Vote for SW Missouri Player of the Week from Week 1

The vote for our first-ever high school football player of the week has dropped.

The poll will be conducted solely on News-Leader.com from Monday morning to Wednesday at 9:30 am throughout the season. There are no restrictions on how many times you can vote. Votes submitted by email will not count.

The winners of the entire year will be considered in our final vote as readers decide who is the player of the year.

The nominees were compiled by games we attended, statistics shared online, and nominees submitted to News-Leader. In the coming weeks, email Wyatt Wheeler at [email protected] by 8 am on Mondays to be considered for his favorite athlete.

Plus:2022 Southwest Missouri High School Football Conference Qualifying

Plus:MSHSAA Football: Southwest Missouri Statistical Leaders Through Week 1

Here are the nominees:

Nixa's Ramone Green carries the ball during the Eagles' 42-19 victory over the Webb City Cardinals on Friday, August 26, 2022.

Tae’Sean McShane, Center

McShane broke the Central High School record with 280 rushing yards on 18 attempts with three touchdowns in a 32-6 win over Clever. His 280 rushing yards are the 27th most in a single game in MSHSAA history.

Lucas Gall, Carthage

Gall had 128 rushing yards on 14 carries with five touchdowns. He also had a 94-yard touchdown reception with all six of his touchdowns in the first half in a 56-26 win over Republic.

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