Meeks, Doppler earn honors for Week 9
by Johnathan Bentley
Oct 28, 2013 | 1255 views | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Lynn quarterback Brody Meeks has been unstoppable this season.

The record-setting senior was at his best on Friday night against Hubbertville.

Meeks racked up 342 yards of offense and had a hand in 46 points in the Bears’ 49-48 loss to Hubbertville.

He completed 18-of-32 passes for 268 yards and five touchdowns and also rushed seven times for 74 yards. His touchdown passes covered 65, 33, 22, 12 and 10 yards. Meeks has now thrown for 1,920 yards and 21 touchdowns.

Meeks added four 2-point conversion passes and one 2-point conversion run.

Meeks is the Daily Mountain Eagle’s Offensive Player of the Week.

On the defensive side of the ball, Corner linebacker Hunter Doppler did all he could to keep the Yellow Jackets close to undefeated Bibb County on Friday.

The senior recorded 20 tackles, including 17 solo, and added an interception in Corner’s 36-23 loss to the Choctaws. Doppler also added a rushing touchdown in the game.

Doppler is the Daily Mountain Eagle’s Defensive Player of the Week.

Other top performances

•Oakman senior quarterback Jase Trotter produced 388 yards of offense and six total touchdowns, including the game-winner in a key 42-38 region victory over Cold Springs.

Trotter completed 17-of-21 passes for 286 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He added 102 yards and four touchdowns on 15 carries. Trotter scored the game-winning touchdown with a 5-yard run with just 21 seconds left to keep Oakman’s regional championship hopes alive.

•Oakman receivers Purvis Coger and Quinton Harris each had over 100 yards receiving in the win. Coger had six catches for 119 yards, while Harris added 107 yards on six catches —  along with one receiving and one rushing touchdown. Jake Jones had 10 tackles for the Wildcats.

•Walker’s Marlon Oliver was the Vikings top threat on the ground and as a receiver in the Vikings’ 27-7 win over Springville. Oliver rushed 14 times for 57 yards and also caught three passes for 59 yards and a touchdown as Walker closed out region play with a perfect 7-0 mark. On defense, Jaiquan Crook had 11 tackles and a sack to pace the Vikings.

•Sumiton Christian quarterback Josh Yates piled up 275 yards of offense along with four touchdowns in the Eagles 41-0 rout of Southeastern. Yates completed 8-of-11 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed 10 times for 87 yards and a score. Riley Blackmon registered 15 tackles for Sumiton Christian, which had its first shutout since blanking Shades Mountain Christian 35-0 in the 2012 season opener.

•Winston County’s Cody Henderson had 160 total yards and three touchdowns in the Yellow Jackets’ 42-8 rout of Vinemont. Henderson had 108 receiving yards and 52 rushing yards.

•Lynn receivers Jeremy Tittle and Ben Cagle each had more than 100 yards receiving. Tittle caught three passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns while Cagle hauled in eight passes for 106 yards and two scores in the Bears’ 49-48 loss to Hubbertville.

•Dora quarterback Steven Gosha completed 11-of-13 passed for 178 yards and two touchdowns in Friday’s 64-12 win at Carbon Hill.