High school football top performers: Week 11

The high school football regular season has come to a close. Here are some of the top performers from Week 11’s action:

Aaron Dykes, Hardin Valley

The Furman commit set the tone for Hardin Valley’s upset victory over Farragut on Thursday, scoring the game’s first three touchdowns (two rushing, one passing). He battled cramps in the second half, but still finished with 166 yards on 28 carries and 21 more yards on a pair of catches. He also added an interception on defense.

Stanton Martin, Anderson County

Martin led the Mavericks’ to their first 10-0 regular season in program history, completing 15 of his 21 passes for 350 yards and six touchdowns in Anderson County’s 70-13 victory over Sequoyah on Friday.

Tonquez Ball, South-Doyle

Ball has solidified himself as one of the best receivers in the area this season, and on Friday he showed why. The junior, who holds an offer from Texas-San Antonio, reeled in five catches for 115 yards and three touchdowns in the Cherokees’ 46-27 victory over Powell. He also had a 70-yard pick-six.

Braden Collins, Farragut

The Appalachian State commit was instrumental in Farragut’s second-half comeback versus Hardin Valley, catching 12 passes for 157 yards and a touchdown in the loss.

Cody Wyllins, The King’s Academy

Wyllins returned from an arm injury that sidelined him for the last two games and picked up where he left off, registering two rushing touchdowns and a 62-yard receiving score. He finished with 124 yards on eight carries.

Ryan Moog, Anderson County

Moog scored on all three of his touches, hauling in a trio of catches for a combined 135 yards.

DJ Cox, Bearden

The junior running back shouldered Bearden to a playoff-clinching victory over Morristown West, rushing for 232 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries.

Bearden junior running back DJ Cox fights off South-Doyle’s Ezra Young as he finds the end zone in the Bulldogs 27-14 victory Thursday, September 7.

Dylan Hopkins, Maryville

Hopkins rushed for all four of the Rebels’ touchdowns to propel Maryville to its 17th consecutive region championship after beating Bradley Central, 31-7. The Alabama-Birmingham commit went 17-for-20 for 201 yards passing and rushed for a team-high 92 yards on 15 carries.

Cooper Cook, Halls

Cook rushed for 131 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries to help the Red Devils down Seymour, 47-6, and win the Region 2-5A title.

Morgan Ernst, Webb

The Army commit compiled 110 yards and three rushing touchdowns on six carries to lead Webb to a 42-6 victory over Silverdale Academy.

Cartez Campbell, Hardin Valley

The junior wide receiver recorded 73 yards and a pair of touchdowns on five catches in Hardin Valley’s victory over Farragut.

Junior wide receiver Cartez Campbell makes a leaping touchdown catch over a Farragut defender in Hardin Valley’s 37-36 victory over Farragut on Thursday, Oct. 26 (Image: Travis Haston / 865 Preps)

Cody Estep, Grace Christian

The Rams had everything going offensively in their 41-14 victory over Chattanooga Christian. Estep led the way on the ground, running for 156 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries.

Luke Kirby, Grace Christian

Kirby complimented the strong rushing attack with a solid performance through the air, completing 18 of his 32 passes for 305 yards and three touchdowns.

Blake Morton, Greenback

The junior wide receiver hauled in three touchdowns, the first going for 16 yards, the second for seven and the third for 38, in the Cherokees’ 56-14 win over Oakdale.

Andrew Sorrells, Grace Christian

Sorrells made just about every play on defense for the Rams, registering 19 tackles, five for loss, and three sacks.

Jaden Gibbs, Farragut

Gibbs had a strong outing aside Collins in the Admiral passing attack, catching five passes for 101 yards and a touchdown.

Sophomore wide receiver Jaden Gibbs celebrates with freshman offensive lineman A’koiyea Johnson in the end zone during Farragut’s 37-36 loss to Hardin Valley on Thursday, Oct. 26 (Image: Travis Haston / 865 Preps)

Treysean Moore, Central

The junior running back accounted for both touchdowns in Central’s playoff-clinching victory over Gibbs, including the game-winner in overtime.

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