Each week, The News & Observer honors the top 11 high school football performances from around the Triangle and eastern North Carolina.
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Here’s the Starting 11 from Week 4:
Hunter Morris, Cleveland
Rams’ junior linebacker registered 15 tackles (two tackles for loss), one sack and one interception in a shutout win over Fuquay-Varina.
Dakota Marquess, Cleveland
The senior linebacker led the Rams with 16 tackles (two tackles for loss) and two sacks during a 42-0 win over Fuquay-Varina.
Landin Sledge, Durham Riverside
Pirates quarterback completed 11 of 21 passes for 209 yards and four touchdowns in a 27-7 win over Northern.
Hobart Brantley, Faith Christian Patriots
Senior running back/defensive back had 323 yards and four touchdowns on 18 carries and 13 tackles and two interceptions on defense during a 60-32 win over Rocky Mount Academy.
Matthew Manger, Panther Creek
Catamounts’ linebacker had 12 tackles during a 23-20 win over Apex Friendship
Jalen Campbell, Heritage
Huskies’ senior running back carried the ball eight times for 117 yards and one touchdown against Sanderson.
Andrew Hayes, Jordan
Hayes, a senior, carried the ball 17 times for 133 yards and two touchdowns against Chapel Hill.
Ryan Wolfram, Cary
Imps’ senior middle linebacker had 17 tackles against West Brunswick.
Maquel Haywood, Wake Forest
Senior running back only carried the ball five times, but finished with 175 yards and two touchdowns against Millbrook.
Ben Steele, Heritage
Senior kicker was 3-for-3 in field goals, 1-for-1 PAT and 4-of-6 on touchbacks with the only two returned fielded inside the 5-yard line.
Jayden Martinez, Enloe
Eagles’ senior running back carried the ball 20 times for 186 yards and three touchdowns in a 51-33 win over Apex.