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McCarley Named 2017 Week 1 POW

PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:29 pm
by granger
Player of the Week – Week 1

Colton McCarley, Happy – 469 yards of Total Offense; 16-255 yards, 3 TDs rushing; 9-13-0 for 214 yards, 4 TDs passing; 13 tackles, 1 fumble recovery
In the game of the week there McCarley answered critics who pondered if he could fill in for Karson Bryant as he led the charge for Happy as they upset Richland Springs ending their 29 game win streak. A model for efficiency, McCarley averaged 15.9 yards a carry and completed 69% of his passes with 44% of his completions going for touchdowns. Colton was also a big contributor on defense leading his team with 13 tackles and recovering a fumble. This overall performance in the biggest game of week 1 resulting in what many considered the biggest upset earns Colton McCarley the Player of the Week for Week 1.

Other notable performances
JC McDonald, Panther Creek – 498 yards of Total Offense, rushed for 5 TDs and passed for 6 TDs; 17 tackles, 1 INT, 1 fumble recovery

In a 79-73 overtime shootout victory McDonald’s performance launched the DII Panther Creek past DI Robert Lee. McDonald passed for 274 yards and 6 TDs, rushed for 224 yards and 5TDs yards and was huge on defense as well with 17 tackles a fumble recovery and an INT.

Skyler Hayes, Crowell – 386 yards Total Offense; 6 TDs passing; 13 tackles, 1 fumble recovery
In a back and forth slugfest game Skyler Hayes stepped into his new role as Crowell signal caller and helped command his team to a 63-50 win over Motley County. Hayes was 20-26-1 for 239 yards and 6 TDs passing and added in 147 yards and 1 TD rushing on just 12 carries. Defensively he led his team with 13 tackles and recovered a fumble.

Zavey Acosta, Nueces Canyon – 11-14-1 for 344 yards 8 TDs passing
Acosta put up gaudy passing numbers as Nueces Canyon defeated Prairie Lea 82-32. He was 11-14-1 for 344 yards with 8 TDs…that’s a 78.5% completion rate, 72.7% of his completions were for touchdowns and averaged 31.27 yards per completion. He also added 35 yards and a TD to his stat line on the ground.

Ethan Edgemon, Oakwood – 12-20 for 315 yards, 5 TDs passing; 14-100 yards rushing; 7 tackles, 1 caused fumble
Edgemon had over 400 yards of total offense as he launched an offensive attack for unranked DII Oakwood against highly ranked DI Zephyr as the Panthers nearly pulled off an upset as they led 20-6 at one point in the first half but ultimately fell 55-45 in a hard fought game.

Nicholas Oberste, Plano CHANT – 14 tackles, 2 INTs-1 returned for a TD
With a big defensive performance Oberste help stifle the Johnson County offense as Plano CHANT squeaked out a 38-34 victory. Nicholas also returned a KO for a TD, rushed for a TD and threw a TD pass.

Dakota Smith, Loraine – 2 INTs both returned for TDs
Smith was pivotal in Loraine’s 50-14 win to open the season against Wellman-Union. His two interceptions on defense he returned back for touchdowns…a rare feat for sure worthy of note. Dakota also had 9 carries for 147 yards and 2 TDs rushing and passed for a TD as well.

Re: McCarley Named 2017 Week 1 POW

PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:04 pm
by Leman Saunders
I got this too late for consideration, but thought Id mention this performance anyway:

Tyreke Cuba - Fannindel:
Scored 5 TDs in 104-57 win over Tyler Heat; returned a KO 57 yards for a TD, returned a punt 25 yards for a TD, returned an INT 10 yards for a TD, returned a fumble 51 yards for a TD, and was 2-34 yards, with 1 TD receiving

Stats and Player of the Week submissions need to be in by Wednesday afternoon.

Re: McCarley Named 2017 Week 1 POW

PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:02 pm
by granger
Actually Tuesday night at 10 PM. I only allowed Wednesday because it was a holiday.

Re: McCarley Named 2017 Week 1 POW

PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:05 pm
by WestTXKid
McCarley was great in that one.