VYPE+ Football Players of the Week (Sept. 18)

Last Updated: September 20, 20233.8 min read

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Week 3 Players of the Week

Jacob Jones, Checotah Sr. — Passed 23-35 for 397 yards and five touchdowns through the air. Ran six times for 51 yards and kicked six PATs to lift Checotah to a 3-1 record and its first win over Eufaula in five years.

Ryan Grayson, Beggs Sr. — Caught eight passes for an astounding 286 yards and three touchdowns. Picked off a pass and broke up three more in Beggs’ 44-36 win over Verdigris.

Creed Tointigh, Mountain View-Gotebo Fr. — Rushed for 286 yards on 10.1 yards per touch for four touchdowns on the ground. Passed 6-10 for 110 yards and a score through the air in Mountain View’s 32-14 win over Hollis.

Hunter Walters, Gans Sr. — Quarterback passed 58% for 309 yards and rushed for 64 yards for a combined eight touchdowns as Gans scored 78 points in a win.

Jake England, Chelsea — Carried the ball 17 times for 151 yards and four scores. On defense, scooped a fumble and returned it for a fifth touchdown as Chelsea defeated Caney Valley.

Hudson Henslick, Collinsville Sr. — Was a factor in all three phases of the game. Caught six passes for 94 yards for a pair of scores, returned a kickoff for a touchdown and caught an interception in Collinsville’s win over Bartlesville.

Honorable Mentions

Luke Quinter, Bethel So. — Ran the ball seven times for 106 yards and recorded 10 tackles, including two for losses.

Bethel’s Luke Quinter (credit Bethel High School)

Eli Rodgers, Claremore Sr. — Had five catches for 101 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Threw a 64-yard touchdown on a reverse. Caught an end zone interception in Claremore’s 63-13 win over Hilldale.

Daniel Burkholder, Chouteau Sr. — Made 11 tackles and recovered a fumble on defense; returned a kickoff for a touchdown and scored a 2-point conversion in a win over Warner.

Ashton Peters, Roland Sr. — Made 16 tackles and rushed for a touchdown against Central Sallisaw.

Harrison Stapleton, Pond Creek-Hunter — Carried the ball eight times for 73 yards and a touchdown, caught four passes for 47 yards and secured two interceptions, returning one for a 75-yard score in Pond Creek’s 38-6 win over Medford.

Stephen Mitchell, Caney Valley Sr. — Has made 44 tackles in his last two games and made two sacks against Chelsea. Rushed for 180 yards and two touchdowns while completing eight passes for 75 yards. Scored a 2-point conversion and kicked a PAT.

Delmone Miller, Shawnee Sr. — Caught five passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns against Blanchard.

Trent Thompson, Liberty Sr. — Has thrown 34-52 for 524 yards and six touchdowns. Has taken 25 carries for 95 yards and four rushing touchdowns in Liberty’s 3-0 start.

Barrett Brown, Liberty — Has led Liberty’s defense with 35 tackles, seven tackles for loss, three sacks and two forced fumbles this season. Two-way player has not surrendered a sack on the offensive line yet this season.

Brayden Rodriguez, Mannford — Took 24 carries for 115 yards and two touchdowns with four catches for 60 yards. Made 11 tackles and forced a fumble that resulted in a touchback against Bristow.

Jackson Rhodes, Woodland Sr. — Receiver rushed the ball 11 times for 100 yards and a touchdown and caught a 45-yard touchdown pass against Pawhuska. At linebacker, was responsible for 12 tackles, four tackles-for-loss and a sack.

Rowdy Schmidt, Ringwood — Passed 11-22 for 195 yards and three touchdowns; rushed for 112 yards and a score.

Nevin Corbin, Dewar Sr. — Back took 12 touches for 187 yards and three scores and scored a 2-point conversion.

Joe Green, Summit Christian — Scored all three touchdowns for Summit on eight catches for 192 yards.

BJ Palmer, Walters Jr. — Scored a total of four touchdowns in a 49-7 win over Cashion. Rushed for over 100 yards on only four touches and took two kickoffs for touchdowns.

BJ Walters (credit Walters High School)

Luke Olson, Crossings Christian Sr. — Carried the ball 22 times for 124 yards and a touchdown. Caught three passes for 43 yards and another score. Broke up several passes as the Knights defeated Casady 26-20.

Khalel Gaddis, Tishomingo Sr. — Forced two fumbles, recovered one, caused a safety and made four tackles for loss as the Indians defeated Elmore City-Pernell.

Aiven Robbins, Catoosa So. — Made 17 solo tackles, including seven for losses, and forced a fumble in Catoosa’s 24-6 win over Edison.

Kooper Johnson, Antlers — Was “instrumental” in leading the Bearcats on both sides of the ball in a win over Atoka.

Marley Moore, Sequoyah (Tahlequah) Fr. — Made 21 tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack.

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