Junior quarterback ran for 293 yards and five touchdowns on 20 carries and completed 10-of-24 passes for 177 yards in a 46-42 win over Black River.
Week 7 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Sydney Starr and Gemma Downs, Harrison Central (Cadiz) Girls Soccer
Senior captains had huge games in a 6-4 win over Steubenville Catholic Central. Starr had five goals, while Downs had five assists and a goal. Both added a goal and assist in a 3-1 win over Coshocton.
Week 8 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Dillon Steward, Washington (Washington Courthouse) Football
Senior receiver scored 36 points in a 62-20 win over Greenfield McClain. Carried the ball four times for 80 yards and four touchdowns and caught one pass for a 49-yard yard touchdown. Also kicked two PATs and scored two 2-point conversions (run and reception).
* Keanna Avery, Claymont (Uhrichsville) Volleyball
Senior captain and outside hitter registered 80 kills and 30 blocks in wins over Hiland (33/11), Buckeye Trail (17/9) and Tuscarawas Central Catholic (30/10).
Week 9 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Camryn Smith, Bloom-Carroll (Carroll) Volleyball
Senior captain put together back-to-back 50-plus assist games in a win over Whitehall-Yearling (53) and a loss to River Valley (58). Ended the season with 628 assists.
* Haley Brown, Springboro Volleyball
Senior outside hitter combined for 57 kills and 38 digs in wins over Lebanon and Piqua. Has 300 kills and 289 digs this season.
Week 10 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Peyton Bloomer, Oak Harbor Volleyball
Senior had 58 kills, 29 digs and eight blocks in district tournament wins over Rossford (semifinal) and Columbian (final).
* Juruan Hardin, John Adams (Cleveland) Football
Sophomore scored five touchdowns (two rushing, two receiving and kickoff return) and registered 11 tackles in a 44-38 win over East Tech.
Week 11 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Mike Whatley, Reynoldsburg Football
Junior quarterback completed 11-of-17 passes for 145 and four touchdowns (all in the first half) as the Raiders won their first playoff game since 2001 and just the second in program history with a 52-0 regional quarterfinal victory over Toledo Start. * Jaylen McCaulley, Riverside (Painesville) Football
Senior linebacker had 16 tackles, five tackles-for-loss and three sacks in a 43-38 regional quarterfinal win over Nordonia.
* Cade Williams, Indian Valley (Gnadenhutten) Football
Senior quarterback carried the ball 17 times for 141 yards and score all 16 points in the Braves 16-14 regional quarterfinal win over John Glenn. Ran for touchdowns of 7 and 57 yards and converted both 2-point conversion attempts on runs.
Week 12 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Caden Calhoun, Johnstown-Monroe Football
Senior quarterback carried the ball 14 times for 206 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-7 regional semifinal win over Bellaire.
* Sam Snow, Holy Name (Parma Heights) Volleyball
Junior outside hitter 34 kills and 31 digs as the Green Wave won the D-II state title with wins over Fenwick (semifinal) and Hartley (final).
Week 13 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Collin Moore, Fort Loramie Football
Sophomore quarterback ran for 124 yards and four touchdowns and also threw for a touchdown in a 48-20 regional final win over Convoy Crestview.
* Marquael Parks, Orrville Football
Sophomore running back carried the ball 16 times for 222 yards and four touchdowns as the Red Riders avenged a regular season loss with a 43-19 win over Manchester in a regional fall. Parks has rushed for 2,388 yards and scored 49 total touchdowns this season.
Week 14 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* KK Bransford, Mount Notre Dame (Cincinnati) Girls Basketball
Freshman exploded onto the scene with 29 points and seven rebounds in a 60-55 loss to nationally-ranked Africentric and 15 points and eight rebounds in a 56-38 win over Toledo Notre Dame at the OGBR Journey to the Tourney event.
* Jon Tomcufcik, Kenston (Chagrin Falls) Football
Junior quarterback carried the ball 11 times for 108 yards and three touchdowns as the Bombers beat Eastmoor 40-7 in a D-III state semifinal.
Week 15 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Cyler Kane-Johnson, McKinley (Niles) Boys Basketball
Senior broke his own school record for points in a game (53) with 55 in an 80-64 win over Liberty.
* Garrett Dzuro, St. Edward (Lakewood) Football
Senior quarterback spearheaded a 17-0 second half onslaught that led the Eagles to a 24-10 win over undefeated and nationally-ranked Colerain in the D-I state final. Dzuro finished the game 12-of-12 for 150 yards and hooked up with Michigan-bound receiver Qunitel Kent for touchdowns in the third and fourth quarter. He also ran for 74 yards on 18 carries.
Week 16 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Ethan Conley, Franklin Monroe (Pitsburg) Boys Basketball
and Ashland recruit dropped a school record 54 points in a 92-80 win
over Houston. Also set school single game records for free throws
attempted (22) and made (19). * Kyle Rowan, Perry Wrestling
Nation's No. 6 ranked wrestler at 106 won the Walsh Ironman title.