Posted On: 11/1/17 1:00 PM

The first round of the Class 6A playoffs pitted Armstrong against Blaine. While the two teams appeared to have matched up well on paper, Blaine got out to an early lead en route to a 59-21 victory. With a few days to reflect, here, in no particular order, are the top five impressive players from the game.

Running back Byron Bynum, Jr.- Blaine

Bynum was in complete control from his first run onward, as the Armstrong defense had difficulty finding a way to slow him down during the contest. Bynum found ways to break free from tacklers and break loose for big gains, as he averaged 7.4 yards per rush during the game. If Bynum continues to play the way he did against Armstrong, then he will surely be hard to stop as Blaine makes a run toward the state tournament.

Quarterback Jake Breitbach- Armstrong

The Armstrong offense sputtered to begin the game, but it began to find life when Breitbach called his own number to aid the Falcons' attack. Breitbach threw for two touchdowns and added a third on the ground to lead the Falcons. With Breitbach set to begin his first full year as a starter in 2018, Armstrong and

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