Week 10: Top performers

Ardarius Stewart

More than two dozen players are selected in the state of Alabama for their top performances in the final regular season games.

Jake Smith and Jacob Kennedy, Berry

Kennedy was 14-of-23 passing for 323 yards and four touchdowns in a 60-8 win over Gaylesville, giving him 4,224 career passing yards to break a 21–year-old record. Smith, Kennedy's main target, had six catches for 224 yards and three touchdowns.

Deion Moore, Houston County

Moore accounted for 329 yards and four touchdowns in a 46-25 win over Dale County. Moore threw for 251 yards and two scores in a 20-of-31 performance and rushed for 78 yards on 15 carries with two touchdowns.

Jon Cole Chesser, Pleasant Home

Chesser scored on runs of 86 and 39 yards, caught a 71-yard touchdown pass and had a 73-yard kickoff return for a score in the Eagles' 48-28 win over Cottage Hill.

Luke Jennings, Fort Payne

The junior running back/wide receiver carried 15 times for 172 yards and two touchdowns as the Wildcats downed Elkmont 27-7. With Fort Payne leading 13-0, Jennings ran 42 yards to the Elkmont two to set up his first touchdown, which he scored on the next play. He later added a 46-yard touchdown.

Mark Laney, West Point

The place-kicker provided 13 points in a 37-36 upset win over Fairview. Laney connected on field goals of 23, 48 and 50 yards as well as hitting all four extra point attempts. Laney suffered a torn ACL during August practice but has kicked all season.

Clay Wood, Crossville

The senior wide receiver caught 10 passes for 163 yards and a touchdown in a 35-20 loss to archrival Geraldine. His touchdown reception covered 50 yards.

Jacob Davis, Sylvania

The senior running back/wide receiver caught four passes for 84 yards and scored on a 40-yard punt return and four-yard run in a 21-7 win over Sylvania. The punt return for a touchdown was his fourth of the season and his ninth kick return for a touchdown over the last two years.

Tyler Martin, Boaz

Martin rushed 34 times for 289 yards and two touchdowns in a 14-7 win over previously unbeaten Sardis. Martin scored on a school-record 97-yard run with 8:14 left in the first quarter and added a 65-yard touchdown run.

Taylor Ernst, Madison Academy

Ernst had two interceptions in a 21-20 win over West Limestone. His first pick at the Wildcats' 27-yard line set up the game-winning touchdown, and he picked off another to preserve the victory.

Dorryl Swanigan, Marion County

The sophomore running back had 15 carries for 214 yards with three touchdowns (6, 51, 51 yards) as the Raiders (9-1) knocked off previously unbeaten Red Bay (9-1) 42-33. Swanigan also caught one pass for 53 yards to give him 267 total yards on the night. Teammate Ben Johnson also recorded 16 tackles on defense.

Mathew Belue, Red Bay

The junior running back piled up 244 yards on 26 carries with a 68-yard touchdown in Red Bay's 42-33 loss to Marion County.

Siran Neal, Abbeville

Neal caught touchdown passes of 42, 4 and 44 and also had a 61-yard interception return for a score in the Yellow Jackets' 60-30 win over Headland.

Jacob Thomas, Clay-Chalkville

Thomas was 14-of-23 passing for 227 yards and five touchdowns to go with 16 carries for 140 rushing yards in a 38-35 win over Spain Park.

Nick Mullens, Spain Park

Mullens was 22-of-30 passing for 315 yards and three touchdowns in the 38-25 loss to Clay-Chalkville.

Austin Johnson, Elba

Johnson was a perfect five-for-five passing for 226 yards and three touchdowns and added a three-yard touchdown run in the Tigers' 69-15 win over Cottonwood.

Zach Walker, G.W. Long

Walker rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns and had two receptions for 61 yards with one touchdown in the Rebels' 48-28 win over Samson.

Lake Genard, Wicksburg

Genard contributed in all phases, catching eight passes for 147 yards and two touchdowns, making six tackles and an interception on defense and punting three times (45, 46, 47 yards) for a 46-yard average in a 41-25 loss to Geneva.

Gabe Richards, Wicksburg

Richards made 17 tackles, including two quarterback sacks, forced a fumble and recovered another fumble in a 41-25 loss to Geneva.

Tavares McIntrye, Geneva

McIntrye had 10 tackles plus a 79-yard interception return in the Panthers' 41-25 win over Wicksburg.

Trevor Brooks, John Carroll

Brooks had five receptions for 211 yards and one touchdown plus 13 tackles on defense in a 35-27 loss to Thompson.

Carlos Davis, Huffman

Davis rushed for 147 yards with touchdown runs of 70 and 51 yards, had five catches for 129 yards and an 81-yard score, added a 37-yard interception and averaged 37 yards on three kickoff returns in a 49-42 loss to Bessemer City.

Jordan Howard, Gardendale

Howard picked up 264 yards rushing and five touchdowns on 28 carries in a 42-10 win over Mortimer Jordan.

Edward Aldag, Mountain Brook

Aldag was 20-for-28 passing and threw for 276 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-14 win over Buckhorn.

Blake Byrd, Corner

Byrd was 9-of-17 passing for 231 yards and three touchdowns to go with eight carries for 61 yard rushing to lead the Jackets past Sumiton Christian 39-21.

Connor Short, Hoover

Short was 21-for-28 for 269 yards and two touchdowns as Hoover spoiled Bob Jones' bid for a perfect 10-0 regular season.

Ardarius Stewart, Fultondale

Stewart rushed for 237 yards on 20 carries with four touchdowns in a 41-15 win over Cedar Bluff.

Carr Tigner, Hewitt-Trussville

Tigner had 23 carries for 207 yards and five touchdowns in a 42-30 win over Pelham.

Eli Beall, Pelham

Beall rushed for 274 yards and three touchdowns on 29 carries in the 42-30 loss to Hewitt-Trussville.

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