Top Performers of Week 5, Ann Arbor Area Football Player of the Week Fan Poll

ANN ARBOR – The excellence of high school football players from the Ann Arbor area was abundant last week.

Multiple athletes made their mark, and MLive caught on by selecting xx players to take part in the Ann Arbor area high school Football Player of the Week poll for week 5.

Readers can vote indefinitely until 9 a.m. on Friday morning and the results will be announced shortly thereafter.

See which players have been selected this week and vote at the end of the story.

NOTE: The survey results do not affect MLive’s post-season awards and are used only to brag rights and express fan appreciation.

Saline’s Zach Antal (6) looks on the sideline between games during Saline’s game against Hudsonville at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Friday, August 27, 2021.Jacob Hamilton | The Ann Arbor News

Zach Antal, saline


Antal switched from linebacker to running back due to injuries and took his chance when he stormed 134 yards and two touchdowns with just six carries (22.3 yards per attempt) in Saline’s win over Ann Arbor Skyline.

Ann Arbor Skyline vs. Dexter High School Football

Dexter’s Cal Bavineau (5) runs the ball during the Ann Arbor Skyline game against Dexter at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor on Thursday, September 2, 2021.Jacob Hamilton | The Ann Arbor News

Cal Bavineau, Dexter


Almost half of Bavineau’s passes went to touchdowns in Dexter’s win over Ann Arbor Pioneer. The senior completed 9-of-11 throws for five TDs and 241 yards.

Whitmore Lake vs. Father Gabriel Richard football match

Whitmore Lake’s Isaac Brady, 1, catches a pass and ushers it in for a touchdown during a soccer game at Whitmore Lake High School in Whitmore Lake on Thursday, August 26, 2021. Alyte Katilius |

Isaac Brady, Whitmore Lake


Brady stormed for 70 yards and a touchdown at 11 carries and added a 28 yard fumble recovery to help the Trojans defeat Lutheran Northwest.

First day of football training - Milan

Milan’s Ethan Budd will be performing exercises during training at the first soccer practice session in Milan on Monday 9 August 2021.Jacob Hamilton | The Ann Arbor News

Ethan Budd, Milan


Budd returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown in Milan’s blowout win over Flat Rock.

Huron vs Pioneers soccer game

Pioneer’s Samson Dabney, 22, will be seated during a soccer game at Ann Arbor Huron High School in Ann Arbor on Friday, September 10, 2021.Alyte Katilius |

Samson Dabney, Ann Arbor pioneer


Dabney recorded a 69-yard touchdown for Pioneer’s longest game of the season, competing against Dexter.

Dexter at Ypsilanti Lincoln High School Football

Lincoln’s. David Cook (3) runs the ball during the Ypsilanti Lincoln game against Dexter at Lincoln High School on Friday, September 17, 2021.Jacob Hamilton | The Ann Arbor News

David Cook, Ypsilanti Lincoln


Cook made for Lincoln in his game against Temperance Bedford on either side of the ball. Cook returned an interception of 81 yards for a score and caught six passes for 37 yards and had an 82 yard return yardage.

Mlive Ann Arbor Football Media Day 2

Ashton Jenson from Ypsilanti poses during media day at Concordia University in Ann Arbor on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.Jacob Hamilton | The Ann Arbor News

Ashton Jenson, Ypsilanti


Jenson continued his strong season when he racked up 153 yards of rushing and a touchdown in Ypsilanti’s game against Tecumseh.

Bruce Williams, Ann Arbor Huron


Williams was consistently in the backcourt against Monroe as he counted 11 tackles up the team and recorded a sack in Huron’s win.


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