Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio Player of the Week: Vote Now! Week 4…


Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio Football Player of the Week

You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best individual performance in Week 4? Find out who the nominees for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio Football Player of the Week are here and how to pick the winner. The choices are impressive…

Week1 ONG JJH POW Winner Justin Crager of Sciotoville East HS.

JJHuddle is proud to announce a new partnership with the Ohio National Guard that will impact Ohio High School Football (and Basketball) positively during the 2012-2013 school year. Here’s how…

Each week during the football, boys basketball and girls basketball regular seasons, we will hold a fan-generated contest on JJHuddle to tab a weekly Ohio National Guard Ohio Player of the Week. Each weekly winner will receive an award from the National Guard at their school. At the end of the year, the weekly winners will be entered into a competition for the Player of the Year.

How it works?
A thread soliciting nominations will be posted in the JJHuddle Football
Forums on Friday. Fans will then nominate top performances/players. We
will announce the 10 weekly finalists on JJHuddle at noon on Monday and voting will be conducted in a special JJHuddle forum. Voting will cease at noon on Thursday, after which the winner will be announced.

Ohio National Guard JJH Player of the Week

Week 4 Nominees

Grant Sherman, Kenton
Junior QB threw for a state record 684 yards and tied another state record with nine TDs in a 66-42 win over Lima Shawnee. Sherman completed 44-of-53 passes. The old record for passing yards in a game was 678 set by Sherwood Fairview’s Ryan Radcliff in a win over Defiance Ayesrville in 2006. The nine TDs ties five others, including Radcliff and former Kenton QB Maty Mauk. Sherman threw for 335 yards in the first quarter and had 570 at halftime. 

Cody Pickard, Genoa
Sophomore kicker booted a state record six field goals in a 58-7 win over Fostoria. Pickard connected from 20, 20, 40, 20, 19 and 23 yards. He also had two misses: 35 and 39 yards. The previous record of five fields goals was set by Westerville Central’s Ben Buchanan (2007) and Westlake’s John Aerni (1986).

Darron Lee, New Albany
Senior QB accounted for six TDs as the Eagles beat Orange 53-33. Lee threw for four scores and ran for two more.

Justin Sawmiller, Kenton
Junior WR turned in a Top 10 all-time receiving performance in a 66-42 win over Lima Shawnee. Sawmiller caught 15 passes for two TDs and 318 yards, which ranks No. 6 all-time on the OHSAA single-game list.

Dymonte Thomas, Marlington
Senior RB ran for 309 yards and four TDs in a 34-24 win over Louisville.

Derrick Schneider, Fisher Catholic
RB rushed for 355 yards and three TDs in a 35-26 win over Berne Union.

Thomas Wibbeler, Zanesville
Junior QB completed 26-of-33 passes for 402 yards and five TDs, including three in the fourth quarter, as Zanesville rallied from a 24-12 deficit to beat Youngstown Ursuline 31-24.

A.J. Ouellette, Covington
RB carried the ball 23 times for 324 yards and five TDs in a 56-6 win over Bradford. The yardage total ranks No. 2 in program history for yards in a game (record is 334).

Nick Renzetti, Westerville South
Senior QB connected with Torrodd Carter for a school-record 99-yard TD pass as part of a 365-yard effort in a 28-7 win over Worthington Kilbourne.

Brandon Wells, West Branch
RB scored four TDs, including two on kickoff returns, in a 51-34 win over Alliance. Wells ran for 191 yards and two TDs on 24 carries ands returned kicks 90 and 70 yards for scores.

Additional Week 4 Top Performances…

*DeShone Kizer, Toledo Central Catholic: Junior QB threw for five TDs and 267 yards in a 56-19 win over Clay.

*Stefan Yuhas, Niles McKinley: QB accounted for five TDs in a 33-28 win over Poland. Yuhas threw for three TDs and ran for two more. On the season he’s accounted for 16 of McKinley’s 17 TDs and has rushed for over 100 yards and thrown for over 100 yards in each game.

*Donovan Wilson, Dublin Jerome: Senior RB carried the ball 36 times for 242 yards and a TD and added an 81-yard TD reception in a 28-26 win over Hilliard Bradley.

*Jaishon Johnson, Walnut Ridge: RB carried the ball four times for 168 yards and four TDs in a 71-0 win over Columbus Africentric. Johnson did all his work in the first quarter as the Scots built a 27-0 lead.

*Brenden Kemp, Watkins Memorial: Senior RB scored four TDs and ran for 225 yards in a 56-28 win over Delaware Hayes.

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