Top Football Performers For Week 12
Mason Benefield, RB, St. Pius: Returned an interception for a 60-yard touchdown, had three tackles and rushed for 22 yards in 28-9 win over Decatur.
Cody Brown, RB, Parkview: Carried 13 times for 163 yards and one touchdown in 35-25 loss to Brookwood.
Malcom Brown, RB, Warner Robins: Rushed 12 times for 214 yards in 49-21 win over Veterans.
Mike Cabellero, RB, Windsor Forest: Carried 14 times for 127 yards in 10-7 win over Islands.
Griffin Caldwell, RB, Wesleyan: Ran for 156 yards in 24-0 win over Mount Vernon.
Thomas Castellanos, QB, Ware County: Threw for 232 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 57 yards and three touchdowns in 42-7 win over Wayne County.
Davion Clark, RB, Macon County: Ran 29 times for 135 yards and one touchdown in 19-12 win over Chattahoochee County.
Jahni Clarke, RB, Norcross: Ran for 133 yards and one touchdown in a 31-14 win over Archer.
David Dallas, QB, Trinity Christian: Completed 16 of 33 passes for 197 yards in 28-17 win over Pacelli.
Charlie Dixon, RB, Callaway: Ran 28 times for 177 yards and two touchdowns in 30-17 win over Heard County.
De’amonte Grant, WR, Washington-Wilkes: Caught three passes for 137 yards and three touchdowns in 34-0 win over Towns County.
J. Ben Haynes, QB, White County: Completed 14 of 18 passes for 215 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for a touchdown in 48-7 win over Cherokee Bluff.
Luke Holloway, QB, Fannin County: Completed 13 of 22 passes for 234 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 68 yards in 55-7 win over Dade County.
Zach Holtzclaw, QB, Dawson County: Completed 31 of 46 passes for 376 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a touchdown in 34-21 loss to North Hall.
Marquis Hood, RB, Decatur: Rushed 13 times for 110 yards and one touchdown in 28-9 loss to St. Pius.
Desmond House, RB, South Effingham: Rushed for 132 yards and one touchdown in 28-14 win over Bradwell Institute.
Clark Howell, RB, North Hall: Rushed 20 times for 145 yards and three touchdowns in 34-21 win over Dawson County.
Clayton Jenkins, QB, West Hall: Threw for 424 yards and three touchdowns in 56-13 win over Lumpkin County.
R.J. Johnson, QB, Westlake: Completed 16 of 22 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns in 42-7 win over Tucker.
Brogan Korta, WR/DB, Calvary Day: Had two receptions for 90 yards and one touchdown, had six tackles and three interceptions in 37-19 win over Aquinas.
Michael Maginnis, QB, Newnan: Completed 25 of 36 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns in 27-26 loss to East Coweta.
Jordan McDonald, RB, Milton: Rushed 22 times for 259 yards and four touchdowns in 41-29 win over Cherokee.
Jake Merklinger, QB, Calvary Day: Threw for 343 yards and two touchdowns and ran for one touchdown in 37-19 win over Aquinas.
Tyler Morehead, RB, Clinch County: Ran 14 times for 165 yards and four touchdowns in 41-21 win over Lanier County.
Joshua Pickett, RB, Habersham Central: Completed 7 of 11 passes for 142 yards and rushed for 162 yards and four touchdowns in 45-37 win over Shiloh.
Jayden Ponder, RB, Allatoona: Rushed for 211 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown, in 30-14 win over Pope.
Rashad Ray, QB, Discovery: Rushed 26 times for 108 yards and three touchdowns and threw for two touchdowns in 43-32 win over Meadowcreek.
David Renard, QB, Flowery Branch: Completed 8 of 10 passes for 174 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 55 yards and one touchdown in 55-14 win over Luella.
Rashad Render, QB, Hapeville Charter: Threw for 180 yards and two touchdowns in 25-6 win over Miller Grove.
John Alan Richter, QB, Jones County: Completed 16 of 23 passes for 199 yards and one touchdown in 21-13 win over Dutchtown.
DJ Riles, QB, Carver-Columbus: Completed 16 of 17 passes for 176 yards and one touchdown and rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns in 32-29 win over Troup.
Kam Robinson, RET, Jefferson: Returned three punts for touchdowns and totaled 326 all-purpose yards in 47-0 win over Madison County.
Josh Rogers, RB, ELCA: Ran 15 times for 139 yards and two touchdowns in 41-6 win over Landmark Christian.
Lane Rucker, QB, Perry: Completed 18 of 25 passes for 218 yards and two touchdowns in 23-20 win over Baldwin.
Jamal Sanders, RB, Brooks County: Ran seven times for 152 yards and caught two passes for 47 yards in 48-0 win over Charlton County.
Malachi Singleton, QB, North Cobb: Ran 14 times for 131 yards in 43-13 win over Pebblebrook.
Cody Soliday, QB, Irwin County: Completed 9 of 14 passes for 223 yards in 46-14 win over Turner County.
Jack Spyke, QB, Brookwood: Completed 17 of 18 passes for 238 yards and three touchdowns in 35-25 win over Parkview.
Christian Thomas, QB, Christian Heritage: Threw for 155 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 55 yards in 28-13 win over North Cobb Christian.
Noddy Thomas, RB/DB, New Hampstead: Rushed for 131 yards and three touchdowns, caught four passes for 118 yards and intercepted two passes in 48-7 win over Johnson.
Brock Vandagriff, QB, Prince Avenue Christian: Completed 18 of 24 passes for 494 yards and seven touchdowns in 55-9 win over Athens Christian.
J.T. Wright, RB, Dublin: Rushed eight times for 122 yards and one touchdown in 47-7 win over Montgomery County.
The list of top performers is compiled from newspaper and media reports from around the state. Among the sources are the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Central Georgia Sports Report, Coweta Score, Gwinnett Daily Post, Marietta Daily Journal, AccessWDUN, Savannah Morning News, Augusta Chronicle, Score Atlanta and Georgia High School Football Daily.