Week 11 winner: Springlake-Earth QB Blake Betz
Springlake-Earth quarterback Blake Betz made sure the Wolverines got off to a good start in the 2010 Class 1A Division II playoffs when he almost single-handedly guided the team to a 42-0 first-round win over Seagraves.
Betz rushed for 187 yards and a touchdown and also passed for 176 yards and three scores as Springlake-Earth bounced back from a Week 10 loss to district rival Farwell.
Betz threw two second-quarter TD passes as the Wolverines jumped out to a 14-0 halftime lead. He threw another TD pass in the third quarter, then capped the scoring with a 43-yard TD run in the fourth quarter. Springlake-Earth piled up 511 total yards while limiting Seagraves to 147 yards.
For the season, Betz has now surpassed 1,500 passing yards and has scored 19 touchdowns. Springlake-Earth takes on Wellington tonight in the second round of the 1A DII playoffs.
Week 11 candidates
Week 11 candidates
Blake Betz, Springlake-Earth QB: Rushed for 187 yards, 1 TD, and passed for 176 yards, 3 TDs in a 42-0 win over Seagraves.
Jakeem Grant, Mesquite Horn WR: Had 135 receiving yards, 3 TDs, and 62 rushing yards, 2 TDs in a 48-14 win over Copperas Cove.
Keshawn Hill, Klein RB: Rushed for 247 yards, 1 TD in a 44-38 win over Lufkin.
Jeremy Jackson, Newton RB: Rushed for 256 yards, 3 TDs in a 69-35 win over White Oak.
Deshun Laurent, Houston Worthing WR/K: Had 169 receiving yards, 2 TDs, and 108 rushing yards, and kicked the winning FG in a 16-13 win over Houston Austin.
Josiah Monroe, Bastrop QB: Passed for 501 yards, 4 TDs in a 55-34 win over Corsicana.
Reid Oden, Highland Park LB: Had two interceptions, including one he returned 25 yards for a TD, and a fumble recovery in a 49-7 win over Frisco Centennial.
Brelyn Sorrells, Austin Bowie RB: Rushed for 367 yards, 5 TDs in a 35-17 win over Georgetown.
Mykkele Thompson, SA Stevens QB: Rushed for 239 yards, 4 TDs in a 45-21 win over SA Southwest.
Zach White, Littlefield WR: Caught four passes for 196 yards, 3 TDs in a 47-0 win over Denver City.