CENTRAL TEXAS SUPER STUD OF THE WEEK: Aaron Doyle, QB/LB/P, Evant
Doyle not only put up big numbers, but he made a big impact in all three phases of the game and was a one-man wrecking crew in the Elks 35-28 win over Holland. Doyle threw for 134 yards on 12-of-21 passing with three touchdowns and added 115 yards and a touchdown rushing on just seven carries. Doyle also recorded 28 tackles from his linebacker spot and averaged a booming 46.3 yards per punt in helping Evant get their first win of the young season.
Jeff’s SUPER SEVEN Performances from Week 1
Desmond Guy, RB, Itasca
For the second straight game Guy rushed for over 200 yards. In the Wampus Cats’ 28-14 victory over Rice, Guy rushed for 265 yards on just 15 carries and reached the end zone twice.
Navasota trio of Jacolby Stokes, Dexter Pratt, and Brandal Jackson
Stokes and Jackson also showed up on the Super Seven last week while Pratt makes his debut this week after all three had huge nights in the Rattlers’ 49-14 beat down of Palestine. Stokes was 11-of-18 through the air as those 11 completions went for 328 yards and five touchdowns. Three of those scores went to Jackson who caught four passes for 86 and now has six touchdown grabs on the season. Pratt had three receptions for 159 yards in the win and also rushed for 76 yards and two touchdowns..
Chris Whaley, RB, Madisonville
The Texas commit and his Madisonville teammates could not pull out a win by the 6-foot-3, 220 pound bruiser did all he could on Friday night. In a 52-34 loss to Coldspring, Whaley posted his first 200-yard game of his senior campaign with 209 yards on 21 carries while rumbling for four touchdowns on the ground.
Mike Hicks, WR, China Spring
The Cougars have picked up right where they left off last season and Hicks is a big reason why they are having so much success. The senior receiver caught five passes for 131 yards and took three of those catches to the end zone as the Cougars defeated Mexia 34-25. Hicks also had nine carries for 71 yards in the victory.
Jaquarius Daniels, QB, Austin Reagan
The Raiders came short in an overtime loss to Kyle Lehman, but Daniels was the main why the Raiders were in the ball game. The sophomore Threw for 233 yards and three touchdowns and also added 94 yards rushing and three touchdowns on the ground. In addition to his six touchdowns, Daniels also accounted for three two-point conversions.
Devorderick Brown, RB, Bryan St. Joseph
In a 51-33 victory over Katy Faith West, Brown posted one of the top rushing totals seen in the area thus far as he galloped for 298 yards on 21 carries and scored twice in the victory.
Devin Carver, RB, Hutto
The last slot on the Super Seven was tough to fill this week, but the nod goes to Carver for his outstanding performance in the Hippos 45-3 romp over Austin Travis. Carver rushed for 167 yards on 14 carries and scored three touchdowns and also added a 48-yard punt return for a touchdown in Hutto’s second victory in their second game as a Class 4A program.
HONORABLE MENTION: Lake Travis QB Garrett Gilbert, Austin LBJ QB Devarus Wright, Austin High WR Emory Blake, Copperas Cove RB William Wright, Little River Academy QB Chase Gommert, Austin Bowie QB Matt Dodds, Round Rock Stony Point WR Gerard Shillow, Waco Reicher QB Kenneth Cluley, Moody RB Walter Hammond, Evant RB Cory Bates, Waco La Vega RB Chad Ward, Cameron Yoe WR Brandon Freeman, Robinson WR Boone Weiss, Iola RB Slayton Murray, Round Rock Westwood QB Tyler Grabarkewitz and RB Princeton Collins, and Caldwell RB’s Kysan Woolverton, Randel Lister, and Nelson Scott.