Friday night's high school football heroes include Marquavious Johnson of Knightdale
10/28/2013 5:38 PM
10/28/2013 6:02 PM
Player of the week : Marquavious Johnson of Knightdale rushed for 334 yards, breaking loose on a 56-yard touchdown run that cemented a 48-45 win against Garner.
Play of the week : Malcolm Hitchcock of Leesville Road intercepted a two-point conversion pass with 67 seconds left to preserve a 21-19 victory against Wake Forest.
Defender of the week : Thomas Hartshorn of Middle Creek recovered four fumbles, returning one for a touchdown, in a 56-21 win against Athens Drive.
Special teams player: Philip Stone of Panther Creek kicked field goals of 39, 39 and 28 yards in a 51-14 win against Apex.
This week’s number : 520 – Yards gained on the ground by Knightdale in a 48-45 victory against Garner.
Shawn Stankavage, Cardinal Gibbons : Ran for 198 yards and passed for 214 yards in a 47-36 win against Chapel Hill. Dante DiMaggio had seven catches for 160 yards.
Jerry Pullum, Lee County : Rushed for 316 yards in a 41-26 victory against Fayetteville Sanford.
Jacob Hunter, Rocky Mount Academy : Caught touchdown passes of 15 and 35 yards, returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown, returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown and scooped a fumble and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown in a 52-6 eight-man football win against Cary Christian.
Blake Joyner, Clayton : Intercepted two passes in the Comets’ 35-26 win against East Wake.
Joel Evans, Riverside : Rushed for 309 yards and scored on runs of 47, 29 and 58 yards in a 49-13 win against Jordan.
Colby Owens, East Chapel Hill : Ran for 160 yards and scored five touchdowns in a 42-35 win at Roxboro Person.
Luke Massei, Green Hope : Completed 28 of 44 passes for 386 yards in a 37-31 overtime loss to Holly Springs.
Raoul Oquendo, Millbrook: Intercepted a pass in the end zone in the final minute to help preserve a 21-16 victory against Heritage. Quarterback Reid Herring passed for 199 yards in the win.
Patrick Kearney, Broughton : Completed 35 of 56 passes for 360 yards in a 55-35 loss to Wakefield. Dominic Ford had 156 yards in receptions.
Beau Barger, Wake Christian: Scored three touchdowns, rushed for 131 yards and passed for 83 yards in a 24-10 win against North Raleigh Christian.
Kelton Whitehead, Wakefield : Rushed for 199 yards and scored four touchdowns in a 55-35 win against Broughton. Evan Brabrand passed for 254 yards.
Trent Evans, East Wake : Passed for 213 yards and rushed for 99 in a 35-26 loss to Clayton.
Brighton Hudson, Garner : Threw for a career-high 244 yards in a 48-45 loss to Knightdale. Nyheim Hines rushed for 213 yards and scored two touchdowns rushing and two receiving.
Cole Sakowski, Corinth Holders : Completed 26 of 36 passes for 310 yards and five touchdowns.
Blake Walters, Heritage : Passed for 241 yards in a 21-16 loss to Millbrook.
Bryce Love, Wake Forest : Rushed for 166 yards in a 21-19 loss to Leesville Road.
Tyrick Bullock, Northern Vance : Ran for 245 yards in a 51-17 loss to Pittsboro Northwood.
Dorrel McClain, Panther Creek: Rushed for 217 yards in a 51-14 win against Apex.
Jamie Herakovich, Ravenscroft : Passed for 278 yards in a 50-28 loss to Charlotte Christian.
Sean Bowman, South Granville : Rushed for 175 yards in a 28-21 win against Bunn.
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