Players of the Week

  • 4th Down Magazine Mid-Penn Conference Player of the Week Sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg
    It was a race between a pair of freshmen running backs. And D’antae Sheffey crossed the line first. The State College rookie is this week’s 4th Down Magazine Player of the Week after an electric third game in which he ran for 207 yards on 17 carries and scored three times in a 45-3 drubbing […]
  • Colonial-Schuylkill League Player of the Week
    In a race that garnered more than 27,782 votes, Tri-Valley’s Kole Miller jumped out to a big lead and never looked back. The senior quarterback’s faithful pumped in a whopping 15,476 votes to top the 10,178 votes secured by Williams Valley’s Brady Evans. In it up to their necks with a determined Line Mountain side, […]
  • Colonial-Schuylkill League Player of the Week for Week 2
    Blue Mountain is probably glad they won’t see Collin McGee and his North Schuylkill mates for a while. The junior safety and wide out helped fuel his team’s 21-0 victory with a pair of interceptions. He was rewarded handsomely by the North Schuylkill faithful who voted him to our 4th Down Magazine Player of the […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Mid-Penn Conference Player of the Week for Week 2 Sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg
    Let’s just highlight how hard East Pennsboro football fans came out this week for the 4th Down Player of the Week poll. Some 9,501 people voted in full force for a Panther by the name of Dakota Campbell. Incredible turnout.  Campbell was all over Friday’s 27-7 win over Palmyra. He ran for 116 yards and […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Player of the Week sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg
    All Schools 6A-1A: Here are the 4th Down Player of the Week nominees from Bishop McDevitt’s 34-27 loss to Aliquippa in the PIAA Class 4A championship game: Stone Saunders, fr., QB — It was not Saunders’s most flawless game, but the rookie with just a handful of starts under his belt acclimated himself well on […]
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    All Schools 6A-1A: Riley Robell, jr., DT, Bishop McDevitt — In conditions that gave all the advantages to defense, Robell stood the tallest. The big man in the middle of the Crusaders’ impressive defense had a banner day in their 7-0 win over Lampeter-Strasburg for the District 3 Class 4A gold. In ending L-S’s streak […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Small School Player of the Week Sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg
    Logan Williard is this week’s 4th Down Small School Player of the Week. The Williams Valley junior made his impact during the Vikings’ 26-7 loss to unbeaten Old Forge in the PIAA Class 1A first round Friday on defense, recording eight tackles and an interception of James Sobol. Willard, who plays linebacker and running back, […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Big School Player of the Week Sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg
    Trenten Smith is this week’s 4th Down Big School Player of the Week after one of his best performances of his career. During Cedar Cliff’s 42-35 loss to Exeter Township in the District 3 Class 5A semifinals Friday, Smith posted numbers only bested by his Week 1 performance. Smith caught eight passes over the weekend […]
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    Big School 6A-4A: Trenten Smith, sr., WR, Cedar Cliff — Colts quarterback Ethan Dorrell kept going to Smith, and Smith kept performing. The senior had eight catches for 137 yards and two touchdowns (13 and 24 yards) plus three tackles. But it wasn’t enough for Cedar Cliff to come away with the win, falling 42-35 […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Small School Player of the Week sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg: Cameron Carlin
    For the second week in a row, it took 3,000 votes for a 4th Down Small School Player of the Week victor to be crowned. This time it was Tri-Valley lineman Cameron Carlin who took home the honors. Yes, we finally have one of the big guys to claim top honors with 3,377 votes. Carlin […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Big School Player of the Week sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg: Juniata Defense
    Well, how do we write about an entire defense winning a Player of the Week award? Oh, yeah, Juniata’s defense is this week’s 4th Down Big School Players of the Week.  It’s OK to break the mold after the kind of performance this group put together, pitching its fifth shutout this season by blanking USO […]
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    Big School 6A-4A: Jontae Morris, sr., RB, Cedar Cliff — While the Colts defense silenced Shippensburg’s running game (the only team to do so all season), Morris carved out 198 hard-earned yards on 40 carries in Cedar Cliff’s 10-7 win in the District 3 Class 5A quarterfinals. He’s now 2 yards shy of 2,000 for […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Small School Player of the Week sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg: Brady Evans
    Nominees in this week’s 4th Down Small School Player of the Week poll must have felt much like corners trying to cover Brady Evans on Friday night. No matter what they did, they couldn’t catch him. The junior Williams Valley receiver pulled in one of largest vote counts of the season with 2,208 this week […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Big School Player of the Week sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg: Aidan Mencia
    It was as good a time as any to put up the first 200-yard game of the season. That’s what Waynesboro running back Aidan Mencia did in the District 3 Class 5A first round, finishing with an even 200 in a 42-20 victory over No. 12 Daniel Boone, which booked a trip to No. 4 […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Players of the Week Sponsored by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg
    Big School 6A-4A: Dillon Wakefield, sr., RB, Big Spring — The No. 10 Bulldogs, at long last, have won a playoff game in just their second ever appearance. Wakefield led the charge with 23 carries, 214 yards and three touchdowns in upending No. 7 Conrad Weiser 49-35. His first TD was a 3-yarder late in […]