High School Football

Dallas-Fort Worth high school football winners for Week 6 from Godley and Azle

Azle’s Jesse Riveria, left celeberates with teammates Jason Lund and Chase Torgesen after recovering a Crowley fumble in thethird quarter of Friday’s October 4, 2019 football game at Hornet Stadium in Azle, Texas. Azle went on to win 48-47. Special/Bob Haynes
Azle’s Jesse Riveria, left celeberates with teammates Jason Lund and Chase Torgesen after recovering a Crowley fumble in thethird quarter of Friday’s October 4, 2019 football game at Hornet Stadium in Azle, Texas. Azle went on to win 48-47. Special/Bob Haynes Special to the Star-Telegram

Godley’s Ethan McBrayer and Azle’s Jesse Riveria were voted DFW players of the week from Week 6 while the Azle Hornets were voted team of the week.

McBrayer, the offensive POW, put on an absolute show in Week 6 vs. Canton, throwing for 580 yards and 8 TDs on 32 of 47 passes. He received 40 percent of the votes.

Weatherford QB Ken Seals came in second with 32 percent. He went 18 of 21 for 369 yards and 5 TDs vs. Haltom.

Arl. Seguin RB Jalen March came in third with 12 percent after rushing for 201 yards and 3 TDs vs. Cleburne to help the Cougars snap a 15-game losing streak.

Winning defensive player of the week was Riveria, who made 11 tackles, 7 solo and recovered two fumbles helping Azle, the team of the week, to a comeback 48-47 win vs. previously unbeaten Crowley.

Carroll’s Preston Forney came in second and Aledo’s Nathen Fingar was third.

Azle received 76 percent of the votes and beat out Naaman Forest and Arl. Seguin.

Past winners

Team

Saginaw, Week 1

McKinney North, Week 2

Lone Star, Week 3

Weatherford, Week 4

Crowley, Week 5

Offensive

Dez Forrest, Weatherford, Week 1

Dillon Markiewicz, McKinney North, Week 2

Braylon Braxton, Independence, Week 3

Gunner Hammond, Cleburne, Week 4

Da’Wain Lofton, North Side, Week 5

Defensive

Robert Williams, Waxahchie Life, Week 1

Kaleb Culp, Parish Episcopal, Week 2

Peyton Beck, Reedy and Jamal Marshall, FW Christian, Week 3

Xavier Toliver, Summit, Week 4

Emanuel Broussard, Life Oak Cliff, Week 5

If you would like nominate players or team, please email at bgosset@star-telegram.com on Sunday night.

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Born and raised in Hawaii, Brian Gosset graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in journalism before coming to Texas in 2014. He’s covered high school sports — yes, pretty much every high school sport — for the Star-Telegram ever since.
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