Update: Harlem’s Brandt Hixson wins our FNF Week 1 Player of the Week poll after his big game catching the football. Thanks to everyone who voted and we’ll do it again next week!
The first week of high school football delivered some eye-popping performances on the gridiron in our area.
The 13 WREX Sports Authority is bringing back its Friday Night Football Player of the Week poll with five finalists for the honor. Poll voting begins on Sunday at 9 pm every week, and will run for 48 hours. The winner will be announced on the 13 WREX FNF Facebook Live show every Tuesday at 7:00 pm.
Our four candidates are as follows:
Will Gustafson (Aquin) – 4 total touchdowns (3 passing, 1 rushing)
Khamani Sanders (Auburn) – 177 passing yards, 4 touchdown passes
Kyle Thompson (Hiawatha) – 193 total offensive yards, 5 touchdowns (4 rushing, 1 punt return)
Brandt Hixson (Harlem) – 17 catches, 249 receiving yards, 3 receiving touchdowns
Write-in candidates may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.