With a bid to the state title game on the line, Terrell Academy trailed Burke Academy by 4 points.That’s when Blaine Grace scored a game-winning touchdown with a minute to go, earning the Albany-Area player of the week.
There’s only a couple Albany-Area teams still alive, and for the second straight week the top athlete comes from Lee County.Jeremiah Engram picked up his first Albany-Area player of the week award of the season.
Lee County has been so dominant this football season, individual players haven’t put up gaudy stat lines.That reigned true in round one of the postseason, but Daveon Sanders was still a major key to the team advancing.
It was only a matter of time before the reigning Albany-Area offensive player of the year took home his first Albany-Area player of the week.Mitchell County’s James Thomas was the standout athlete from this past weekend.
While Westover quarterback Cameron Hopkins had an excellent Thursday night, the Patriots fell two points short at home against Cairo.Still, his performance was good enough to garner the Albany-Area player of the week.
The Lee County offense has been firing on all cylinders.The undefeated Trojans have scored over 30 points in each of their first 4 games.And the young man leading the charger, Kyle Toole has played a huge role.
One way to win the Albany-Area player of the week, is to have a great performance against the last week's winner. That's what Westover's defense did, thanks in no small part to cornerback Cameron Bergeron.