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Alex Achenbach, Williams Valley, jr., RB/DB: Raise your collective hands if you’ve heard something similar about Williams Valley’s remarkably productive junior feature back: Well, he’s good. Achenbach showed as much Friday night, rushing for 217 yards and three touchdowns (9, 21, 64) on 14 carries as the Vikings halted a two-game skid by popping Nativity 48-12 in their Colonial-Schuylkill Blue Division opener.
AJ Lozano, Notre Dame-Green Pond, jr., WR/FS: When do-it-all quarterback Danny Darno needed a big play, he turned to Lozano. The junior hauled in a team-high six passes for 133 stripes and three scores in a 36-24 victory against North Schuylkill.
Landen Matson (so.) and Dalton Clymer (jr.), Northwestern Lehigh, RBs: Ok, we’re going to cheat a little here–and hey, we can do that, right? It’s hard to separate this pair since the thunder-and-lightening duo provided all the pop for Northwestern Lehigh Saturday in a 20-0 shutout against Saucon Valley. Matson ripped off six carries for 141 stripes while Clymer ground out 22 carries for 116 and a pair of scores.
Brady Evans, Williams Valley, sr., WR/DB: Evans uncorked his typical numbers in the Vikings’ 48-12 conquest of Nativity, hauling in four passes for 170 yards and three touchdowns. The biggie was a 76-yarder that had Williams Valley up 21-0 at one point.
Kameron Wetzel, Tri-Valley, sr., RB/DB: Back in action for the first time since suffering a Week 1 lower leg injury, Wetzel rushed for touchdowns covering 52, 73 and 10 yards as the state-ranked Bulldogs roughed up Shenandoah Valley 48-0 in their Blue Division opener. Wetzel also picked off a second-half pass to set up his third rushing score.
Lane Lehman, Pine Grove, jr., RB/DB: Even with the Cardinals headed for their fifth consecutive setback, Lehman rushed for touchdowns of 79, 12 and 2 in Pine Grove’s 53-28 loss to Red Division playmate Palmerton. Lehman’s 79-yard score even had the Cards up early.
Jolten Flory, Tri-Valley, sr., WR/DB: Flory contributed quite a bit after the break, returning a pair of interceptions for scores as the Bulldogs opened Blue Division play by battering Shenandoah Valley 48-0. Flory’s pick-sixes covered 35 and 40 yards as Jeff Sampson’s state-ranked squad improved their perfect record to 6-0.