The 2013 high school football season has reached a critical stretch throughout the nation. Games take on a growing significance as teams aim to punch their ticket to the postseason.
Throughout the season, we've kept tabs on the top senior prospects in America. From standout quarterbacks to dominant defenders, these playmakers have kept their team on point with the playoffs looming large.
Here's our look at the latest premier performances.
John Curtis Christian receiver Malachi Dupre has dealt with double-team defensive efforts throughout the season. The 6'3", 185-pound playmaker continues to overcome.
He caught a nine-yard touchdown pass in a 41-7 win over De La Salle, according to NOLA.com. Dupre holds offers from Alabama, LSU and UCLA, among others.
Henry Bussey led Hialeah High School to a 35-21 win over North Miami Beach. He bullied the opponent with two touchdown runs, per the Miami Herald.
His effort featured early scoring sprints of 50 and 32 yards, en route to 166 total yards. He is committed to FIU.
John Curtis Christian defensive back Mattrell McGraw has developed a reputation as a player with a nose for the ball. He sniffed out an opportunity yet again in a 41-7 win over De La Salle.
McGraw corralled a loose ball following a fumble and returned it for a touchdown, per NOLA.com. He is considering offers from Oregon, Alabama, Arizona State, UCLA and Florida State.
Gainesville quarterback Deshaun Watson made quick work of Loganville on Friday night. The dual-threat athlete dismantled his opponents during the first half of a 63-0 win.
Before exiting the game early, Watson orchestrated seven scoring drives, including one he capped off with a 56-yard touchdown run, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Hillgrove High School running back Richarde Bagley brought a tremendous amount of effort into Friday night's game against South Cobb. He made the most of nine carries in a 54-19 win, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Bagley rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. He is weighing offers from Air Force, South Alabama and Kennesaw State.
He finished with 24 carries for 202 yards, helping Coral Gables recover from a 14-3 disadvantage. Howell is considering offers from Buffalo, Minnesota and Florida Atlantic.
Hebron High School running back Treyvon Hughes starred throughout a 37-24 victory over Lewisville. The 6'0", 210-pound playmaker pounded the defense, racking up 222 yards on 28 carries, according to The Dallas Morning News
Hughes scored a pair of touchdowns in the win. He is considering offers from Nevada and Iowa.
Station Camp High School star Josh Malone maintained his torrid production with another strong effort. The 6'3", 190-pound wide receiver scored thee times in a 21-14 win over Hendersonville, per 247Sports.
He rushed for a pair of touchdowns, adding seven receptions for 100 yards and another score. Malone is considering offers from Ohio State, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida State.
Sachse quarterback Kent Myers is capable of taking over with his passing abilities. He put that element of his game on display in a 41-26 win over South Garland.
Collins Hill High School quarterback Tyler Henderson headlined a 49-14 win over Deluth. He used his rushing abilities to lead the way on Friday night.
Henderson rushed for 200 yards on 23 carries, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The 5'9", 180-pound athlete, who also threw four touchdown passes, is considering offers from Air Force, Buffalo and Old Dominion.
Grier completed 27 passes for 382 yards and three touchdowns, adding two rushing scores. He is committed to Florida.
Wide receiver Trey Quinn used another dominant performance to etch his place in Louisiana football history. The 6'1", 200-pound Barbe High School star became the state's all-time leader in receiving yards Friday night in a 42-21 win over Sulphur.
Quinn caught 14 passes for 152 yards, according to NOLA.com. The LSU commit now has 5,881 career yards.
DeSoto High School quarterback Desmon White may not play behind center at the next level, but he continues to serve as catalyst for one of Texas' top teams. He completed 24 passes for 404 yards in a 47-0 win over Grand Prairie, per The Dallas Morning News.
White connected on five touchdown passes in the victory. He committed to TCU in October and is expected to suit up at receiver.