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Top performances from Week 4: Wilson ‘a game-changer’ for Mount Zion

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Kameron Wilson, a senior linebacker at Mount Zion in Jonesboro, is the GHSF Daily State Player of the Week for his performance in his team's 14-9 victory over seventh-ranked Stephenson in a Class AAAAAA game. The award, sponsored by AstroTurf and Sports Turf, will be presented to Wilson this week at Mount Zion.

Wilson had 11 tackles, four for losses, two sacks and two QB hurries. The upset victory marked Mount Zion's first win over a ranked opponent since 2008. Mount Zion had lost 16 consecutive games to top-10 teams.

"Kam has been a true force," Mount Zion coach Kevin "Bull" Jones said. "Those Stephenson kids are very big and got to him a couple of times, but his motor allowed him to get the sacks. I'll stop short of saying anybody is unstoppable, but he's been a game-changer for us."

Wilson, who is committed to Louisville, has 10 sacks and 12 tackles for losses in three games. A three-year starter, Wilson has 45.5 sacks in his career.

Top five 

*Grayson DB Jibrahn Claude intercepted two passes and had six tackles in a 28-14 victory over No. 1-ranked Marietta of Class AAAAAAA. The victory boosted Grayson to No. 1.

*Mount Zion (Jonesboro) OLB Kameron Wilson had 11 tackles, four for losses, two sacks and two QB hurries in a 14-9 victory over Stephenson.

*Mountain View ATH Garrett Spikes rushed for 140 yards and three touchdowns, threw a 76-yard TD pass, caught three passes for 15 yards, had six tackles, broke up two passes and forced and recovered a fumble in a 42-34 victory over Central Gwinnett.

*Rockmart QB Javin Whatley scored five touchdowns, rushed for 191 yards on 12 carries and was 15-of-19 passing for 221 yards and one touchdown in a 47-14 victory over Heard County. Juke Boozer had nine receptions for 140 yards and one touchdown.

*Valdosta RB T.J. Dailey rushed for 95 yards and four touchdowns on 22 carries and had three catches for 97 yards and a touchdown in a 50-49 victory over Colquitt County.

Best of the rest 

*Adairsville DB Courtney Slocum returned interceptions 91 and 30 yards for touchdowns and had six solo tackles, one for a loss, and two assists in a 35-0 victory over Coahulla Creek.

*Allatoona WR Asante Das had five receptions for 135 yards and two touchdowns in a 38-0 victory over River Ridge.

*Bainbridge RB Rashad Broadnax rushed for 226 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries in a 27-26 victory over Brooks County.

*Blessed Trinity freshman RB Justice Haynes rushed for 199 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries in a 28-7 victory over Benedictine.

*Carrollton LB Kevin Swint had three tackles behind the line for 10 yards in losses in a 23-2 victory over Villa Rica.

*Cedar Grove DL Christen Miller had four tackles for losses, a sack and a forced fumble in a 29-7 loss to McEachern.

*Central Gwinnett QB Kylar Adams was 27-of-40 passing for 409 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-34 loss to Mountain View. Daejon Reynolds had 11 catches for 189 yards.

*Chestatee QB Christian Charles was 20-of 28 passing for 210 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 176 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-26 victory over East Hall.

*Christian Heritage QB Christian Thomas was 7-of-11 passing for 159 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown on nine carries in a 20-7 victory over LaFayette.

*Clarkston WR Keith Woods II had six receptions for 121 yards and two touchdowns in a 52-14 loss to Lithia Springs.

*Colquitt County RB Daijun Edwards rushed for 171 yards, had 102 yards receiving and scored two touchdowns in a 50-49 loss to Valdosta.

*Crisp County OLB Nick Mercer had five tackles, three for a losses, and a forced fumble in a 27-14 win over Tift County.

*Dalton Jahmyr Gibbs scored five touchdowns, rushed for 222 yards and returned a kickoff 97 yards in a 42-14 victory over Sequoyah.

*Dunwoody WR Tyler Eith had 14 receptions for 213 yards and one touchdown in a 21-19 victory over Cambridge.

*Elbert County QB D.J. Ardister was 18-of-28 passing for 273 yards and two touchdowns and had 22 carries for 88 yards and two touchdowns rushing in a 28-24 loss to North Oconee.

*Hephzibah WR Erick Harris had three receptions for 78 yards and a touchdown and returned a kickoff 85 yards for a score in a 35-27 victory over Screven County.

