Florida HS Football’s Statewide Top Performances of the Week: Week 7

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Here are the best high school football performances from Week 7 of the 2020 Florida high school football season from our friends at FloridaHSFootball.com.

By Joshua Wilson, founder of FloridaHSFootball.com

We have another great list of top performances from 11-man and 8-man football to present to you. Check out who made the list of FloridaHSFootball.com’s Statewide Top Performance for Week 7.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Do you have a player you want to nominate for Statewide Top Performances of the Week? Submit your nomination after your game each Friday night through Monday of the preceding week via email to [email protected]. Be sure to include player name, position, and statistics for possible inclusion into the list each week.

DE Earl Miller, American Heritage (Delray) – Collected 10 tackles, four tackles for loss, and three sacks as well as a blocked punt in the Stallions’ close 33-27 loss to Champagnat Catholic.

QB Cam’Ron Ransom, Armwood – Went 16-of-26 passing for 318 yards and six touchdowns in the Hawks’ 48-47 loss to Tampa Bay Tech.

RB Abreon Torres, Astronaut – Had 28 carries for 470 yards and six touchdowns for the War Eagles in their 53-24 win over Holy Trinity.

RB Joe Brunson, Baker – Rushed for 284 yards and two touchdowns in the Gators’ 47-20 win over Rocky Bayou Christian.

RB Kayleb Wagner, Baker – Rushed for 197 yards and scored four times in the Gators’ 47-20 win over Rocky Bayou Christian.

QB Casey St. John, Boone – Went 16-of-22 passing for 266 yards and three touchdowns, plus had 30 yards rushing in the Braves’ 50-14 win over Oak Ridge.

WR/DB Parker St. John, Boone – Had six catches for 126 yards and a touchdown on offense, plus collected five tackles, had a pass breakup and a fumble recovery on defense and for good measure added a kickoff return for 25 yards in the Braves’ 50-14.

QB Tyler Aronson, Benjamin – Went 14-of-24 passing for 248 yards and threw for three touchdowns in the Buccaneers’ 40-28 loss to Gulliver Prep.

QB Luke Hedrick, Bishop Moore – Went 19-of-25 passing for 256 yards passing and three touchdowns in the Hornets’ 41-0 win over Leesburg.

LB Sonny Rao, Bishop Moore – Had 13 tackles and three tackles for loss in the Hornets’ 41-0 win over Leesburg.

QB Jacob Azizi, Bishop Verot – Went 11-of-16 passing for 169 yards and three touchdowns, plus had two rushing touchdowns for the Vikings in their 47-0 win over North Port.

LB Mack Marrone, Bolles – Had 13 total tackles, one tackle for loss, and an interception for the Bulldogs in their 33-14 win over Baker County.

Bolles Offensive Line – Racked up 544 yards of total offense that included 343 yards rushing in the Bulldogs’ 33-14 win at Baker County.

QB Zander Smith, Bradenton Christian – The eighth-grader went 15-of-31 passing for 522 yards and threw for six touchdowns in the Panthers’ 59-20 win over Northside Christian.

QB Dae’jon Shanks, Bradford – The freshman quarterback went 12-of-17 passing for 131 yards and three touchdowns, plus had 10 carries for 70 yards for the Tornadoes in their 28-6 win over Bradford.

QB Brody Palhegyi, Cardinal Gibbons – Went 11-of-20 passing for 146 yards and four touchdowns as well as had four carries for 33 yards in the Chiefs’ 35-3 win over Doral Academy.

DT Jertavis Black, Cardinal Gibbons – Collected eight tackles, two tackles for loss, a sack, and forced a fumble in the Chiefs’ 35-3 win over Doral Academy.

LB Josh Oliver, Cardinal Gibbons – Collected four tackles and recovered a fumble for a scoop-and-score touchdown in the Chiefs’ 35-3 win over Doral Academy.

WR Michael Edwards, Chaminade-Madonna – Had five receptions for 102 yards and three touchdowns in the Lions’ 44-34 win over Clearwater Academy.

RB Al’querious Ray, Clay – Had 17 carries for 211 yards rushing and scored twice in the Blue Devils’ 49-7 win over Menendez.

