Friday night heroes: Nyheim Hines player of the week

11/27/2013 12:24 AM

11/27/2013 12:25 AM

Player of the week : Nyheim Hines of Garner rushed for a school-record 454 yards and scored seven touchdowns in leading the Trojans to a 63-56 victory against Fayetteville Britt. His rushing total is No.8 on the North Carolina all-time single-game list and his touchdowns are tied for No.6.

Play of the game : Marquavious Johnson of East Wake scrambled 15 yards for the winning touchdown with 26.5 seconds left in a 16-15 victory against Durham Hillside.

Special teams player : Jarrett Cervi of Millbrook booted three field goals in the Wildcats’ 23-16 victory against Wakefield.

Defenders of the week : Wake Forest. The Cougars didn’t have a first down during the second half but beat Southern Pines Pinecrest 17-10. Kendall Massey scored on a thwarted lateral and Nik Deluke intercepted a pass in the closing minutes to preserve the win. Coach Reggie Lucas praised them all – linemen Xachary Gill, Dexter Lawrence, Antwain Terry, Jalyn Thorpe; linebackers Cade, Javon Felder, Bryson Hester and backs Massey, Deluke, Chris Leonard and Matt Anthony.

Clutch performer : Southern Durham quarterback Kendall Hinton passed for 256 yards and ran for 108 yards in a 33-28 victory over Cardinal Gibbons. He threw a pass to Maurice Trowell with 52.5 seconds left for the winning touchdown. Trowell finished with 169 yards in receptions.

Balancing act : Orange quarterback Garrett Cloer passed for 236 yards and two touchdowns and Tay Jones rushed for 268 yards and three touchdowns in a 59-50 victory over Cleveland.

Balancing act (Part II) : Cleveland quarterback Aaron Farmer passed for 227 yards and Isaac Martin rushed for 268 yards and three touchdowns in a 59-50 loss to Orange.

Johnny Frasier, Princeton : Rushed for 297 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 43-36 loss to Warsaw James Kenan.

Brant Grisel, Middle Creek: Passed for 319 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-20 win against Hope Mills South View.

Shawn Stankavage, Cardinal Gibbons : Passed for 238 yards in a 33-28 loss to Southern Durham.

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