Voting is now open for the First National Bank Player of the Week award for Week 9 action.
The poll will be open until 7 p.m. Central time on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Previous winners can only win once during the regular season. Votes can be cast once every 30 minutes (per IP address, so if multiple devices are on the same wifi network, only one can vote during that time).
Check out a slideshow of previous winners here, with winners from Week 6 and Week 8 to be added soon:
Here are the finalists, in alphabetical order, for the Player of the Week award for Week 9:
Arion Carter, Smyrna: Carter ran for 280 yards and scored five touchdowns on 29 carries in the Bulldogs’ 49-20 victory at Dickson County.
Patrick Hill, Beech: Hill ran for 206 yards and scored four touchdowns in the Buccaneers’ 49-17 victory over visiting Gallatin.
Ashton Jones, DCA: Jones had 11 carries for 188 yards and four touchdowns, and added a receiving touchdown in the Wildcats’ 53-0 victory over Mt. Juliet Christian Academy.
Kenny Minchey, Pope John Paul II: Minchey was 27-of-41 passing for 478 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in the Knights’ 36-33 victory at Knoxville Catholic.
La’Marcus Nelson, Rockvale: Nelson ran for 232 yards and scored five touchdowns and three two-point conversions in the Rockets’ 50-45 victory over visiting Blackman.
Luther Richesson, Lipscomb Academy: Richesson was 20-of-20 passing for 314 yards and six touchdowns, all in the first half, in the Mustangs’ 70-10 victory over visiting Etowah (Ala.).
Courtland Simmons, Davidson Academy: Simmons had six catches for 191 yards and three touchdowns in the Bears’ 46-28 victory at Goodpasture.