Noah Beaudrie, QB, Erie Mason: The Eagles’ junior QB made a statement in Week 1, as he totaled 497 total yards (264 passing, 233 rushing) and six total touchdowns in Erie Mason’s 58-40 win over Summerfield. The win was the Eagles’ first over Summerfield since 1989, and the first season opening win since 2003 when they defeated Whitmore Lake 42-7.
Wyatt Bergmoser, QB/RB/K, SMCC: In return to action after tearing his ACL last season, the senior didn’t miss a beat for the Falcons. Bergmoser went 4-for-4 on his PATs, booted a 24-yard field goal, ran for a touchdown and threw for another in SMCC’s 32-22 win over Madison Heights Madison.
Noah Blankenship, QB/DB, Airport: The 2-way standout helped the Jets defeat Ida in the opener by a score of 37-24. The senior QB rushed for 95 yards and 2 TD’s on just 5 carries and was 3-3 in passing for another 83 yards. From his DB position of defense he had an interception and a fumble recovery.
Tristen Hines, QB, Milan: Hines got his senior campaign off to a strong start, as he rang up 216 total yards and accounted for five touchdowns in the Big Reds’ 47-14 rout of Bridgeport.
Jefferson Bears: Jefferson recorded their first victory since October 21, 2016 and erased a 19 game losing streak in the process by virtue of their 28-14 victory over Dearborn Heights Annapolis. It was the first career victory for Head Coach, Gene Genoe.
Julian Poole, RB, Carlson: Poole turned in a breakout game, as he recorded 200 all-purpose yards (110 rushing amd 90 receiving) and two touchdowns in the Marauders 42-21 win over Southgate Anderson.
Isaac Smith, WR, Huron: Smith also had a breakout performance, as he caught four passes for 84 yards and three touchdowns in the Chiefs’ 41-0 shutout of Melvindale. The win was the first shutout by the Chiefs since a 41-0 blanking of Riverview in 2008.