WEEK 1 STARS
• Tuwan Payton, New Albany RB: Providence defenders are going to see Payton in their nightmares after he went for more than 500 yards the last two seasons against them. On Friday, Payton rushed for 235 yards on 24 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns in Friday’s win over Providence.
• Joseph Simmons, Jeffersonville DT: Simmons had four tackles for loss, a sack and an interception in the Red Devils’ victory.
• Chris Marion, Clarksville SS: The freshman had eight tackles and threw an 80-yard pass in the second half of the Generals’ 61-8 loss to Southridge.
• Alex Smith, Charlestown WR: Smith caught two passes for 40 yards, including a 36-yard TD catch from Tristan Chester, in the Pirates’ 24-7 loss to Madison.
• Isiah Mack, Jeffersonville RB: Mack rushed for 102 yards on just eight carries and scored twice in Jeff’s triumph.
• Ryan Lenz, Floyd Central PK: Lenz kicked a 43-yard field goal in the Highlanders’ 62-16 loss to Louisville Male.
• Aamil Haleem, Jeffersonville LB: The Jeff senior had nine tackles, three for loss, and recovered a fumble.