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Player of the Week: Brock racks up the yards for Commerce
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 Honor roll

Alex Ross, Buford: 14-for-16 for 184 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns in a win against Avondale.

Eric Barr, Buford: Eight rushes for 55 and three touchdowns in a win against Avondale.

Nathan Staub, Buford: 10 tackles against Avondale.

Ben Souther, Chestatee: 25 carries for 127 yards and two touchdowns in a win against Lumpkin County.

Connor Shaw, Flowery Branch: 10-for-12 with 174 passing yards and three touchdowns and two carries for 21 yards and a rushing touchdown in a win against West Hall.

Logan Conley, Flowery Branch: 4-for-5 passing for 96 yards and a touchdown, and a touchdown on the ground against West Hall.

Rodriquez Frazier, Flowery Branch: Had 140 yards of offense and a pair of touchdowns in a win against West Hall.

Teryan Rucker, Gainesville: 13 carries for 119 yards in a win against West Forsyth.

Blake Sims, Gainesville: 10-for-18 passing with 65 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and eight carries for 115 yards and a touchdown in a win against West Forsyth.

Tai-ler Jones, Gainesville: Seven receptions for 39 yards and two touchdowns against West Forsyth.

Lucas Redd, Jefferson: 14 carries for 123 yards and two touchdowns, and 10 tackles in a win against Riverside Military.

Darius Minor, Jefferson: Seven rushes for 93 yards and a touchdown, and 4-for-4 passing for 115 yards and a touchdown in a win against Riverside.

Samuel Loggins, Jefferson: 12 tackles and caused a fumble in a win against Riverside.

Chris Jackson, Jefferson: 12 tackles and caused a fumble in a win against Riverside

Taylor Guthrie, Lumpkin County: 13-for-22 passing for 102 yards and a touchdown, and six carries for 44 yards in a loss to Chestatee.

Lee Cagle, Lumpkin County: 14 tackles in the loss to Chestatee.

Anthony Prophet, Johnson: Eight carries for 68 yards and a touchdown in the loss to Creekview.

Joe Boonstra, North Georgia Christian: 10-for-13 for 116 yards and three touchdowns, two interceptions for a pair of touchdowns and a touchdown punt return in a win against Twiggs Academy.

Robert Humphrey, North Hall: 12 carries for 43 yards and a pair of touchdowns against White County.

Nathan Jones, North Hall: 5-for-8 for 100 yards and a pair of interceptions in a win against White County.

Peyton Wilhoite, North Hall: Seven carries for 29 yards and a pair of touchdowns against White County.

Brian Kerekes, Riverside: Six tackles and a fumble recovery in a loss to Jefferson.

Stephen Pluhar, Riverside: Seven tackles and caused a fumble in a loss to Jefferson.

Blake Gowder, Union County: 10 receptions for 151 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a win against Fannin County.

Shunquez Stevens, West Hall: 14-for-23 passing with 162 yards and a touchdown, and 18 carries for 33 yards in the loss to Flowery Branch.

Marquise Young, West Hall: Eight catches for 102 yards and a touchdown in the loss to Flowery Branch.

Having your name etched in history isn’t something that happens often. It’s rare even on the high school level.

But Commerce’s Deon Brock is making waves and carving his name into the fabric of Tigers football forever.

Brock was the only scorer for the Tigers last week and rushed 16 times for 256 yards and three touchdowns. He also caught three passes from quarterback Cody Streetman for 42 yards and a touchdown in Commerce’s 28-7 win against Athens Academy.

But it was a 96-yard touchdown run, the second longest in the program’s 61-year history, that shone through an already impressive performance on the field.

"It felt good after I realized what had happened," Brock said. "At first I hadn’t realized how far back we were."

Brock has churned up 756 yards with 12 touchdowns on the ground for the Tigers (2-3, 1-0 Region 8-A) this year, but isn’t haughty about his notable achievements finding it important to reflect on his minor faults.

"I didn’t do too hot of a job blocking, that was part of my job I didn’t do well," he stated about his performance Friday.

When asked about the rest of the season, Brock swayed slightly, shook his head a bit and earnestly said, "I’m just going to continue to do whatever I can to help this team."

Commerce visits Athens Christian at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Eagle Field.

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