By Buck Ringgold
The following is a list of several of the top Oklahoma high school football performers from Week 7.
If you know of a top star we should add, let us know in the comments.
Braylin Presley, Bixby, WR
The Spartans’ dynamic playmaker caught 11 passes for 151 yards and accounted for four total touchdowns as Bixby won its 43rd straight game, downing Sand Springs, 58-14.
Jaiden Carroll, Jenks, RB
Carroll rushed for 190 yards on 23 carries and scored three touchdowns along with a two-point conversion as the Trojans won at Edmond Santa Fe, 35-14.
Jino Boyd, Tulsa Union, WR
Boyd caught two passes for 68 yards, both going for touchdowns, in Union’s 56-14 win at Moore.
La’Trell Ray, Choctaw, RB
Ray rushed for 207 yards and had two touchdowns as the Yellowjackets prevailed at Muskogee, 49-32.
Kordell Gouldsby, Holland Hall, QB
Gouldsby completed 9-of-18 passes for 116 yards and a TD and added 69 yards on 12 carries with a TD as the Dutch won at Berryhill, 37-12.
Erik McCarty, McAlester, RB
McCarty rushed for 143 yards on 14 carries and two TDs and also threw a 71-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter as the Buffaloes stayed undefeated with a 33-2 win at Coweta.
Maurion Horn, Broken Arrow, RB
Horn went for 266 yards on 21 carries and had touchdown runs covering 43 and 62 yards in the Tigers’ 45-14 home win against Yukon.
Virgil Yates, Del City, QB
Yates had three touchdown runs, including the eventual game-winner in overtime, as the Eagles outlasted Putnam City North, 20-14.
Emmanuel Crawford, Grove, RB
Crawford rushed for 154 yards on 16 carries and had five TDs to power the undefeated Ridgerunners past Skiatook, 48-0.
Isaiah Gray, Lawton MacArthur, RB
Gray accounted for more than 350 all-purpose yards, including 262 yards on 25 carries and three TDs along with returning a kickoff 85 yards for another TD in the Highlanders’ 47-37 win at Noble.
Jeremiah Barker, Clinton, WR
Barker caught TD passes covering 67 and 43 yards as the Red Tornadoes rolled past Elgin, 47-6.
Corey Metscher, Bethel, RB
Metscher reached the end zone four times, with his longest TD run covering 53 yards, in his team’s 67-13 win against Holdenville.
Sebastian Gonzalez, Hennessey, QB
Gonzalez threw three touchdown passes, including those covering 52 and 64 yards, kicked two extra points and had a two-point run in Hennessey’s 36-8 win against Chisholm.
Jace Gilbert, Marlow, QB
Gilbert threw four touchdown passes and kicked five extra points in the Outlaws’ 35-6 win against Davis.
Eli Cordy, Edmond Memorial, LB
Cordy recorded 17 tackles, including two for loss, and intercepted a pass while forcing a fumble and recovering another in the Bulldogs’ 20-14 win at Enid.
Gabe Rodriguez, Wagoner, QB
Rodriguez passed for 214 yards and three TDs and also had 86 yards on eight carries and two TDs in the Bulldogs’ 55-16 win against Miami.
Austin Havens, Owasso, QB
Havens threw a pair of first-quarter touchdown passes as the Rams went on to roll past Southmoore, 52-8.
Tyler Joice, Tahlequah, QB
Joice completed all 28 of his pass attempts for 179 yard and two TDs and added 68 yards rushing in the Tigers’ 21-14 win against Claremore.
Nick Moore, Harrah, RB
Moore rushed for 260 yards on 32 carries and scored three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 38-33 win against Ada.
Carson Cooksey, Blanchard, QB
Cookseyy completed 16-of-34 passes for 358 yards and four TDs to help power the Lions past Tecumseh, 32-7.
Tre Stevenson, Perkins-Tryon, RB
Stevenson rushed for 70 yards on 11 carries and two touchdowns as the Demons defeated Kingfisher, 49-16.
Matt Clover, Eufaula, RB
Clover rushed for 234 yards on 11 carries and scored four touchdowns in the Ironheads’ 55-0 win against Wilburton.
Deshawn Clark, Haskell, WR/DB
Clark caught a 38-yard TD pass, returned an interception for a TD and recovered a fumble in the end zone for another TD in the Haymakers’ 43-8 win against Okmulgee.
Mason Jim, Warner, RB
Jim rushed for 150 yards and a pair of TDs in the Eagles’ 55-0 win against Talihina.
Zane Craighead, Gore, QB
Craighead threw for 128 yards and three TDs and had 84 yards rushing and two TDs in the Pirates’ 74-14 win against Porter.
Cole Mahaney, Fort Gibson, QB
Mahaney threw for 157 yards and two TDs while adding 214 yards rushing and a pair of TDs in the Tigers’ 43-21 win against Sallisaw.
Dontierre Fisher, Checotah, RB
Fisher had 331 yards on 24 carries and five TDs, three of those in the fourth quarter, to lift the Wildcats past Westville, 50-34.
Eric Virgil, Hilldale, RB
Virgil rushed for 200 yards on 20 carries and had five TDs as the Hornets defeated Muldrow, 51-14.
Rylan Belcher, Mtn. View-Gotebo, RB
Belcher rushed for a touchdown, returned a punt 40 yards for another TD and had a pair of two-point conversion runs in his team’s 63-0 win against Grandfield.
Taylor Heim, Bethany, QB
Heim threw two touchdown passes and had two touchdown runs, including a game-clinching 57-yard sprint as Bethany held off Newcastle, 28-20.
Kaleb Barnes, Oklahoma Christian School, RB
Barnes rushed for 219 yards on 26 carries and had four touchdowns as the Saints defeated Luther, 58-29.
Leo Lovins, Pryor, RB
Lovins rushed for 102 yards on 12 carries and scored three touchdowns in Pryor’s 38-0 win against Tulsa Memorial.
Jordan McGowan, Balko-Forgan, WR
McGowan caught nine passes for 273 yards and four TDs in his team’s 40-12 win against Shattuck.
Xavin Lackey, Vian, RB
Lackey rushed for 98 yards on 14 carries and scored three touchdowns in the Wolverines’ 37-0 home win against Pocola.
Jaxton Rutledge, Poteau, QB
Rutledge completed 8-of-9 passes for 97 yards and a TD in the Pirates’ 40-6 win at Stilwell.