Week 10 Top Performers: Niceville, SoWal, Navarre stars shine in wins

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The playoff picture looks much clearer after Week 10.

One-loss Niceville, South Walton and Walton each padded their résumés with victories, while Navarre (5-3) celebrated a 29-22 must-win over Crestview (6-4). Meanwhile the Bulldogs, along with Choctaw (5-4), need help in the RPI ranks after their respective losses.

Emerging from the standout wins were the following Top Performers.

South Walton QB Kemper Hodges carries the ball en route to a touchdown as the Seahawks hosted the Walton Braves in a county rivalry football game.
South Walton QB Kemper Hodges carries the ball en route to a touchdown as the Seahawks hosted the Walton Braves in a county rivalry football game.

Kemper Hodges, South Walton QB

Following Friday's five touchdowns in a 51-0 win over Vernon (four passing, one rushing), Hodges leads all Florida signal callers with 3,188 yards of offense and 49 touchdowns. Somehow he remains without that coveted D-I offer.

Cade Roberts, South Walton WR

Approaching the record for Florida career receptions, the USF commitment hauled in eight catches for 157 yards and three touchdowns in a 51-0 win over Vernon.

Jaden Robinson, South Walton WR

Speaking of efficiency, Robinson needed just two touches to find the zone. He rushed for a 9-yard touchdown and hauled in a 6-yard score from Hodges.

Eagles RB Micah Turner carries the ball as Niceville traveled to play Fort Walton Beach at Steve Riggs Stadium.
Eagles RB Micah Turner carries the ball as Niceville traveled to play Fort Walton Beach at Steve Riggs Stadium.

Micah Turner, Niceville RB

Turner needed only four touches to find the end zone twice against Tate, rushing for 19- and 17-yard touchdowns as part of his 58 yards of offense.

Devin Wright, Navarre LB

The senior delivered 18 tackles and two tackles for a loss in Navarre's 29-22 win over Crestview.

Christian Caballero, Navarre LB

During a season where he set the school record for tackles in a game with 30, the junior delivered 18 tackles against Crestview.

Keyaunte Miller, Walton QB

Miller delivered the game-winning drive for Walton in a 21-20 victory over Chipley.

Peyton Holley, Niceville LB

Holley continued his sure-tackling ways in a 35-0 shutout at Tate, tacking on a recovered fumble in the process.

Choctawhatchee High School's Cole Tabb runs the ball during Friday night's home game against Richards High School. Rickards won the district game 34-28.
Choctawhatchee High School's Cole Tabb runs the ball during Friday night's home game against Richards High School. Rickards won the district game 34-28.

Cole Tabb, Choctaw RB

The sophomore rushed for 129 yards and a touchdown and hauled in four receptions for 60 yards and a score in a 34-28 loss to Rickards.

Choctawhatchee High School's Jashawn Armstrong gets a grip on Rickards High School quarterback Michael Townsend during Friday night's district game at Joe Etheredge Stadium. Rickards won the game 34-28.
Choctawhatchee High School's Jashawn Armstrong gets a grip on Rickards High School quarterback Michael Townsend during Friday night's district game at Joe Etheredge Stadium. Rickards won the game 34-28.

Jashawn Armstrong, Choctaw LB

Armstrong delivered six tackles and a sack in Choctaw's loss to Rickards.

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This article originally appeared on Northwest Florida Daily News: Football Week 10 Top Performers: Niceville, SoWal, Navarre stars shine in wins

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