Players of the Week – Weeks 1-5

We’ve been revealing our Players of the Week on the 615Preps Podcast each week, but we have not been putting them on the website to hopefully draw more listeners.

So, we’ve decided something we should have done from the very beginning and we’re putting them up here for the first five weeks of the regular season. Our apologies for the late recognition, as we were hoping to obtain sponsorship for the award and have yet to do so.

If you or someone you know has a business that might be interested in sponsoring our Player of the Week honors for the remainder of the season, please email us at

We’ll add to these each week as the season progresses, all the way through the BlueCross Bowl championship games in December.

Week 1 – Nick Semptimphelter – Battle Ground Academy

BGA senior quarterback Nick Semptimphelter (Photo courtesy of Battle Ground Academy)

Semptimphelter was 21-of-28 passing for 356 yards and five touchdowns in a 48-21 victory at McGavock.

Week 2 – Spencer Briggs, Gallatin

Gallatin senior running back Spencer Briggs (Photo courtesy of Gallatin Football)

Briggs set a new school rushing record with 313 yards on 14 carries, scoring four touchdowns in the Green Wave’s 50-0 victory over Station Camp.

Week 3 – Hayden Fly, Lipscomb Academy

Lipscomb Academy senior linebacker Hayden Fly (Photo courtesy of Lipscomb Academy)

Fly recorded 17 tackles, 5.5 tackles for a loss, 2.5 sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and scored a defensive touchdown in the Mustangs’ 56-26 victory at Franklin Road Academy.

Week 4 – Andrew Mason, Ravenwood

Ravenwood senior wide receiver Andrew Mason (Photo by Christian Taylor)

Mason had eight catches for 356 yards and tied a state record with seven TD catches. He also ran for one score in the Raptors’ 61-47 victory over visiting Pulaski Academy (Ark.).

Week 5 – Marcus Collins, Eagleville

Eagleville sophomore quarterback Marcus Collins (Photo by David Russell)

Collins completed 10-of-12 passes for 288 yards and three touchdowns, and also rushed for three scores in a 46-8 win over Community.

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