Midlands area high school football team-of-the-week

October 31, 2012 

OFFENSE

QUARTERBACK

JAKE LEWIS

A.C. Flora, Sr.

Passed for 205 yards, two TDs

LINEMEN

CHRISTIAN TAYLOR

White Knoll, Jr.

Made 12 pancakes to grade 98 percent

JASON CHAVIS

White Knoll, Sr.

Graded 98 percent with nine pancake blocks

TIM KNEECE

Pelion, Jr.

Graded 97 percent with two pancakes, eight knockdowns

JAY HILL

A.C. Flora, Sr.

Graded 96 percent with 12 big blocks, four pancakes and a hustle

MATT ULMER

A.C. Flora, Sr.

Made 10 big blocks and two hustles to grade 96 percent

RUNNING BACKS

MATT COLBURN

Dutch Fork, So.

Rushed for school-record 400 yards, four TDs on 24 carries

QUAYSHON MYERS

Hammond, Sr.

Rushed 28 times for 206 yards to break school single-season record,

TYLER RENEW

Ben Lippen, Sr.

Rushed for 284 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries

ZAKKI PARKER

Cardinal Newman, Jr.

Posted 266 yards, three touchdowns on 38 carries

RECEIVERS

JORDAN BERRY

Dutch Fork, Sr.

Made eight catches for 134 yards and two touchdowns

SHELTON WHITAKER

A.C. Flora, Sr.

Made three catches for 149 yards and two touchdowns

KICKER

BEN HINSON

Irmo, Sr.

Averaged 44 yards on seven punts; 3-of-3 on field goal attempts.

DEFENSE

LINEMEN

DARIUS WRIGHT

Irmo, Sr.

Had 7 tackles, 4 TFL, 3 sacks, 1 caused fumble.

JAMAR WINSTON

Dutch Fork, Sr.

Had three tackles, two sacks

JULIAN JOHNSON

White Knoll, Sr.

Had 10 tackles, two sacks

JORDAN LEMAY

White Knoll, Jr.

Had five tackles, three for losses, and two sacks

DONATO PELZER

A.C. Flora, Sr.

End posted four tackles, one forced fumble, one sack, five pressures

PAUL AMICK

Ben Lippen, Sr.

Had 10 tackles, three for losses, two sacks and one pass break-up

LINEBACKERS

MATT JACKSON

Irmo, Sr.

Had 19 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 2 sacks

WALTER ROBERSON

Dutch Fork, Jr.

Had seven tackles, caused and recovered a fumble

KENNETH FURTICK

Richland Northeast, So.

Had 14 tackles in first career start

TRE BRUNSON

Spring Valley, Jr.

Posted 12 tackles, pass break up

WILL ELM

Irmo, Sr.

Had 9 tackles, 7 assists, 1 TFL, 1 QB pressure, 1 fumble recovery.

BYRON JOHNSON

Swansea, Sr.

Had 8.5 tackles and added two touchdown receptions on offense

DEFENSIVE BACKS

LANE ECTON

Dutch Fork, So.

Made eight tackles, two sacks, two pass break ups and an interception

MIKEAL GREEN

White Knoll, Sr.

Had 10 tackles, two interceptions

SAM ULMER

Hammond, Sr.

Corner made seven tackles and an interception return touchdown

RASHAAN BOURQUIN

Richland Northeast, Sr.

Had two interceptions

CLIFF BARRETT

Irmo, Sr.

Had three interceptions

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

OFFENSE: Matt Colburn

DEFENSE: Lane Ecton

Both players will be honored at the Nov. 9 meeting of the Columbia Touchdown Club, where former Clemson coach Danny Ford will be the featured guest. The luncheon begins at noon at Seawell’s.

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