Player of the week: Senior running back Bryce Love of Wake Forest seems to be getting stronger and stronger. He rushed for 179 yards and five touchdowns in the first half of the unbeaten Cougars’ 42-14 victory against Sanderson on Friday.
Game of the week: Enloe 31, Broughton 29. Both teams were desperate for a victory and played like it. The outcome was not determined until Enloe stopped a two-point conversion attempt with seven seconds left.
Defender: Defensive tackle Sterling Johnson of Cleveland, a Clemson recruit, had seven tackles for losses, 21/2 sacks and a blocked field goal in 31-21 victory against South Johnston.
Carnaji Andrews, Rolesville: Passed for 176 yards in a 14-7 win against Knightdale. Colby Cooper had 136 yards in receptions.
Kendall Hinton, Southern Durham: Completed 11 of 14 passes for 200 yards and five touchdowns in a 68-0 win against Oxford Webb.
Brant Grisel, Middle Creek: Completed 17 of 31 passes for 258 yards and four touchdowns, plus ran for a touchdown, in a 54-0 win against Cary.
Tony Mack, West Johnston: Scored three touchdowns and rushed for 241 yards in a 27-25 win against Clayton.
Luke Massei, Green Hope: Passed for 388 yards in a 42-23 victory against Apex. Daniel Gretsch had five catches for 127 yards and a score, and Bryce Dixon had five for 103 yards and a score.
Marcus Marshall, Millbrook: Ran for 299 yards on 26 carries, including scoring runs of 56 and 70 yards, in a 44-24 win against Leesville Road. Quarterback Reid Herring completed 13 of 21 passes for 224 yards.
Nyheim Hines, Garner: Rushed for 211 yards and four touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass in a 49-20 win against Southeast Raleigh.
Howard Watson, Corinth Holders: Rushed for 240 yards in a 39-7 victory against Smithfield-Selma.
Matt Baker, Heritage: Rushed for 212 yards and scored two touchdowns in a 40-21 victory against Wakefield.
Clay Vick, Leesville Road: Completed 26 of 45 passes for 325 yards in a 44-24 loss to Millbrook.
Brenden Magner, Panther Creek: Passed for 200 yards in a 24-7 win against Holly Springs. Linebacker Ryan Callahan had a fumble recovery, interception and blocked punt.
Eric Hoy, Clayton: Passed for 241 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for two touchdowns in a 27-25 loss to West Johnston.
Johnny Frasier, Princeton: Scored three touchdowns and rushed for 156 yards in a 50-0 win against Lakewood.
Melvin Briggs, St. David’s: Rushed for 231 yards in a 68-30 victory against Halifax Academy in the first round of the eight-man state playoffs.
Matt McKay, Wakefield: Passed for 213 yards in a 40-21 loss to Wakefield.
Ashton Avery and Thomas Jones, Bunn: Rushed for 164 and 166 yards in a 33-20 victory against Franklinton.
Dominic Ford, Broughton: Passed for 182 yards in a 31-29 loss to Enloe.
Isaiah Totten, Apex: Rushed for 188 yards in a 42-23 loss to Green Hope.
Camron Lewis, Enloe: Led a 31-29 win against Broughton with 183 passing yards.
Dylan Parham, Southeast Raleigh: Passed for 200 yards in a 49-20 loss to Garner.
Connor Stough, Chapel Hill: Passed for 322 yards in a 52-33 loss to Northwood. Arkavius Parks had seven catches for 161 yards.