The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

October 25, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK — WEEK 8:


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CONNEAUT:

Offense — C.J Rice.  — 3 catches, 37 yards, 1 TD; 4 carries 32 yards.

Defense — R.J. Nelson — 8 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 sack; James Brunning — 10 tackles, 2 TFL.

Special teams — None.



EDGEWOOD:

Offense —  Riis Smith — 100-plus yards rushing; Alex Wisnyai — 220 yards passing 1TD, 0 INT; Anthonie Magda — 100-plus yards receiving.

Defense —  Anthonie Magda — 23 total tackles.

Special teams — Riis Smith — 80-yard kick return for TD.



GENEVA:

Offense — None.

Defense — None.

Special teams — Brandon Pakkala — 4 punts, 172 yds, 43-yard average, 1 inside the 5.



GRAND VALLEY:

Offense — The offensive line — Jack Scott, Glenn Zaller, Jason Takacs, Nick Watson, Ray Marsch, Matt Moodt, Zach Oscar.

Defense — Jason Hart — 7 tackles, 6 solos, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery for 86-yard touchdown.

Special teams — Matt Larned.



JEFFERSON:

Offense — Lucas Hitchcock.

Defense — Ryan Zindash.

Special teams — Josh Butler.



LAKESIDE:

Offense —  Tyler Loftus.

Defense —  Damondre Haywood.

Special teams — Trevian Archer.



MADISON:

Offense —  Kurt Smith and Brandon Davis.

Defense —  Connor Nikses, Jayce Powell and Matt Atha.

Special teams — Jack Holl.



PERRY:

Offense  — Joe Medlen.

Defense —  Kyle Beyer.

Special teams — Kyle Kremiller.



PYMATUNING VALLEY:

Offense  — Quintin Ratliff — 143 yards rushing, 70 yards receiving, 1TD.

Defense —  Nick Such — 11 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack.

Special teams — Ryan Harte.



RIVERSIDE:

Offense — John Suba — Offensive lineman graded out at 90 percent and had a key trap block on winning touchdown run by Marcus Jones.

Defense —  The entire defense — It held Chardon to 159 rushing yards on 55 attempts.

Special teams  —  Dylan Miller — Long snapper was perfect on all extra points and punts.

(Players selected by the head coaches)

— Don McCormack