(Photo: Petal quarterback Samuel Hopper) The National Guard Team of the Week for week 4 of the season. Players are selected with consideration given to the individual performance, the quality of opponent, and the magnitude of the game. Players can be nominated each week by filling out our online nomination form.
Games of September 12-13, 2014
QB, Samuel Hopper, Petal
Petal quarterback Samuel Hopper completed 19-29 passes for 338 yards and four touchdowns in a 40-37 win over Madison Central.
QB, Owen Betz, St. Stanislaus
St. Stanislaus sophomore quarterback Owen Betz continues to put up big numbers, completing 19-30 passes for 441 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-31 win over St. Martin.
AP, Jatavious “Tee” Farmer, North Panola
North Panola quarterback Jatavious Farmer completed 18-34 passes for 323 yards and three touchdowns in a 34-32 win over Ripley. He also rushed for 52 yards and a score.
AP, Malik Dear, Murrah
Murrah senior athlete Malik Dear rushed for 108 yards, had nine catches for 46 yards, and returned a punt 98 yards for a touchdown in a 24-14 win over Callaway
RB, Alan Lamar, DeSoto Central
DeSoto Central junior running back Alan Lamar rushed 33 times for 225 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 39-20 win over Lake Cormorant.
RB, Jarvis Wilson, Tupelo
Tupelo senior athlete Jarvis Wilson needed just 13 rushes to rush for 163 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-9 win over Saltillo.
RB, Jordan Wright, Pearl
Pearl senior running back Jordan Wright rushed 26 times for 228 yards and three touchdowns in Pearl’s 26-12 win over Mendenhall.
WR, Timmy Jones, Biloxi
Biloxi sophomore receiver Timmy Jones caught 14 passes for 232 yards and a touchdown in Biloxi’s 59-35 loss to Oak Grove.
WR, Chase Rhodes, St. Stanislaus
St. Stanislaus senior receiver Chase Rhodes caught six passes for 160 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 34-31 win over St. Martin.
The Forest offensive line allowed the Bearcat offense to rush for 410 yards on 48 carries including four touchdowns on the ground in a 33-21 win over Newton County.