Malik McGue, Science Hill — The Hilltoppers’ junior QB cut loose for 353 total yards and four TDs in a 40-35 shootout win over Elizabethton. McGue passed for 231 yards and two scores while also rushing for 122 yards and a pair of TDs.
TK Hill, David Crockett — The freshman ran wild in a 48-26 win over Unicoi County. Hill carried 22 times for 243 yards, totaled 323 all-purpose yards, and scored four TDs — including an 80-yard kickoff return.
Dylan Wieger, Sullivan South — Leading his team to a 37-27 win over Tennessee High, the junior QB totaled close to 300 yards of offense. He carried 22 times for 196 yards and a TD, tossed two TD passes, and intercepted a pass on defense.
Ethan Thomas, Elizabethton — In the tough loss to the Hilltoppers, Thomas carried 27 times for 222 yards and two TDs. Thomas also had a potential 80-yard TD run called back for stepping out of bounds after a 34-yard gain.
Mason Carnett, Cloudland — The senior linebacker was tackling everything in sight in a 21-18 win over Happy Valley. Carnett finished with 17 stops, and also scored the game-winning TD in the fourth quarter with a 14-yard run.