Here are the top performances that caught our attention across the state in Week 8 of the Idaho high school football season.
FRIDAY, OCT. 17 – TOP STARS
Keegan Croteau, Bishop Kelly QB
Tossed for 163 yards on a near-perfect 12 of 15 passes completed and two touchdowns through the air, as well as another on the ground in a win over Vallivue. (READ MORE)
Jordan Erickson, Rocky Mountain RB/WR
Rocky’s do-it-all back/receiver broke loose for 115 yards and three touchdowns, headlined by a 22-yard burst up the middle to take a two-possession lead in the fourth.
Jake Farris, Mountain View QB
Passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns while completing 18 of 25 attempts, reports The Idaho Press.
Antonio Fifta, Timberline RB
Ran for 132 yards on 10 carries and logged a touchdown in a loss to Skyview, per The Idaho Statesman.
Zane Helm, Melba RB
Ran for 198 yards on more than 12 yards per carry in a 47-12 win over Nampa Christian, per The Idaho Press.
Maxwell Lehman, Rocky Mountain RB
Rushed for 157 yards and a late touchdown in a league title-clinching effort to push his season total past 600 yards.
Spencer Lyman, New Plymouth RB
Turned 13 touches into 132 yards and a touchdown, per The Idaho Statesman.
Kyle McClure, Middleton QB
Accounted for 318 yards of offense — 197 passing yards, 121 rushing — and a touchdown to beat Nampa, reports The Idaho Press.
Xander Nawahine, Rocky Mountain DB
Snagged two interceptions in a 31-14 win over Meridian to clinch a fourth consecutive league title.
Cody Newhart, Sandpoint WR
Caught touchdown passes of 92 and 75 yards for 267 total receiving yards, reports The Spokesman-Review.
Kaimen Peebles, South Fremont QB
Threw for 299 yards and four scores, as well as 47 rushing yards, to help the Cougars snap defending 3A state champ Sugar-Salem’s 14-game win streak.
Parker Pettit, Sandpoint QB
Tossed for 309 yards in a 31-21 win over Moscow, reports The Spokesman-Review.
Jackson Stampfli, Eagle, RB
Turned 14 carries into 168 yards and three touchdowns in a romp of Centennial, per The Idaho Statesman.
Trace Stimpson, Melba RB
Ran for four touchdowns and 160 yards total on the ground in a win over Nampa Christian, per The Idaho Press.
Davis Thacker, Meridian WR
Caught seven balls for 101 yards, including a 46-yard touchdown catch from Malakai Martinez to put the Warriors on the board.
Carter Woodland, Notus RB
Ran for 178 yards and four touchdowns in a 52-0 win over Wilder, per The Idaho Press.