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FRIDAY NIGHT STARS: Pinecrest Academy's Winter piles up pancakes against Brookstone
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Pinecrest Academy senior offensive lineman Garrison Winter had 11.5 pancake blocks in the Paladins' 14-7 victory against Brookstone in the first round of the Class 1A private school playoffs Friday. - photo by File photo

Here are some of the best Forsyth County high school football performances from this past Friday:

THE BEST

Sports editor Brian Paglia picks the best three performances by Forsyth County high school football players from this past Friday.

Justin Bruno, Lambert: The junior running back rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries and caught three passes for 40 yards and a touchdown against Central Gwinnett.

Grant Torgerson, West Forsyth: The senior linebacker had eight tackles including two for losses on defense and rushed for 93 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries on offense against Brookwood.

Garrison Winter, Pinecrest Academy: The senior offensive lineman graded out at 92 percent and had 11.5 pancake blocks against Brookstone.

THE REST

Thomas Arundale, West Forsyth: The senior linebacker had five tackles including two for losses and a pass deflection on defense and caught six passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns on offense against Brookwood.

Noah Beck, Lambert: The senior defensive back had 10 tackles, one interception, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass deflection against Central Gwinnett.

Brooks Binkley, Pinecrest Academy: The junior linebacker had eight tackles against Brookstone.

Jackson Brantley, West Forsyth: The senior linebacker had eight tackles including one for a loss against Brookwood.

Ben Bresnahan, West Forsyth: The junior wide receiver caught eight passes for 102 yards against Brookwood.

Stone Brown, Pinecrest Academy: The sophomore offensive lineman graded out at 87 percent and had five pancake blocks against Brookstone.

Zach Burns, West Forsyth: The junior wide receiver caught six passes for 49 yards with a touchdown against Brookwood.

Marcus Chatelain, Lambert: The junior defensive back had eight tackles including 0.5 for losses and one fumble recovery against Central Gwinnett.

Joey Congrove, West Forsyth: The senior defensive back had eight tackles and two pass deflections on defense and averaged 28 yards a kickoff return on special teams against Brookwood.

Ken Dicks, Lambert: The junior defensive back had three tackles, one interception and one pass deflection against Central Gwinnett.

Tyler Gillis, Lambert: The junior wide receiver caught two passes for 63 yards and a touchdown against Central Gwinnett.

Kiernen Hamilton, West Forsyth: The senior quarterback completed 25 of 36 passes for 297 yards with three touchdowns against Brookwood.

Hunter Hawk, Pinecrest Academy: The freshman linebacker had six tackles including 0.5 for losses against Brookstone.

Trevor Hickmon, West Forsyth: The senior running back rushed for 38 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries against Brookwood.

Carson Holler, Pinecrest Academy: The senior defensive back had nine tackles including 0.5 for losses against Brookstone.

Jared Honey, South Forsyth: The junior running back rushed for 62 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries against Parkview.

Eli Huggins, West Forsyth: The senior defensive lineman had eight tackles, one pass deflection and one quarterback pressure against Brookwood.

Ian Hunt, South Forsyth: The junior defensive lineman had two tackles including one for a loss and one sack against Parkview.

Jaryd Jean-Felix, Lambert: The senior defensive back had four tackles including 0.5 for losses and blocked a punt against Central Gwinnett.

Richie Kenney, Lambert: The senior quarterback completed 12 of 22 passes for 193 yards with three touchdowns against Central Gwinnett.

Heath McConnell, West Forsyth: The senior linebacker had nine tackles against Brookwood.

Julian Mingo, South Forsyth: The senior linebacker had seven tackles including two for losses and two pass deflections on defense and rushed for 51 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries on offense against Parkview.

Drew Morris, South Forsyth: The sophomore quarterback completed 14 of 28 passes for 132 yards with one touchdown and rushed for 55 yards against Parkview.

Jackson Mueller, Pinecrest Academy: The sophomore offensive lineman graded out at 80 percent and had two pancake blocks against Brookstone.

Jake Nicholas, South Forsyth: The senior rushed for 37 yards and caught a 20-yard touchdown pass against Parkview.

Sean O’Malley, South Forsyth: The senior defensive back had three tackles and an interception against Parkview.

Chad Pacas, Pinecrest Academy: The freshman offensive lineman graded out at 84 percent with 6.5 pancake blocks against Brookstone.

Grant Pearce, South Forsyth: The senior defensive lineman had five tackles against Parkview.

Jack Pehrson, South Forsyth: The sophomore linebacker had four tackles including for one for a loss, one fumble recovery and one quarterback pressure against Parkview.

Mac Redmond, Lambert: The senior linebacker had nine tackles including two for losses, one sack and one pass deflection against Central Gwinnett.

Dylan Shepherd, Lambert: The senior linebacker had five tackles including one for a loss and one fumble recovery against Central Gwinnett.

Landon Sims, South Forsyth: The sophomore defensive back had four tackles and three pass deflections against Parkview.

Max Slott, South Forsyth: The senior linebacker had 11 tackles including one for a loss and one quarterback pressure against Parkview.

Brian Wright, Lambert: The senior running back rushed for 77 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries against Central Gwinnett.