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The Starting 11: Here are the top high school football players from Week 2

Cleveland running back Omarion Hampton (28) dives forward for extra yardage after a long run featuring numerous broken tackles during the Garner Trojans’ football game at the Cleveland Rams on Friday, August 30, 2019.
Cleveland running back Omarion Hampton (28) dives forward for extra yardage after a long run featuring numerous broken tackles during the Garner Trojans’ football game at the Cleveland Rams on Friday, August 30, 2019. newsobserver.com

The Starting 11: Here are the top football players from week 2

Each week, The News & Observer honors the top 11 high school football performances from around the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina.

Nominations are appreciated and can be emailed to jpope@newsobserver.com.

THE STARTING 11: WEEK 2

Sean Brown, Middle Creek: Mustangs quarterback completed 22 of 39 passes for 381 yards and five scores, and rushed for one more touchdown during a 47-18 win over Southeast Raleigh.

Omarion Hampton, Cleveland: Sophomore running back rushed for 127 yards and four touchdowns and caught one pass for an 80-yard touchdown during a 56-33 win over Garner.

Skyler Locklear, Cleveland: Rams quarterback completed 16 of 25 passes for 311 yards and four touchdowns.

Jonathan Dewalt, Cleveland: Senior defensive back intercepted two passes during the 56-33 win over Garner.

Jonathan Streeter, Panther Creek: Catamounts wide receiver caught 8 passes for 119 yards versus Leesville Road.

Cameron Carrow, Jordan: Falcons quarterback completed 13 of 16 passes for 205 yards and 3 touchdowns during a 26-21 win over Enloe.

Cameron Grisel, Athens Drive: Jaguars quarterback completed 18 of 36 passes for 237 yards and one score versus Broughton.

Maquel Haywood, Wake Forest: Cougars senior rushed 12 times for 174 yards and two scores during a 42-10 win over Clayton.

Trevion Cooley, Knightdale: Junior rushed 17 times for 115 yards, averaging 6.8 yards per carry, and three scores during a 41-6 win over East Wake.

Cameron Spellman, Knightdale: Knights senior defensive back had 13 tackles in a win over East Wake.

Andrew Harvey, Cardinal Gibbons: Crusaders senior quarterback completed 12 of 18 passes for 260 yards and three touchdowns during a 58-27 win over Riverside.

Sports reporter Jonas Pope IV covers college recruiting, high school sports, NC Central and the ACC for the Herald-Sun and The News & Observer.
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