1. Kohl's Kicking National Player of the Week

    Recognizing Top Performances by High School Specialists Across America

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Posted September 22, 2021 | Bret

The Kohl's staff wants to recognize Kohl's kicking, punting, and long snapping prospects across the country for their outstanding performances each week during the 2021-2022 high school football season.

Football is back and teams across the country have started their season! The Kohl's National Player of the Week Award has officially begun for the 2021 high school football season. Kohl's athletes, log in and enter your stats each week by Monday 11:00 PM CST so our staff knows about your performance.

WEEK 5: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Upton Bellenfant (TN) 2022 - 43-yard punt average, 7/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1/1 field goals, 6/6 extra points
  • Easton Black (AZ) 2022 - 3 field goals (52, 38, 23 yards), 40-yard punt average
  • Michael Carter (FL) 2022 - 45-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Luke James (TX) 2022 - 52-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Tanner Johnson (WY) 2022 - 55-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goals, 2/2 extra points, 3/4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Matthew Krneta (AZ) 2023 - Game-winning field goal, Team came back down 24-7 with 1:09 left in the 4th quarter
  • Will McManus (NJ) 2022 - 47-yard punt average, 1/1 field goals, 3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 4/4 extra points
  • Liam Padron (FL) 2024 - 3/3 field goals (48, 38, 24 yards), 2/2 extra points

Week 5: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Winner announced Thursday. Follow @KohlsKicking on Twitter for announcement.



WEEK 4: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Will Bettridge (FL) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (42, 41, 27 yards), 5/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 2/2 extra points
  • Jackson Courville (OH) 2023 - 3/4 field goals ( 42, 40, 26 yards), 3/3 extra points
  • Jace Gilbert (OK) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (42, 39 , 37 yards), 10/10 kickoffs for touchbacks, 7/7 extra points, 42-yard punt downed inside 20-yard-line
  • Matthew Krneta (AZ) 2023 - 3/3 field goals (47, 34, 24 yards), 2/2 extra points
  • George Laster (TN) 2023 - 4/5 field goals (44, 44, 38, 20 yards), 6/6 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Collin Rogers (AL) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (52, 42, 42 yards), 43-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • James Satterfield (TX) 2024 - 3/3 field goals (25, 21, 35 yards), 1/1 extra points
  • Lance Spaniel (WA) 2022 - 47-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Anthony Sterner (TX) 2022 - 56-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 2/2 extra points

Week 4: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Collin Rogers - Class of 2022 - Alabama

3/3 field goals (52, 42, 42 yards), 43-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks


WEEK 3: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Isaac Bonacci (GA) 2023 - 3/3 field goals (38, 30, 29) 4/4 extra points
  • Ian Hershey (ID) 2022 - 4/4 field goals (49, 43, 43, 27 yards), 9/10 kickoffs for touchbacks, 5/5 extra points
  • Tanner Johnson (WY) 2022 - 50-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goals, 1/1 extra point
  • Lucca Labattaglia (GA) 2022 - 49-yard punt average ( 5 punts, 5 inside 20-yard-line), 1/2 field goals, 3/3 extra points, 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Gryffin Mitstifer (PA) 2023 - Game-winning field goal (40 yards) in first varsity start, 3/3 extra points
  • Trey Stoddard (AL) 2023 - Game-winning field goal (40 yards)
  • James WAgenseller (CA) 2022 - 51-yard punt average (3 punts, 3 inside 20-yard-line), 4/4 extra points, 5/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Peyton Woodring (LA) 2023 - 3/3 field goals (35, 20, 19 yards), 2/2 extra points, 4 kickoffs for touchbacks

Week 3: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Ian Hershey - Class of 2022 - Idaho

4/4 field goals (49, 43, 43, 27 yards), 9/10 kickoffs for touchbacks, 5/5 extra points


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WEEK 2: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Alex Bacchetta (GA) - 54-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Jackson Courville (OH) - Game-winning field goal (46 yards), 2/2 field goals
  • Max DeGraff (KY) - Game-winning field goal (47 yards), 5/5 extra points
  • Ryan Kingston (IN) - 53-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Magnas Lepak (OK) - 3/3 field goals (42, 42, 42 yards), 40-yard punt average (4 punts), 5/7 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Walker Martin (PA) - 5/6 field goals (47, 46, 35, 33, 32 yards), 5 field goals ties PA state record, 1/1 extra point, 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Dylan Pieri (AR) - Game-winning field goal (40 yards), 1/1 field goals
  • Trevor Weldon (SC) - 50-yard field goal, 2/3 field goals (50, 44 yards), 48-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)

Week 2: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Walker Martin - Class of 2022 - Pennsylvania

5/6 field goals (47, 46, 35, 33, 32 yards), 5 field goals ties PA state record, 1/1 extra point, 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks

Winners announced Thursday, September 2nd. Follow @KohlsKicking on Twitter for announcements

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WEEK 1: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Peyton Argent (AL) - 47-yard punt avg (5 punts), 1/1 field goals (40 yards), 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Blake Eubanks (GA) - Game-winning field goal, 3/3 extra points
  • Ryan Kingston (IN) - 45-yard punt average (4 punts), 2 inside 20-yard-line
  • Eddie Park (GA) - 44-yard punt average (6 punts), 1/1 field goal (40 yards)
  • Tyler Perkins (OH) - 44-yard punt average (4 punts), 2 inside 20-yard-line, 1/1 field goal (32 yards)
  • Noah Summers (SC) - 8/8 punt snaps, 1 tackle for net gain of zero
  • Trevor Weldon (SC) - 3/3 FGs (47, 34, 31 yards), tied school record of 47 yards

Week 1: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Trevor Weldon (SC) - Class of 2022

3/3 FGs (47, 34, 31 yards), tied school record of 47 yards




Winners will be selected by the Kohl's Professional Camp Staff and announced via Kohl's Twitter Account (@KohlsKicking) each week.

WEEKLY WINNER FORMAT

You must have attended any Kohl's event to be eligible.

A number of finalists will be selected based on weekly statistics entered into the Kohl's database by athletes. You do not need a player profile to enter stats. Statistics will be verified through media publications or respective high school coaching staffs and the Kohl's Kicking Staff will select a winner based on statistics.

If you would like to be considered for Kohl's Kicking National Player of the Week honors, Kohl's athletes, don't forget to stay up-to-date in entering your game stats weekly by signing into your locker at KohlsKicking.com.

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