Posted On: 11/24/21 9:58 AM

One week following an upset-crazy second round of the North Carolina high school football playoffs, the third round provided a good balance of more upsets and competitive games between evenly matched teams.  We were gifted with a mix of offensive showdowns and defensive battles, which created a ton of top-tier player performances.  This article will be acknowledging the players that we feel were the most valuable at their position during round 3 of the playoffs.  It does need to be noted that you can still be the most outstanding player even if your team did not get the win.  Now, enough of me talking, let’s get started!

Quarterback: Mason Fortune Mason Fortune 6'2" | QB Millbrook | 2024 State NC (Millbrook High School)

Stats: 27 of 44 for 404 yards and 4 passing touchdowns. Passer Rating of 121.8

This is one of those instances where the most outstanding player ended up being on the losing team, and sometimes that will happen.  Mason’s performance was incredible and it needs to be highlighted.  The sophomore quarterback was dialed in Friday night, throwing for 404 yards and 4 touchdowns.  The best part of that stat line through is that he had 0 turnovers.  He didn’t hurt his team but turning over

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