Bronco, Mustang named Players of the Week

By PrepsKC staff
Posted: October 3, 2018 - 7:01 PM



Starting with the first week of the season on both sides of the state line PrepsKC will announce a Papa John’s Player of the Week. Each week those players will be highlighted on PrepsKC.com and in their local Papa John’s location.

Below is this week’s Papa John’s Players of the Week

Kansas
Graham Mertz, quarterback, Blue Valley North

The senior returned from injury to lead the Mustangs to a 41-15 win over Mill Valley going 24 of 43 with 232 yards and four touchdowns.

Missouri
Ontario Russell, running back, Lee’s Summit North

The Broncos tailback had a big night with 228 yards and two touchdowns as North beat previously undefeated Lee’s Summit West 35-14.