Friday night high school heroes

September 2, 2013 

Play of the week: Extra point holder Aaron Farmer somehow got an errant snap onto the kicking tee and kicker Paul Johnson, whose timing was thrown off by the snap, managed to reset and boot the game-winning extra point in a 45-44 come-from-behind win against Garner.

Player of the week: Ti Pinnix of Pittsboro Northwood completed 29-of-49 passes for 501 yards and six touchdowns in a 56-31 win against Southern Lee. Jalen Smith had 10 catches for 221 yards, including three TDs.

Isaac Martin, Cleveland: He rushed for 170 of Cleveland’s 411 yards on the ground in a 45-44 victory against Garner. He scored five touchdowns.

Evan Brabrand, Wakefield: He passed for 286 yards and four touchdowns in a 40-28 win against Holly Springs.

Patrick Kearney, Broughton: He passed for 357 yards in a 22-21 loss to Athens Drive.

Dominique Lynch, Athens Drive: Lynch ran for 264 yards in a 22-21 win against Broughton.

Trai Sharp, Carrboro: He ran for 263 yards and scored four touchdowns in a 34-21 win against East Chapel Hill.

Nyheim Hines, Garner: Hines gained 203 of his 258 rushing yards in the first half of a 45-44 loss to Cleveland.

Isaiah Gibbons, Cary: He rushed for 145 yards in a 47-26 win against Cardinal Gibbons.

Elijah Murrane, Green Hope: He made 11 receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns in a 20-16 win against Sanderson.

Damarus Williams, Fuquay-Varina: He rushed for 187 yards in a 22-20 win against Durham Riverside.

Tray Staten, Holly Springs: Staten ran for 195 yards in a 40-28 loss to Wakefield.

King Kiaku, Tom Hartshorn and friends, Middle Creek: Mustangs defense held Fayetteville Smith to 3 yards rushing in a 56-14 win.

Jamie Herakovich, Ravenscroft: He passed for 236 yards in a 34-21 loss to Charlotte Providence Day.

Sean Bowman, South Granville: He rushed for 171 yards in a 37-13 win against Chapel Hill.

Cameron Williams, West Johnston: Williams piled up 214 yards rushing in a 24-0 win against South Johnston.

Connor Stough, East Chapel Hill: He passed for 250 yards in a 34-21 loss to Carrboro.

Tim Stevens

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