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Here are this week’s boys candidates:

Marcellus Jackson, Fulton football: Jackson had 241 yards rushing, three rushing touchdowns, 86 yards passing and a passing touchdown in Fulton’s 49-0 win over Scott. He also had an 80-yard kick return for a touchdown and two solo tackles.

DeSean Bishop, Karns football: Bishop rushed for 272 yards and four touchdowns, including a game-winning 76-yard rushing touchdown, in Karns’ 42-35 win over Oak Ridge.

Collin Shannon, Sevier County football: Shannon had 283 yards passing to break the school record for all-time passing yards in Sevier County’s 42-0 win over Heritage.

Abdul Jaber, Alcoa cross-country: Jaber finished first the Blount County Cross-Country Championships with a time of 16:19. He was one of only two athletes to finish in less than 17 minutes and beat. the second place runner by 36 seconds.

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Brady Hammonds, Gatlinburg-Pittman football: Hammond was 20-of-28 for 351 yard passing and five touchdowns in Gatlinburg-Pittman’s 48-6 win over Northview Academy.

Ryan Nelson, Kingston football: Nelson had nine tackles, including two for loss, two sacks and a forced fumble in Kingston’s 49-0 win over Signal Mountain.

Jake Carson, Dobyns-Bennett football: Carson was 12-of-15 for 216 yards passing and three touchdowns in Dobyns-Bennett’s 48-21 win over William Blount. 

Dom Moran, Rockwood football: Moran rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns and had the only interception of the game in Rockwood’s 56-6 win over Wartburg.

Here are this week’s girls candidates:

Amanda Mack, Maryville volleyball: Stamey had a team-high 19 kills, 11 digs, a block and a serving ace in Maryville’s region championship win over Hardin Valley. She also led the Rebels with 17 kills, four assists and an ace in the sectional game against West Ridge 

Peyton Huber, Bearden soccer: Huber recorded shutouts in Bearden’s 6-0 district semifinal win over Hardin Valley and 4-0 district championship victory over Maryville. She now has 14 shutouts so far this season.

Charlotte Tymon, Alcoa soccer: Tymon scored four goals in Alcoa’s 7-0 win over Pigeon Forge in the District 2-A semifinals and added three more goals in the Tornadoes’ 9-0 win in the championship game against Gatlinburg-Pittman. Tymon has scored three or more goals in five games this season.

Andie-Marie Jones, Maryville cross-country: Jones won the Blount County Cross-Country Championships, beating the second place finisher by 1:20 in a time of 18:43. She was the only runner to finish in less than 20 minutes and led Maryville to a team first-place finish. 

Jayce Braden, Anderson County volleyball: Braden was named the region MVP after leading Anderson County to the region championship. Braden had 13 kills in the semifinal against Northview Academy and 12 kills in the final against Gibbs.

Ali Morris, Grace Christian Academy volleyball: Morris led the team with 36 kills, 17 digs and 5 aces in GCA’s win over Providence Christian in the first round of the Division II state tournament. 

Carolina Pittman, Gibbs soccer: Pittman scored two goals in the District 4-AA championship game to reach 100 career goals and lead Gibbs to the title in a 3-1 win over Halls.

Bella Mutta, Powell soccer: Mutta scored a goal in Powell’s 3-0 win over Central in the District 3-AAA semifinal and netted the winning penalty kick against West to earn Powell the district title.

Contact Emily Adams at [email protected] or on Twitter @eaadams6.

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