*Howard RB Jeremiah Kelly rushed for 129 yards - his fourth consecutive 100-yard rushing game - in a 49-21 victory over Westside of Macon.

*Kell QB Corbin LaFrance passed for 365 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-20 loss to Rome.

*Lee County QB Kyle Toole was 12-of-12 passing for 142 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-6 victory over Americus-Sumter.

*Lincoln County RB Kolbi Ferguson rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries, was 3-of-3 passing for 20 yards and caught a 5-yard pass in 25-0 victory over Tattnall Square.

*Lowndes LB Gary Osby had 3.5 tackles for losses in a 27-3 victory over East Coweta. Lowndes held East Coweta to 107 total yards.

*Monroe Area NG/OL Charlie Jackson had nine tackles, three for losses, and graded out at 84 percent with three pancake blocks in a 42-2 victory over Walnut Grove.

*North Murray RB D'Ante Tidwell rushed for 256 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries in a 45-17 victory over Ringgold.

*North Oconee RB/LB Adam Weynand rushed for 147 yards and a touchdown and had 11 tackles, two sacks and two QB hurries and broke up a pass in a 28-24 victory over Elbert County.

*Ola LB Quinten Willis had 13 solo tackles, three assists and three tackles behind the line in a 13-7 loss to Dutchtown.

*Prince Avenue freshman QB Lucian Anderson, making his first start, was 8-of-11 passing for 204 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-3 victory over Providence Christian.

*Rome LB Nick Burge had 18 solo tackles and four assists in a 21-20 victory over Kell.

*South Effingham RB Rocko Griffin rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries and had 193 all-purpose yards in a 41-27 victory over Effingham County.

*South Gwinnett DL Kevin Lindsey had three sacks and 1.5 other tackles for losses in a 35-28 loss to South Forsyth.

*Temple RB Phillip Johnson carried 24 times for 229 yards and three touchdowns in a 22-16 victory over Mount Zion of Carroll County.

*Thomasville WR Ricardo Johnson had seven catches for 128 yards and a touchdown in Thomasville's 52-13 win over Everglades, Fla.

*Toombs County ATH Chandler Lynn had six receptions for 124 yards and three touchdowns and scored a fourth touchdown rushing in a 49-31 victory over Claxton.

*Union County QB Pierson Allison was 14-of-24 passing for 268 yards and four touchdowns, rushed for 63 yards, intercepted a pass and forced a fumble in a 33-14 victory over Fannin County.

*Washington County RB Shamarcus Poole ran for 165 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries and returned a punt 92 yards for a touchdown in a 42-7 victory over Greenbrier.

Lines of distinction 

*Apalachee's offensive line of Nate Hodnett, Chase Hunter, Tanner Carnes, Jose Jean Juste, Elijah Harris and Andrew Howe were the keys to the Wildcats' first victory of the season, a 21-14 decision against Jackson County. Apalachee rushed for 250 yards.

*Appling County's offensive line of center Trace Shumans, guards Toby Taylor and Garrison Coleman, tackles Lane Hutchinson and J.J. Wasdin, and tight ends Keon Williams, Darris Smith, Jeremiah Paulk and Dawson Griffis led the way for 439 yards rushing on 45 carries and 501 total yards in a 42-7 victory over Dodge County. The Pirates are 3-0 for the first time 2011.

*North Murray's offensive line of Hayden Jones, Will Mitchell, Aaron McCurdy, Carter Reynolds and Kameron Shook helped the Mountaineers to 323 yards rushing in a 45-17 victory over Ringgold.

*Oconee County's offensive line of Carsen Stocklinski, Nick Saunders, Rob Boswell, Kole Page, Thomas Waters, Cam Lewis, Seth Caldwell and Jake Johnson paved the way for 333 yards rushing on 33 attempts in a 34-6 victory over Morgan County.

*South Paulding's offensive line of Jack Eason, Shaun Smith, Dillon Ward, Trent Knighting and Madden Sanker led a balanced offense of 223 yards passing and 230 rushing in a 28-21 victory over Alexander. Thomas Marshall rushed for 142 yards. Parker Self had 147 yards receiving.

*Wilcox County’s offensive line of Keaun Brown, Eli Harris, Brian Harrell, Jaimon Hilliard, and Curtis LeFlore blocked for a pair of 100-yard rushers - Noah Hollingsworth (104) and Desmond Tisdol (102) in a 50-0 victory over Berrien.

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