Offensive player of the week: Parish Episcopal's Brandon January

What he did: In Parish Episcopal's 49-41 TAPPS Division II state championship victory against Fort Worth Christian, January paced his team's rushing attack, gaining 232 yards. January saved the best for last - it was his final high school game and his yardage total was a career high.

Who he is: A 5-10, 185-pound senior running back

The stats: 26 rushes for 232 yards, TD

He said it: "I was really pumped. Everything was on the line."

Coach said it: "It was the last game of his career, and I think he made a decision that he wasn't going to lose." - Scott Nady

Did you know? January would like to play college football and is still weighing his options. ... Nady considers January the thunder for his rushing attack and teammate Zach Shelley the lightning. ... January said his biggest play from Saturday was when he scored a touchdown just before halftime.

Mark Dent

Honorable mention Player School Yr. Pos. Notable Steven Hicks Mesquite Poteet Jr. RB 69 total yards, 3 TDs Jermaine Merdock Wylie Sr. WR 53-yard catch on Wylie's GW-drive Riley Standridge Prestonwood Sr. RB/WR 171 total yards, 4 TDs J.W. Walsh Denton Guyer Sr. QB 315 total yards, 2 TDs Tevin Williams Euless Trinity Sr. RB 155 rush yards, 2 TDs

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