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WCPO 9 On Your Side has partnered with TriStateFootball.com to present the High School Football Player of the Week in the Tri-State.
Players are nominated from the Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Eastern Indiana areas. Each week 10 to 15 nominees are selected and included in an online poll. Voting is open until 6 p.m. Wednesday. Anyone can vote up to once per hour, per IP address.
Once a player wins, he is ineligible to be nominated again. All winners will be recognized and receive a plaque at the TriStateFootball.com Year in Review Show in February (more details announced during postseason).
Here are this week’s 13 nominees::
Ra’Von Bonner, Sycamore, RB – The senior pounded out 230 yards on the ground and had 285 all-purpose yards with three touchdowns as Sycamore shut out Lakota East.
Austin Bowling, Lawrenceburg, RB – The Tiger running back found the end zone a school record seven times on 15 carries for 267 yards as the Tigers roared past Rushville.
Da’Meak Brandon, La Salle, DB – A stunning 35-yard interception return for a touchdown by Brandon with four minutes left gave La Salle their first lead of the night over St. Xavier and sealed the victory for the Lancers.
Brayden Burch, Beechwood, QB – He threw five touchdown passes and had 321 yards through the air on 19-of-23 attempts as Beechwood blew by Bellevue.
Jake Chisholm, Ryle, RB – Chisholm opened the game with a 99-yard kickoff return, then proceeded to run for 216 yards on 20 carries and three more scores in the Raiders’ thrilling win over Cooper.
Sammy DiBiasi, Fenwick, LB – He was in on 5.5 tackles, including four tackles for losses and two sacks as the Falcons won a Saturday matinee at McNicholas.
Kesean Gamble, CHCA, RB – The Eagle touched the ball 16 times, racked up 316 all-purpose yards and found the end zone five times (four rushing, one receiving) as the Eagles dug their talons deep into Summit Country Day.
Mancini Jackson, Reading, WR/LB – Jackson had three receptions for 150 yards, two touchdown catches and five tackles as the Blue Devils snuck past Taylor.
Tyler Knecht, Kings, QB – The signal caller completed 11-of-15 passes, racked up 280 yards of total offense (221 passing, 59 rushing) and accounted for five touchdowns (two passing, three rushing) as the Knights mashed Milford.
Danny Nieman, Elder, QB – Nieman threw for 253 yards and four touchdowns as the Panthers defeated rival Moeller.
Zelwyn Robinson, Lakota West, RB – He set the school record with six rushing touchdowns on 26 totes for 291 yards as the Firebirds soared to their first win of the season by taking down Oak Hills.
Brandon Shelton, Northwest, QB – The senior completed 20-of-25 passes, rolled up 324 yards of total offense (262 passing, 62 rushing) and accounted for four touchdowns (two passing, two rushing) as the Knights took care of business versus Ross.
Jose Torres, Dixie Heights, RB – Torres tallied 241 yards on 22 carries with three rushing touchdowns as Dixie Heights beat Highlands for the first time in more than a decade.