Week 3 Top Performers

There were certainly some top performances in week three. Some big time recruits and several commits had outstanding weeks and a couple of junior backs broke loose.

Again Zeeland West's Andrew Plaska tore off a big game as the senior fullback had 13 carries for 262 yards and 3 TDs in another win for the Dux.

Farmington Hills Harrison got back on track this week. QB Craig Sacha went 14 of 19 for 146 yards and a TD and tailback Norman Shuford rushed for 166 yards and 1 TD and also caught a touchdown.

Detroit Renaissance RB Charles Hollowell had 199 yards and 2 TDs on only 12 carries as Renaissance beat Detroit Southwestern. WR Sam Gaymon had a 15 yard TD reception in that game.

How about Edwin Baker of Oak Park? The junior running back is making some big time noise. Last week, he had 275 yards and 2 TDs, this week against Troy, he rushed for 235 yards and two scores on 15 carries.

Larry Caper, Battle Creek Central's talented junior back rushed for 113 yards on 12 carries in the 1st half of the Bearcats' 45-13 victory over Sturgis. Caper was pulled at halftime due to the 35-0 lead.

Yet another top junior back, Hersey Jackson of Allendale rushed for 94 yards and a TD on 16 carries.

Speaking of Bearcats, the Cincinnati commits had a big week. Marine City QB Brendon Kay went 11/12, for 262 yards and 4 touchdowns. Wide Receiver Bruce Horner of Farmington Hills Harrison had 9 receptions for 101 yards and a TD and Detroit King RB Darrin Williams had 135 yards and 2 scores.

In that same game, King DE Nicholas Perry recorded 9 tackles and 5 sacks to bring his total to 13 on the season. He also had 2 receptions for 38 yards and a touchdown on offense.

Midland junior QB Andrew Maxwell, one of the state's top juniors completed 9 of 14 passes for 193 yards and 2 TDs in a big win over Saginaw Heritage.

Muskegon Heights improved to 3-0 with a win over Grand Rapids Union. A big key was the defense as DE Steve Winston had 8 tackles and 3 sacks for the Tigers, LB/DE Daquante Caviness also had 8 stops and junior LB Ken McDaniels also contribute 8 tackles as well as 1 sack and an INT he took for a TD.


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