OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Hutchinson sophomore running back Dezmon Jackson had a career-high 167 rushing yards on 26 carries and made some key runs in No. 5 Hutchinson's eventual game-winning drive to defeat No. 13 Highland 16-13 at Gowans Stadium. Jackson accounted for 202 all-purpose yards and had a 5-yard touchdown run. But with the game tied at 13 in the final 2 minutes, Jackson broke loose for runs of 15 and 44 yards on Hutch's 6-play, 60-yard scoring drive that was capped by a 37-yard field goal with 37 seconds remaining in the game.
Also nominated: Makiya Caesar, Butler
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Juwan Mitchell led Butler's defense with 10 tackles, including 2.5 tackles for losses of 34 yards. He also broke up a pass and had three quarterback hurries in the Grizzlies 17-14 win over Independence.
Also nominated: Clarence Hicks, Hutchinson
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Dodge City's Devonta Guillory kicked the game-winning field goal from 30 yards as time expired to give Dodge City a 22-21 win over Coffeyville. He also perfectly executed an onside kick with 1:15 remaining in the game to give the Conqs the ball back after they pulled within 21-19.
Also nominated: Sebastian Garcia, Hutchinson; Ty Zentner, Butler