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Meet the Oregon high school football stars of the week (10/30/2023)

Here are the Oregon high school football stars of the week as nominated by coaches, fans and readers
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Here are the Oregon high school football stars of the week for Oct. 23-29, as nominated by coaches, fans and readers. 

If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, email danbrood91@gmail.com. These submissions will be included on our athlete of the week ballot. 

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Braden Bailey, Summit

The senior defensive end was a force with four sacks for the Storm in a 21-7 win against Caldera in an Intermountain Conference finale played at Summit High School.

Caden Baker, Scappoose

The junior linebacker had 15 total tackles, including three tackles for losses, for the Indians in their 43-6 win at Astoria in a Special District 1 finale.

Brody Burr, Perrydale

The senior quarterback completed nine of 11 passes for 282 yards and five touchdowns in the Pirates’ 52-26 home victory against Dufur in a Special District 3 finale.

Connor Dye, Springfield

The senior running back had 37 carries for 338 yards and three touchdowns, one coming on a 96-yard run, for the Millers in their 42-14 win at Eagle Point in a Special District 2 contest.

Jett Fay, Barlow

The senior running back rushed for 149 yards and two touchdowns, had three catches for 49 yards and passed for 23 yards to help the Bruins score a 28-14 win at Sandy in a Mt. Hood Conference finale.

Jayden Fortier, Tualatin

The senior tight end/linebacker had a huge all-around performance for the Timberwolves in their 27-3 win over rival Tigard in a Three Rivers League finale played at Tigard High School. He had seven rushes for 39 yards and three touchdowns, seven receptions for 94 yards, a sack and another tackle for a loss on defense as well as a 34-yard punt return in the victory.

Eli Freitag, Bandon/Pacific

The senior had 16 carries for 318 yards and five touchdowns in the Tigers’ 67-0 home win against Rogue River in a Special District 3 finale.

Nick Gibson, McMinnville

The senior running back had 21 carries for 150 yards and three touchdowns for the Grizzlies in their 35-7 win over Century in a Pacific Conference finale played at Hillsboro Stadium.

Kallen Gutridge, Wilsonville

The senior quarterback completed 21 of 31 passes for 349 yards and six touchdowns, while also rushing for 66 yards, in leading the Wildcats to a 49-22 win over Canby in a Special District 1 game played at Wilsonville High School.

Keelan Hecker, Elmira

The junior ran for 144 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries for the Falcons in their 42-13 win at Valley Catholic in a nonleague contest.

Jack Foley, Mountain View

The junior receiver had seven catches for 131 yards and four touchdowns in the Cougars’ 46-7 win over Bend in an Intermountain Conference finale played at Mountain View High School.

Jacob Hadley, Willamina

The junior running back rushed for 354 yards and four touchdowns on 21 carries in the Bulldogs’ 67-12 home win against Sheridan in a Tri-River Conference finale.

Jordan Hicks, Mountainside

The sophomore running back scored five rushing touchdowns for the Mavericks in their 51-0 victory at Aloha in a Metro League finale.

Paul Hobson, Baker

The senior quarterback completed 27 of 39 passes for 421 yards and four touchdowns and he rushed for 30 yards and two more scores in the Bulldogs’ 42-34 win at Pendleton in a Special District 5 showdown.

Jarron Huebner, West Albany

The senior carried the ball 46 times for 276 yards and four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 48-31 win over McKay in a Mid-Willamette Conference finale played at McKay High School.

Elias Johnson, Jesuit

The senior receiver had punt returns of 42 and 58 yards for touchdowns, and he added a 56-yard TD reception for the Crusaders in their 58-0 win at Beaverton in a Metro League finale.

Rasean Jones, Baker

The sophomore receiver had 14 receptions for 205 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulldogs in their 42-34 win at Pendleton in a Special District 5 showdown.

Price Martinez, Clatskanie

The senior running back ran for 137 yards and four touchdowns on just nine carries in the Tigers’ 49-6 home win over Vernonia/Jewell in a Special District 1 contest.

Sentori Martino, Barlow

The senior receiver had eight receptions for 139 yards and a touchdown, while also scoring on a 2-point conversion for the Bruins in their 28-14 victory at Sandy in a Mt. Hood Conference finale.

Ashton Moody, Cascade Christian

The senior quarterback passed for 339 yards and five touchdowns in helping lead the undefeated Challengers to a 41-12 win at South Umpqua in Special District 3 play.

Jordyn Nederhood, Elkton

The junior running back had 12 carries for 106 yards and four touchdowns for the Elks in their 53-22 home win over Alsea in a nonleague contest.

Jeremiah Robbins, North Medford 

The senior running back had 23 carries for 127 yards and scored the only touchdown of the game, coming on a 2-yard run, for the Black Tornado in a 10-0 win over rival South Medford.

Dawson Roberson, Sisters

The junior defensive back had a pair of interceptions, returning one for a touchdown, for the Outlaws in their 20-7 home win over Harrisburg in a Mountain Valley Conference finale.

Valentin Rodriguez, Crater  

The junior running back had 345 yards and five touchdowns on 41 carries to help the Comets soar to a 35-26 win at South Eugene in a Special District 2 finale.

Chris Sickles, Falls City

The junior running back/linebacker had 25 carries for 238 yards and five touchdowns, a kickoff return for a TD and six tackles for losses on defense in the Mountaineers’ 43-6 home win over McKenzie in a Special District 2 – North finale.

Saxton Stockwell, Willamina

The senior quarterback completed 13 of 14 passes for 212 yards and five touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 67-12 home win over Sheridan in a Tri-River Conference finale.

Zayvian Webster, Dallas

The senior running back had 250 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries in the Dragons’ 42-8 win against Crescent Valley in a Mid-Willamette Conference finale played at Crescent Valley High School.

Gavin White, Ashland

The senior running back had 13 carries for 155 yards and three touchdowns for the Grizzlies in their 41-0 victory at Klamath Union in a Special District 4 finale.

Mark Wiepert, Wilsonville

The junior receiver pulled in seven catches for 155 yards and four touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 49-22 win over Canby in a Special District 1 finale played at Wilsonville High School.

Gabe Williamson, Oakland

The junior running back rushed for 216 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries in leading the Oakers to a 32-20 home win over Gold Beach in a Special District 3 showdown.

Nate Young, Monroe

The senior running back had 16 carries for 267 yards and four touchdowns for the Dragons in a 50-46 loss to Central Linn in a Special District 2 game played at Monroe.