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Meet the Oregon high school football stars of the week (Nov. 21-27)

Here are the Oregon high school football stars of the week for Nov. 21-27 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers.

Here are the Oregon high school football stars of the week for Nov. 21-27 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers. 

Cooper Hiday (Wilsonville) photo by Dan Brood 

Ethan Carlson, Summit

The senior receiver had five catches for 84 yards and a touchdown, and he had a 48-yard punt return for another score for the Storm in a 35-28 win over Wilsonville in the Class 5A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Hogan Carmichael, Summit

The senior quarterback completed 17 of 26 passes for 259 yards and three touchdowns, and he ran for 30 yards for the Storm in their 35-28 win over Wilsonville in the Class 5A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Cole Collins, Oakland

The senior quarterback completed 4 of 7 passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns, and he ran for 36 yards and another score for the Oakers in their 46-32 win against Weston-McEwen/Griswold in the Class 2A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Nathan Dalton, Lost River

The senior running back rushed for 127 yards and two touchdowns on just nine carries for the Raiders in their 43-0 win over St. Paul in the Class 1A 8-man state championship game at Cottage Grove High School.

Sam Diaz, Tillamook

The senior lineman had a game-high 18 tackles for the Cheesemakers in a 32-8 loss to Estacada in the Class 4A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Connor Dunlea, Lost River

The junior running back/defensive back had a huge performance for the Raiders in their 43-0 win over St. Paul in the Class 1A 8-man state championship game at Cottage Grove High School. On offense, Dunlea had nine carries for 55 yards and a touchdown, and he completed 2 of 4 passes for 58 yards and another score. On defense, he had three interceptions and a fumble recovery.

James Durand, Estacada

The senior running back ran for 86 yards on 17 carries, scoring two touchdowns and adding a 2-point conversion run for the Rangers in their 32-8 win over Tillamook in the Class 4A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Jordan Fisher, Westview

The senior running back ran for 417 yards and five touchdowns on 36 carries, helping the Wildcats sprint to a 51-22 win over North Salem in the Columbia Cup final at Hillsboro Stadium.

Erick Gonzalez, North Salem

The senior receiver had seven catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings in a 51-22 loss to Wilsonville in the Columbia Cup final at Hillsboro Stadium.

Cooper Hiday, Wilsonville

The senior receiver had five catches for 125 yards and three touchdowns for the Wildcats in a 35-28 loss to Summit in the Class 5A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Zeyon Hurliman, Tillamook

The senior receiver had three catches for 72 yards and a touchdown, and he booted a 57-yard punt for the Cheesemakers in a 32-8 loss to Estacada in the Class 4A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Gage Hurych, West Linn

The junior kicker/punter played a key role for the Lions in their 23-14 win over Sheldon in the Class 6A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium. Hurych connected on a 35-yard field goal with 3 minutes and 44 seconds left, and he averaged 38.8 yards on four punts, with one of those punts being downed at the 3-yard line and another at the 1-yard line.

Cory James, Estacada

The senior quarterback ran for 67 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries, and he completed 2 of his 3 passes for 39 yards for the Rangers in their 32-8 win over Tillamook in the Class 4A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Maddox King, Weston-McEwen/Griswold

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The sophomore running back had 19 carries for 137 yards and a touchdown for the TigerScots in a 46-32 loss to Oakland in the Class 2A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Sam Leavitt, West Linn

The senior quarterback ran for a game-high 171 yards on 20 carries, including a 16-yard touchdown, and he completed 13 of 21 passes for 131 more yards, helping the Lions roar to a 23-14 win over Sheldon in the Class 6A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Chase McAuliffe, Lost River

The junior quarterback/defensive back stepped up for the Raiders in their 43-0 win over St. Paul in the Class 1A 8-man state championship game at Cottage Grove High School. McAuliffe completed 4 of 11 passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns, and he had a 42-yard touchdown reception. On defense, he had an interception.

Jaydon McBreen, Westview

The senior defensive back came through with two interceptions for the Wildcats in their 51-22 win over North Salem in the Columbia Cup final at Hillsboro Stadium.

Cade Olds, Oakland

The senior running back ran for 243 yards and three touchdowns on 28 carries, helping the Oakers post a 46-32 win over Weston-McEwen/Griswold in the Class 2A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Charlie Ozolin, Summit

The senior receiver/safety had eight catches for 131 yards and a touchdown on offense and an interception on defense for the Storm in a 35-28 win over Wilsonville in the Class 5A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Kameron Rague, Cascade Christian

The sophomore running back ran for 119 yards on 13 carries, including a 14-yard touchdown run for the Challengers in their 41-6 win over Kennedy in the Class 3A state championship game at Cottage Grove High School.

Keith Reed, Cascade Christian

The senior quarterback completed 14 of 16 passes for 238 yards and three touchdowns, and he ran for 49 yards and two more scores for the Challengers in their 41-6 win over Kennedy in the Class 3A state championship game at Cottage Grove High School.

Waylon Riedel, Estacada

The senior running back powered his way for a game-high 125 rushing yards on 24 carries for the Rangers, helping them post a 32-8 win over Tillamook in the Class 4A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Brody Sample, Cascade Christian

The senior receiver/linebacker stepped up on both sides of the ball for the Challengers in their 41-6 win over Kennedy in the Class 3A state championship game at Cottage Grove High School. On offense, Sample had four catches for 77 yards and a touchdown. On defense, he had a fumble recovery and two tackles for loss.

Clay Smith, St. Paul

The sophomore linebacker had a game-high 10 tackles, including one tackle for loss, and he forced a fumble for the Buckaroos in a 43-0 loss to Lost River in the Class 1A 8-man state championship game at Cottage Grove High School.

Sam Stephens, Summit

The junior running back ran for 235 yards and a touchdown on 40 carries, helping the Storm post a 35-28 win against Wilsonville in the Class 5A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Brock Thomas, Sheldon

The senior quarterback ran for 113 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries, passed for 118 yards and averaged 41 yards on six punts for the Irish in a 23-14 loss to West Linn in the Class 6A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Manu Tuioti, Sheldon

The sophomore linebacker had a game-high 17 tackles, including nine solo tackles, for the Irish in a 23-14 loss to West Linn in the Class 6A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.

Mark Wiepert, Wilsonville

The sophomore receiver had nine receptions for 145 yards and completed both of his pass attempts for 61 yards and a touchdown for the Wildcats in a 35-28 loss to Summit in the Class 5A state championship contest at Hillsboro Stadium.

Ben Winjum, West Linn

The senior running back/linebacker had a team-high nine tackles, including one tackle for loss, and he scored on a 3-yard run for the Lions in their 23-14 win over Sheldon in the Class 6A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium.