Herald Fab 5
1. Lee County (1-0)
The Trojans had an easy time beating tiny Baconton Charter 56-0, and stay at No. 1 after an impressive win. Next: Friday vs. Crawford, 7:30 p.m.
2. Westover (1-0)
Dalviness Greene rushed for 202 yards, and the Patriots did everything right in a 42-7 win against No. 5 Mitchell County. Next: Saturday vs. No. 3 Albany, 7 p.m.
3. Albany High (1-0)
Emmanul Byrd threw four TD passes and ran for two in a 39-7 win vs. Dougherty, setting up a showdown against No. 2 Westover. Next: Saturday vs. No. 2 Westover, 7 p.m
1. Seminole County (0-1)
They used 10 players both ways and lost a heartbreaker to state-ranked Wesleyan, but look like one of the best Class A teams in the state.. Next: Friday at Terrell County, 7:30 p.m.
1. Monroe (1-0)
The Tornadoes enter at No. 5 after ripping Terrell County, 26-0, as QB Charles Stafford throws for three TDs and 239 yards. Next: Friday at Northeast Macon, 7:30 p.m.
Quote of the week
"I hope to see him on Division I TV one of these days."
-- Monroe running back Devine Noel on sophomore QB Charles Stafford after Stafford threw for 239 yards and three TDs against Terrell County.
A look at the highlighted Herald Dynamite Dozen player of the week:
WHO: Chris Brown, Sr., RB/SS, Seminole County
WHY: Brown played every down on defense against state-ranked Wesleyan and also rushed for 98 yards on nine carries in a bitter, 43-40, loss.
By The Numbers
4 -- Number of total yards given up by Albany High's defense in the first half against Dougherty while AHS's first team was on the field. The Indians racked up six sacks in their 39-7 win.
3 -- Number of players for Seminole County who accounted for 359 yards rushing: Antwan Buggs gained 136 yards, Barren Rambo gained 125 and Chris Brown gained 98.
Herald Heisman watch
The Top 5 performers from last Friday who are making an early case for Player of the Year.
-- Charles Stafford, QB Monroe: completed 13 of 16 for 239 yards and three touchdowns in Monroe's 26-0 win against Terrell County.
-- Dalviness Greene, RB, WESTOVER: rushed for 202 yards on 23 carries and scored two touchdowns in a 42-7 win against Mitchell County. .
-- Jamal Childs, DB, Westover: scored twice on defense, returning a fumble 12 yards for a touchdown and picking off a pass and returning it 75 yards for a TD in the Pats' 42-7 win against Mitchell County.
-- Emmanul Byrd, qb, Albany High: completed five passes in a row for 181 yards and four touchdowns, and ran for two TDs in a 39-7 win against Dougherty.
-- Jeconiah Jackson, wr, Albany High: caught three passes for 153 yards and scored three TDs of 39 yards, 33 yards and an 81-yard catch-and-run TD -- all in the first half in Albany's 39-7 win against Dougherty.
Week 2 schedule
All games 7:30 p.m. unless noted
MONROE at Northeast, Macon
MITCHELL CO. AT DOUGHERTY
Crawford County at LEE COUNTY
DEERFIELD at Stratford
WESTWOOD at Tiftarea
SEMINOLE CO. AT TERRELL CO.
MILLER CO. AT EARLY CO.
BAINBRIDGE at Cairo
TERRELL ACADEMY AT SGA
Thomasville at PELHAM
Turner County at WORTH CO.
SHERWOOD at Brookwood
Harvester's Christian at RANDOLPH SOUTHERN
Cook at AMERICUS-SUMTER
Mt. de Sales at SOUTHLAND
ALBANY vs. WESTOVER at Hugh Mills, 7 p.m.
Bacon County at BACONTON