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Top stars, best performances in Arkansas high school football for Week 5

Some of the top performances for this week in Arkansas prep football

By Steve Andrews | Photo by Sadie Rucker 

Listed below are some of the top stars and best performances of Friday night’s football games. If you know of a top performer we should include, please let us know.

Sam Wells, Farmington, QB

The senior backup completed 7-of-11 passes for 81 yards and rushed 12 times for 104 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Cardinals’ 43-8 win over Alma. 

Russell Hodge, Farmington, RB

The sophomore rushed 12 times for 97 yards and 4 TDs, while catching 2 passes for 21 yards in the Cardinals’ 43-8 win over Alma.

Joe Trusty, Alma, QB

The senior completed 13-of-26 passes for 137 yards and ran for a 3-yard TD in the Airedales’ 43-8 loss to Farmington.

Courtney Crutchfield, Pine Bluff, WR/DB

The junior caught touchdown passes of 61 and 23 yards, while also returning an interception 40 yards for another score in the Zebras’ 49-14 win over Beebe

Will Howell, Pine Bluff, QB

The senior completed 8-of-10 passes for 214 yards and 4 TDs in the Zebras’ 49-14 win over Beebe.

Blake Hegwood, Pine Bluff, WR

The senior caught 4 passes for 199 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Zebras’ 49-14 win over Beebe.

Drake Lindsey, Fayetteville, QB

The junior completed 28-of-41 passes for 365 yards and 3 touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 29-28 loss to Rogers.

Lach McKinney, Fayetteville, WR

The junior caught 6 passes for 89 yards and 3 TDs in the Bulldogs’ 29-28 loss to Rogers.

Dane Williams, Rogers, QB

The junior completed 24-of-38 passes for 271 yards 2 touchdowns in the Mounties’ 29-28 win over Fayetteville.

J.T. Miller, Rogers, K

The senior booted a 38-yard field goal with 9 seconds remaining as Rogers beat Fayetteville for the first time in 17 years, 29-28.

Braden Long, Harrison, RB

The junior rushed 37 times for 227 yards and 3 TDs in the Goblins’ 46-40 loss to Prairie Grove.

Ethan Miller, Prairie Grove, RB

The senior had 16 carries for 295 yards and 3 TDs, including runs of 64, 44 and 83 yards, in the Tigers’ 46-40 victory over Harrison.

Jake Casey, Bentonville West, QB

The junior completed 17-of-24 passes for 251 yards 4 touchdowns in the Wolverines’ 41-0 win over Springdale.

Nick Bell, Bentonville West, WR/DB

The senior caught a pair of 24-yard TD passes in the Wolverines’ 41-0 win over Springdale.

Jacob Hermosillo, Lakeside, QB

The junior completed 26-of-47 passes for 360 yards and 3 TDs in the Rams’ 55-28 loss to Magnolia.

Garrion Curry, Magnolia, RB

The senior rushed for 220 yards and 3 touchdowns in the Panthers’ 55-28 win over Lakeside.

Noah Freeman, Joe T. Robinson, RB

The rushed 17 times for a career-high 237 yards and 3 touchdowns in Senators’ 42-3 win over Vilonia.

Quentin Murphy, Joe T. Robinson, QB

The sophomore finished with 58 rushing yards on 14 carries and completed 9-of-17 passes for 143 yards in Senators’ 42-3 win over Vilonia.

Josh Ficklin, Bentonville, RB

The senior completed ran 17 times for 116 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Tigers’ 48-14 win over Fort Smith Southside.

Carter Nye, Bentonville, QB

The junior completed 19-of-25 passes for 303 yards and 3 touchdowns in the Tigers’ 48-14 win over Fort Smith Southside.

Isaac Gregory, Fort Smith Southside, RB

The junior totaled 126 yards and scored 2 TDs in the Mavericks’ 48-14 loss to Bentonville.

Donovyn Omolo, Conway, QB

The junior passed for 320 yards and 2 TDs in the Wampus Cats’ 35-0 win over North Little Rock.

Boogie Carr, Conway, RB

The senior rushed for 107 yards and 3 TDs in the Wampus Cats’ 35-0 win over North Little Rock.

Jabrae Shaw, Little Rock Mills, WR/DB

The senior Central Arkansas commit intercepted 3 passes, taking one back for an 85-yard touchdown, while also catching a 20-yard touchdown pass in the Comets’ 30-0 win over Maumelle.

Trevon Rawls, Maumelle, RB

The senior ran for 161 yards on 12 carries in the Hornets’ 30-0 loss to Little Rock Mills.

Maddox Noel, Lavaca, QB

The senior He finished 9 -of-10 passing for 119 yards and 3 touchdowns, while rushing 18 times for 183 yards and another touchdown in the Golden Arrows’ 35-6 win over Hackett.

Cole Ketchum, Hackett, QB

The junior completed 26-of-43 passes for 203 yards and a touchdown in the Hornets’ 35-6 loss to Lavaca.

Carter Hensley, Rogers Heritage, QB

The senior completed 15-of-22 passes for 276 yards and 2 touchdowns in the War Eagles’ 41-39 win over Springdale Har-Ber.

J.J. Lockett, Rogers Heritage, WR

The junior caught 6 passes for 142 yards and 2 TDs in the War Eagles’ 41-39 win over Springdale Har-Ber.

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Amere Dingle, Rogers Heritage, RB

The junior rushed for 123 yards and 2 touchdowns in the War Eagles’ 41-39 win over Springdale Har-Ber.

