High School Sports

HS football players of week: East Lincoln’s Cam Dollar sets national record Friday

East Lincoln receiver Cam Dollar set a national record during Friday’s victory.
East Lincoln receiver Cam Dollar set a national record during Friday’s victory. Special to the Observer

Sam Hartman, Davidson Day: For the second straight week, Hartman had a top-10 Mecklenburg County single-game passing record. He threw for 568 yards and seven touchdowns in a 49-21 win against Ardren Christ School. He completed 29 of 41 attempts. He threw for 493 yards against Asheville Erwin two weeks ago.

Emanuel Wilson, North Mecklenburg: Wilson rushed 19 times for 334 yards and three touchdowns in a 27-0 win against Cox Mill. He did not play in the fourth quarter. He set a school record and is No. 10 all-time in Mecklenburg County.

Marcus Graham, Cameron Dollar, East Lincoln: In a 69-0 win against Christ The King, Graham was 9-for-10 passing for 299 yards and seven touchdowns, all in the first half. Dollar caught all nine passes for 299 yards and seven touchdowns. Seven touchdown passes thrown in a game ties for third-most by any N.C. public schools quarterback. Dollar’s receiving yardage ranks fifth all-time. His receiving touchdowns break a 16-year-old N.C. record of six set by former Independence High star Mario Raley. Seven receiving touchdowns rank No. 2 in national history and seven in one half is a new national record.

Richard Latimer, West Mecklenburg: He went 13-for-22 passing for 154 yards and a touchdown in a 45-6 win against West Charlotte. Latimer also rushed for 100 yards and four scores on 16 carries.

Kingsley Ifedi, Vance: In a 63-21 win against Providence, Ifedi completed 13 of 21 passes for 278 yards and four scores.

Top 10 Mecklenburg County single-game passing marks

1. Will Grier, Davidson Day, 837 (2012)

2. Chris Leak, Independence, 585 (2002)

3. Sam Hartman, Davidson Day, 568 (2016)

4. Will Grier, Davidson Day, 514 (2012)

5. Darius Thomas, W. Charlotte, 512 (2007)

6. Will Grier, Davidson Day, 508 (2013)

7. Will Grier, Davidson Day, 505 (5012)

8. Darius Thomas, W. Charlotte, 502 (2007)

9. Will Grier, Davidson Day, 493 (2012)

10. Sam Hartman, Davidson Day, 493 (2016)

Top 10 Mecklenburg County single-game rushing marks

1. Josh Allen, Victory Christian, 411 (2014)

2. Donnovan Spencer, Vance, 405 (2014)

3. Josh Covington, Providence Day, 378 (2010)

4. Elijah Hood, Charlotte Catholic, 372 (2013)

5. Aaron Bradley, Myers Park, 367 (2004)

6. Elijah Hood, Charlotte Catholic, 360 (2012)

7. Ben Herlocker, Charlotte Catholic, 359 (2006)

8. Justus Pickett, Ardrey Kell, 348 (2009)

9. Justus Pickett, Ardrey Kell, 337 (2010)

10. Emanuel Wilson, North Mecklenburg, 334 (2016)

Source: Observer files