Game of the week: Clayton 20, South Johnston 14 – Nothing better than a touchdown pass on the final play of the game.
Player of the week: Aaron Farmer, Cleveland – Three interceptions would have been enough, but he also ran for four touchdowns and threw a touchdown pass in a 55-48 win over West Johnston.
Defensive unit: Enloe. Enloe. Enloe. The Eagles recorded a 3-0 win over Southeast Raleigh. Back Freddie Brown had an interception and a blocked punt. Linebackers Trevor Stevens and Nyles Fleming had 8.5 and 7 tackles. Jodiec Savage had 5 tackles and two pass breakups. Dahryl Moses had a sack and 5.5 tackles while Ebiem Nwaebiem had 8 tackles.
Defender of the week: Jamie Barnes of Athens Drive had an interception, a forced fumble and recovered fumble while rushing for 118 yards in a 13-7 loss to Lee County.
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Stat of the week: Garner’s Nyheim Hines averaged 29.38 yards per carry (8 attempts, 293 yards) in a 63-13 win over Broughton.
Brant Grisel, Middle Creek: Completed 15 of 19 passes for 305 yards and four TDs in two quarters in a 49-7 win over Smithfield-Selma.
Bryce Love, Wake Forest: Rushed for 147 yards in two quarters of a 48-0 win over Cary. Ran for two touchdowns and caught a TD pass.
Melvin Briggs, St. David’s: Rushed for 163 yards and two TDs and added a fumble recovery in a 22-20 win over Cary Christian.
Luke Massei, Green Hope: Passed for 234 yards in a 41-21 win over Durham Jordan.
Tyreese Williams, Franklinton: Rushed for 235 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-13 win over Northern Vance.
Blake Walters, Heritage: Passed for 160 yards in a 38-0 win over Knightdale.
Eric Hoy, Clayton: Rushed for 109 yards and passed for 141, including a 43-yard game-winner on the final play, in a 20-14 win over South Johnston.
Grayson Boyd, Apex: Threw for 219 yards in a 35-20 loss to Sanderson.
Chrishon Young, Word of God: Passed for 171 yards and three touchdowns in a 33-26 win over KIPP Pride.
Eric Bowles, South Johnston: Rushed for 208 yards and two TDs in a 20-14 to Clayton.
Corey Brown, Cleveland: Rushed for 235 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 55-48 win over West Johnston.
Jacob Hunter, Rocky Mount Academy: Had 14 catches for 107 yards in a 52-20 win over Hobgood Academy.
J. Mike Blake contributed