The Week 2 National Guard Team Of The Week features another big game from Clinton quarterback Cam Akers, a monster outing from Kemper County’s D. J. Clayton and a breakout game from up-and-coming junior running back Kris Moncrief of Raleigh.
Quarterback, Myles Brennan, St. Stanislaus
St. Stanislaus senior quarterback Myles Brennan led the Rock-A-Chaws to an impressive 49-26 win over St. Paul’s Episcopal school, Alabama’s defending 5A state champion. Brennan finished the game with 248 passing yards and five scores. He added another two touchdowns on the ground.
All-Purpose, Cam Akers, Clinton
Clinton star quarterback Cam Akers turned in another dominating performance as the Arrows blew out Ridgeland. Akers was 8-10 passing for 286 yards and also ran for 24 yards. Akers accounted for four touchdowns.
Running Back, Kris Moncrief, Raleigh
Raleigh junior running back Kris Moncrief had a dominating performance with 281 yards rushing and six touchdowns as Raleigh took down Newton 52-6.
Wide Receiver, D. J. Clayton
Kemper County wide receiver D. J. Clayton hauled in ten passes for a staggering 364 yards and five touchdowns as Kemper County beat Quitman 48-20.
Defensive Line, Cameron Young, Franklin County
Franklin County defensive end Cameron Young had six tackles and three sacks in a 34-40 loss to South Pike. The 6’5, 255-lb end has four sacks in two games.
Linebacker, Tim Steward, Hazlehurst
Hazlehurst senior linebacker Tim Steward was all over the field in a 14-8 win over Forest. Steward finished the game with 21 total tackles, including three tackles for loss.
Defensive Back, Jake Newsome, Jackson Prep
Jackson Prep defensive back Jake Newsome registered 12 total tackles and forced a fumble in the Patriots’ 33-2 blowout win against Washington.
Kicker/Punter, Mason Hunt, Stone
Stone kicker/punter Mason Hunt was huge in a 33-28 win over East Central. Hunt was 3-3 on extra points and 2-2 on field goal attempts. He also punted four times, averaging 50.8 yards per punt.