Throughout the high school football season, the Michigan Sports Radio staff will be selecting players that will serve as the Core Power Performance Players of the Week.
The Week 1 Core Power Performance Players of the Week:
Aaron Sleeman (Zeeland West): In a low-scoring 14-9 win in which the Dux had two drives of ten plus minutes in the second half, Aaron Sleeman found the end zone twice for Zeeland West. His touchdown with 1:43 in the game put them up for good over Cedar Springs in the lone battle of ranked teams.
Cameron Robinson (Caledonia): Robinson caught his first three varsity touchdowns in the Scots 55-52 win over Fenton. His seven yard catch in the second quarter brought the Scots within seven. In the fourth quarter, he hauled in two touchdowns, a 56-yard strike to pull the Scots within three, and a touchdown with 4:36 to play that sealed the victory.
Connor Bolthouse (West Catholic): Bolthouse was a key player in the secondary and on special teams for the Falcons in their 30-13 win over Jackson Lumen Christi. Bolthouse hauled in two interceptions as well as returning a kickoff 75 yards to the house for a score.
Dalton Agers (Hudsonville): Hudsonville topped Grand Ledge 21-14 Thursday night in the Eagles’ season opener behind three touchdowns from Agers. He scored from 37 to open the scoring column for Hudsonville, then scored on runs of six and three yards in the first and third quarters respectively to carry them to victory.
Gahret Metina (Freeland): Freeland starts the season 1-0 with a convincing 22-6 win over Bay City John Glenn. All three of Freeland’s touchdowns were on the legs of Gahret Metina as he scored on runs of one, seven and twenty four yards.
Keegan Ensing (Zeeland East): Zeeland East scored 39 unanswered points in an epic comeback win over Saginaw Swan Valley Friday night, and Ensing led the charge. His 63-yard strike to Trevor TerHaar gave the Chix a huge amount of momentum headed into the locker room at halftime down just nine. In the third quarter, Ensing had two touchdown runs of 19 and 52 yards, then found TerHaar again for a five yard score.
Michael Silveri (Caledonia): In his first start at quarterback, Silveri led an explosive display of offense for the Scots as they racked up 55 points. Silveri had five touchdowns, two on the ground and three in the air. His touchdown throw to Cam Robinson with 4:36 left to play put the Scots up ten, enough to hold onto a win over Fenton.
Riley Johnson (Coopersville): In the GRidiron Classic matchup against Fruitport, Coopersville found the end zone five times, all on passes from Johnson. He finished the game with 286 yards in the air, and he also threw for three two-point conversions.