PITTSBURGH — We know there are a lot of amazing high school football players across western Pennsylvania that put on a show on the field each weekend. Our Player of the Week will highlight some of the best performances each week.
WPIAL Championship Week: McClain Flinn - Thomas Jefferson
In the clutch, McClain Flinn came through big time for Thomas Jefferson. He came down with the game-clinching interception in the end zone in overtime for the Jaguars and scored a touchdown earlier in the game.
WPIAL PLAYOFFS Week 2: Anderson Cynkar - Central Catholic
Anderson Cynkar helped lead his team to victory Friday night with a pick-six and a kickoff return!
WPIAL PLAYOFFS Week 1: Bralen Henderson - Central Catholic
No. 81 Bralen Henderson was all over the field on defense Friday night. He helped lead the team to a shutout in the 6-A semifinals
Week 7: Terrance Glenn, McKeesport
McKeesport’s Terrance Glenn had two touchdowns for senior night in the team’s statement win over Thomas Jefferson, including an 82-yard run
Week 6: Miguel Jackson, Pine-Richland
Offensive lineman Miguel Jackson ran for a touchdown and also threw for a touchdown in the team’s win over North Hills.
Week 5: Thad Gray, Western Beaver
Thad Gray was all over the field for Western Beaver in their battle of undefeated teams with Brentwood. He had three touchdowns in just the first half.
Week 4: Evan Lewis, Elizabeth Forward
Evan Lewis accounted for all FIVE of Elizabeth Forward’s touchdowns in the blowout win over South Park.
Week 3: Khalil Dinkins, North Allegheny
Khalil Dinkins scored two touchdowns in a little over a minute, one on offense and the other on defense. Those scores blew the game wide open for the Tigers.
Week 2: Derrick Davis, Gateway
Gateway’s Derrick Davis was named Player of the Week for Week 2. Davis ran all over Bethel Park, racking up four touchdowns just in the first half.
Week 1: Eddy Tillman, Central Catholic
Central Catholic’s Eddy Tillman was named Player of the Week for Week 1. Tillman is a running back for Central Catholic. He had several breakaway runs and a touchdown Friday night.
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