MaxPreps/JJHuddle Ohio Football Honor Roll: Weekly award nominees and winners

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MaxPreps & JJHuddle Ohio HS Weekly Awards

You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best individual performance this past week? Who had the best team performance?

MaxPreps and JJHuddle are proud to announce that they will sponsor an athlete of the week and team of the week award in football during the 2016-2017 school year.

Each week during the season (regular and post), there will be a fan-generated contest to tab weekly winners. Each weekly winner will receive awards: a banner, bracelets and certificates.

How does it work?

Fans will nominate top performances (email efrantz@maxpreps.com) and nominees will also be selected from those schools that report stats on MaxPreps. We will announce the weekly finalists (up to 10) on MaxPreps and JJHuddle every Tuesday and voting will be conducted in a special poll. Voting will cease at noon on Monday. The winners will be announced the next day along with the next week’s nominees.

Vote as many times as you want. It’s a competition. You can vote below.

 

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Vote as many times as you want. It’s a competition. You can vote below.

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MaxPreps & JJHuddle Ohio HS Weekly Awards

You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best individual performance this past week? Who had the best team performance?

MaxPreps and JJHuddle are proud to announce that they will sponsor an athlete of the week and team of the week award in football during the 2016-2017 school year.

Each week during the season (regular and post), there will be a fan-generated contest to tab weekly winners. Each weekly winner will receive awards: a banner, bracelets and certificates.

How does it work?

Fans will nominate top performances (email efrantz@maxpreps.com) and nominees will also be selected from those schools that report stats on MaxPreps. We will announce the weekly finalists (up to 10) on MaxPreps and JJHuddle every Tuesday and voting will be conducted in a special poll. Voting will cease at noon on Monday. The winners will be announced the next day along with the next week’s nominees.

Vote as many times as you want. It’s a competition. You can vote below.

 

JJH_award_header

Vote as many times as you want. It’s a competition. You can vote below.

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Watch the defensive athlete of the week nominee and St. Xavier senior defnesive back in action from earlier this season.

You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best individual performance this past week? Who had the best team performance?

MaxPreps and JJHuddle are proud to announce that they will sponsor an athlete of the week and team of the week award in football during the 2016-2017 school year.

Each week during the season (regular and post), there will be a fan-generated contest to tab weekly winners. Each weekly winner will receive awards: a banner, bracelets and certificates.

How does it work?

Fans will nominate top performances (email efrantz@maxpreps.com) and nominees will also be selected from those schools that report stats on MaxPreps. We will announce the weekly finalists (up to 10) on MaxPreps and JJHuddle every Tuesday and voting will be conducted in a special poll. Voting will cease at noon on Monday. The winners will be announced the next day along with the next week’s nominees.

Vote as many times as you want. It’s a competition. You can vote below.

Week 14 Football Athlete of the Week

* Greg Valent, John F. Kennedy Catholic (Warren) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback ran for three touchdowns and threw for another in a 48-7 win over Harvest Prep in the D-VII state semifinals.

Week 14 Football Team of the Week

* Cuyahoga Heights (Cleveland) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Redskins advanced to the program’s first state final with a 30-14 win over Newark catholic in the D-VI state semifinals. Cuyahoga Heights is the only remaining unbeaten team in Ohio.

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Week 15 Offensive Football Athlete of the Week nominees

* Duane Leugers, sr., QB, Marion Local (Maria Stein)
Carried the ball 25 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 114 yards in a 21-17 win over Cuyahoga Heights in the D-VI state final.

* Dan Mills, sr., K, Canton Central Catholic
Booted a D-IV finals record 48-yard field goal on the last play of the first half to give the Crusaders a 3-0 lead en route to a 16-123 win over Coldwater in the D-V state final.

* Danny Clark, sr., QB, Archbishop Hoban (Akron)
Kentucky recruit completed 7-of-10 passes for 165 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 19 yards and a touchdown on three carries in a 30-0 win over Trotwood-Madison in the D-III state final.

