Highlighting the best high school football performances in the country for Nov. 18-20

In partnership with SI All-American’s “Freak of the Week” feature, SBLive is highlighting the top high school football performances in the country from the past week.

Here are the performances that caught our eye for Nov. 18-20.

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(Top performances are listed in alphabetical order by state. Feature photo by Vince Miller.)


Eli Frost, Fairview RB

Frost rushed 25 times for 264 yards and five touchdowns in a 44-27 win over Parker in the 5A playoffs.

LT Sanders, Gardendale RB

Sanders rushed 26 times for 185 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kick 90 yards for a touchdown and caught a 54-yard touchdown pass in Gardendale’s OT loss to Clay-Chalkville in the 6A quarterfinals.


Isaiah Sategna, Fayetteville, WR

The senior hauled in 16 catches for 247 yards and a touchdown passes in the Bulldogs’ 34-27 win over Cabot.


Jayden Davis, Bullard DB/WR

Davis racked up three interceptions and two touchdown catches in a 49-21 win over Kingsburg.

Lucky Sutton, Cathedral Catholic RB

Sutton rushed for 269 yards and three touchdowns to lead Cathedral Catholic to a 48-19 win over Carlsbad in the San Diego Section Open Division title game.

Houston Thomas, Servite RB/DB

Thomas rushed for 134 yards and a touchdown and came up with the game-sealing interception to help lift Servite to a 40-21 upset victory over St. John Bosco in the Southern Section Division 1 semifinals.


Christian Lewis, Calhoun QB 

Lewis went 29-for-50 for 447 yards and three touchdowns while adding a score on the ground in a 49-42 win over Ware County.

DJ Bell, Pierce County RB 

Bell rushed for 300 yards and five touchdowns in a 49-0 win over Dawson County.


Will Watson III, Springfield Central QB

Watson threw for 406 yards and five touchdowns to lead Springfield Central to a 60-49 win over Franklin in the Division 1 semifinals.


D.J. Smith, Greenville Christian

Completed 9 of 13 passes for 188 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 132 yards and two more scores on 11 carries in the Saints’ 46-6 win over Canton Academy.


Cameron Marchi, Jackson QB

Marchi threw for 515 yards and 6 touchdowns in a 49-14 win over Rockwood Summit. 


Lamar Sperling, Archbishop Hoban RB

The junior standout rushed for 357 yards and five touchdowns on 31 carries in Archbishop Hoban’s 49-30 win over Walsh Jesuit.

TyRek Spikes, Winton Woods RB

Spikes carried the ball 28 times for 230 yards and four touchdowns as No. 7-seeded Winton Woods beat top-seeded Piqua 38-17.


CJ Brown, Beggs, RB

Brown, a senior and Oklahoma State commit, rushed for 224 yards on 24 carries and had five TDs in the Demons’ 44-24 win at Vian in the second round of the 2A playoffs.

Andrew Carney, Collinsville, QB

Carney rushed for 325 yards on 35 carries and had five touchdowns as the Cardinals went for more than 600 yards rushing in their 56-35 win against Bishop McGuinness in the 5A quarterfinals.


Michael Rincon, Jesuit RB

Rincon rushed 28 times for 200 yards and five touchdowns – with all five scores coming in the second half – to lead Jesuit to a 56-49 win over No. 1 Lake Oswego in the 6A quarterfinals.


Jackson Arnold, Denton Guyer QB

Arnold threw for 351 yards and five touchdowns on 14-of-18 passing in a 56-7 win against Dallas Jesuit. He also ran five times for 34 yards and two rushing touchdowns.

PJ Rivera, Edinburg Vela RB

Rivera carried the ball 42 times for 380 yards and three rushing touchdowns in a 27-24 win over San Antonio Taft to help Vela remain undefeated. 

De’Monte Seymore, Manvel RB

Seymore ran for a career-high 381 yards and matched a season high with four rushing scores on 38 carries in Manvel’s 41-31 win against Pflugerville Weiss.

Kaiden Roden, Quinlan Ford RB/LB

Roden ran for 100 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries in Quinlan Ford’s 35-34 win against Pittsburgh. He also recorded 24 tackles and two TFLs defensively as well three pancakes as a blocker.


Dylan Carson, Marysville-Pilchuck (3A)

Rushed for 427 yards and five touchdowns in a 39-21 win over No. 4 Yelm, pushing his season rushing total to 46 touchdowns and 2,567 yards — 114 yards away from Interlake’s Jordan Todd (2,681 yards) for the fifth-most single-season rushing yards in state history.

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