HARRISONBURG, Va. – The high school football season in Harrisonburg has been nothing short of thrilling, with intense battles, incredible plays, and heart-stopping moments that keep fans on the edge of their seats. As another week of action-packed games came to a close, it’s time to highlight the top three nominees for the best plays of the week, presented by Rockingham Insurance.
First up is the Riverheads Game Winning Field Goal. In a hard-fought battle between two teams, the game was tied at 21-21 with time ticking away. It all came down to a 25-yard field goal attempt by Riverheads’ Zac Brooks. With the pressure on, Brooks delivered a perfect kick as time expired, securing the victory for his team. The resilience and accuracy demonstrated by Brooks under intense pressure make this play a strong contender for the best of the week.
Next, we have the Eastern Rockingham Long Touchdown Run. Damien Durrette from East Rock seized an opportunity when he took a pitch in his own endzone. However, he fumbled the ball momentarily before picking it up and channeling his inner agility. Durrette showcased his evasive skills as he juked past defenders and sprinted all the way to the endzone for an impressive touchdown. This remarkable display of athleticism and determination by Durrette makes this play a serious contender for the top spot.
Lastly, the Harrisonburg 4th Down Touchdown takes the stage. Faced with a fourth-and-15 from the 21-yard line, the Harrisonburg team decided to go for it. Quarterback J.J. Engle found himself under pressure as he was flushed out of the pocket. But against all odds, Engle managed to stay composed and connect with VJ Bullard in the endzone for an incredible touchdown. The combination of Engle’s unwavering focus and Bullard’s excellent reception skills create a play that demands recognition.
Now that you’ve seen the top three nominees, it’s time to cast your vote and determine which play deserves the title of the best of the best. Head to the provided link and make your selection. The results and the winner will be announced on Monday, so stay tuned.
The high school football season in Harrisonburg continues to captivate fans with its thrilling moments and outstanding performances. Each week brings new opportunities for players to showcase their skills and leave a lasting impact on the game. These top three nominees have done just that, providing us with unforgettable moments that remind us why we love the game.
As we eagerly await the results, let’s appreciate the dedication and talent displayed by these young athletes. The passion they bring to the field is a testament to their love for the game and the pride they have for their schools. Regardless of the outcome, they have already proven themselves as winners in our hearts.
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