Capital Preps Team of the Week – Week 3

Here is our week 3 Capital Preps Team of the Week. Clinton kicker Tucker Barefoot and Velma Jackson quarterback Antavious Willis each are making their second appearance on the team in the first three weeks of the season.


Quarterback, Phillip Short, MRA
MRA junior quarterback Phillip Short passed for 314 yards with four touchdowns to help lead the Patriots to a 42-35 win over Briarcrest Christian.

All-Purpose, Antavious Willis, Velma Jackson
Velma Jackson senior quarterback Antavious Willis ran for 213 yards and three touchdowns and passed for another two scores and 165 yards in a 33-12 win over Provine.

Running Back, Dee Baker, Northwest Rankin
Northwest senior running back Dee Baker needed only nine carries to rush for 127 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Cougars to a 42-0 win over Pearl.

Wide Receiver, Jonathan Mingo, Brandon
Brandon senior linebacker Jonathan Mingo had nine receptions for 143 yards and a touchdown in the Bulldogs’ 19-14 loss to Clinton.


Defensive Line, Rashard Hansbrough, Germantown
Germantown senior defensive tackle Rashard Hansbrough had seven tackles, three sacks, and forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the Mavericks’ 20-7 loss to Southaven.

Linebacker, Hayden Hill, Northwest Rankin
Northwest Rankin senior linebacker Hayden Hill had a game-high 16 total tackles in a 42-0 blowout win over Pearl.

Defensive Back, Brandt Warren, Pisgah
Senior defensive back / linebacker Brandt Warren picked off a pair of passes, had seven tackles and a tackle for loss in Pisgah’s 35-14 win over St. Andrews. Warren also forced a fumble.



Kicker/Punter, Tucker Barefoot, Clinton
Clinton senior kicker Tucker Barefoot hit a couple of field goals and an extra point in the Arrows’ 19-14 upset win of Brandon.