Daily Memphian high school honor roll

By Published: October 10, 2018 4:43 PM CT

Here is this week's Daily Memphian high school honor roll, saluting the top performers in each of the fall sports.

Football (offense)
Jer'fonzo Smith, Millington: Smith, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound senior, picked up 183 yards on 27 carries and scored all four of his team's touchdowns as the Trojans defeated Craigmont 28-14 to all but wrap up the regular-season championship in Region 8-4A. Millington has a game with winless East remaining.

Football (defense)
Jevon Banks, Olive Branch: Banks, the Quistors standout Class of 2020 linebacker, had another terrific performance in last Friday's 13-7 victory over Grenada. The 6-foot-2, 235-pounder had seven tackles, two tackles for lost yardage, one quarterback sack and three hurries as Olive Branch gave up just 107 total yards while improving to 7-0.

Boys cross country
Jackson Williams, Arlington: Williams was the top local performer in one of the region's biggest meets, the Jesse Owens Classic 5K in Danville, Ala. The junior finished in 16:21:56 to place 15th overall in the Gold Division.

Girls cross country
Skyler Boogerd, Arlington: The senior makes the honor roll for the third time this season after her standout performance at the Jessee Owens Classic. She had the top finish for a local runner and placed eighth overall in a time of 18:32.95.

Cara Young, Houston: Young makes her final regular-season match against archrival Collierville a memorable one as her tireless running down the wing played a key role in the Mustangs' 3-1 victory. She assisted on two goals caused the third as her pressure led to a poor clearance and an own goal.

Kennedy Schritenthal, DeSoto Central: The senior setter had a fine match against St. Benedict, recording 12 kills, 14 assists and eight digs in a 25-18, 25-16, 25-12 victory. Her play has helped the Jaguars to a 25-5-1 mark.


Prep Sports Daily Memphian Honor Roll
John Varlas

John Varlas

John Varlas is a lifelong Memphian who has covered high school sports in various capacities for over 20 years.

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