Week Five has come and gone, officially marking the halfway point of the regular season. Action is heating up across Northeast Ohio as teams start to make their push for the postseason. Before Week 6 action kicks off, it’s time to take a look at some of the top performances from last week. We’ve narrowed it down to four candidates and now, it’s up to the fans. Who should be named Week 5 NEOSI Player of the Week? Have your voice heard in the poll below and stay tuned Thursday for the results. Poll closes Thursday at noon.
Darreon Fair, Cleveland Heights
Quarterback Darreon Fair flashed more than his arm in the Tigers 55-24 victory over Lorain. Fair carried the ball nine times for a whopping 159 yards and three touchdowns. He was also 3-6 for 37 yards and a touchdown as Cleveland Heights improved to 5-0 on the season.
DeRonte Fullerton, Lutheran West
Longhorns senior DeRonte Fullerton turned in a jaw-dropping performance in the 45-0 shutout at Vermillion. Fullerton carried the ball nine times for 232 yards and four touchdowns, an average of over 25 yards per carry. The Longhorns improved to 4-1 on the season.
Tyrone Singleton, Willoughby South
It was the Singleton Show Friday night in Eastlake as the Rebels took down the Rangers 35-14. The senior running back turned in a five-touchdown performance with 217 yards on 13 carries. The win improved South’s record to 3-2 and 2-0 in the Western Reserve Conference.
Lamar Sperling, Archbishop Hoban
Lamar Sperling continued to make his case for the prestigious Mr. Football award as the Knights took down St. Ignatius. In a matchup between the number two and three teams in the NEOSI Top Five, Sperling was once again dominant. The Buffalo commit ran the ball 29 times for 232 yards and three touchdowns. On the season, he has 106 carries for 1,235 yards and 17 touchdowns.
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