Here is Volume 7 of our weekly look at the game changers and big daddy's of the grid iron. Not by any means a complete list but a heck of a lot of fun to ponder. Some great game changing performances. This was a big week as many teams pinned down their playoff spots and others fought just to stay alive! Great job boys and we expect to see more of these great efforts again next week.
Thomas Tyner; Aloha: Freshmen. He scored twice and displayed great speed of the edge to help the Warriors beat top rated Westview at Warrior Field. Thomas had several big runs and ran for over 100 yards.
Carson MIller; LaGrande HIgh School: Carson accounted for 247 yards of total offense (78 rushing, 169 passing) and three touchdowns in La Grande's 41-13 win over Mac Hi Friday night. He also intercepted a pass on Defense. The win secured a playoff spot for La Grand.
Kenny Norgard; Bend. Against The Dalles-Wahtonka- Kenny recorded 14 tackles, 11 solo. He also recorded 3 TFL's. He leads the state *(5A) in tackles with 106.
Levi Bonnell; Glide High School: He had 5 receptions for 158 yards, punted 5 times with an average of 45 yards, and kicked a game winning 32 yard field goal with 12 seconds left when the game was tied 26-26. He scored twice!
John Campbell; Sheldon: John Campbell scored 4 touchdowns against South Eugene, and had a 5th called back due to penalty. Caught touchdowns of 26, 35, and 59 yards, and also blocked a field goal and ran it in 87 yards for a touchdown. On the night, Campbell had 4 catches for 122 yards, and has now broken the 1,000-yard mark for receiving yards, after just 8 games. Now has 15 receiving touchdowns, and 17 total touchdowns (2 on special teams) on the year, with one league game left to play.
Jordan Johnson; Sheldon: Johnson was once again sensational for the Sheldon Irish, completing 12 of 14 passes for 239 yards and 4 touchdowns. He now has 30 touchdown passes on the year, against just 1 interception. Has also rushed for 8 TDs. His completion percentage is 73% on the year. Johnson was also fantastic on the defensive side of the ball, bolstering his credentials as a 'shut-down' cornerback. Held South Eugene's all-conference wide receiver (Spencer Coleman) to 0 catches on the night.
Josh Weaver; Roseburg: 187 rushing yards and a 16 yard reception in the win over South Medford.
Isaiah Case;Nixyaawii Community School: Isaiah Case Had 15 Catches for 289 Yards and 4 Touchdowns In their 60-22 victory against Condon-Wheeler.
Travis Dyer; Sherwood: Travis had 4 tackles, 3 sacks and an interception in a win against Wilsonville.
LT Avants; Lebanon: the kid is a game changer.
Jordan McCain; North Marion: Jordan McCain has done a lot for our school football team and needs to be seen by the state. His records are great! Please considered him for this thanks!
Aloha HIgh Team: These guys are now tied for second in the Metro after upsetting mighty Westview 20-16. This is not a fluke and has been in the works for years. The Warriors are for real and can win to earn the second spot in the Metro! Great game!