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North Star Players of the Week

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The North Star Football Conference has announced the Players of the Week for week six action.

Pine River-Backus leads the East Division with a 5-1 overall record, and Mahnomen leads the West Division with a perfect 6-0 overall mark.

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East Division

Offensive Player of the Week – Dezmond Berndt (Pillager) carried the ball 22 times for 197 yards and scored two touchdowns in their win over Walker-Hackensack-Akeley.

The other Offensive Player of the Week was Cooper Jedlicka (Blackduck), who had 197 yards rushing on 23 carries and scored three touchdowns in a win over Cass Lake-Bena.

The Defensive Player of the Week was Levi Dexter (Blackduck) contributed 10 tackles (2 solos and 8 assists) in a win over Cass Lake-Bena.

Special Teams Player of the Week – Cherokee DeLeon (Pillager) kicked five of five on extra points and also kicked off and punted in a win over Wal-ker-Hackensack-Akeley.

West Division

Offensive Player of the Week – Hesston Bachman (Frazee) rushed for 291 yards and two touchdowns in a win over previously unbeaten Pine River-Backus.

Co-Defensive Player of the Week was also Tristan Knott (Red Lake County) who had  five tackles and two interceptions for Red Lake County in their win over Lake Park-Audubon.

Special Teams Player of the Week was Kody Lefebvre (Mahnomen) who returned five punts for 78 yards in a win over Fosston.

Other outstanding performances for the week were turned in by Kody Lefebvre (Mahnomen’s offense), Sean Harris (Red Lake County’s offense), and Austin Torma (Frazee’s defense).

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