Oregon’s Week 6 Elite Performers: By Jordan Johnson

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(Deshawn Stephens 6-4 190 Sr. is ranked the #1 WR in the region and absolutely went off on Friday accounting for 6 Tds in the first half, 3 on punt returns)


Deshawn Stephens Sr. WR/ATH Putnam – Anybody wondering if Stephens was back check out last nights stat line; 6 Tds in the first half with 3 punt returns for Td’s (75, 55, 79)..2 rushing, 1 receiving in Putnam’s 63-0 win over Liberty.. Coming off 40 Tds a year ago, NEI’s #1 ranked WR.

Travis Derocher Sr. LB Newport (4A) – One of the region’s leading tacklers for the last couple of seasons added 17 more tackles against Stayton giving him 89 total tackles for the season and 5 sacks.

Aidan Wilder Jr. QB / Lawrence Wilson Sr. WR Central Catholic – NEI’s top ranked Jr. QB threw for 329 yards and 2 Tds, and Wilson grabbed 6 passes for 182 yards and both scores (74, 34).

Central Catholic Defense – The Rams D is playing lights out the last few weeks, and shut out a 5-0 Gresham team that had been playing well 37-0.

Thomas Tyner Sr. RB Aloha – The future Duck just ridiculous.. Rushed for another 311 yards and 5 Tds on 15 carries giving him 1971 yards and 26 Tds on the season. He is on pace to break a host of records as the Warriors are 6-0.

Joey Alfieri Jr. RB/LB / Chase Morrison So. RB Jesuit – One of the state’s leading tacklers and NEI’s #1 ranked Jr LB Alfieri did work on the offensive side of the ball going for 179 yards and 2 Tds , while Morrison chalked up 3 Tds and 158 yards rushing in Jesuit’s 42-7 win over Westview.

Sam Riddle Sr. QB Century – NEI’s #1 ranked QB threw for 372 yards and 6 more Tds a week after sitting out with a concussion; Riddle has been hands down the most impressive QB in the state.

Josh Wise Sr. RB Century – The Sr. RB showed his skills on the offensive side of the ball rushing 5 times for 143 yards and 3 Tds in Century’s 63-43 win over Newberg..The Jags gave up way to many points.

Eric Dungey So. QB / Nick Yun Sr. RB Lakeridge – The talented sophomore QB continued his impressive sophomore season with 248 yards passing and 3 Tds and 180 yards on the ground; Yun is just a beast and loved by his teammates..He went for 201 yards on 12 carries and 2 Tds including a 94 yd kick return for his 3rd.

Jarrod Howard Sr. WR West Linn – The Lions lost a tough game to Clackamas, but the Sr wide out continued his season long tear with 289 yards receiving and 4 Tds.

Johnny Ragin Sr. LB Wilsonville – One of the region’s top two way threats is a 5a Defensive Player of the Year Candidate and recorded another 10 tackles and 2 sacks.

Evan Hisey Sr. RB N.Medford – The Sr. RB rushed 24 times for 235 yards and a Td as the Tornado almost came up with the upset against Thurston losing 26-20.

Taylor Alie Sr. QB Sheldon – The talented overall athlete was 25 of 36 for 297 yards and 4 Td’s in the Irish’s 48-0 win over Crater.

Austin Baird Sr. WR/RB Marist – 261 All Purpose (Rushing 10-142/Receiving 6-119) with 3 Td’s in the Spartans 47-0 win over Eagle Point.

Sam Davis So. QB Grant – Sophomore QB threw for 356 yards and 3 Tds to help pace the Generals to a win over a good Oregon City team 49-34.

Devvon Gage Sr. RB Sprague – Gage is big and fast and ran for 224 yards and 5 Tds in the Oly’s thumping of South Salem.

Tigard Defense – Maybe the fastest defense in the state, went on lock down mode against a Tualatin team that dropped (62, 41, 48) the last three weeks.

Tanner Shipley Sr. RB/WR Wilsonville – One of the leading candidates for 5a Player of the Year honors went for 193 yards on 29 carries and a TD in the Cats 34-6 win over Milwaukie

Kaz Greene Sr. SB Tigard – The senior speedster went for 241 yards on 18 carries and 3 Tds as the Tigers dropped their cross town rival 41-0. Greene is ranked as one of the state’s top slot backs and is having an MVP like season.


(NEI’s #1 ranked LB for the 2014 class Joey Alfieri 6-2 220 RB/LB is now running the ball well for the Crusaders, helping to make up for the temporary loss of AJ Glass)