JEFF BEREUTER, LB (6-3, 206)
& JUSTIN GENT, LB (6-2, 210)
Irving MacArthur (Irving, Texas)
Irving MacArthur, ranked sixth in The Dallas Morning News' Class 5A area rankings, extended its regular streak winning streak to 19 games with a 21-14 victory over Irving on Friday night. Gent, a linebacker making a rare appearance on offense at tight end, scored what would be the winning touchdown when he caught a 3-yard pass from quarterback Matt Percie in the third quarter. Irving MacArthur improved to 6-0 on the season. Next: Friday, Oct. 14, at Irving Nimitz.
DeMARCUS CONNOR, WR (6-2, 185)
Westfield High (Houston, Texas)
Westfield, ranked sixth in USA Today's Super 25 rankings, did not play this weekend. The Mustangs defeated Baytown Lee 49-13 last Monday night in a game that was rescheduled because of Hurricane Rita. Westfield is scheduled to play two games this week – against Port Arthur Memorial on Wednesday and against Kingwood on Friday. Next: Wednesday, Oct. 12, vs. Port Arthur Memorial.
DERON FONTENOT, S (5-8, 185)
South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, Texas)
South Grand Prairie, ranked No. 7 in The Dallas Morning News' Class 5A area rankings, dominated from the opening kickoff en route to a 42-7 victory over Hurst Bell on Friday night. South Grand Prairie's defense extended its streak of not allowing a touchdown to 10 quarters before Hurst scored against the reserves in the fourth quarter. Next: Friday, Oct. 14, vs. Irving.
MICHAEL GOODSON, RB (6-0, 210)
Klein Collins (Klein, Texas)
Goodson rushed for 138 yards on just 10 carries and caught two passes for another 37 yards as Klein Collins defeated Conroe 38-35 on Friday night. Goodson did not score but had a 38-yard run which set up one of five Klein Collins touchdowns. Next: Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Oak Ridge.
ADRIAN HAMILTON, LB (6-2, 220)
Carter High (Dallas, Texas)
Hamilton and his Carter defensive teamates were outstanding – limiting Molina to six first downs and 49 yards of total offense – en route to a 48-0 victory on Saturday. Carter, ranked No. 3 in The Dallas Morning News Class 5A area rankings, broke the game open with 28 consecutive points in the second quarter. Next: Saturday, Oct. 15, at Samuell.
SHANE JARKA, DE (6-3, 230)
Fort Bend Austin (Fort Bend, Texas)
Jarka and his Fort Bend Austin teammates bounced back after suffering their first loss of the season a week ago. Fort Bend Austin, now 4-1, fell behind early before scoring 35 unanswered points en route to the 35-6 victory over Dulles on Saturday. Next: Saturday, Oct. 15, at Fort Bend Marshall.
PATRICK LAVINE, LB (6-2, 200)
Jersey Village (Houston, Texas)
Jersey Village, 1-4, will be trying to get back on the winning track Monday night after suffering a 27-17 loss to Cypress Ridge last Tuesday night. Next: Monday, Oct. 10, vs. Cypress Falls.
ERIC NORWOOD, DE (6-2, 251)
North Cobb High (Acworth, Ga.)
North Cobb lost to Marietta 35-7 on Friday night to see its record fall to 1-6 on the season. Next: Friday, Oct. 14, vs. Osborne.
TRENT PERKINS, OL (6-4, 285)
Alice High (Alice, Texas)
Perkins and his offensive line teammates did the job – allowing Alice backs to rush for 228 yards on 45 carries – but Flour Bluff rallied for two fourth quarter touchdowns for a 29-18 victory in a game between two unbeaten Class 4A teams on Friday night. Next: Friday, Oct. 14, at Calallen.
JACOB SECREST, OL (6-4, 280)
Stillwater High (Stillwater, Okla.)
Secrest did not play for the second week in a row (knee injury) as Stillwater suffered a 28-10 loss to Tulsa Union on Friday night. It was the Pioneers first loss since early September. Next: Friday, Oct. 14, vs. Edmond Memorial.
AL'DARIUS THOMPSON, RB-CB (5-10, 165)
North Mesquite (Mesquite, Texas)
Thompson scored on a 17-yard run with just 4:15 remaining in the game to give North Mesquite the 35-34 come-from-behind victory over Mesquite Horn on Friday night. Thompson finished with just 45 yards rushing on 17 carries, but scored three touchdowns to lead North Mesquite back from a 26-7 halftime deficit. He had a pair of 1-yard TD runs in addition to the game-winning 17-yard scoring run. North Mesquite improved to 3-4 with the victory. Next: Friday, Oct. 14, vs. Tyler Lee.
DONNELL WILLIAMS, LB (6-3, 220)
Madison High (Houston, Texas)
Madison took out its frustration from losing its first game of the season last Tuesday to Lamar (24-7) on an overmatched Austin High by the score of 74-0 on Saturday. Williams intercepted a pass and returned it 35 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter. Madison's defense did not allow Austin to cross midfield or get a first down the entire game. Austin finished with minus-40 yards of total offense (-43 rushing yards and 3 passing yards). Next: Friday, Oct. 14, vs. Westside.
ARTRELL WOODS, RB-WR (6-0, 185)
Bryan High (Byran, Texas)
Woods did not play because of an ankle injury as Bryan suffered a 22-21 loss to Killeen Harker Heights on Friday night. Next: Friday, Oct. 14, at Temple.
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