The Prep Talk Football Player of the Week is D'Jae Perry of St. Mary's of Lancaster.
The running back/linebacker had a big day during the Lancers' 27-7 triumph over reigning Section V Class C champion Bishop Kearney. He rushed 10 times for 243 yards and four touchdowns and on defense made eight tackles.
In order to be considered for the honor, candidates must be among the Connolly Cup/ADPRO Sports top performers for the week.
Other Connolly Cup nominees for this past week include: Williamsville North's Scott Becht (12 tackles), Depew's Chad Biersbach (eight catches, 152 yards, two TDs, two-point conversion, six tackles, fumble recovery), Roy-Hart/Barker's Charlie Brunning (8 for 14 passing, 196 yards, one TD, two rushing touchdowns), Grand Island's Thomas Cecere (22 rushes, 213 yards, three TDs), Lancaster's Max Giordano (seven catches, 60 yards, 75-yard punt return TD), Albion's Ugene Harrison (15 rushes, 174 yards, two TDs, 12 tackles), Kenmore East's Nathan Murdie (four passing touchdowns, one rushing TD), Kenmore West's Erick Rainey (no stats reported), Clymer/Sherman/Panama's Tanner Ramsey (14 rushes, 93 yards, one TD, 3 catches, 105 yards, one TD), Sweet Home's Maurice Robertson (7 rushes, 48 yards, one TD; 5-for-11 passing, 148 yards, three TDs), Chautauqua Lake's Bryce Rowe (225 rushing yards, three TDs), Akron's Jacob Sarow (181 yards rushing, two touchdowns), Williamsville East's Joey Shifflet (game-winning 60-yard TD catch, two-point conversion), Williamsville East's Colson Skorka (three touchdown passes), Hamburg's Kyle Shuttleworth (107 yards rushing, one TD; 104 yards passing, two TDs) and Southwestern's Cole Snyder (21-for-31 passing, 272 yards, four TDs, 45 yards rushing).
Story topics: Akron/ Albion/ Barker/ Bryce Rowe/ Chad Biersbach/ Charlie Brunning/ Chautauqua Lake/ Clymer-Sherman-Panama/ Cole Snyder/ Colson Skorka/ Connolly Cup/ D'Jae Perry/ Depew/ Erick Rainey/ grand island/ Hamburg/ Jacob Sarow/ Joey Shifflet/ Kenmore East/ Kenmore West/ Kyle Shuttleworth/ Lancaster/ Maurice Robertson/ Max Giordano/ Nathan Murdie/ Roy-Hart/ Scott Becht/ Southwestern/ St. Mary's/ Sweet Home/ Tanner Ramsey/ Thomas Cecere/ Ugene Harrison/ Williamsville East/ Williamsville North