Congratulations to Week 3 Herald & Review Football Player of the Week Tyrese Petty. Petty, a Clinton senior, broke out with a huge night in the Maroons' win against Shelbyville, rushing for 239 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries.
Player of the week nominees
Denim Cook, St. Teresa
St. Teresa's Denim Cook returned to the field after the Bulldogs' week off last week and picked up where he left off in Week 1, rushing 12 times for 181 yards and three touchdowns in the Bulldogs' win against Meridian.
Connor Heaton, Central A&M
Central A&M's Connor Heaton had an all-around game in the Raiders' win against Tuscola, passing for 121 yards and a touchdown, rushing for two touchdowns and intercepting two passes, one of which he returned 32 yards for a touchdown.
Wade Jostes, Maroa-Forsyth
Maroa-Forsyth's Wade Jostes had his best game since taking over as the Trojans' starting quarterback, completing 11 of 12 passes for 271 yards and five touchdowns in Maroa's win against Pittsfield.
Tyrese Petty, Clinton
Clinton tailback Tyrese Petty broke out with a huge night in the Maroons' win against Shelbyville, rushing for 239 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries.
Brylan Phillips, Eisenhower
Eisenhower quarterback Brylan Phillips put on another offensive show in a Panthers loss, throwing for 268 and four touchdowns against Springfield Southeast.
Makail Stanley, Argenta-Oreana
Argenta-Oreana's Makail Stanley had his second straight huge week at running back, rushing for 270 yards and four touchdowns on just 14 carries in the Bombers' win against Sangamon Valley/Tri-City.
Ashton Summers, Mount Zion
After a big Week 1 then a quiet Week 2, Mount Zion quarterback Ashton Summers had the best game of his high school career, completing 13 of 20 passes for 195 yards and five touchdowns in the Braves' win against Charleston.
Storm Washburn, Casey-Westfield
Casey-Westfield's Storm Washburn (11) led the Warriors to their first win on Friday with 237 yards and three touchdowns on 28 carries.