High School Sports

Mooresville, Weddington stars among Observer prep football players of the week

Rock Hill running back Noah Thompson and the Bearcats host Gaffney in the second round of the 5A football state playoffs on Nov. 16, 2018.
Rock Hill running back Noah Thompson and the Bearcats host Gaffney in the second round of the 5A football state playoffs on Nov. 16, 2018.

Quamir “Q” Conner, Mooresville: Senior running back ran for 95 yards and two scores in a 34-26 upset victory over North Mecklenburg Friday. Conner also caught nine passes for 163 yards and a score from junior QB Hunter DeBerardino (15 of 24, 270 yards, TDs).

Power Echols, Vance: Sophomore linebacker scored on offense in a 20-7 loss to Mallard Creek on Saturday. He also had 15 tackles, two for losses, plus 1.5 sacks.

Ryan Renshaw, Community School of Davidson: Had 314 total yards, two touchdowns, eight tackles and an interception in a 41-32 victory over previously unbeaten Gastonia Highland Tech (3-1). Renshaw had 155 receiving yards and two scores, and 159 return yards.

Will Shipley, Weddington: Ran 17 times for 161 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-21 upset over Union County rival Indian Trail Sun Valley. Sun Valley is No. 7 in the Sweet 16.

Tahleek Steele, Rock Hill South Pointe: Junior QB threw for 402 yards and five touchdowns in a 52-0 victory over Indian Land.

Noah Thompson, Rock Hill: Averaging 91 yards per game as his team’s No. 2 running back, Thompson busted out for 217 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries in a win over Lugoff-Elgin Friday.

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