Week 2 had multiple candidates for Football Player of the Week honors.
The Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETVarsity.com Players of the Week for Week 2 of the high school football season include: Offense — Winnsboro quarterback Kyler Finney; Defense — Tyler Legacy defensive lineman Jordan Renaud; and Special Teams — Tyler Legacy placekicker Christian Baxter.
The Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETVarsity.com Players of the Week for Week 1 of the high school football season include: Offense — Canton running back Kameron Shaw; Defense — Rusk linebacker Chad McCuin; and Special Teams — Grace Community placekicker/punter Blake Harmony.
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Winnsboro's Kyler Finney completed 28 of 37 passes for 533 yards and five touchdowns to go along with 11 carries for 87 yards and two scores in a 62-37 win over Canton at Norris Birdwell Stadium in Canton.
Finney and his teammates return to play on Friday, hosting Hooks (1-1) at Red Raider Stadium in Winnsboro. Winnsboro (2-0) is a five-point favorite over the Hornets according to TexasFootball.com.
Tyler Legacy's Jordan Renaud had eight tackles, a tackle for loss, three sacks, four quarterback pressures, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery in the Red Raiders' 29-27 win over rival Tyler High on Friday at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.
The Red Raiders won in the fourth overtime on Earl Campbell Field.
The Red Raiders (1-1) are scheduled to host Longview on Friday at CTMF Rose Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.
The Lobos (2-0) are 17-point favorites.
Another Tyler Legacy Red Raider, Christian Baxter was named the top Special Teams player.
Baxter hit two field goals, including a 49-yarder with four seconds on the clock to send the game with Tyler into overtime. The boot tied the game at 27-27. Earlier, Baxter connected on a 46-yarder. He also was 3 for 3 on extra points.
He kicked off six times, averaging 52.8, including a touchback.