Week 9 was a tough one for a few area teams’ region title hopes, and it delivered another heart-breaking loss for Hilton Head Island High School.
But local teams also claimed a couple of huge wins, and there were some outstanding individual performances in losing efforts, resulting in another strong RBC Heritage High School Football Player of the Week ballot.
Voting closes at 7 p.m. Wednesday, so spread the word. The nominees are …
• CJ Brown, WBECHS: 186 total yards, 2 TDs in 49-0 win at Academic Magnet
• Zack Doe, JP2: 234 rush yards, 3 TDs in 30-12 win at The King’s Academy
• Hunter Eldridge, BLHS: 307 passing yards, 3 TDs in 35-25 loss to Wade Hampton
• Jordan Gwyn, BCHS: 179 passing yards, 3 TDs; 57 rush yards, TD in 44-18 win at Ridgeland-Hardeeville
• Trae Heyward, BHS: 6 receptions, 113 yards in 23-14 loss to Berkeley
• Zacheus Magwood, BCHS: 104 rush yards, TD in 44-18 win at Ridgeland-Hardeeville
• Irvin Mulligan, WBECHS: 118 rush yards, 3 TDs in 49-0 win at Academic Magnet
• Bobby Payne, THA: 92 scrimmage yards, 2 TDs; PR-TD in 37-0 win over Dorchester Academy
• Diante Richard, HHIHS: 7 receptions, 63 yards, 2 TDs; rush TD in 41-35 loss to Colleton County
• Jabari Williams, RHHS: 3 TDs in 44-18 loss to Battery Creek