Congratulations to Week 10 Player of the Week Jonah Lauff of Pana — Lauff's second player of the week win this season. Lauff, the Panthers quarterback, had a huge game in Pana's first-round win against Red Bud. He was 9-of-11 passing for 270 yards and five touchdowns. Lauff received 1,197 votes.
Player of the week nominees
Cade Culp, Maroa-Forsyth
Cade Culp helped lead Maroa-Forsyth to a first-round playoff win against Sesser-Valier, rushing seven times for 113 yards and two touchdowns.
Sage Davis, Mount Zion
Mount Zion's Sage Davis (22) was a battering ram for the Braves in their win against MacArthur, rushing 34 times for 157 yards and two touchdowns.
Connor Heaton, Central A&M
Connor Heaton led Central A&M to a first-round playoff win against Havana, completing 10 of 13 passes for 147 yards and two touchdowns, and rushing eight times for 105 yards and three touchdowns.
Austin Hopkins, Arcola
Arcola's Austin Hopkins was unstoppable in the Purple Riders first-round playoff win in a rematch with Tri-County, rushing 14 times for 189 yards and four touchdowns.
Deyon Jackson, MacArthur
MacArthur couldn't pull off the win in its first-round playoff matchup with Mount Zion, but Deyon Jackson put up a monster day. He rushed 22 times for 110 yards and three touchdowns, and also was 18-of-26 passing for 183 yards and two touchdowns.
Jonah Lauff, Pana
Pana Panthers quarterback Jonah Lauff, the Week 6 player of the week, had a huge game in Pana's first-round win against Red Bud. Lauff was 9-of-11 passing for 270 yards and five touchdowns.
Joey Staab, St. Teresa
St. Teresa senior Joey Staab does a little bit of everything for the Bulldogs, and continued that in their first-round win against Hamilton County. Staab had five rushes for 52 yards and a touchdown, and also had a catch for 13 yards, intercepted a pass, ran in a 2-point conversion and returned a punt 12 yards.
Josh Williams, Argenta-Oreana
Led by Josh Williams, Argenta-Oreana's rushing attack dominated in the Bombers' win against White Hall North Greene in the first round of the playoffs. Williams rushed 16 times for 220 yards and four TDs.