Vote for the Charlotte Observer defensive football player of the week (10.01.21)

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Here are the nominees for the first Charlotte Observer high school defensive football player of the week.

We’re splitting the award into offensive and defensive awards this week.

You can vote as often as you like until Friday, around noon, when the poll will close.

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Friday’s NC scores, how the Sweet 16 fared, next week’s schedule

Hough takes down Chambers in battle of NC’s best teams

Myers Park rallies to beat Raleigh Sweet 16 No. 1 Cardinal Gibbons in OT

Charlotte Latin gets emotional win over Charlotte Christian

Zach Diagler, West Lincoln: had 10 tackles (6 solo, 4 assist) in Friday’s game with Maiden.

Daniel Haughton, Charlotte Latin: In Friday’s wild 24-22 win over Charlotte Christian, Haughton had 10 tackles, two for a loss, a punt return for a 90-yard touchdown, plus eight catches for 82 yards and a score.

DeAndre Hoyle, Kings Mountain: three interceptions in Friday’s 56-0 win over North Gaston.

Deems May, Myers Park: seven tackles, 0.5 sacks, multiple QB pressures in a 16-13 overtime win over Cardinal Gibbons, which was ranked No. 1 in the News & Observer of Raleigh’s Sweet 16 poll. For the season, May has 31 tackles, 8.5 sacks.

Tyler Mills, Charlotte Catholic: three sacks, five tackles, two quarterback pressures in Friday’s game with Independence.

Keegan Moose, Mount Pleasant: three punt returns for 113 yards and a score, had five tackles, an interception and two pass deflections in Friday’s 42-0 win over Union Academy.

Jarrell Smith, Concord: six tackles, a sack and two tackles for a loss in a 22-20 win over Central Cabarrus. His safety with four minutes, 12 seconds provided the game-winning points.

Taree Watkins, Crest: seven tackles 2.5 sacks, four tackles for a loss in Friday’s 35-19 win over Stuart Cramer.

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