Here’s a look at the top offensive performances from Week 5 of high school football:
QB Josh Trueheart, Stratford
Trueheart completed 9 of 13 passes for 171 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Spartans’ 56-7 win over White House Heritage, and the 6-foot-5, 220-pound senior also ran for 136 yards and three touchdowns.
RB Jayden Walker, DCA
Walker rushed for 200 yards and six touchdowns on 24 carries in the Wildcats’ 56-21 win over The King’s Academy.
QB Brendan Matthews, Oakland
Matthews completed 7 of 8 attempts for 192 yards with touchdown passes of 10, 55, 79, 10 and four yards in the Patriots’ 38-0 win over crosstown rival Blackman.
RB Ty Chandler, MBA
The Tennessee commitment carried 25 times for 194 yards and five touchdowns in the Big Red’s 42-27 win over McCallie.
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RB D.J. Taylor, Huntland
The Wake Forrest commitment carried 20 times for 248 yards and three touchdowns in the Hornets’ 31-12 win over Mt. Pleasant.
ATH JaCoby Stevens, Oakland
The LSU commitment tallied three interceptions in the Patriots’ 38-0 win over crosstown rival Blackman. He also hauled in a 79-yard touchdown reception.
QB Xavier Shepherd, Pearl-Cohn
Shepherd completed 9 of 11 passes for 124 yards with three touchdowns in the Firebirds’ 49-6 win over Macon County, and the 6-foot-1, 185-pound sophomore also ran three times for 56 yards and a score.
LB Jacob Phillips, East Nashville
In addition to making nine tackles, Phillips hauled in a pair of interceptions in the Eagles’ 35-0 win over Greenbrier, and the 6-foot-3, 230-pound senior returned them both for scores.
RB Matthew Phillips, Brentwood
Phillips ran 26 times for 164 yards and four touchdowns in the Bruins’ 45-26 win over Dickson County.
RB Jeremiah Edwards, Hillsboro
Edwards hauled in 10 receptions for 168 yards and both Burros touchdowns in Friday’s 28-14 loss at Hendersonville.