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FRIDAY NIGHT STARS: Ford, Fleming shine on defense
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South Forsyth's C.J. Ford (right) and Taft Hilton (left) converge on Lambert quarterback Peyton Rich during a game on Oct. 5, 2018 at Lambert High School. Photo by Paul Ward.

THE BEST

Jon Fleming, North Forsyth

Senior defensive back had 11 solo tackles, including one for loss, and recovered two fumbles, returning one for a touchdown, in the Raiders’ loss against Forsyth Central.

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North Forsyth's Jon Fleming defends a pass during the Raiders' game against Northview on Aug. 31, 2018 at North Forsyth High School. - photo by Lily McGregor Photography

C.J. Ford, South Forsyth

Junior linebacker had 11 tackles, including three for loss and two sacks, and three quarterback pressures in the War Eagles’ win at Lambert.

Patrick Sullivan, Pinecrest Academy

Senior running back rushed for 223 yards on 24 carries in the Paladins’ win over Mount Pisgah.

THE REST

Jordan Brunson, South Forsyth

Junior running back rushed for 190 yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries in the War Eagles’ win at Lambert.

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South Forsyth running back Jordan Brunson gets into the end zone for a touchdown against Lambert on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Drew Morris, South Forsyth

Senior quarterback rushed for 111 yards on 12 carries and had three completions for 67 passing yards in the War Eagles’ win at Lambert.

South Forsyth offensive line of Bryce Cockfield, Bryce Meyers, Bryce Hutcheson, Keith Fehr, Cameron Michini, Jamal Camp and Luis Gonzalez

Graded out at 91 percent and combined for 46 pancake blocks, leading the War Eagles to 345 rushing yards on 61 carries in their win at Lambert.

Landon Sims, South Forsyth

Senior safety had four tackles, including one for a loss, and an interception in the War Eagles’ win at Lambert.

Ryan Van Uum, Forsyth Central

Sophomore quarterback had 88 rushing yards and two touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ win at North Forsyth.

Garrett Nash, Forsyth Central

Senior offensive lineman graded out at 95 percent and had a pancake block in the Bulldogs’ win at North Forsyth.

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Forsyth Central's Dallas Partridge and Tristen Rose tackle North Forsyth's Charlie Aiken during a game on Oct. 5, 2018 at North Forsyth High School.

Dallas Partridge, Forsyth Central

Senior safety had 12 tackles and broke up two passes in the Bulldogs’ win at North Forsyth.

Jackson Leak, Forsyth Central

Senior linebacker had seven tackles and two sacks in the Bulldogs’ win at North Forsyth.

Jake Rising, Lambert

Senior defensive back/running back contributed on 19 tackles, had an interception, and had a 52-yard touchdown run in the Longhorns’ loss to South Forsyth.

Gallil Guillaume, Lambert

Senior defensive end had 10 tackles, including one for loss, in the Longhorns’ loss to South Forsyth.

Zach Ogbogu, Lambert

Sophomore defensive back had 12 tackles, including seven solo, in the Longhorns’ loss to South Forsyth.

Nicky Dalmolin, North Forsyth

Junior wide receiver caught nine passes for 104 yards in the Raiders’ loss against Forsyth Central.

Honus Wagner, North Forsyth

Senior running back/safety had 82 rushing yards and a touchdown on 10 carries and caught a 36-yard reception for a touchdown.

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Pinecrest Academy's Colby Mangan runs back an interception for a touchdown during the Paladins' game against Mount Pisgah on Oct. 5, 2018 at Pinecrest Academy. - photo by Bill Brown

Colby Mangan, Pinecrest Academy

Senior safety/wide receiver had two interceptions, including one that he ran back 73 yards for a touchdown, and had two catches for 53 yards and a touchdown in the Paladins’ win against Mount Pisgah.

Eli Orr, West Forsyth

Junior linebacker had eight tackles, including six solo, in the Wolverines’ loss at Milton.