Another slate of games brought another pile of impressive showings in Week 3 of the high school season. Here are your Globe Players of the Week:
Conrad Babka, BC High — The 6-foot-1, 175-pound junior caught seven balls for 107 yards and a touchdown in a 34-14 win at Woburn.
Henry Hasselbeck, Xaverian — Leading a ferocious comeback bid in a 44-41 loss to Springfield Central, the senior quarterback finished with 247 passing yards and three touchdowns, along with 85 rushing yards and a score on the ground.
Brian Hnat, Andover — The lone Golden Warrior to play offense and defense, the 6-foot-5, 215-pound senior captain has powered Andover to a 3-0 start. In a 42-18 Merrimack Valley Conference win over Lowell, he reeled in six catches for 74 yards, had a 40-yard pick-6, deflected three passes, and made nine tackles.
Tate Hoffmeister, Needham — In one half of play, the Rockets’ third-year starting tailback rushed for 202 yards and four touchdowns, setting the tone in a 27-7 win over Newton North.
Tyler Nordstrom and Dante Tordiglione, Weymouth — In a 33-21 win over Hingham, Nordstrom completed 19 of 26 passes for 295 yards and five touchdowns, with Tordiglione accounting for 153 yards and three of those scores on six catches.
Eli Batista, Peabody — The senior playmaker rushed for a touchdown, returned an interception for a score, and fell on a fumble in the end zone for another TD in addition to 118 receiving yards on five receptions in a 28-0 Northeastern Conference win over Beverly.
Jake Cullen, Westford — The senior quarterback threw for 220 yards and a trio of touchdown passes, adding 79 yards and a score with his legs as the Lions beat Belmont 26-20.
Tajardo France, Barnstable — The senior finished with 118 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries, registering seven solo tackles and an interception on defense to help the Red Hawks stay unbeaten with a 31-21 nonleague win over Bridgewater-Raynham.
Brett McCaffery, Bishop Feehan — The senior shined in all three phases of the game, finishing with 67 receiving yards on six catches, 10 tackles, and 110 yards on four punt returns in a 30-0 victory over Catholic Central rival St. Mary’s.
Kayden Mills, Arlington — The 6-foot, 190-pound senior rushed for 295 yards and four touchdowns, caught a TD, and threw for another to help the Spy Ponders cruise to a 52-21 nonleague victory over Brookline.
Zach Wolinski, North Andover — The senior anchored the ground game with 208 rushing yards on 27 carries and added 66 yards on two receptions in a 22-7 nonleague win over Marblehead.
Steven Gentile, Billerica — The junior quarterback rushed for three scores (1, 3 and 5 yards) and threw a 26-yard touchdown pass in a 32-27 win for the 19th-ranked Indians over No. 8 Central Catholic, part of a performance which saw him rush for 177 yards and throw for 131.
Patrick Miller, Milton — In a 42-14 win over Holliston, five different receivers caught a touchdown pass from the senior, who completed 16 of 22 passes for 293 yards. The first-year starter has 11 TD passes in three games.
Andrew Rivera, Milford — No offensive touchdowns were needed for the fifth-ranked Scarlet Hawks in a 7-0 win over Natick thanks to the junior’s 68-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter.
Brian Vaughan and John Nasky, Lynn Classical — In a 44-0 blanking of Greater Boston League rival Somerville, Vaughan, a senior quarterback, threw five touchdowns — four to his classmate Nasky, who hauled in eight passes for 167 yards.
Magerson Bazile, Medford — The senior defensive end posted three tackles, a sack, a forced fumble, and an interception in a 14-6 win over Revere.
Ryan Brooks, Burlington — The sophomore WR/LB had five carries for 105 yards and three TDs, plus five tackles and a pass breakup, in a 42-18 win over Cambridge.
Ben Howard IV, Malden Catholic – The 6-foot-4, 230-pound junior recovered a muffed punt in the end zone to help the Lancers blank North Quincy, 20-0, securing their first win of the season.
Devin Hunt, Westwood — In a 35-14 victory over Quincy, the senior quarterback finished 13-for-21 passing for 204 yards and three touchdowns.
Sam Wien, Duxbury — The senior intercepted a pass, scored from 13 yards out on offense, and returned a kick 45 yards in the Dragons’ 42-13 triumph over Franklin.
Brayden Clifford, Bishop Fenwick — The junior was 7-of-10 passing for 158 yards and three touchdowns in a 48-14 nonleague win, leading the Crusaders (3-0) to a 48-14 win over Wilmington after stepping up when starting quarterback Bryce Leaman left with an injury.
