Top 10 performers from week 8
Canadian’s Grant McCook looks for yards against Childress on Friday night at Fair Park Stadium. [Michael Kerrigan/ For Press Pass Sports]
Grant McCook, Canadian, Sr. QB
McCook did it all helping No. 1 Canadian to a 41-14 win against Childress. The senior combined for 360 yards of offense, throwing for 221 and rushing for 139 yards with a combined four touchdowns.
Brandon Beck, Randall, Jr. RB-LB
Beck helped the Raiders snap a five-game skid in a 38-20 win over Plainview by rushing for a career-high 185 yards and three touchdowns. He also made three tackles on defense and blocked an extra-point.
Luis Escapita, Sunray, Sr. RB
Escapita scored on a 7-yard run with a 1:32 to play to lift Sunray past Boys Ranch in an exciting 46-42 victory, and the Bobcats first win of the year. Escapita finished his night with 88 yards rushing and two TDs.
Kemariun Caruthers, Boys Ranch, Sr. RB
Despite a loss, Caruthers did all he could to give his Roughriders a chance. Caruthers had a career night totaling 369 yards of offense on his own with a combined six touchdowns. Caruthers rushed for 155 yards and caught six passes for 164 yards. He also threw for another score.
Amarillo High wide receiver Davin Lemmons celebrates after a touchdown. [Ben Jenkins/ Press Pass Sports]
Davin Lemmons, Amarillo High, Jr. WR
The prolific Lemmons hauled in seven catches for 156 yards and three touchdowns as the Sandies stayed unbeaten in District 2-5A Division I with a 42-10 rout of Palo Duro.
Jake Orcutt and Sklyer Jaco, Bushland, Sr. WR
The duo were top targets during Bushland’s 41-7 blowout of Littlefield. Orcutt snagged seven passes for 167 yards and a pair of touchdowns while Jaco had 126 yards and a TD.
Jacob Bautista, Friona, So. RB
Bautista went over the 1,000 yard mark on the year, rushing for 144 yards on 20 carries with a score as Friona downed Spearman 35-14. The sophomore speedster also made eight catches out of the backfield for 87 yards.
Walker McBryde, Stratford, Sr. QB
The senior gunslinger has the Elks flat out rolling. During a key 40-19 district against Vega, McBryde was deadly accurate going 11 of 14 for 210 yards with three touchdown passes.
Landyn Hack, Panhandle, Fr. RB-WR
Hack is one of the best kept secrets in the Texas Panhandle. He maybe only a freshman, but plays like anything but. During a 69-6 rout of Highland Park, the 6-foot-2 Hack ran for 203 yards with three touchdowns on only 11 carries.
Gustavo Andrade, Wheeler, Jr. QB
The Mustangs dominated the Wheeler County rivalry game against Shamrock thanks to a big performance from the dual-threat QB. Andrade finished his night 6 of 10 for 169 yards with four touchdowns.