* Evan Boyd, sr., RB, John F. Kennedy Catholic (Warren)
Carried the ball a D-VII finals record 36 times for a finals record 166 yards in a 24-6 win over Minster. Had two touchdowns. Added six tackles.

* Sean Clifford, sr., QB, St. Xavier (Cincinnati)
Penn State recruit threw for 142 yards and two touchdowns in 27-20 double-overtime victory over St. Ignatius in the D-I state final.

* Marquette Dixon, sr., RB, Bishop Hartley (Columbus)
Ran for 178 yards and a touchdown on 31 carries in a 24-21 victory over Steubenville in the D-IV state final.

* Jalen Mcgee, sr., RB, Steubenville
Carried the ball 20 times for 122 yards and a touchdown in a 24-21 loss to Hartley in the D-IV state final. Had eight tackles, a sack, a tackle-for-loss and a forced fumble.

* Tresean Smith, sr., RB, La Salle (Cincinnati)
Louisville recruit carried the ball 17 times for 124 yards and two touchdowns in a 14-7 win over Massillon Perry in the D-II state final. Also had two tackles and an interception.

Week 15 Defensive Football Athlete of the Week nominees

* Tee Rupp, sr. DB, Canton Central Catholic
Notched his ninth interception of the season and fifth of the playoffs in the Crusaders 16-13 win over Coldwater in the D-V state final. Also caught three passes for 73 yards, including the game-winning 55-yard touchdown with 58 seconds left.

* Adam Shibley, sr., LB, St. Ignatius (Cleveland)
Had a game-high 14 tackles, four tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks in a 27-20 double-overtime loss to St. Xavier in the D-I state final. The 14 tackles is tied for eighth all-time in a state final regardless of division.

* Matt Salopek, soph., DB, Archbishop Hoban (Akron)
Had six tackles and two interceptions in a 30-0 win over Trotwood-Madison in the D-III state final.

* Alex Oldiges, sr., DL, Minster
Had a game-high 15 tackles, including two tackles-for-loss, in a 24-6 loss to Warren JFK in the D-VII state final. The 15 tackles ties him for third most in a state championship game regardless of division.

* Dominick Bowman, jr., DB, Perry (Massillon)
Had five tackles, a forced fumble and scored a touchdown on a 17-yard interception return in a 14-7 D-II state final loss to LaSalle.

* Carl Grimm, sr., DB, St. Xavier (Cincinnati)
Had 12 tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and an interception in a 27-20 double-overtime victory over St. Ignatius in the D-I state final.

* Jaden Manley, sr., DB, Bishop Hartley (Columbus)
Had four tackles, two tackles-for-loss, two pass break-ups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in a 24-21 win over Steubenville in the D-IV state final. Also caught one pass for a 32-yard touchdown.

* Tyler Selig, sr., LB, Cuyahoga Heights (Cleveland)
Had 10 tackles and two interceptions in a 21-17 loss to Marion Local in the D-VI state final.

* Jarell White, sr., LB, La Salle (Cincinnati)
A year after registering 10 tackles in the state final, White matched that (10) to take team-high honors in a 14-7 D-II win over Massillon Perry. Added a fumble recovery and 35 yards rushing on 12 carries.

Week 15 Football Team of the Week nominees

* St. Xavier (Cincinnati)
The Bombers became the first team with five losses to win an Ohio state title with a 27-20 double-overtime victory over St. Ignatius in D-I. The OT victory was St. X’s third of the five-game postseason. The Bombers were 4-5 after a Week 9 loss to St. Ignatius but won six straight to close out the season.

* Canton Central Catholic

Exercised demons by avenging two straight D-I state final losses to Coldwater with a 16-13 victory over the Cavaliers that snapped Coldwater’s 24-game postseason win streak and denied it five straight state titles. CCC scored on a 55-yard pass play with 58 seconds left to take the lead.

* Archbishop Hoban (Akron)
The Knights defended their D-III state title with a dominating 30-0 shutout win over Trotwood-Madison. Hoban’s defense allowed 25 point sin five playoff games and 115 points in 15 games total.

