North Star Players of the Week
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.
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.
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).