Will Grier of Davidson Day (Davidson, N.C.) saw his record-setting career come to an end with his top yardage performance of the season in an NCISAA Division II state championship win over Harrells Christian Academy.
Grier completed 32 of 42 passes for a season-high 599 yards and seven touchdowns in the win. He finishes the season with 4,989 yards and a nation-best 77 touchdown passes. His yardage tops this week's list of national passing leaders.
Grier completes an outstanding career that saw him throw for 14,565 yards and 195 touchdowns. His yardage total ranks fourth all-time in high school history while his touchdown total is No. 2 all-time.
Anthony Hernandez of Desert Edge set a pair of single season records in Arizona after throwing for 482 yards and five touchdowns in a season-ending loss to Saguaro.
Hernandez broke a pair of records held by Rathen Ricedorff of Show Low as he finished the year with 4,662 yards and 60 touchdowns. The previous marks were 4,413 yards and 55 touchdowns.Click here to see playoff brackets from around the nation
MaxPreps National Football Stat StarsRushing
Xavier Turner, Birdville (North Richland Hills, Texas)
, 22 carries for 399 yards, 3 touchdowns in a 34-18 win over Crowley (Texas)Khalil Montgomery, Immanuel (Reedley, Calif.)
, 30 carries for 394 yards, 6 touchdowns in a 54-40 loss to Firebaugh (Calif.)Jamie Taylor, Rim of the World (Lake Arrowhead, Calif.)
, 37 carries for 392 yards, 4 touchdowns in a 27-26 loss to St. Margaret's (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
Lucas Faria, Sparta (N.J.)
, 60 carries for 384 yards, 3 touchdowns in a 46-14 win over Ramapo (Franklin Lakes, N.J.)Edgar Segura, Mendota (Calif.)
, 34 carries for 380 yards, 7 touchdowns in a 52-12 win over Shafter (Calif.)Eric Carter, Jack Britt (Fayetteville, N.C.)
, 29 carries for 380 yards, 3 touchdowns in a 63-56 loss to Garner Magnet (Garner, N.C.)Da'Trean Simmons, Elgin (Texas)
, 50 carries for 372 yards, 6 touchdowns in a 56-28 win over Crosby (Texas)Nick Ralston, Argyle (Texas)
, 28 carries for 365 yards, 5 touchdowns in a 55-27 win over Melissa (Texas)Kenton Mayberry, Mansfield Legacy (Mansfield, Texas)
, 37 carries for 349 yards, 6 touchdowns in a 70-49 win over McKinney North (McKinney, Texas)Jake Ward, Morgan (Clinton, Conn.)
, 29 carries for 345 yards, 5 touchdowns in a 40-16 win over Sports & Medical Sciences Academy/University Science & Engineering (Hartford, Conn.)William Casella, Schuylkill Haven (Pa.)
, 42 carries for 334 yards, 6 touchdowns in a 56-27 win over Bristol (Pa.)Patrick Laird, Mission Prep (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)
, 36 carries for 319 yards, 4 touchdowns in a 41-16 win over St. Genevieve (Panorama City, Calif.)Joey Wood, Los Gatos (Calif.)
, 28 carries for 313 yards, 6 touchdowns in a 59-34 win over North Salinas (Salinas, Ca.)Elijah Hood, Charlotte Catholic
, 33 carries for 308 yards, 4 touchdowns in a 42-21 win over High Point Central (High Point, N.C.)Jaylon Wade, Sterlington (La.)
, 30 carries for 308 yards, 2 touchdowns in a 42-40 loss to St. James (La.)Miles Harrison, Clayton Valley Charter (Concord, Calif.)
, 17 carries for 305 yards, 4 touchdowns in a 59-12 win over Las Lomas (Walnut Creek, Calif.)