Midlands area ‘team of the week’

October 3, 2012 

This week’s ‘fantasy football team’ of Midlands area high school players

OFFENSE

QUARTERBACK

JOSH COUNCIL

Camden, Sr.

Completed 27 of 33 passes for 413 yards and seven touchdowns, setting a school record

JAKE NIDIFFER

Hammond, Sr.

Completed 16 of 18 passes for 353 passes and four touchdowns, and rushed for a touchdown

MIKE KNOX

C.A. Johnson, Jr.

Rushed for 106 yards, passed for 190 yards, three touchdowns and two two-point conversions

LINEMEN

PETER MCWILLIAMS

Hammond, Sr.

Tackle graded 94 percent

NATHAN MIDDLESWARTH

Pelion, Sr.

Graded 94 percent with four knockdowns

JUSTICE WORLEY

Keenan, Sr.

Center graded out at 93 percent with three pancakes and five big blocks

RUNNING BACKS

TYLER RENEW

Ben Lippen, Sr.

Rushed for 226 yards and five touchdowns on 27 carries

CARLTON RICHARD

Pelion, Sr.

Posted 22 carries for 179 yards two touchdowns

PETER EASAW

Keenan, Sr.

Rushed six times for 240 yards and four touchdowns.

Receivers

BRADEN SHOCKLEY

Hammond, Sr.

Made eight catches for 228 yards and three touchdowns

AUSTIN AJUKWA

Cardinal Newman, Sr.

Caught five passes for 122 yards and a touchdown.

SHELTON WHITAKER

A.C. Flora, Sr.

Made four catches for 139 yards and two touchdowns

DEFENSE

LINEMEN

PAUL AMICK

Ben Lippen, Sr.

End posted 12 tackles, two for losses, two hurries, and a sack

OCTAVIUS GREEN

Pelion, Fr.

Had three tackles, three hurries, recovered a fumble and blocked a punt.

OMAR STALEY

Dutch Fork, Jr.

Had four tackles and two sacks

ALONZO GIBSON

Lower Richland, Sr.

Had 13 tackles and a sack

LINEBACKERS

RON BROWN

Hammond, Sr.

Had 16 tackles, one forced fumble and one interception

CAMERON MATTHEWS

Lexington

Had 18 tackles, five for losses, two sacks and a caused fumble

COLEMAN BACON

Cardinal Newman, Jr.

Had nine tackles, four for losses, one sack and one forced fumble

MARCUS TAYLOR

Dutch Fork, Jr.

Had five tackles, two sacks and a pass break-up

JONATHAN SUTTON

Swansea, So.

Had 11 tackles, two for losses, and scored a defensive touchdown

Defensive backs

GARRETT MCNERNEY

Cardinal Newman, Jr.

Had 11 tackles, one fumble recovery and one interception

LANE ECTON

Dutch Fork, So.

Had four tackles and an interception

ANTHONY EADDY

C.A. Johnson, Sr.

Had 11 tackles, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries — one for a touchdown — and one pass break-up

JORDAN THOMPSON

Eau Claire, Jr.

Posted four tackles and four interceptions with 151 return yards

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

OFFENSE: Peter Easaw

DEFENSE: Anthony Eaddy

Both players will be honored at the Oct. 26 meeting of the Columbia Touchdown Club. The luncheon begins at noon at Seawell’s.

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