Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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October 28, 2012

Who would you choose as tops among these gridiron heroes?

BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield Daily Telegraph has the task each week of picking one player be the Player of the Week. This week, as is usually the case, is going to be tough. Take a look at the statistics listed under “Heroes of the Gridiron” and tell us what you think. Send emails to

Week 10 Heroes of the Gridiron

A look at some the top performances from high school football games last Friday and Saturday.

•Dillon Bailey, Hurley (def. Rye Cove 60-26): 197 yards, 2 td rushing.

•Payton Ball, Honaker (def. Grundy 55-21): 102, 1 td rushing.

•Jeffrey Bowen, Haysi (def. 62-24): 9 carries, 322 yards, 6 touchdowns. (Haysi, not in Daily Telegraph coverage area, but member of BDD).

•Isaiah Brown, Summers County (def. Richwood 42-20): 115 yards, 2 td rushing.

•Maurice Brown, Mount View (lost to Westside 62-24): 15-133 rush, 4-62 receiving.

•Johnny David, Bluefield (def. James Monroe 63-14): 2 interception returns for tds, 3-41 1 td rushing.

•Aaron Griffith, Wyoming East (def. Independence 42-20): 118 yards, 1 td passing, 121 yards, 1 td rushing,

•Jason Grose, Montcalm (def. Hannan 69-12): 9-85 yards, 2 td rushing.

•Ty Hall, Honaker (def. Grundy 55-21): 11-13, 147 yards, 3 td rushing.

•Cody Hatfield, Graham (lost to Fort Chiswell 27-20): 12-118 2 td rushing.

•Cody Lester, Honaker (def. Grundy 55-23): 100 yards, 1 td rushing.

•Ian Mann, Giles (def. Eastern Montgomery 63-12): 13-173 rushing, 4 tds, all in first quarter.

•Jacob McReynolds, Tazewell (def. Abingdon 27-10): 160 yards, 2 td rushing, 1 interception, 45 yard punt average.

•Spencer Sheets, Graham (lost to Fort Chiswell 27-20): 15-151, 1 td rush, 64 yards passing.

•Dustin Smith, Summers County (def. Richwood 42-20: 129 yards, 2 td rushing.

•D.J. Stewart, Bluefield (def. James Monroe 63-14): 4-122, 2 td rushing.

•Nick Travis, Grundy (lost to Honaker 55-21): 203 yards, 2 td rushing.

•Brett Whitlow, Giles (def. Eastern Montgomery 63-12): 10-127, 3 tds rushing.

Editor’s Note: Have an opinion on the best performance of the week? Let us know at



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