QB Tre Griner, Clay – Went 10-of-16 passing for 138 yards passing and throwing three touchdowns as well as rushing for 112 more yards in the Blue Devils’ 49-7 thumping of Menendez.

QB DJ Arroyo, Cocoa – Went 21-of-25 passing for 365 yards and threw for four touchdowns in the Tigers’ 53-8 win over Bayside.

RB Preston Strope, Creekside – Had over 200-yards rushing and three touchdowns for the Knights in their 29-0 shutout over Atlantic Coast.

QB Owen Walls, Cypress Creek (Wesley Chapel) – The junior quarterback threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns in the Coyotes’ 49-28 loss to Dunedin.

RB Jaylon Hunter, Eagle’s View – Had 123 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Warriors in their 30-6 win over Bishop Snyder.

RB Jaison Patterson, Ed White – Had 36 carries for 239 yards rushing and three touchdowns for the Commanders in their 22-20 win over Terry Parker.

K/P Jack Howes, Edgewater – Averaged 47 yards per punt, averaged 66 yards per kickoff, and added a 34 yards field goal all during the Eagles’ 31-24 win over Kissimmee Osceola.

ATH Antwan Scott, Father Lopez – Had 13 tackles, eight tackles for loss, two sacks, a forced fumble plus had 20 carries for 140 yards rushing in the Green Wave’s 16-6 win over Port Orange Atlantic.

QB Cam Miller, Fernandina Beach – Accounted for 299 yards of total offense – 229 passing, 70 rushing – and four touchdowns – three rushing and one passing – in the Pirates 56-50 double-overtime win over rival West Nassau.

RB Timothy Thomas, Fleming Island – Rushed for 216 yards and a touchdown in the Golden Eagles’ 27-7 win over First Coast.

DT Devon Cosson, Freeport – Had 17 total tackles, two tackles for loss, half-sack and forced a fumble in the Bulldogs’ thrilling 34-33 win over Jay.

RB Tyler Whetstone, Hamilton County – Had 21 carries for 221 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the Trojan’s 28-20 win at Chiefland.

QB Reggie Allen Jr, Interlachen – Had 206 yards passing for three touchdowns plus rushed for 70 yards for two more touchdowns in the Rams’ 31-14 win over Wolfson.

RB Andrew Brunette, Jensen Beach – Rushed for 155 yards on eight carries and two touchdowns in the Falcons’ 26-7 win over Centennial.

QB Joe Pesansky, Jesuit – Went 11-of-14 passing for 323 yards and two touchdowns while adding one rushing touchdown to the stat line in the Tigers’ 55-14 win over Robinson.

QB Jay Allen, John Carroll – Went 10-of-19 passing for 190 yards and three touchdowns in the Golden Rams’ 33-14 win over Fort Pierce Central.

RB Stephen Sparrow, Jones – Accumulated 254 all-purpose yards – 174 rushing, 80 receiving – and scoring four total touchdowns – three rushing, one receiving – for the Tigers in their 42-41 overtime win against Wekiva.

RB Anthony Williams, Lake Brantley – Had 24 carries for 218 yards rushing and a touchdown in the Patriots’ 35-19 win over Ocoee.

RB Jaylon Glover, Lake Gibson – Rushed for 157 yards and four touchdowns for the Braves in their 62-6 victory over Kissimmee Gateway.

QB Robbie Sanders, Lake Minneola – Went 9-of-11 passing for 176 yards and threw for five touchdowns in the Hawks’ 41-3 win over Pasco.

QB Tyron Summerall, Lake Wales – Threw for 186 yards and three touchdowns in the Highlanders’ 41-16 victory over Hardee.

DB Joe Morrison, Lee – Intercepted three passes for the Generals in their 38-21 road win over Columbia.

DE Elijah Harris, Lee – Collected up three sacks for the Generals in their 38-12 victory over Columbia.

QB J.J. Dervil, Lely – Threw for 134 yards and three touchdowns in the Trojans’ 37-0 win over Immokalee.

RB Jacob Sekach, Lemon Bay – Rushed for 124 yards on seven carries and scored two touchdowns for the Manta Rays in their 42-0 win over Lake Placid.

