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WSIL-TV -- Who was this season's Primetime Player in high school football?  You decide! 

Vote for the WSIL-Banterra Primetime Player.   Final voting will end at midnight Thursday, with the winner announced on Friday.

Here are your nominees:

Connor Eaton, West Frankfort:  The junior quarterback ran for 1280 yards and scored 23 touchdowns.  He also threw for 401 yards and 4 touchdowns to help lead the Redbirds to an 7-3 record and the first round of the 3A playoffs.

Nick Meyer, Chester:  The senior quarterback threw for 1556 yards and 22 touchdowns.  He also ran for 286 yards and 3 touchdowns to help lead the Yellow Jackets to a 7-4 record and the second round of the 2A playoffs.

Westly Milam, Du Quoin:  The senior rushed for 1414 yards and 17 touchdowns.  He also caught 7 passes for 69 yards and 2 touchdowns to help lead the Indians to a 6-4 record and the first round of the 3A playoffs.

Reid Morrison, Anna-Jonesboro:  The senior was a force on both sides of the ball.  He ran for 890 yards and 12 touchdowns.  He also caught 6 passes for 174 yards and 2 touchdowns on offense.  Defensively, he had 83 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and 13 sacks to help lead the Wildcats to an 8-3 record and the second round of the 3A playoffs.


Previous winners:

Week 10: Conner Jerolds, Anna-Jonesboro

Week 9:  Damien Chrisp, Anna-Jonesboro

Week 8:  Luke Ehret, Nashville

Week 7:  Boston Ziegler, Marion

Week 6:  Dylan Fisher, Johnston City

Week 5:  Westley Milam, Du Quoin

Week 4:  Reid Morrison, Anna-Jonesboro

Week 3:  Reid Basso, Sesser-Valier/Waltonville

Week 2:  Jackson Yates, Herrin (co-winner)

Week 2:  Reese Lee, Fairfield (co-winner)

Week 1:  Connor Eaton, West Frankfort


  • Who is the WSIL-Banterra Primetime Player?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Reid Morrison, Anna-Jonesboro
    62%
    15907 votes
    Westly Milam, Du Quoin
    7%
    1732 votes
    Nick Meyer, Chester
    1%
    374 votes
    Connor Eaton, West Frankfort
    30%
    7733 votes
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