Top Football Performers For Week 1
Here are some of the top performers from the first week of high school football:
Craig Adams, QB, Peachtree Ridge: Completed 14 of 25 passes for 249 yards and rushed for 77 yards in 30-28 win over Pebblebrook.
Jaiden Avalos, WR, Cass: Caught five passes for 123 yards and one touchdown in 23-7 win over Dawson County.
Cooper Blauser, WR/DB, Wesleyan: Caught nine passes for school-record 229 yards and three touchdowns, ran for a touchdown and intercepted a pass in 45-14 win over Mount Pisgah.
Jermaine Brewton, QB, Pierce County: Completed 10 of 13 passes for 191 yards and two touchdowns and rushed seven times for 52 yards and one touchdown in a 31-10 win over Brunswick.
Jacurri Brown, QB, Lowndes: Threw for 165 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-21 win over Archer.
Barrett Carter, LB, North Gwinnett: Scored on a 7-yard run, threw a two-point conversion pass, intercepted a pass and returned it for a 79-yard touchown and had 2 ½ tackles for loss in 35-7 win over McEachern.
Jackson Clouatre, RB, Habersham Central: Rushed for 175 yards and one touchdown in 27-6 win over Madison County.
Rock Gaither, RB, Meadowcreek: Rushed for 218 yards and three touchdowns in 32-21 win over Eagle’s Landing.
J.Ben Haynes, QB, White County: Threw for a career-high 327 yards and three touchdowns in a 44-6 win over Stephens County.
Sam Horn, QB, Collins Hill: Completed 27 of 40 passes for 364 yards and three touchdowns in a 46-24 win over Carrollton.
Tyler Hughes, QB, Marietta: Completed 18 of 29 passes for 217 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 43 yards in 35-14 win over Wheeler.
Asa James, RB, Woodland Cartersville: Rushed 24 times for 181 yards and scored two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving, in a 14-7 win over Gordon Central.
Christian Lewis, QB, Calhoun: Completed 22 of 28 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns in 41-14 win over Dalton.
Dylan Lonergan, QB, Brookwood: Completed of 43 passes for 433 yards and four touchdowns in a 40-34 win over Dacula.
Denylon Morrissette, WR, Brookwood: Caught 12 passes for 215 yards and three touchdowns in 40-34 win over Dacula.
Nelson Kinsey, OL, Ola:: Had six pancake blocks to help the team accumulate 540 yards in total offense in a 52-28 win over Jackson.
Caleb Peevy, QB, Archer: Completed 18 of 28 passes for 249 yards and scored two touchdowns in a 35-21 loss to Lowndes.
Spencer Robicheaux, QB, Savannah Christian: Threw for 180 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 52 yards in a 38-14 win over ECI.
Stratton Tripp, QB, Cartersville: Completed 11 of 16 passes for 256 yards and three touchdowns in a 40-0 win over Morrow.
Brock Vandagriff, QB, Prince Avenue Christian: Completed 17 of 26 passes for 246 yards and four touchdowns and ran 10 times for 93 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-7 win over Calvary Day.
K.J. Weaver, DL, Adairsville: Netted 11 tackles and a sack in 35-28 win over Chattooga.
Javin Whatley, QB, Rockmart: Rushed 17 times for 144 yards and one touchdown and threw a 16-yard touchdown pass in 28-21 loss to Rome.
Saiku White, DB, Greater Atlanta Christian: Had three interceptions in 20-0 win over Denmark.
The list of top performers is compiled from newspaper and media reports from around the state. Among the sources are the Gwinnett Daily Post, Marietta Daily Journal, AccessWDUN, Macon Telegraph, Rome News Tribune, Cartersville Daily Tribune, Savannah Morning News, Brunswick News, Athens Banner-Herald, Augusta Chronicle, Score Atlanta and Georgia High School Football Daily.