DE Jahyren Lee, Madison County – The junior lineman collected eight tackles, three tackles for a loss, three tacks, a pass breakup, and returned an interception for a touchdown in the Cowboys’ 22-6 win over Auburndale.

DE Jeremy McKnight, Madison County – McKnight had a huge night for the Cowboys in their 22-6 win at Auburndale collecting six sacks on top of 10 tackles including seven tackles for loss.

QB Jayse Berzowski, Manatee – Went 18-of-24 passing for 275 yards passing for three touchdowns in the Hurricanes, 36-13 win over Sarasota.

RB Jerome Hutchinson, Martin County – Rushed for 132 yards on six carries and scored two touchdowns for the Tigers in their 41-14 win over South Fork.

DB Jack Pierrelus, Martin County – Had seven tackles, three tackles for loss, an interception, fumble recovery, and a defensive score in the Tigers’ 41-14 win over South Fork.

QB/K Brady Denaburg, Merritt Island – Went 18-of-25 passing for 200 yards and threw four touchdowns plus kicked six extra points and a 52-yard field goal in the Mustangs’ 54-0 win over Cocoa Beach.

RB Morgan Babb, Merritt Island Christian – Had 19 carries for 255 yards rushing and scored five touchdowns for the Cougars in their 46-16 win over Vero Beach Master’s Academy.

QB Evan Hill, Mount Dora – Accounted for 410 yards of total offense for the Hurricanes – 322 passing, 88 rushing – and scored five touchdowns – four passing, one rushing – in a 57-50 double-overtime loss to Tavares.

RB Jayden Jackson, Northview – Had over 500 all-purpose yards – 430 of those yards rushing – and scored eight total touchdowns in the Chiefs’ 70-49 win over South Walton.

LB Abram Jerkins, Oak Hall – The freshman linebacker had 12 tackles, one sack, forced a fumble and had one interception return for a touchdown in the Eagles’ 20-13 win over All Saints.

RB/LB Carter Coleman, Oak Hall – Collected 10 tackles, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble that was returned for 52 yards, two pass breakups on defense, plus had 104 yards rushing on 11 carries and scored all three touchdowns for the Eagles’ in their 20-13 win over All Saints.

RB Adrian Grey, Oakleaf – Rushed 28 times for 178 yards and a touchdown for the Knights in their 35-12 victory over Mandarin.

RB Carriss Chisolm-Johns, Okeechobee – The freshman running back rushed for 120 yards and scored two touchdowns for the Brahmans in their 27-7 win over Port St. Lucie.

WR Kaderris Roberts, Orangewood Christian – Had six catches for 200 yards receiving and four touchdowns for the Rams in their 48-26 win over West Oaks Academy.

QB Chad Mascoe, Osceola (Kissimmee) – Went 24-of-34 passing for 326 yards passing and three touchdowns in the Kowboys’ close 31-24 loss to Edgewater.

WR Ja’Keem Jackson, Osceola (Kissimmee) – Had four catches for 153 yards receiving and two touchdowns in the Kowboys’ close 31-24 loss to Edgewater.

QB Josh Siplin, Palmetto – Went 17-of-23 passing for 197 yards and three touchdowns in the Tigers’ 24-14 win over Charlotte.

Palmetto Ridge Defense – The only defense still to not have been scored on so far this season in games played, the Bears collected two interceptions and recovered two fumbles while holding Golden Gate to -29 yards in their 31-0 shutout victory.

RB Ulysees Hampton, Pinellas Park – Rushed 13 times for 105 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Patriots in their 52-0 win over Sunlake.

QB Nick Felice, Plant City – Went 8-of-10 passing for 254 yards and three touchdowns in the Raiders’ 30-0 win over Strawberry Crest.

RB Campbell Parker, Ponte Vedra – Rushed 28 times for 159 yards and two touchdowns in the Sharks’ 23-7 victory over Englewood.

RB Beau Herrington, Ridge Community – Had 270 yards rushing on 29 carries, scoring five touchdowns in the process in the Bolts’ 42-22 win over Lennard.

Rockledge Offensive Line – The Raiders’ offensive line had a huge night in their 54-7 win over Palm Bay Heritage having over 470 yards of offense – 411 rushing yards, 66 passing yards – with eight different players scoring touchdowns.

