Game of the week: Clayton beat Knightdale 32-28 as an Eric Hoy 5-yard run with 5 minutes, 48 seconds left proved to be the clincher.
Player of the week: Kendall Hinton of Southern Durham was sensational in a 38-10 victory over previously undefeated Chapel Hill. The senior quarterback, a Wake Forest recruit, passed for 450 yards and five touchdowns for the top-ranked Spartans.
Defense: Corinth Holders shut out previously undefeated Franklinton 38-0. Franklinton had averaged 44.6 points in its first five victories. The Pirates held the Rams to 143 total yards. Franklinton had 129 yards on 43 rushing attempts.
Stone wall: Wake Forest held Millbrook to zero yards rushing in a 35-10 victory.
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Special teams: Nyheim Hines of Garner returned a kickoff 75 yards to help break open a 56-14 victory over West Johnston. He also ran for 202 yards and four touchdowns.
Big-play man: Elisiahj Richardson of Leesville Road caught touchdown passes of 50 and 64 yards in a 36-26 victory over Broughton. He had four catches for 164 yards. Clay Vick passed for 187 yards.
Ti Pinnix, Northwood: Passed for 218 yards and four touchdowns in a 45-6 win over Cedar Ridge. Kadarus Rone had six catches for 143 yards.
Cameron Lewis, Enloe: Ran for 153 yards and passed for 173 in a 41-28 loss to Wakefield. He ran for three touchdowns and passed for another.
Bryce Love, Wake Forest: Scored two touchdowns and rushed for 125 yards in a 35-10 win over Millbrook.
Kelton Whitehead, Wakefield: Rushed for 202 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-28 win over Enloe.
Owen Wilkinson, Broughton: Passed for 200 yards in a 36-26 loss to Leesville Road.
Luke Ryals, Wake Christian: Threw for 186 yards and three touchdowns, plus ran for two touchdowns, including the game-winner, in a 52-48 win over Harrells Academy.
Anton Stoneking, Cardinal Gibbons: Passed for 168 yards in a 24-0 win over Oxford Webb.
Cole Sakowski, Corinth Holders: Threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns in a 38-0 win over Franklinton.
Brant Grisel, Middle Creek: Passed for 238 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-7 win over Green Hope. Elijah Perry rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns.
Connor Stough, Chapel Hill: Threw for 230 yards in a 38-12 loss to Southern Durham.
Blake Walters, Heritage: Hit on 8 of 15 passing attempts for 177 yards in a 35-13 win over Sanderson.
Garrett Lewis, St. David’s: Passed for 196 yards in a 60-28 loss to Southampton, Va.
Jacob Hunter, Rocky Mount Academy: Scored four touchdowns and finished with 188 yards in a 58-0 win over Northeast Academy.