East High School (Wylie, Texas)
This week's game: Ateman caught a Hail Mary pass on the final play of the first half to give his team the lead, and Wylie East rolled to a 42-17 victory over Greenville on Friday night. He finished the night with five catches for 90 yards and the touchdown catch. Through seven games, Ateman has 45 receptions for 811 yards (18.0 yards per catch) for 12 touchdowns.
4A roundup: Wylie East 42, Greenville 17: Dallas News
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, at Royse City.
ZACH CRABTREE, OL (6-7, 260)
Mansfield High School (Mansfield, Texas)
This week's game: Mansfield (4-3) defeated Duncanville 37-16 on Friday night.
5A roundup: Mansfield 49, Duncanville 16: Dallas News
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, at Grand Prairie.
DARIUS CURRY, CB (6-1, 190)
Flowery Branch High School (Flowery Branch, Ga.)
This week's game: Darius Curry and his younger brother, Justin, helped Flowery Branch score 29 unanswered points in the third quarter en route to a 35-27 come-from-behind victory over Heritage on Friday night. Darius Curry caught a 30-yard touchdown pass and Justin Curry scored on 27-yard run as the Falcons won their sixth in a row.
Big third-quarter surge lifts Falcons, 35-27: Gainesville Times
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, at Clarke Central.
LUKE DEL RIO, QB (6-2, 195)
Valor Christian High School (Highlands Ranch, Colo.)
This week's game: Del Rio completed 7 of 8 passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns in limited action as Valor Christian rolled to a 58-7 victory over Palmer on Friday night. For the season, Del Rio is now 102 of 149 passing (68.5 percent) for 1,210 yards with 14 touchdowns and two interceptions.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, at Rock Canyon.
RAMI HAMMAD, OL (6-5, 310)
JAXON SALINAS, OL (6-4, 285)
Irving High School (Irving, Texas)
This week's game: Irving (2-5) suffered a 55-24 loss to Colleyville Heritage on Friday night.
5A roundup: Colleyville Heritage 55, Irving 24: Dallas News
Next scheduled game: Thursday, Oct 25, vs. Carrollton Turner.
JACK KURZU, OL (6-5, 302)
Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day (St. Louis, Mo.)
This week's game: Kurzu and the Rams (1-8) completed the season Friday night with a 41-20 loss to Saint Charles West.
JEREL MORROW, CB (6-1, 180)
Emporia High School (Emporia, Kan.)
This week's game: Emporia wrapped up a postseason playoff berth by rallying from a 10-0 deficit for a 27-10 victory over Andover on Friday night.
Big recovery: Emporia Gazette
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, vs. Valley Center.
OGBONNIA OKORONWU, DE (6-3, 220)
Alief Taylor High School (Houston, Texas)
This week's game: Alief Taylor suffered a disappointing 22-17 loss after allowing Houston Eisenhower to score 20 consecutive points in the fourth quarter.
Next scheduled game: Saturday, Oct. 27, vs. Houston Aldine.
DERIC ROBERTSON, S (6-2, 185)
Killeen High School (Killeen, Texas)
This week's game: Killeen suffered just its second loss of the season as Waco Midway won 44-17 on Friday night.
Kelly helps Panthers run away from Roos: Killeen Daily Herald
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, vs. Belton.
FRED ROSS, WR (6-0, 180)
John Tyler High School (Tyler, Texas)
This week's game: Ross had seven catches for 81 yards and scored on a 6-yard run in the fourth quarter as John Tyler won 35-0 over Lindale on Friday night. For the season, he has 31 catches for 585 yards (18.9 average) and eight touchdowns.
JT defense fuels 35-0 win over Lindale: etfinalscore.com
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, vs. Jacksonville.
RA'SHAAD SAMPLES, WR (5-11, 170)
Skyline High School (Dallas, Texas)
This week's game: Samples had just three catches and all three went for touchdowns as Skyline rolled to a 58-0 victory over Dallas Sunset. He had scoring receptions of 17, 13 and 61 yards – all in the first half. For the season, Samples has 30 receptions for 598 yards (19.9 yards per catch) and 15 touchdowns.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, vs. Richardson.
JORDAN STERNS, DB (5-11, 190)
Steele High School (Cibolo, Texas)
This week's game: No. 1-ranked Class 5A Cibolo Steele (7-0) scored 35 points in the first quarter and never looked back en route to a 63-0 victory over San Antonio South on Friday night.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, vs. San Antonio East Central.
VINCENT TAYLOR, DT (6-3, 270)
Madison High School (San Antonio, Texas)
This week's game: Madison defeated crosstown rival San Antonio Lee for the 25th consecutive time with Friday night's 56-7 victory.
Madison clinches playoff berth: San Antonio Express-News
Next scheduled game: Saturday, Nov. 3, vs. San Antonio MacArthur.
CARION WEBSTER, RB (5-11, 190)
Atlanta High School (Atlanta, Texas)
This week's game: Atlanta played its best game of the season on Friday night en route to a 50-36 victory over Pleasant Grove.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Oct. 26, at North Lamar.