East High School (Wylie, Texas)
This week's game: Ateman caught nine passes for 81 yards but it wasn't enough as Wylie East (1-1) suffered a 30-10 loss to Frisco Liberty on Friday night. Ateman has 15 catches for 234 yards (15.6 average) and three touchdowns after two games this season.
Frisco Liberty shocks Wylie East: Dallas News
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Denton Ryan.
ZACH CRABTREE, OL (6-7, 260)
Mansfield High School (Mansfield, Texas)
This week's game: Crabtree and the offensive line did the job Friday night as Mansfield rushed for 362 yards en route its first victory of the season with a 35-0 win over Keller.
5A roundup: Mansfield 35, Keller 0: Dallas News
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Mansfield Summit.
DARIUS CURRY, CB (6-1, 190)
Flowery Branch High School (Flowery Branch, Ga.)
This week's game: The Falcons suffered a 21-14 loss to West Forsyth on Friday night. Sophomore Justin Curry, the younger brother of Darius and current Cowboy C.J. Curry, had 203 rushing yards on 21 carries, including a pair of short touchdown runs, according to reports.
West Forsyth holds off Falcons, 21-14: Gainesville Times
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Cedar Shoals.
LUKE DEL RIO, QB (6-2, 195)
Valor Christian High School (Highlands Ranch, Colo.)
This week's game: Valor Christian (0-2) and Del Rio did not play after opening the season with a pair of one-point losses. Del Rio also found out early in the week that he had a broken bone in his non-throwing arm (left arm) suffered in last week's loss to South Jordan (Utah) Bingham. But the senior quarterback says it will not cause him to miss any games as he plans to play with a soft cast on the arm Friday night against Heritage. Through the first two games, Del Rio is 37-for-64 passing (57.8 percent) for 390 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Heritage.
RAMI HAMMAD, OL (6-5, 310)
JAXON SALINAS, OL (6-4, 285)
Irving High School (Irving, Texas)
This week's game: Irving's impressive comeback from a 27-0 deficit in the first quarter came up a bit short as Grand Prairie held on 53-45 for the victory.
5A roundup: Grand Prairie 53, Irving 45: Dallas News
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Lewisville.
JACK KURZU, OL (6-5, 302)
Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day (St. Louis, Mo.)
This week's game: Kurzu and the Rams (0-2) will be looking for their first win of the season on Saturday against Lutheran South.
Next scheduled game: Saturday, Sept. 15, at Priory.
JEREL MORROW, CB (6-1, 180)
Emporia High School (Emporia, Kan.)
This week's game: Morrow and his teammates snapped Manhattan High School's 27-game league winning streak dating more than four years with a 21-0 victory on Friday night.
Streak snappers: Emporia Gazette
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Highland Park.
OGBONNIA OKORONWU, DE (6-3, 220)
Alief Taylor High School (Houston, Texas)
This week's game: Okoronwu and the Lions suffered their first loss of the season with Friday night's 23-9 loss to Katy.
Brown's big plays key Katy's win over Alief Taylor: Houston Chronicle
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Fort Bend Hightower.
DERIC ROBERTSON, S (6-2, 185)
Killeen High School (Killeen, Texas)
This week's game: For the second time in as many weeks, Killeen rallied for a victory in the last minute of the game with Friday night's 23-17 victory over Leander Vandergrift.
Roos win another thriller in final minute: Killeen Daily Herald
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 21, vs. Stony Point.
FRED ROSS, WR (6-0, 180)
John Tyler High School (Tyler, Texas)
This week's game: Ross had five pass catches for 72 yards, including touchdown receptions of 6 and 13 yards, but John Tyler came up a yard short on the game's final play in falling to Lancaster 26-21 just days after the Lions had moved up to No. 1 in the rankings for the first time since 1997.
Top-ranked John Tyler falls on the road: etfinalscore.com
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Tyler Lee.
RA'SHAAD SAMPLES, WR (5-11, 170)
Skyline High School (Dallas, Texas)
This week's game: Samples caught three passes for 59 yards, including a 21-yard touchdown in the second quarter, to help Skyline defeat Arlington Martin 37-34 on Friday night. Samples 14 receptions for 228 yards (16.3 yards per catch) and five touchdowns through the first two games.
Top-ranked John Tyler falls on the road: Dallas News
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Arlington Bowie.
JORDAN STERNS, DB (5-11, 190)
Steele High School (Cibolo, Texas)
This week's game: Sterns had an interception – one of five takeaways during the game – as Cibolo Steele defeated Converse Judson 42-35 on Friday night to hand on to its No. 1 ranking.
Steele wins shootout with Judson: San Antonio Express-News
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Kerrville Tivy.
VINCENT TAYLOR, DT (6-3, 270)
Madison High School (San Antonio, Texas)
This week's game: Taylor and his teammates are back in action Saturday night against Kerrville Tivy after last week's season-opening loss to Cibolo Steele.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at New Braunfels.
CARION WEBSTER, RB (5-11, 190)
Atlanta High School (Atlanta, Texas)
This week's game: Atlanta (0-2) suffered a 17-13 loss to Gladewater on Friday night.
Daingerfield 17, Atlanta 13: ETvarsity.com
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 14, at Center.