You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best player performance in Week 1? 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…
JJHuddle is proud to announce that the Ohio National Guard will again sponsor the ONG JJHuddle Player and Team of the Week awards in Football and Basketball during the 2014-2015 school year.
Each week during the football, boys basketball and girls basketball regular and postseasons, we will hold a fan-generated contest on JJHuddle to tab a weekly Ohio National Guard Ohio Team and Player of the Week. Each weekly winner will receive a personalized banner, certificate and bracelet from the National Guard and JJHuddle.
How it works?
A thread soliciting nominations will be posted in the JJHuddle Football Forums each week. Fans will then nominate top performances. We will announce the 10 weekly finalists on JJHuddle every Monday and voting will be conducted in a special JJHuddle forum. Voting will cease at noon on Friday, after which the winners will be announced.
Winners receive a personalized banner suitable for hanging from the Ohio National Guard.
Ohio National Guard JJH Player of the Week
Week 1 Nominees
Breck Turner, Norwalk (VOTE)
Senior RB broke his own single-game rushing record and became his school’s all-time leading rusher (3,208 yards) with 327 yards and four TDs on 22 carries in a 28-14 win over Milan Edison.
Parker Carmichael, Triway (VOTE)
Completed 25-of-32 passes for 487 yards and seven TDs in a 65-27 win over West Holmes. Carmichael was 15-of-18 for 413 yards and six TDs in the first half alone.
Tyler Long, Tiffin Calvert (VOTE)
Senior QB became the school’s career rushing leader when he ran 45 yards for a TD on the first series of the game in a 41-16 win over Hopewell-Loudon. Long ended the game with six TDs (four rushing, two passing) and 416 all-purpose yards. He ran for 229 yards on 24 carries.
Lane Bishop, North Baltimore (VOTE)
Senior QB ran for five TDs and threw for another in a 47-24 win over Holgate. Bishop scored on runs of 50, 4, 21, 37 and 8 yards.
Cory Contini, Dover (VOTE)
Standout receiver made switch to QB this year and shined in first start. Senior threw for three TDs and ran for three TDs in a 49-0 win over Lorne Park (Canada).
Aaron Williams, Hamilton Township (VOTE)
Senior RB scored TDs four different ways in a 70-0 win over Columbus East. Williams ran for two TDs and 91 yards on eight carries, returned a punt 48 yards for a TD, returned a kickoff 89 yards for a TD and caught a 44-yard TD pass. He had 218 all-purpose yards.
Tyler Showalter, Wayne Trace (VOTE)
WR converted to QB shined in first game under center. Ran for 217 yards and six TDs on 15 carries and completed 16-of-24 passes for 206 yards and two TDs in a win over Paulding.
Dakota Stumpf, Collins Western Reserve (VOTE)
Senior QB ran for 322 yards and four TDs on 17 carries and threw for 157 yards and two TDs in a 72-57 loss to Black River.
Nick Battle, Linden McKinley (VOTE)
Ran for 150 yards and two TDs, made 20 tackles and returned an INT 85 yards for a TD in a 56-16 win over Africentric.
Matt Tile, Gibsonburg (VOTE)
QB threw for 300 yards and two TDs and ran for 133 yards and three TDs in a 37-30 win over Elmwood.
Week 1 Honor Roll
Terrence Cheeks, Arcadia
With his team trailing 28-9 in the fourth quarter, Cheeks caught two of his squad’s three late TD passes (56 and 40 yards) and snagged an INT on Kansas Lakota’s final possession to secure a 29-28 comeback win. He ended the game with five receptions for 113 yards.
Plummi Gardner, Lima Perry
Sophomore QB threw for 276 yards and three TDs and ran for two more TDs in a 42-32 loss to Troy Christian.
Demario McCall, North Ridgeville
Junior RB ran for 287 yards and five TDs on 26 carries in a 34-33 loss to Westlake.
Seth Vargo, Danbury Lakeside
Ran for 154 yards and four TDs and threw for another TD in a 47-18 win over Elyria Open Door.
Brock Fargus, Tri-Valley
Senior QB completed 13-of-17 passes for 217 yards and five TDs in a 42-6 win over Licking Valley. All that came in the first half.
Christian Ammons, North Olmsted
QB tied the school record with five TD passes in a 48-23 win over Valley Forge.
Darius Gordon, Lima Senior
In his first varsity start, junior completed 15-of-22 passes for 273 yards and five TDs in a 48-0 win over Marion Harding.
Brody Hoying, Coldwater
Senior QB ran for 200 yards and three TDs and threw for 114 yards in a 24-2 win over Kenton.
Seth Conley, Ada
In his varsity debut, the freshman QB completed 30-of-45 passes for 315 yards and four TDs in a 49-14 win over Upper Scioto Valley. He also ran for a TD.
Zach Lake, Coventry
Scored four TDs, including two on kickoff returns, in a 46-34 win over Canton South.
Justice Jenkins, Trimble
Junior RB ran for 224 yards and four TDs on 15 carries in a 34-14 win over Nelsonville-York.
Anthony McKee, Marion-Franklin
Senior caught two TD passes and had two INTs in a 27-14 win over Westerville North.
Larry Scott, Hubbard
Senior RB ran for 259 yards and four TDs in a 35-0 win over Lakeview.