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High school football: Player of the Week and Game Balls


Deary’on Milligan, RB, Hutto

A senior who’s nearing 1,000 yards rushing for the season, Milligan ran for 208 yards and four touchdowns — all in the second half — as the Hippos slipped by East View 36-29 in a District 19-5A matchup.

Milligan’s touchdown runs of 20, 19, 35 and 2 yards included a pair of fourth-quarter scores to help Hutto improve to 5-2 overall, 3-2 in district games.


D.J. Bolger, QB, Hyde Park: Passed for 173 yards, rushed for 56 and accounted for three touchdowns in a 42-7 victory over San Antonio Cornerstone.

Hayden Craig, RB, Cedar Park: Totaled 167 yards rushing or receiving and scored two TD as the Timberwolves topped Georgetown 41-20.

Jared DeFelice, QB, Lago Vista: Passed for 289 yards and five TDs and kicked six extra points as the Vikings topped Ingram Moore 54-27.

Jace Franklin, QB, Regents: Threw for 242 yards, including TD passes of 63 and 12 yards, as the Knights topped San Antonio Holy Cross 31-20 in a matchup of unbeatens.

Jericho Hardt, RB, La Grange: Carried 22 times for 144 yards and a pair of TDs as the Leopards dumped Smithville 35-13.

DJ Jackson, RB, Hendrickson: Rushed 27 times for 174 yards and two TDs as the Hawks outlasted McNeil 36-28.

Reese Johnson, QB, Dripping Springs: Finished with 366 yards passing or rushing and four TDs in a 45-40 loss to Boerne Champion.

Jamon Johnson, RB, San Marcos: Rushed for 189 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winning score in overtime, as the Rattlers beat Del Valle 33-26.

Luke Leschber, RB, Thorndale: Rushed for 237 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 49-28 victory over Moody.

Dalton Mayberry, RB, Marble Falls: Rushed 25 times for 174 yards and scored both of his team’s touchdowns in a 17-14 loss to Kerrville Tivy.

Robert Patterson, QB, Connally: Passed for 227 yards and accounted for all three Cougars TDs in a 20-19 victory over Rouse.

Treshon Pickett, DB, Stony Point: Recorded seven tackles and intercepted a pair of passes to help the Tigers defeat Westwood 38-14.

Garrett Sharp, QB, Cedar Ridge: Passed for 334 yards, rushed for 66 and accounted for four TDs as the Raiders outlasted Round Rock 51-43.

De’Clayvin Simmons, WR, Elgin: Caught eight passes for 159 yards and the game-winning TD in the fourth quarter of a 34-27 victory over Bastrop.

Chabastin Taylor, RB, Giddings: Rushed for 164 yards and four touchdowns on only 13 carries in a 42-15 victory over Caldwell.

Dazmen Wright, RB, Luling: Rushed for 155 yards and two TDs and caught a scoring pass in a 32-21 victory over San Antonio Cole.

Garrett Wright, QB, Liberty Hill: Rushed for 146 yards and three touchdowns on only eight carries in a 27-16 victory over Lampasas.

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