The Section V high school football players of the week are selected by a committee, based on nominations from coaches. Ontario Honda sponsors these awards and the Player of the Year awards are presented during the sectional finals.
The players of the week:
Class AA: Dillon Philmon (Hilton) – Set a school-record when he ran for 349 yards on 27 carries during a 34-24 win over Rush-Henrietta. The senior scored five touchdowns, as the Cadets improved to 6-1.
Class A: Kevin Ladd (Brighton) – Senior running back produced 188 rushing yards with three touchdowns on 21 carries. Brighton defeated Honeoye Falls-Lima, 42-7.
Class B: Jazavier Garcia (Newark) – Sophomore tied a school-record when he scored four touchdowns in Newark’s win over Waterloo. He finished with 185 rushing yards on six carries.
Class C: Richard Flores (Elba/Byron-Bergen) – Finished with 306 yards on 54 carries with four touchdowns. Elba/Byron-Bergen defeated Alexander, 35-32.
Class D: Jake Jones (Cuba-Rushford) – Senior running back scored six touchdowns – runs of 95, 78, 17, 2, 16 and 9 yards – during a 47-22 win over York. Jones had 303 rushing yards on 30 carries.
Class AA: Damon Burton (Aquinas) – Junior linebacker helped Aquinas defeat Buffalo Canisius with 16 tackles, 3 for losses, and 2 quarterback hurries.
Class A: Chuck Finocchario (Greece Arcadia) – Sophomore defensive end had 10 tackles and recovered two fumbles, as the Titans defeated Spencerport, 21-14.
Class B: Ethan Perham (Livonia) – Senior linebacker made 11 solo tackles during a 28-22 win over LeRoy that included two defensive stands inside the Livonia 5-yard line.
Class C: Kyle Zawadski (Attica) – Junior linebacker forced a fumble, recovered a fumble, returned an interception 42 yards and made nine solo tackles, as Attica defeated Oakfield-Alabama, 34-21.
Class D: Cameron Geiger (Caledonia-Mumford) – He was busy during a 24-0 win over Bolivar-Richburg. The junior linebacker made 19 tackles, five solo.