* John F. Kennedy Catholic (Warren)
The Eagles became the first non-Midwest Athletic Conference school to win the D-VII state title with a 24-6 victory over Minster in the state final. The title was the Eagles and Trumball County’s first since 1991. JFK’s defense allowed 29 points in five playoff games and 98 points in 15 games total.

* Bishop Hartley (Columbus)
The Hawks defended their D-IV state title with a second straight three-point win over Steubenville. Hartley’s Matteo Agriesti kicked a 31-yard field goal as time expired for the victory. The kick was set up by a 59-yard return on a missed Steubenville field goal by Cody Kirkbride with 1:32 left.

* La Salle (Cincinnati)
The Lancers won their third straight D-II state title with a second consecutive win over Massillon Perry in the final. LaSalle won 14-7. The Lancers join Moeller (1975-77) as the only GCL South teams to win three straight Ohio football titles.

* Marion Local (Maria Stein)
Playing in their sixth straight state final, the Flyers won their fifth state title over that span with a 21-17 win over Cuyahoga Heights in the D-VI state final. One of Marion’s scoring drives was a 19-play, 99-yard jaunt that lasted 9:40.

 

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Week 1 Football Athlete of the Week

* Kyle Varney, Liberty Union (Baltimore) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The quarterback threw for four touchdown passes (40, 20, 75 and 49 yards) and ran for two more (12 and 42 yards) in a 53-6 win over Liberty Union.

Week 1 Football Team of the Week

* Logan Elm (Circleville) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Aided by quarterback Logan Holbert, who accounted for four touchdowns and broke the program record for most all-purpose yards in a game (389), the Braves beat Zane Trace 26-24 by scoring three touchdowns in the final 2:56. The last touchdown – a 27-yard touchdown pass from Holbert to Terry Willison – came as time expired.

Week 2 Football Athlete of the Week

* Jarett Patton, Washington (Washington Courthouse) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Senior quarterback threw five touchdown passes and 267 yards and ran for 116 yards and a touchdown in a 48-42 win over Circleville.

Week 2 Football Team of the Week

* Benjamin Logan (Bellefontaine) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Raiders scored a 28-13 win over host West Liberty-Salem, which was their first win in the series since 2005.

Week 3 Football Athlete of the Week

* Greg Corn, Madeira (Cincinnati) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Running back carried the ball 11 times for 163 yards and six touchdowns in the first half of a 53-0 win over Batavia.

Week 3 Football Team of the Week

* Olentangy (Lewis Center) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Braves rallied from a 51-24 third quarter deficit to beat Reynoldsburg 52-51 and remain unbeaten.

Week 4 Football Athlete of the Week

* Jimmy Strunk, Goshen (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Junior running back ran for 284 yards and four touchdowns in a 37-16 win over Blanchester.

Week 4 Football Team of the Week

* Wooster (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Generals beat Mansfield Madison 38-0 to improve to 4-0 for the first time since 1986. Wooster has outscored their opponents 170-29 on the season.

Week 5 Football Athlete of the Week

* Brandon Easterling, Fairborn (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Senior receiver/defensive back set school records for receptions (15) and tackles (28) in a game in a 45-44 loss to Tippecanoe. Caught 15 passes for 181 yards and two touchdowns. Had 21 solo tackles, seven assists and a forced fumble.

Week 5 Football Team of the Week

* Vanlue (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Led by a heroic effort from running back A.J. Reed (59 carries), the Wildcats snapped a 51-game BVC losing streak with a 30-26 win over Arcadia.

Week 6 Football Athlete of the Week

*Konnor Roberts, Meadowbrook (Byesville) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback threw for 254 yards and five touchdowns in the first half of a 54-6 win over River View. Game was called at half due to weather.

Week 6 Football Team of the Week

*Garaway (Sugarcreek) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Pirates used four plays of 50-yards or greater to beat Ridgewood 27-7 in a key match-up of IVC heavyweights.

Week 7 Football Athlete of the Week

*Jaquiez Sampson, Marlington (Alliance) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Ran for 303 yards and four touchdowns, including three in the fourth quarter, of a 48-35 win over Canton South.

