High school football player of the week: Jaytarius Steele, Billingsley

Published 2:29 pm Thursday, October 9, 2014

Player of the week

Jaytarius Steele, Billingsley

•Caught a 76-yard touchdown pass for Billingsley’s first score and returned an interception about 25 yards for a touchdown that clinched a 20-16 win over Isabella.

•Recovered a fumble.

Honorable mention

Nick Haube, Chilton Christian

•Recorded a team-high 13 tackles in a 59-12 loss to Marion.

•Rushed for 51 yards.

Kevin Kemp, Chilton Co.

•Recorded a team-high 11 tackles, including three sacks and a safety, in a 20-6 win over Valley.

Kevin Mims, Thorsby

•Rushed 18 times for 145 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-0 win over Vincent.

Shawn Poe, Jemison

•Recorded a team high 11 tackles, including two tackles for loss, in a 49-14 loss to Helena.

Tristan Short, Verbena

•Completed eight passes in 16 attempts for 142 yards and three touchdowns in a 29-26 loss to Fruitdale in triple overtime.

Tyler Smith, Isabella

•Completed 10 passes in 19 attempts for 81 yards in a 20-16 loss to Billingsley.

•Rushed 23 times for 112 yards and two touchdowns.

Previous winners

•Week 2: Tyler Henderson, Chilton Co.

•Week 3: Trey McCullough, Verbena

•Week 4: Noah Byrd, Thorsby

•Week 5: Tyler Smith, Isabella

•Week 6: Tyler Armstrong, Maplesville