The News-Sentinel selected the 32 finalists, but after the first-round only 16 remain and now it is up to you, the reader, to determine who should be the News-Sentinel Fan Choice High School Football Area Player of the Year.
The News-Sentinel Fan Choice Player of the Year recognizes the top individual performances from Fort Wayne area players during the regular season and gives fans the opportunity to decide who was the best player through online voting.
The five-round tournament continues Tuesday with all four regions' second-round matches. Online voting for these eight second-round matches will end at 11 p.m. Tuesday. The winners will advance to the regional finals on Wednesday.
More than 7,500 votes were cast for the 16 first-round matches of this inaugural News-Sentinel online contest on Monday. To view the first-round results, click here.