JEFF BEREUTER, LB (6-3, 206)
& JUSTIN GENT, LB (6-2, 210)
Irving MacArthur (Irving, Texas)
Gent made a big play for the third consecutive week as Irving MacArthur defeated Grand Prairie 31-3 on Friday night to run its regular-season winning streak to 22 games. Gent intercepted Grand Prairie quarterback Matt Pierce and returned it 25 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter. A week ago, in South Grand Prairie's 3-0 win over Irving MacArthur, Gent blocked a 20-yard field goal attempt that would have tied the game. Next: Thursday, Nov. 3, vs. Euless Trinity.
DeMARCUS CONNER, WR (6-2, 185)
Westfield High (Houston, Texas)
Conner had two catches for 61 yards, including a catch and run for a touchdown, as Westfield remained undefeated with a 42-14 victory over Beaumont West Brook on Friday night. Conner caught a quick screen pass from quarterback Pierre Beasley and sprinted to the end zone for a 57-yard touchdown in the second quarter to give the Mustangs a 21-0 lead. For the season, Conner has 13 receptions for 309 yards (23.8 yards per catch) and four touchdowns. Next: District 22-5A championship game vs. Port Arthur Memorial or Humble.
DERON FONTENOT, S (5-8, 185)
South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, Texas)
South Grand Prairie upset the state's fifth-ranked team Euless Trinity 35-28 on Friday night to keep its District 6-5A title hopes alive. South Grand Prairie, now 8-1, stunned Euless Trinity, also 8-1, which had won its first eight games by at least 27 points. Next: Friday, Nov. 4, vs. Coppell.
MICHAEL GOODSON, RB (6-0, 210)
Klein Collins (Klein, Texas)
Goodson rushed for 141 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, but it wasn't enough as Huntsville won 21-17 on Friday night. Goodson got his 141 rushing yards on just 11 carries, caught two passes for 22 yards and also attempted a pass that fell incomplete for Klein Collins, which saw its record fall to 3-6. For the season, Goodson now has 884 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on just 88 carries (an average of more than 10 yards per carry). Next: Friday, Nov. 4, vs. Lufkin.
ADRIAN HAMILTON, LB (6-2, 220)
Carter High (Dallas, Texas)
The Carter defense registered its third shutout in the last four games with Friday night's 49-0 victory over W.T. White. The Cowboys, 9-0, extended their regular season winning streak to 15 games by allowing a White team that averaged nearly 390 yards of total offense just 87 yards. Next: Friday, Nov. 4, vs. Skyline for the District 9-5A championship.
SHANE JARKA, DE (6-3, 230)
Fort Bend Austin (Fort Bend, Texas)
Fort Bend Austin improved to 5-3 with a 7-6 victory over Bush on Thursday night. Next: Tuesday, Nov. 1, vs. Elkins (game postponed by Hurricane Rita).
PATRICK LAVINE, LB (6-2, 200)
Jersey Village (Houston, Texas)
Jersey Village rallied to score 14 points in the fourth quarter for a 26-19 come-from-behind victory over Langham Creek on Saturday. Lavine caught two passes for 32 yards on offense as Jersey Village improved to 4-5 on the season. Next: Sat., Nov. 5, vs. Langham Creek.
ERIC NORWOOD, DE (6-2, 251)
North Cobb High (Acworth, Ga.)
Norwood and his teammates wanted to send longtime North Cobb coach Bob Clark (29 years at the school, including the last 10 as head coach) out a winner as he had announced his retirement earlier in the season. But Kennesaw Mountain spoiled the party by winning 35-28 on Friday night. Norwood did his part, though, catching a touchdown pass and a two-point conversion in his final high school game.
TRENT PERKINS, OL (6-4, 285)
Alice High (Alice, Texas)
Alice suffered a 28-20 loss to Gregory-Portland on Friday night to see its record fall to 6-3 overall. Next: Friday, Nov. 4, vs. Kingsville.
JACOB SECREST, OL (6-4, 280)
Stillwater High (Stillwater, Okla.)
The Pioneers, 6-3, jumped out to a 27-0 lead and never looked back en route to a 34-7 victory over Edmond North on Friday night. Next: Friday, Nov. 4, vs. Enid.
AL'DARIUS THOMPSON, RB-CB (5-10, 165)
North Mesquite (Mesquite, Texas)
Thompson ran for 56 yards and two touchdowns but it wasn't enough as Longview held on for a 21-14 victory on Friday night in the final regular season game of the season for North Mesquite, which finishes 3-7. Thompson did surpass the 1,000-yard rushing mark in his final game of the season, finishing with 1,010 yards and 18 touchdowns on 168 carries (for an average of more than six yards a carry).
DONNELL WILLIAMS, LB (6-3, 220)
Madison High (Houston, Texas)
Madison improved to 8-1 by holding Bellaire to minus-23 yards rushing en route to a 35-7 victory on Saturday. Next: Thursday, Nov. 3, vs. Sam Houston.
ARTRELL WOODS, RB-WR (6-0, 185)
Bryan High (Byran, Texas)
Bryan put itself behind the eight-ball in hopes of making the playoffs after suffering a 24-17 loss to Killeen Shoemaker on Thursday night. Bryan, 4-5 overall and 3-3 in District 13-5A, needs some help to make the playoffs. Killeen Harker Heights needs to lose its last two games while Bryan defeats rival A&M Consolidated in the regular season finale. Next: Thursday, Nov. 3, vs. A&M Consolidated at Kyle Field.
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