Tulia quarterback Travon McCaslin rolls out to throw during a non-district game against Brownfield at Younger Field in Tulia on Friday. [Patrice Sims/ For Press Pass Sports]
Travon McCaslin, Tulia, QB, Jr.
The talented junior gunslinger had himself a career performance during the Hornets 38-13 blistering of Brownfield. McCaslin picked a part the Cubs defense going 26-of-41 for 419 yards with three touchdown tosses. McCaslin also added a rushing score as Tulia is off to a 2-0 start to the year.
Avery Randle, Palo Duro, QB, Jr.
The Dons are 2-0 for the first time since 2012, and Randle is a big reason for it. Making his first start against Plainview, the junior dual-threat QB took a bite out of the Bulldogs in a 64-41 win.
Randle totaled 328 yards of offense combining for six touchdowns. Randle completed 12-of-13 passes for 205 yards and four touchdowns, then ran for 123 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries.
Christian McGuire, Canyon, RB-WR-LB
The versatile sophomore did a little bit of it all helping first-year coach Todd Winfrey earn his first career victory, 43-7, against Burkburnett.
McGuire was a perfect 3-for-3 in his snaps under center for 39 yards, rushed for 84 yards on three carries with a touchdown, and caught a 64-yard touchdown pass. Defensively he made four tackles with an interception.
Gabriel Ontiveros, Dimmitt, QB-LB, Sr.
Ontiveras did everything he could to help snap Dimmitt’s 17-game losing skid dating back to 2019. Thanks to the seniors play the Bobcats did just that taking down Olton 14-6. Ontiveras scored both scored both TDs for Dimmitt throwing for 89 yards and making four tackles on defense.
Childress quarterback Collin Bishop takes off for big yards against Perryton on Friday at Fair Park Stadium in Childress. [David Erickson/ Press Pass Sports]
Collin Bishop, Childress, QB, Sr.
This was the Bishop fans expected to see during the Bobcats 29-7 handling of Perryton. The elusive QB opened the Homecoming contest with a pair of first quarter touchdown runs of 38, and 4-yards, tacking on a 2-point conversion for an early 15-0 lead. He was far from done finishing the game 22-of-36 for 315 yards, and toted the ball nine times for 116 yards and a pair of scores.
James Bednorz, Dumas, RB, Sr.
In one of the more exciting games Friday, Bednorz was a workhorse for head coach Aaron Dunnam during the Demons come-from-behind 30-27 home win against Lubbock Estacado.
Behind a solid offensive line, the senior running back chewed up the Matadors for 131 yards on 27 carries with two touchdowns.
Cornelius Landers, Pampa, RB, Sr.
Landers led the Harvesters to a 37-29 home win against Dalhart, giving first-year coach, Cody Robinson, his first career victory. The speedy Landers outmatched the Golden Wolves defense by rushing for 235 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries. That paced a 464-yard offensive effort by Pampa.
Luke Flowers, Canadian, RB-DB, So.
The sophomore sensation is putting his name on the map. Canadian pushed its winning streak to 16 straight avenging last year’s loss to Iowa Park in a 40-21 home win. Flowers was superb toting the ball 12 times for 114 yards and two TDs. He also added an interception on the defensive side.
Colton Millsap, Gruver, WR-DB, Sr.
What a gutsy performance from Millsap and the Gruver Greyhounds. Trailing 20-0 in the first half, the Greyhounds made a furious second half comeback scoring with 15 seconds to play to stun Panhandle, 35-34. Millsap was all over the field in the thrilling victory rushing for 64 yards with two scores, snagging two passes for 54 yards, had a 2-point conversion, and two pass breakups in the secondary.
Bryan Chavira, Friona, QB-DB, Sr.
Chavira simply was untouchable guiding the Chieftains to a 38-0 blanking of the Borger Bulldogs. The shifty senior showed off his skills thanks to a game-high 171 yards rushing on 15 carries and two touchdowns. Chavira was a perfect 4-for-4 passing for 36 yards, and in the secondary racked up three tackles.