Some of the top performances from the first week of Kentucky high school football:
Ryan Martin, Anderson County: The senior running back netted 147 yards, 92 of which came on a scorcher to get the Bearcats to within two points of South Oldham. He also was responsbile for Anderson's first TD, a 97-yard kickoff return to open the game. He finished with 274 all-purpose yards.
Tanner Morgan, Ryle: The junior went 25-for-36 for 449 yards at Covington Catholic, and scored the go-ahead touchdown for the Raiders in their 35-28 win. Fellow junior Bryce Ashley had a big receiving night, going for 166 yards on seven catches.
Bryson Parker, McLean Co.: He rushed for 168 of his team's 398 yards on the ground, just 29 fewer than the Cougars' opponent, Breckinridge County. He had two TDs in McLean's 42-14 win.
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Jaylyn Williams, Letcher Co. Central: The senior running back had 464 yards and six TDs, easily making him the Offensive MVP of the Sports 'R' Us Kickoff Classic. His teammate Avery Stamper, a junior linebacker, had 22 tackles and was named Defensive MVP.
Daric Pugh, Pikeville: The senior standout scored four TDs in the Class A Panthers' 43-6 win over the 2A Blackcats on the road. One of those scores came on a huge 87-yard burst on 3rd-and-17.
Trey Winkfield, Woodford Co.: The senior rushed for three TDs and caught another one in the Yellow Jackets' 37-32 loss to North Bullitt.