Here is FloridaHSFootball.com’s Heartland Region Player and Coach of the Week for Week 1, including other Player of the Week Nominations.
HEARTLAND REGION PLAYER OF THE WEEK
– WR RB Marlow, Lakeland Christian – 7 catches for 173 yards receiving and 3 touchdown catches in Lakeland Christian’s 41-0 victory over Mulberry.
HEARTLAND REGION COACH OF THE WEEK
– Tommy Lewis, Victory Christian – Despite the 13-6 to Pasco, Lewis was able to keep his team competitive against a Class 6A opponent.
OTHER PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINATIONS
– QB Tyler Wilkerson, Lakeland Christian – 7 of 11 passing for 173 yards and 3 touchdowns with no interceptions in Lakeland Christian’s 41-0 victory over Mulberry.
– RB BJ Sirmons, Lakeland Christian – 135 yards rushing on just 5 carries and scored one touchdown in Lakeland Christian’s 41-0 victory over Mulberry.
– RB Javon Wilson, Lake Region – Lead the team with 24 carries for 153 yards and the game winning touchdown in a 28-27 overtime victory against Haines City.
– RB Tekendrick Roberson, Winter Haven – Had 119 rushing yards on 19 carries for the Blue Devils in a 22-0 win over Auburndale.
– RB Tyler King, Fort Meade – Scored all three touchdowns for the Miners in their 21-12 win over Hardee.
– QB Brian Lane, Sebring – 11 for 15 passing fo 192 yards and three touchdowns in Sebring’s 41-0 shutout over DeSoto County.