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Who are SBLive Sports’ Florida Football Top Performers of Week 10?

These are the Big Stars and Top Performers from this week's Florida high school football action

These athletes will be featured in the Florida Athlete of the Week Poll early this week. Come back and vote for who you think should be the Athlete of the Week.

This list is not intended to be comprehensive

Willie Pollard, Bradford 

With Manny Covey out due to injury, Pollard had to step up in a big way against Palatka. Pollard responded with 219 yards rushing on 29 carries and three touchdowns. 

Waltez Clark, Plant 

In winning the district championship, Plant got a huge lift from running back Waltez Clark. The sophomore rushed for 204 yards on 14 carries and scored three touchdowns in a 42-0 win over Alonso. 

Jimez Hamilton, Dr. Phillips 

The Panthers’ wide receiver was instrumental in helping Dr. Phillips defeat Ocoee. Hamilton had six catches for 74 yards, three touchdowns, six tackles on defense and three pass breakups. 

Carmello Murphy, Mandarin

Murphy saved one of his defensive performances for last when Mandarin defeated Sandalwood 24-14 on Thursday night. The linebacker racked up a team-high 13 tackles in the victory. 

Taron Dickens, Miami Northwestern 

Dickens threw for three touchdowns and 281 yards in a 44-0 win over LaSalle. The Miami Northwestern signal caller unofficially now has 10,076 career passing yards and set a new Miami-Dade County passing record. 

Carlos Mitchell, Lake Wales 

The Highlanders had district championship shirts all made up before their game against Auburndale and Mitchell helped make sure those were unpacked for the win. Mitchell had a touchdown catch and then an interception return for a score in the win. 

DeShon Jenkins, Bishop Verot

The freshman running back was the infusion of offense that Bishop Verot needed to upend undefeated Estero on Friday night. Jenkins rushed for 153 yards and scored four touchdowns in the 57-10 victory. 

Braden Joyner, Brooksville Central 

The ‘Battle of the Hexam’ ended with the Bears making sure they secured their first non-losing campaign since 2016. Joyner completed 18-of-25 passes for 217 yards and two touchdowns in the win.