Week 7 Football Team of the Week

*Lebanon (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Warriors improved to 6-1 and beat Centerville for the first time in program history 28-14.

Week 8 Football Athlete of the Week

* Isaac Mcadams, Elida (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback threw for 497 yards and six touchdowns and ran for another score in a 49-48 win over Kenton.

Week 8 Football Team of the Week

* Sheridan (Thornville) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The visiting Generals snapped Tri-Valley’s 47-game MVL winning streak with a 42-24 win. Sheridan outrushed the Scotties 354-186. Senior quarterback Dylan Dupler ran for 221 yards and four touchdowns and threw for 134 yards and another score.

Week 9 Football Athlete of the Week

* Jay Kaufman, Ottawa-Glandorf (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback ran for 296 yards and three touchdowns and threw for three more scores in a 42-35 overtime win over Elida.

Week 9 Football Team of the Week

* Edison (Milan) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Chargers forced a three-way tie atop the SBC standings by beating previously unbeaten Port Clinton 28-14.

Week 10 Football Athlete of the Week

* Tadas Tatarunas, Mentor (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Junior quarterback complete 20-of-30 passes for 440 yards and five touchdowns in a 63-34 win over Elyria.

Week 10 Football Team of the Week

* Perry (Massillon) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Panthers rallied from a 24-3 deficit to beat host GlenOak 30-24 and win their first outright Federal League title since 1992.

Week 11 Football Athlete of the Week

* Justin Franklin, Johnstown-Monroe (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Running back carried the ball 17 times for 275 yards and four touchdowns in a 44-17 D-IV regional quarterfinal in over Cambridge.

Week 11 Football Team of the Week

* Garfield (Garrettsville) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The G-Men recorded the program’s first playoff win with a 31-21 win over South Range in the D-IV regional quarterfinals.

Week 12 Football Athlete of the Week

* Kolston Brewster, Perry (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback completed 27-of-46 passes for 557 yards and six touchdowns as the Pirates outlasted Woodridge 42-41 in overtime in a D-III regional semifinal featuring a pair of unbeatens.

Week 12 Football Team of the Week

* Ayersville (Defiance) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Pilots beat Wynford 30-6 in a D-VI regional semifinal to remain unbeaten. Have outscored their first two playoff opponents 79-6.

 

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Week 1 Football Athlete of the Week

* Kyle Varney, Liberty Union (Baltimore) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The quarterback threw for four touchdown passes (40, 20, 75 and 49 yards) and ran for two more (12 and 42 yards) in a 53-6 win over Liberty Union.

Week 1 Football Team of the Week

* Logan Elm (Circleville) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Aided by quarterback Logan Holbert, who accounted for four touchdowns and broke the program record for most all-purpose yards in a game (389), the Braves beat Zane Trace 26-24 by scoring three touchdowns in the final 2:56. The last touchdown – a 27-yard touchdown pass from Holbert to Terry Willison – came as time expired.

Week 2 Football Athlete of the Week

* Jarett Patton, Washington (Washington Courthouse) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Senior quarterback threw five touchdown passes and 267 yards and ran for 116 yards and a touchdown in a 48-42 win over Circleville.

Week 2 Football Team of the Week

* Benjamin Logan (Bellefontaine) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Raiders scored a 28-13 win over host West Liberty-Salem, which was their first win in the series since 2005.

Week 3 Football Athlete of the Week

* Greg Corn, Madeira (Cincinnati) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Running back carried the ball 11 times for 163 yards and six touchdowns in the first half of a 53-0 win over Batavia.

Week 3 Football Team of the Week

* Olentangy (Lewis Center) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Braves rallied from a 51-24 third quarter deficit to beat Reynoldsburg 52-51 and remain unbeaten.

Week 4 Football Athlete of the Week

* Jimmy Strunk, Goshen (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Junior running back ran for 284 yards and four touchdowns in a 37-16 win over Blanchester.

Week 4 Football Team of the Week

* Wooster (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Generals beat Mansfield Madison 38-0 to improve to 4-0 for the first time since 1986. Wooster has outscored their opponents 170-29 on the season.

