These five high school football players turned in exceptional performances to lead their teams to victory:
Plymouth Salem: The 5-foot-9, 165-pound junior running back/cornerback rushed for 256 yards on 13 carries and scored touchdowns on runs of 57, 59 and 52 yards as well as a 47-yard pass reception, finishing with 303 yards of total offense in a 55-39 win over Walled Lake Central.
Carson City-Crystal: A running back last season as a freshman, the quarterback completed 20 of 39 passes for 352 yards and four touchdowns. He also carried the ball seven times for 108 yards and three TDs in a 50-18 win over Montabella.
Sand Creek: The 5-11 sophomore ran for 277 yards and scored touchdowns on runs of 8, 5, 29, 37 and 67 yards to lead Sand Creek to a third consecutive victory, 54-28, over Whitmore Lake.
Grand Blanc: The 6-2, 190-pound senior wide receiver/free safety caught seven passes for 168 yards and a touchdown, had five tackles and set a school record with three interceptions to lead Grand Blanc to its third straight win, 42-27, over Plymouth.
Grosse Pointe South: The 6-3, 190-pound junior kicker and punter set a school record with five field goals of 31, 37, 28, 37 and 32 yards and executed a successful onside kick to help South defeat Fraser, 39-7, to improve to 3-0.