(Photo: Running back Xavier Yancy of Hattiesburg)The National Guard Team of the Week for week two 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 August 25-27, 2014
QB, Brady Davis, Starkville
Starkville senior quarterback Brady Davis completed 21-32 passes for 411 yards and threw six touchdowns in a 52-29 victory over Oxford.
QB, Wayne Overman, St. Martin
St. Martin sophomore quarterback Wayne Overman passed for 191 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 108 yards and two scores in a 56-27 win over East Central.
AP, Cam Akers, Clinton
Clinton sophomore quarterback Cam Akers racked up 236 yards of total offense and had four touchdowns rushing and passing in a 43-14 win over Ridgeland.
AP, Duke Upshaw, Baldwyn
Baldwyn quarterback Duke Upshaw had a huge night with 457 yards of total offense and all-purpose yardage including four touchdowns in a 41-12 win over Booneville.
RB, Xavier Yancy, Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg sophomore running back rushed 34 times for 177 yards and touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 43-26 win over Laurel.
RB, Ryan Cothern, Tri-County
Tri-County senior running back Ryan Cothern rushed 14 times for 217 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 43-12 victory over Wilkinson Christian.
WR, Damion Willis, Southeast Lauderdale
Southeast Lauderdale wide receiver Damion Willis caught seven passes for 201 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-0 win over Newton County.
WR, Owen Betz, St. Stanislaus
St. Stanislaus junior wideout Owen Betz caught seven passes for 183 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 55-0 win over Long Beach.
WR, Keenan Barnes, Madison Central
Madison Central senior wide receiver Keenan Barnes caught seven passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns in a 25-22 win over Gulfport.
Brookhaven’s starting offensive line led the Panthers to a 27-19 win over Lawrence County. The team rushed for 373 yards on 41 carries with a pair of 100-yard rushers in Treviaunte McDianel and Ken’Quavious Boyd.