The return to the gridiron last week brought with it some top-notch performances from Lowcountry teams and players.
We have an impressive ballot for Week 5 RBC Heritage Player of the Week honors, including a 300-yard rusher (gotta love those 8-man football numbers), a pair of 150+ rushers, a pair of 150+ receivers (on the same team!), and several two-way standouts.
As usual, your votes will determine the winner of the fan vote, which will then be added to the votes from our four-person panel to determine the official RBC Heritage Player of the Week.
Voting will close at 3 p.m. Thursday, so cast your ballot and go tell a friend to tell a friend!
The nominees are:
• BA RB De’Shaun Epps — 301 rushing yards, 5 TDs on 11 carries in 60-14 win vs. Faith/Ridge Christian
• HHIHS RB Will Frith — 179 rushing yards, 2 TDs on 14 carries in 55-20 win vs. Christ Church
• JPII RB/LB Melik Frost — 87 yards, 2 TDs on 11 carries; 13 tackles, 3 TFL, sack in 32-29 win vs. Hilton Head Prep
• HHIHS WR Jeff Gordon — 5 catches for 155 Yards, 3 TDs in 55-20 win vs. Christ Church
• HHCA RB/DB Daniel Harrington — 41 yards, TD on four carries; 4 catches for 51 yards, 2 TDs; 9 tackles, PBU, INT-TD in 48-14 win vs. Dorchester Academy
• HHP RB Hunter Hopman — 54 yards on 5 carries; 6 catches for 76 yards, TD; 95-yard KR-TD in 32-29 loss vs. John Paul II
• RHHS WR/LB Brandon Howard — 9 catches for 116 yards, TD; 13 tackles in 13-7 loss vs. Colleton County
• BA RB/LB Edward McCormick — 53 yards, 2 TDs on 3 carries; 13 Tackles, 2 Sacks in 60-14 win vs. Faith/Ridge Christian
• HHP QB Stone McDonald — 13-21, 174 yards, TD; 114 yards, TD on 12 carries in 32-29 loss to John Paul II
• WBECHS RB/LB Irvin Mulligan — 175 yards, 4 TDs on 18 carries; 1 catch for 62 yards; 74-yard INT return in 44-6 win vs. Philip Simmons
• THA WR/DB Bobby Payne — 45-yard PR-TD, 85-yard KR-TD in 51-3 win vs. Northwood Academy
• HHIHS WR/DB Diante Richard — 6 catches for 172 yards, 2 TDs; 48 yards, TD on 3 carries in 55-20 win vs. Christ Church
VOTING CLOSES SEPT. 27 AT 3 P.M. ET
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