Top stars, best performances in week three of the Idaho high school football season

Ben Ford showed why he’s so well-regarded, Ky McClure had a career-type outing and there were many more standout performances in Week 3 of the Idaho high school football season. (Lead photo by Brian Losness, Nitrophoto Motorsports)

Here are the top performances that caught our attention across the state. Tag us on Twitter or Instagram @SBLiveID if we missed anyone. Names are in alphabetical order.

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Landon Cheney, Nampa Christian QB

Threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns by completing 22 of his 38 passes in a 34-12 loss to Gooding.

Casey Cope, Vallivue QB

Logged three touchdowns in the first half of a 41-14 win over Ridgevue, accounting for 319 total yards.

Cash Cowdery, Middleton WR

His quarterback was airing it out and he took advantage. Cowdery caught seven passes for 164 yards and a touchdown.

Jack Dohm and Luke McLaughlin, Coeur d’Alene LB

The state’s most dangerous linebacker corps each returned fumbles for touchdown in the Vikings’ 48-7 win over Lakeland. (PHOTO GALLERY)

Jordan Erickson, Rocky Mountain RB/WR

Accounted for three touchdowns in the Grizzlies’ blowout win over Centennial: an 81-yard kick return, a 65-yard run and an 8-yard pass. (via The Idaho Statesman)

Ben Ford, Eagle QB

He threw for four touchdowns. Accrued 446 passing yards. And his Mustangs throttled No. 6 Mountain View because of it. (READ MORE)

Kyzon Garner, Sugar-Salem QB

Logged four total touchdowns — three through the air and one on the ground (197 total yards of offense) — to lead the defending 3A champs over defending Wyoming state champ Star Valley. (READ MORE)

Rawlin Godfrey, Valley QB

Posted 220 yards through the air and picked up 84 on the ground and two touchdowns in a loss to Ririe, per

Demik Hatch, Hillcrest RB

Ran for 140 yards and four touchdowns in Hillcrest’s 42-28 win over Madison.

Brody Hasselstrom, Prairie RB

Logged 276 yards on the ground and four touchdowns in a 54-14 Whitepine League win over Clearwater Valley.

Tommy Hauser, Post Falls WR

Lewiston tried to take away Post Falls’ big-gain slot receiver’s home run looks, so he made them pay on short gains, catching 11 balls for 75 yards, a touchdown run and an interception on defense. (READ MORE)

Zane Helm, Melba RB

Logged 125 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Parma.

Kaysen Isom, Thunder Ridge RB

Turned 21 carries into 230 yards rushing and three touchdowns, and added 48 yards receiving on two catches, per the Idaho Falls Post Register.

Angus Jordan, Genesee QB

The sophomore from Colton has Genesee out to a hot 3-0 start coming off of a win over Potlach to secure its first league win in more than a year and surpass its win total last season. Jordan had 364 all-purpose yards (264 passing, 100 running) and two touchdowns.

Hayden Kincheloe, Homedale QB

McClure was the headline. But Kincheloe had a productive night, too, throwing for 227 yards and two touchdowns in a 53-28 loss to Homedale.

Tre Kofe, Hillcrest RB

Rushed for 127 yards and a touchdown in Hillcrest’s 42-28 win over Madison, per the Idaho Falls Post Register.

Kash Lang, Lewiston QB

He’s always a threat on his feet, but Lang had a solid day throwing the ball, passing for 201 yards, running for 93 more with three total touchdowns. (READ MORE)

Elijah Martin, Notus RB

Ran for 142 yards and two scores in a 26-16 win over Horeshoe Bend.

Ky McClure, Middleton QB

A head-turning outing. He threw for 457 yards and five touchdowns by completing 23 of his 35 passes.

Malakai Martinez, Meridian QB

Completed 20 of 28 passes for 270 yards, four touchdowns in a win over defending 4A champ Kuna.

Jack Prka, Coeur d’Alene QB

Threw for 315 yards and four touchdowns on 17 of 21 pass attempts completed.

Trace Stimpson, Melba RB

Led the game in rushing on a night where Melba established its ground game. He finished with 137 yards and a touchdown.

Titus Yearout, Lapwai QB

Accounted for 536 total yards in a 50-6 Whitepine League win over Troy, as reported by The Lewiston Tribune.

Caden Young, Emmett QB

Tossed for 147 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 163 yards in an upset win over Bishop Kelly. (READ MORE / PHOTO GALLERY)

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