As far as standout plays go, maybe no week of the high school football season has had more of an offering than Week 9.
The final week of the regular season saw game-changing touchdown runs, clutch efforts on special teams and a wincing crack on a safety. Even a lineman punt return for touchdown.
SBLive has gathered 10 standout plays from Week 9. Now, it’s your turn to decide which one rises above the pack. Cast your vote below. Voting ends on Friday at 9 a.m. and the winner will be announced shortly thereafter.
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SBLive’s Top 10 plays of Week 9
Here’s a breakdown of the top plays:
Jalen Salavea, Skyview: How’s this for a big-man touchdown? The two-way lineman (and inside linebacker) broke one tackle after another toward a rare lineman punt return for touchdown in a 54-0 win over Nelson of Oregon. (Credit: Vancouver Public Schools / VPS GameTime)
Josh Collie, Spanaway Lake: Broke multiple tackle on his way to a long touchdown run in a win over Lakes.
Ryan McKenna, Gonzaga Prep: 65-yard touchdown run on quarterback option keeper put Bullpups up two touchdowns early in a 28-20 win over Mt. Spokane for the GSL title.
DeAndre Napier, Steilacoom: Rush up the middle was not deterred by several defenders, thanks to Napier’s truck-stick. (Credit: Joey Crider @joeybamafan)
Kyler Ronquillo, Yelm: Long diving catch against Central Kitsap (Credit: Bryan Hooper @bhoop_photography)
Blake Ely, WF West: Had a 90-yard fumble return for touchdown against Black Hills. (Credit: Eli Sports Network)
Evan Leggett, Monroe: 48-yard pass to Cole Pruett on fourth quarter trick play in a 3A Wesco Championship win over Ferndale.
Jairus Phillips, Camas: Monterous sack on Union quarterback Mitch Ratigan for a safety in a 17-7 league title-clinching win.
Ishaan Daniels, Bellevue: Picked off a pass in the end zone and hauled it 100 yards for what would have been a touchdown, had the return not been reduced to 19 yards due to penalty.
Kaleo Jandoc, Lynden: Broke off an 84-yard kickoff return in 14-6 win over Sedro-Woolley.
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(Lead photo by Vince Miller)