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Cole Bartram, jr., RB, Northern: Bartram led the mercurial Polar Bears to a 29-18 comeback win over Greencastle-Antrim with 175 yards and three touchdowns. His last two, covering 26 and 2 yards, came in the third quarter to give Northern the lead and hold onto it.
Marcus Quaker, jr., QB, West Perry: The yardage wasn’t much (it didn’t need to be), but the points were. Quaker ran for 109 yards and four touchdowns on just 10 carries and added two more TDs and 77 yards on 3-of-7 passing in the 6-0 Mustangs’ 54-21 win over Boiling Springs. His rushing TDs went for 41, 34, 1 and 15 yards, and his passing TDs covered 23 and 54 yards.
Max Schlager, sr., WR/LB, Trinity: Schlager pushed the surging Shamrocks to a 38-21 win over Big Spring with an impressive two-way performance Friday. He scored on runs of 2 and 44 yards, totaled 88 stripes on the ground, recorded eight tackles and picked off two passes.
Brady Morgan, sr., RB, Upper Dauphin: Morgan shredded Halifax in a 56-13 win for 151 yards on just eight carries, taking three of them to the house. He also had 17 yards on two receptions as the Trojans remained unbeaten in Liberty Division play.
Waylon Ehrenzeller, sr., RB/LB, Juniata: Ehrenzeller rumbled for 183 yards and a pair of touchdowns on just 11 touches in Juniata’s 48-0 win over James Buchanan. He also had 10 tackles on defense as the Indians posted their third straight Liberty Division clean sheet.
Aiden Dishman, sr., RB, Newport: Rushing yards were not hard to come by for two players on this list (see the next entry). Dishman wrecked Line Mountain for 209 yards and three touchdowns (45, 79, 10) on 19 carries but fell 24-23 in this one. Dishman scored a TD in overtime, but the Newport placement was blocked.
Ian Bates, so., RB/DB, Line Mountain: It was Bates and his Eagles that came out ahead of the 24-23 OT win, and Bates was the only one who out-shined Dishman. The diminutive sophomore scored twice, including a 60-yarder that popped Line Mountain in front early in the fourth quarter and 1-yarder in OT that had the Eagles in front, and ripped off a career-high 279 yards on 34 attempts – thanks to nine of his rushing attempts resulting in gains of 10 yards or more. He also caught two passes for 16 yards.
Ty Millhimes, jr., RB, Lower Dauphin: Millhimes ran for 198 yards and three scores and threw a 71-yard TD to Charlie Fortney to lead the Falcons to a 42-7 win over Palmyra.
Marcus Sweeney, sr., RB, Hershey: Three long touchdowns powered the Trojans and Sweeney past Red Land 27-7. Sweeney ripped off an 86-yard TD run and hauled in a 94-yard TD reception. Sweeney also returned a kickoff 91 yards to the house. He finished with 98 receiving yards and 94 rushing.
Jermain Gondwe, jr., K, Gettysburg: Let’s give some love to the kicker who kept the Warriors in sole possession of the Mid-Penn Colonial lead. Gondwe drilled a 19-yard game-winning field goal as the clock struck all zeroes in a 17-14 win over Shippensburg. The win is Gettysburg’s first against the Greyhounds since 2008.
Shawn Lee, so., QB, Harrisburg: Lee engineered a clinic in a 48-0 win at Altoona, throwing for 289 yards and five touchdowns. Most of the damage came in the first half. He hit Kyle Williams four times for 123 yards and two TDs, Amir Jones for two TD passes totalling 65 yards and Elias Coke for a 56-yard TD.
Devin Shepherd, sr., RB, Central Dauphin: The Rams popped Carlisle 42-14 on Thursday, and Shepherd was at the center of an offense that ran for 352 yards on 49 touches. Shepherd was responsible for 18 of those carries, 142 of those yards and scored twice.
Stone Saunders, so., QB, Bishop McDevitt: The Crusaders blew out Milton Hershey 68-22 and Saunders took to the bench after halftime, but the sophomore dominated in the first 24 minutes with 360 yards and six touchdowns on 19-of-25 passing. He also ran for a TD.
Marquese Williams, sr., RB, Bishop McDevitt: The Crusaders also did damage on the ground in Friday’s 68-22 win over the Trojans. Williams rushed for 108 yards on 10 totes and added 103 stripes on five receptions. He totaled four touchdowns, as well.
D’Antae Sheffey, fr., RB, State College: Sheffey scored four times as the Little Lions pounded CD East 42-14 on the road Friday. The rookie finished with 131 yards on 12 carries, scoring from 13, 19, 23 and 37 yards out.