Week 5 Football Athlete of the Week

* Brandon Easterling, Fairborn (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Senior receiver/defensive back set school records for receptions (15) and tackles (28) in a game in a 45-44 loss to Tippecanoe. Caught 15 passes for 181 yards and two touchdowns. Had 21 solo tackles, seven assists and a forced fumble.

Week 5 Football Team of the Week

* Vanlue (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Led by a heroic effort from running back A.J. Reed (59 carries), the Wildcats snapped a 51-game BVC losing streak with a 30-26 win over Arcadia.

Week 6 Football Athlete of the Week

*Konnor Roberts, Meadowbrook (Byesville) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback threw for 254 yards and five touchdowns in the first half of a 54-6 win over River View. Game was called at half due to weather.

Week 6 Football Team of the Week

*Garaway (Sugarcreek) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Pirates used four plays of 50-yards or greater to beat Ridgewood 27-7 in a key match-up of IVC heavyweights.

Week 7 Football Athlete of the Week

*Jaquiez Sampson, Marlington (Alliance) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Ran for 303 yards and four touchdowns, including three in the fourth quarter, of a 48-35 win over Canton South.

Week 7 Football Team of the Week

*Lebanon (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Warriors improved to 6-1 and beat Centerville for the first time in program history 28-14.

Week 8 Football Athlete of the Week

* Isaac Mcadams, Elida (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback threw for 497 yards and six touchdowns and ran for another score in a 49-48 win over Kenton.

Week 8 Football Team of the Week

* Sheridan (Thornville) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The visiting Generals snapped Tri-Valley’s 47-game MVL winning streak with a 42-24 win. Sheridan outrushed the Scotties 354-186. Senior quarterback Dylan Dupler ran for 221 yards and four touchdowns and threw for 134 yards and another score.

Week 9 Football Athlete of the Week

* Jay Kaufman, Ottawa-Glandorf (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback ran for 296 yards and three touchdowns and threw for three more scores in a 42-35 overtime win over Elida.

Week 9 Football Team of the Week

* Edison (Milan) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Chargers forced a three-way tie atop the SBC standings by beating previously unbeaten Port Clinton 28-14.

Week 10 Football Athlete of the Week

* Tadas Tatarunas, Mentor (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Junior quarterback complete 20-of-30 passes for 440 yards and five touchdowns in a 63-34 win over Elyria.

Week 10 Football Team of the Week

* Perry (Massillon) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Panthers rallied from a 24-3 deficit to beat host GlenOak 30-24 and win their first outright Federal League title since 1992.

Week 11 Football Athlete of the Week

* Justin Franklin, Johnstown-Monroe (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Running back carried the ball 17 times for 275 yards and four touchdowns in a 44-17 D-IV regional quarterfinal in over Cambridge.

Week 11 Football Team of the Week

* Garfield (Garrettsville) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The G-Men recorded the program’s first playoff win with a 31-21 win over South Range in the D-IV regional quarterfinals.

Week 12 Football Athlete of the Week

* Kolston Brewster, Perry (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Quarterback completed 27-of-46 passes for 557 yards and six touchdowns as the Pirates outlasted Woodridge 42-41 in overtime in a D-III regional semifinal featuring a pair of unbeatens.

Week 12 Football Team of the Week

* Ayersville (Defiance) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Pilots beat Wynford 30-6 in a D-VI regional semifinal to remain unbeaten. Have outscored their first two playoff opponents 79-6.

Week 13 Football Athlete of the Week

* Donny Johnson, Patrick Henry (Hamler) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Senior running back carried the ball 21 times for 211 yards and three touchdowns in a 21-19 win over Ayersville in a D-VI regional final.

Week 13 Football Team of the Week

* Harvest Prep (Canal Winchester) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
The Warriors beat Waterford 29-14 in D-VII to claim the program’s first regional title. Senior back Daniel Bangura ran for 272 yards and two touchdowns on 35 carries to become the first Ohio player to surpass 4,000 yards rushing. His 56 total touchdowns are a state single-season record too.

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