Week 9 Player of the Week: Munday QB Kenyin Thompson

After every weekend of the Texas high school football season, visit this page to find out the candidates for the Player of the Week Award. This honor is awarded to the top performance of the week in Texas High school football. Voting will begin every Monday morning and close Friday at noon.

Week 9 Winner: Munday QB Kenyin Thompson

Munday quarterback Kenyin Thompson put his team on his back last Friday and carried them to a hard-fought 49-35 win over District 9-1A rival Archer City.

Thompson’s numbers at the end of the night were eye-popping: He rushed for 329 yards and four touchdowns and also passed for almost 100 yards and two touchdowns.

More importantly, the win clinched the district title for Munday, which will advance to the playoffs as the district’s Division II top seed.

For the season, Thompson has rushed for 1,568 yards and 20 touchdowns. He also has thrown for 682 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Week 9 Candidates:

Trent Jackson, Cuero RB: Rushed for 291 yards, 5 TDs in a 68-13 win over Gonzales.

Trenton Miller, SA Harlandale RB: Rushed for 304 yards, 1 TD in a 31-14 win over Pleasanton.

Jacob Morgan, Austin High QB: Passed for 541 yards, 6 TDs in a 49-42 overtime loss to Austin Westlake.

K.C. Niemchi, Katy Cinco Ranch RB: Rushed for 301 yards, 3 TDs in a 49-17 win over Seven Lakes.

Herschel Sims, Abilene RB: Rushed for 281 yards, 4 TDs in a 45-14 win over Richland.

James Sims, Irving MacArthur RB: Rushed for 377 yards and 7 TDs in a 63-35 win over South Grand Prairie.

Tyler Tannehill, Big Spring QB: Passed for 315 yards, 5 TDs in a 43-2 win over San Angelo Lake View.

Kenyin Thompson, Munday QB: Rushed for 329 yards, 4 TDs and passed for 2 TDs in a 49-35 win over Archer City.

Jake Weddle, Frisco Liberty LB: Made 18 tackles and forced four fumbles in a 49-21 win over Frisco Wakeland.

Luke Woodley, Highland Park QB: Passed for 448 yards, 5 TDs in a 63-42 win over Rockwall.