Luke King, Hazen, QB

The senior completed 11-of-14 passes for 222 yards and 3 touchdowns, all in the first half, in the Hornets’ 51-0 win over s Baptist Prep

Braylen Russell, Benton, RB

The junior University of Arkansas commit ran 19 times for 173 yards and 4 TDs, all in the first half, in the Panthers’ 55-13 win over Marion.

Sam Sanders, Little Rock Catholic, QB

The senior accounted for all five of the Rockets touchdowns -- two on the ground and three through the air – and produced nearly 80 percent of the offensive output 313 total yards, 173 passing and 74 rushing, in a 37-16 win over West Memphis.

Justin Crutchmer, Lake Hamilton, RB

The senior caught 4 passes for 138 yards and 2 touchdowns, and ran for 45 yards and 2 more TDs in the Wolves’ 60-21 win over Van Buren.

Hunter Houston, Greenwood, QB

The senior completed 38 of 46 passes for 351 yards and a touchdown and ran for 27 yards and 2 more TDs in the Bulldogs’ 49-21 win over Greenbrier.

Grant Karnes, Greenwood, WR

The sophomore had 13 catches for 149 yards and a touchdown in the Bulldogs’ 49-21 win over Greenbrier.

Jake Glover, Greenwood, RB

The senior rushed 12 times for 168 yards and 5 touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 49-21 win over Greenbrier.

L.J. Robins, Greenwood, WR

The junior caught 4 passes for 101 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 63-21 win over Van Buren.

Kel Busby, Pulaski Academy, QB

The junior passed for 4 touchdowns and rushed for one in the Bruins’ 52-12 win over Mountain Home.

Dylan Harris, Sylvan Hills, RB

The senior ran for 118 yards on 19 carries and scored 3 touchdowns in the Bears’ 28-27 win over Sheridan.

Jarrett Atchley, Sheridan, QB

The senior ran for 181 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Yellowjackets’ 28-27 loss to Sylvan Hills.

Matthew Contreras, Hot Springs, QB

The junior threw 3 touchdown passes in the Trojans’ 49-13 win over Hope.

Donovan Whitten, Arkadelphia, QB

The senior completed 10-of-13 passes for 182 yards and 4 touchdowns the Badgers’ 54-7 win over Mena.

Jalen Dupree, Malvern, RB

The junior ran for 4 TDs on runs of 48, 13, 2 and 23 yards in the Leopards’ 57-0 win over Waldron.

Frankie Fennell, Mayflower, QB

The junior backup rushed for 175 yards and 3 touchdowns, and passed for 73 yards and another touchdown, in the Eagles’ 33-14 win over Central Arkansas Christian.

Jaden Robinson, Mayflower, RB

The senior rushed for 184 yards and had 18 receiving yards and a touchdown in the Eagles’ 33-14 win over Central Arkansas Christian.

Jamar Anderson, Mayflower, DE

The junior had a team-high 12 tackles and picked off a pass in the Eagles’ 33-14 win over Central Arkansas Christian.

Kyle Ferrie, Harding Academy, K

The senior booted 3 field goals of 19, 24 and 26 yards in the Wildcats’ 31-21 win over Lonoke.

Michael Rainer, Rivercrest, WR

The junior returned a punt for an 82-yard touchdown, caught an 87-yard touchdown pass and ran for an 18-yard TD in the Colts’ 46-13 win over Harrisburg.

Caleb Johnson, Camden Harmony Grove, QB

The junior had touchdown runs of 10 and 47 yards, and also had a pair of touchdown passes for 42 and 57 yards, in the Hornets’ 53-6 over Pine Bluff Dollarway.

Brenton Sledge, Fordyce, RB

The sophomore scored 3 touchdowns in the Redbugs’ 50-24 win over Drew Central.

Kriston Belin, Fordyce, RB

The senior had scoring runs of 65 and 70 yards in the second half as the Redbugs defeated Drew Central, 50-24.

Chris Young, Newport, RB

The senior ran 16 times for 202 yards and 4 touchdowns in the Greyhounds’ 44-28 win over Salem.

Aabel Robinson, Newport, DT

The senior had 10 tackles and blocked a punt for a touchdown in the Greyhounds’ 44-28 win over Salem.

Trey Wren, Melbourne, QB

The senior completed 10-of-11 passes for 236 yards and 5 touchdowns in the Bearkatz’ 44-0 win over Yellville-Summit.

Jason Sullivan, Carlisle, RB

The senior rushed for 244 yards and 5 touchdowns in the Bison’s 48-21 win over Episcopal Collegiate.

Drayton Standridge, Mount Ida, RB/LB

The senior rushed 20 times for 150 yards and a touchdown and made 21 tackles in the Lions’ 28-0 win over Poyen.

Jacob Woodfield, Mount Ida, RB/LB

The senior ran for 170 yards and 3 TDs and made 12 tackles in the Lions’ 28-0 win over Poyen.

Carter Smith, East Poinsett County, QB

The senior completed 10-of-14 passes for 245 yards and 5 touchdowns in the Warriors’ 68-42 win over McCrory.

Trevion Reed, Des Arc, RB/FS

The senior had 105 yards rushing, caught a 40-yard touchdown pass and returned a fumble 95 yards for a score in the Eagles’ 52-16 win over Marianna.

Chandler Cheek, England, QB

The senior went 20-of-31 passing for 231 yards and a touchdown, and also ran 20 times for 107 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Lions’ 43-22 loss to Quitman.