Week 8 of the Idaho high school football season brought lots of great highlights. We’ve scoured all classifications across the state of Idaho to compile five plays that caught our attention. (Lead photo by Heidi Freeman)
Past top plays of the week:
TOP 5 PLAYS OF WEEK 8
5. Teegan Thomas shakes his way to a touchdown
Blackfoot running back Teegan Thomas supplied this crafty touchdown run in a 14-7 win over Shelley. Thomas is the Broncos’ standout back who scored the two-point conversion to beat Hillcrest in Week 6.
4. Rocky Mountain’s Jordan Erickson scores back-breaking touchdown in win over Meridian
Max Lehman and Jordan Erickson helped Rocky Mountain (ID) pull away with fourth quarter touchdowns in a 34-14 win over Meridian as the Grizzlies pushed their league winning streak to 14 games. (READ MORE)
3. Middleton’s Dallin McKnight snatches endzone interception from receiver’s hands.
“Highway robbery!” exclaimed play-by-play announcer Sven Alskog. Middleton held on to beat Nampa, 37-21.
2. Step aside, says Sandpoint’s Gerrit Cox
Gerrit Cox could have run out of bounds. But that’s not the Sandpoint standout’s style. Instead, he capped a long touchdown run by tossing two defenders out of bounds and stomping into the endzone in a 31-21 win over Moscow.
1.Rigby’s Taylor Freeman hauls in 70-yard TD from Tiger Adolpho
This momentous 70-yard game-tying touchdown was one of two scoring catches Freeman hauled in from newcomer Tiger Adolpho. He added a two-point conversion reception – and recovered the game-clinching onside kick with more than a minute to go to beat Highland and win the District 5-6 title. (READ MORE)