High School Sports

Record-setting stats land players of the week in Mecklenburg County record book

Myers Park wide receiver Elijah Bowick had more than 200 yards receiving against Providence Monday
Myers Park wide receiver Elijah Bowick had more than 200 yards receiving against Providence Monday jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Myers Park quarterback Brayden Hawkins set a school record for passing Monday night against Providence. Alex Kormann akormann@charlotteobserver.com

Brayden Hawkins, Shane Collins, Elijah Bowick, Myers Park: Collins picked off a pass by Providence’s Jack Cherry at the Mustangs’ 10-yard line with 13 seconds left, saving a 41-38 come-from-behind victory for his team Monday.

Hawkins completed 20-of-35 passes for 461 yards and four touchdowns. That’s a school record for passing yards and ranks 20th all-time in Mecklenburg County. Bowick caught eight passes for 206 yards and two scores. His yardage was second in school history and No. 25 in county history. Former Myers Park star Jahuaan Butler had 225 yards receiving in 2006.

Michael Neel, Milan Howard, Charlotte Catholic: Duo sparked a 45-6 rout of Charlotte Country Day Friday -- Neel with 148 yards total offense and three touchdowns on just six touches; Howard with 12 rushes for 143 yards and two scores.

Charlotte Catholic's Michael Neel, right, is a Charlotte Observer high school football player of the week. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Jackson Newton, Lake Norman Charter: Completed 8-for-13 passes for 381 yards and four touchdowns in a 48-46 win against Community School of Davidson. He averaged nearly 50 yards per completion.

Dustin Noller, Rock Hill Northwestern: Sophomore completed 24-of-32 passes for 329 yards and five touchdowns in a 45-0 win at South Mecklenburg. He ran twice for 14 yards and another score.

Nicholas Treco, Concord First Assembly: 17 carries for 195 yards in a 34-7 win over Hickory Grove. He had 221 total offensive yards and six tackles.

Luke Watts, Community School of Davidson: He ran 22 times for 373 yards and four touchdowns against Lake Norman Charter. Watts’ yardage is a school record and fourth-most in Mecklenburg County history.