Tommy DeSimone, Saugus — The senior tailback scampered for 120 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries in a 27-18 nonleague win over Lynn Tech.
Nick Hasapidis, Medfield — Faced with a deficit in the fourth quarter, the senior ran 7 yards for a touchdown, tossed the two-point conversion for the lead, then added important insurance with a 25-yard TD pass in a 22-20 Tri-Valley win.
Sid Tildsley, Shawsheen — The junior did a bit of everything, completing 14 of 26 passes for 207 yards and three touchdowns, racking up 89 yards rushing and two TDs on six carries, and poaching an interception in a 42-8 nonleague win over Stoneham.
Travis Voisine, Danvers — The senior opened the scoring with a 1-yard plunge, and completed an 18-yard pass within two minutes left to force overtime in a 22-20 nonleague win over Reading.
Tyler Adamo, Lynnfield — The junior quarterback threw for 186 yards and five touchdowns as the Pioneers improved to 3-0 with a 42-13 win over Essex Tech in the Cape Ann League.
Nick Cappuccio, Winthrop — The junior running back keyed the Vikings’ 21-14 comeback win in Swampscott with 185 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries. Cappuccio had a 53-yard TD early in the third quarter, tied the game at 14-all on a two-point conversion reception, and put Winthrop in front early in the fourth quarter on a 64-yard scamper.
Corey Grimes, Salem — The senior signal caller opened the scoring with a touchdown run in the first quarter and threw for a pair of long touchdown passes in the second half as the Witches moved to 3-0 with a 28-0 shutout of Greater Lawrence.
Matt O’Donnell, Cardinal Spellman — The senior was 7-for-11 passing for 93 yards and two touchdowns, added 89 rushing yards, and scored the game-winning touchdown with 35 seconds left from 2-yards out as the Cardinals (3-0) rallied past Bishop Stang, 22-15.
Isaiah Apperwhite, O’Bryant — The Bulldogs’ three-year starter at right guard paved the way for a great ground game, with the backfield totaling 150 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns in a 24-8 win over Brighton.
Liam Appleton and Michael Wildfire, Cohasset — Wildfire, a sophomore quarterback, tossed a program-record six touchdowns, with Appleton, a senior captain, on the receiving end of three, adding a rushing touchdown in a 60-28 win over East Bridgewater.
DJ DiCarlo, Amesbury — The running back produced three scores on the ground, powering the Red Hawks to a 32-14 win over Pentucket/Georgetown.
Jack Balzarini, Carver — The junior led by example in a 55-0 win over McCann Tech, with a passing touchdown, receiving touchdown, sack, and interception.
Morenel Castro, KIPP Academy — The senior had a monster game in a 34-39 win over Nashoba Valley Tech, with three touchdowns, 140 rushing yards on 10 carries, and nine catches for 107 yards.
Andrew Hedgepeth, Cathedral — In a 21-14 nonleague win over Lowell Catholic, the senior had two touchdowns in the second half — one rushing and one receiving — including the winning score.
Ajay Lopes, Wareham — The senior rushed for 141 yards, two touchdowns, and added an interception for the Vikings in a 26-14 win over St. John Paul II.
Nate Austin-Johnstone, Thayer –– The bruising senior running back rumbled for 132 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 19 carries, sparking the Tigers to a convincing 36-19 win over St. Marks.
Tim Bengston, Tabor –– The senior quarterback led the Seawolves to a season-opening 34-21 ISL victory against Nobles, rushing for 106 yards on 10 carries and finishing 13 of 17 through the air for 141 yards and two touchdowns.
Quinn Carver, Dexter Southfield –– A senior committed to Bates, Carver turned 19 carries into 129 yards and three touchdowns as the Shields cruised to a 33-0 Evergreen win over Austin Prep.
Bo MacCormack, BB&N –– In a true workhouse performance, the talented junior churned out 196 yards and two scores on 26 rushes, leading the Knights to a 35-21 ISL victory against Milton Academy.
Hudson Weidman and Jaylon Richardson, Pingree –– The senior quarterback and wide receiver duo put on a show, as the two connected for all four touchdowns in a 28-0 Evergreen win for the Highlanders.
Compiled by Trevor Hass, Brad Joyal, Cam Kerry, Jake Levin, Keith Pearson, Lenny Rowe, Jackson Tolliver, and AJ Traub.