RB Ty Baxter, St. Augustine – Had 17 carries for 217 yards rushing and scored five touchdowns in the Yellow Jackets’ 56-21 win over Matanzas.

QB Zion Turner, St. Thomas Aquinas – Went 15-of-23 passing for 206 yards and three touchdowns in the Raiders’ 25-13 win over TRU Prep Academy.

DE Dallas Turner, St. Thomas Aquinas – The Alabama commit collected four sacks in the Raiders’ season-opening 25-13 win over TRU Prep Academy.

DB Ja’Den McBurrows, St. Thomas Aquinas – Collected two interceptions for the Raiders in their 25-13 season-opening win over TRU Prep Academy.

QB Chris Calhoun, Sandalwood – Went 12-of-18 passing for 166 yards and two touchdowns for the Saints in their 17-14 win over Trinity Catholic.

Satellite Scorpions Offensive Skill Players – A first of a nomination for us, the skill players on offense – eight total – had a combined 20 receptions for 246 yards and three touchdowns in their 37-0 win over Space Coast.

RB Amir Brown, Seabreeze – Had 25 carries for 161 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the Sandcrabs’ 27-10 win over New Smyrna Beach.

QB David Wright, Tampa Bay Tech – Went 14-of-21 passing for 353 yards and five touchdowns in the Titans’ 48-47 win over Armwood.

RB Jalen McKay, Tavares – The freshman running back rushed for 176 yards on 19 carries and scored three touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 57-50 double-overtime win over Mount Dora.

ATH Angelo McDowell, Tavares – Had 15 carries for 118 yards and three touchdowns, plus went 1-for-1 passing for 30 yards, blocked a field goal with a return for 88-yards and a touchdown.

QB Sean Johnson, The First Academy (Orlando) – Went a perfect 8-of-8 passing for 196 yards and three touchdowns plus one carry for 17 yards and a touchdown in the Royals’ 63-0 win over Trinity Prep.

RB Malik Williams, Umatilla – Rushed for 179 yards and four touchdowns for the Bulldogs in their 51-19 win over Cornerstone Charter.

ATH Joe Carter, University Christian – Scored four total touchdowns – two rushing, one receiving, and an interception return for touchdowns – in the Fighting Christians’ 35-0 shutout over Foundation Academy.

DB Equan Anderson, Vero Beach – Collected six tackles, plus had a fumble recovery that was returned for a touchdown in the Indians’ 49-12 win over Fort Pierce Westwood.

RB Bobby McMillian, Vero Beach – Had 14 carries for 141 yards rushing and three touchdowns for the Indians in their 49-12 win over Fort Pierce Westwood.

WR Ephraim Floyd, Vero Beach – The junior receiver had six catches for 148 yards receiving and two touchdowns for the Indians in their 491-2 win over Fort Pierce Westwood.

RB Elijah Hopkins, West Port – Rushed for 187 yards on 11 carries and scored two touchdowns for the Wolf Pack in their 34-0 win over Lake Weir.

WR Antwon McCrae, Westside – Had a football trifecta of scoring with having a receiving touchdown, rushing touchdown, and an interception return for a touchdown for the Wolverines in their 31-18 win over Bishop Kenny.

RB Ayron Rodriguez, Winter Park – Rushed for 170 yards and four touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 49-10 win over Oviedo.

WR Bryson Rogers, Wiregrass Ranch – The sophomore wide receiver had 304 yards receiving and five touchdowns for the Bulls in their 53-21 win over East Bay.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Do you have a player you want to nominate for Statewide Top Performances of the Week? Submit your nomination after your game each Friday night through Monday of the preceding week via email to [email protected]. Be sure to include player name, position, and statistics for possible inclusion into the list each week.

Top performances of the week were compiled from nominations received from coaches and information from reports from the Charlotte Sun, Daytona Beach News-Journal, Florida Times-Union, Florida Today, Fort Myers News-Press, Lakeland Ledger, Leesburg Daily Commercial, Naples Daily News, Northwest Florida Daily News, Ocala Star-Banner, Orlando Sentinel, Pensacola News Journal, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Tampa Bay Times, TC Palm

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