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Friday Night Heroes: Kendall Hinton does it again

Kendall Hinton (2) of Southern slips through the Panthers' ball defense. The Orange Panthers played the Southern Spartans in Hillsborough, N.C. on Friday, November 7, 2014.
Kendall Hinton (2) of Southern slips through the Panthers' ball defense. The Orange Panthers played the Southern Spartans in Hillsborough, N.C. on Friday, November 7, 2014. newsobserver.com

Player of the week: Kendall Hinton of Southern Durham lifted his teammates on his shoulders and carried them to a 27-23 victory over Orange. Hinton, a Wake Forest recruit, completed 14 of 23 passes for 247 yards. He also ran 11 times for 100 yards and two touchdowns.

Game of the week: See above.

Versatile: Ridge Ford of Green Hope ran for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and picked off a pass in a 17-10 win against Panther Creek.

The Big Three: Johnny Frasier of Princeton; Nyheim Hines of Garner and Bryce Love of Wake Forest:

Frasier: Ran for 249 yards and scored four touchdowns in a 52-12 win over Rosewood.

Hines: Rushed for 223 yards in the first half of a 63-12 win over Rolesville to become the school’s all-time leading rusher.

Love: Had only five carries, but rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns. Returned a punt 58 yards for another score in a 58-12 win over Enloe.

Notables

Tripp Harrington, East Wake: Completed 19 of 29 passes for 254 yards and rushed 25 times for 169 yards in a 35-21 victory over Knightdale.

Matt Baker, Heritage: Scored five touchdowns and rushed for 265 yards in a 54-6 win over Broughton.

Brant Grisel, Middle Creek: Passed for 249 yards and two touchdowns in a 33-27 win over Fuquay-Varina.

Connor Stough, Chapel Hill: Completed 24 of 46 passes for 268 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-30 win over Cedar Ridge.

Eric Hoy, Clayton: Darted 270 yards three touchdowns in a 41-38 win over Southeast Raleigh.

Corey Brown, Cleveland: Scored five touchdowns and rushed for 202 yards in a 62-17 win over Western Harnett.

Dylan Parham, Southeast Raleigh: Threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for two touchdowns in a 41-38 loss to Clayton. Voshaun Jones had 124 yards in receptions.

Matt Moore, Wake Forest: Passed for 155 yards in a 58-12 win over Enloe.

Kameron Ballen, Knightdale: Caught six passes for 133 yards in a 35-21 loss to East Wake. Quarterback Nick Pope passed for 171 yards.

Damarus Williams, Fuquay-Varina: Rushed for 177 yards in a 33-27 loss to Middle Creek.

Nehemiah Harris, Holly Springs: Rambled for 226 yards and four touchdowns in a 45-39 win over Apex.

Grayson Boyd, Apex: Passed for 190 yards and rushed for 81 yards in a 45-39 loss to Holly Springs.

Reid Herring, Millbrook: Passed for 186 yards and two touchdowns. Marcus Marshall ran for 161 yards and scored two touchdowns.

DeParis Patterson, South Johnston: Passed for 116 yards and rushed for 128 yards in a 28-7 win over Smithfield-Selma.

Ti Pinnix, Northwood: Threw for 184 yards in a 31-6 win over Cardinal Gibbons.

Melvin Briggs, St. David’s: Ran for 187 yards and two scores in a 60-30 loss to Rocky Mount Academy.

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