The News-Sentinel selected the 12 finalists and now it is up to you, the reader, to determine who should be the News-Sentinel Fan Choice Player of the Week. Vote for the area high school football player who you feel had the best performance during the weekend. The winner of this weekly award will be solely determined through online voting at news-sentinel.com. The polls are open now and will close at 8 p.m. Monday. The Fan Choice Player of Week, along with the Offense Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, will be announced in Tuesday's issue of The News-Sentinel.
Jason Nicodemus, Churubusco -- Had a game-high 217 rushing yards on 27 carries and scored five touchdowns in a victory against Lakeland to help Churubusco win the NECC championship.
Grey Fox, East Noble -- Led the Knights with eight receptions for 145 receiving yards and two touchdowns in a 41-point win against Bellmont.
Michael Hicks, Concordia -- Rushed for 108 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown run, in non-conference loss versus Brebeuf Jesuit.
Wil Knapke, Heritage -- Had 108 receiving yards and 135 rushing yards along with two touchdowns to help Heritage beat Garrett to win a share of the ACAC championship.
Justin Bachelder, Columbia City -- Caught two touchdown passes and had 125 receiving yards in a 20-point conference win against Norwell.
Aaron LaMaster, Bishop Luers -- Had a team-high 6.5 tackles and a forced fumble as Bishop Luers defeated its cross-town rival Bishop Dwenger.
Josh Spitnale, Snider -- Kicked a 47-yard field goal and was 2-of-2 on field goal attempts to help Snider beat Wayne and finish the regular season undefeated.
Matt Skowronek, Homestead -- Had two rushing touchdowns and was 13-of-26 for 135 passing yards in a win against New Haven that clinched an out-right NHC title for the Spartans.
Chris Terry, Carroll -- Was 11-of-14 for 199 passing yards and three touchdowns against DeKalb. The quarterback also had 38 rushing yards and rushing touchdown.
Taron Graham, North Side -- Made two interceptions and had three tackles in a 22-point conference win against Northrop.
Jaylin Bennett, Woodlan -- Carried the ball 30 times for a game-high 178 rushing yards and three touchdowns against Adams Central. He also threw a 52-yard touchdown in the win.
Jimmy Crumley, Carroll -- Had a game-high 141 rushing yards and two touchdowns as Carroll scored a season-high 63 points in a victory against DeKalb.