wildcats' come-from-behind 40-30 win over Brainerd that clinched second place in District 6-AA.
  • Howard: LaWayne Ruffin had touchdown runs of 8 and 14 yards, but the Hustlin' Tigers fell 41-21 to Tyner.
  • Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe: Pooh Harden ran for one TD while gaining 114 yards on 15 carries and added a 49-yard scoring pass from Trey Silmon in the Warriors' 43-14 win over Coahulla Creek.
  • Lookout Valley: Jamal James ran for 200 yards and a TD, but the Yellow Jackets fell to Copper Basin 42-27.
  • Marion County: Hamilton Shoemaker gained 160 yards on just nine carries and scored a TD in the Warriors' 65-32 win over Chattanooga Christian.
  • McCallie: Chad Toliver scored the Blue Tornado's lone TD in a lopsided loss to Montgomery Bell Academy.
  • McMinn Central: Josh Scudder returned an interception for a score, recovered a fumble and added 81 receiving yards in the Chargers' win over Stone Memorial.
  • McMinn County: Dre Sanders and Kelvin Wells each gained 89 yards and Sanders added two rushing TDs and a receiving score in the Cherokees' 44-6 victory at Soddy-Daisy.
  • North Murray: Brady Swilling ran for 132 yards and a TD in a 35-21 loss to Ringgold.
  • Northwest Whitfield: Silas Ledford completed 19 of 26 passes with two interceptions for 253 yards and a TD, but the Bruins lost 35-20 to Ridgeland.
  • Notre Dame: Kareem Orr returned the opening kickoff 84yards and the Irish scored 42 points in the first half and watched a running clock in the second. In the 42-6 win, which improved their record to 7-1, Orr also had a rushing TD and a 13-yard pass reception.
  • Polk County: Zack Miller ran for 130 yards and two TDs, but the Wildcats fell to South Pittsburg 21-14.
  • Red Bank: Hagen Wilkey ran for 120 yards and passed for 111 in the Lions' 24-6 loss to East Hamilton.
  • Rhea County: Austin Dotson completed 14 passes, two for TDs, but the Golden Eagles dropped a 35-21 game to Walker Valley.
  • Ridgeland: Darrell Bridges ran for four touchdowns and rolled up 239 yards on 32 carries as the Panthers beat Northwest Whitfield 35-20. Bridges scored on a pair of 1-yard runs, an 8-yarder and a 51-yarder.
  • Ringgold: Slade Dale scored just once but ran 21 times for 291 yards in the Tigers' 35-15 win over North Murray.
  • Soddy-Daisy: C.J. Brown's 9-yard pass reception for a TD gave the Trojans a short-lived lead in their 44-6 loss to McMinn County.
  • Southeast Whitfield: Chris Tinson gained at least 112 yards -- he had that much in three TD runs -- in a 30-13 win at Heritage.
  • South Pittsburg: Dominic Johnson ran for 153 yards and scored two late TDs in the Pirates' come-from-behind, 21-14 win over Polk County. Johnson also had an end-zone interception.
  • Trion: Luke Gilliland scored two TDs and picked up 85 yards in just two carries as the Bulldogs defeated Southwest Atlanta Christian 65-6.
  • Tyner: Lamonte Solomon returned a fumble 27 yards for one TD and went 1 yard for a second score in the Rams' 41-21 victory over Howard.
  • Walker Valley: Justin Ware ran for two TDs and added 151 rushing yards as the Mustangs improved to 5-4 with a 35-21 victory at Rhea County.
  • Whitwell: Clay McHone ran for 63 yards, including a 52-yard TD, in the Tigers' 42-6 loss to Notre Dame.