High School Football Awards: Week 5
Every Tuesday night we'll hand out the high school football awards for the previous Friday's performances. The Foothills Tractor Player of the Week is Wellborn running back D.J. Rhoden. The senior has been sensational all year but was extra specialFriday night rushing for 239 yards rushing and 5 rushing touchdowns, 1 TD receiving, and a total of 330 all-purpose yards and 6 total TDs in Wellborn's 54-35 win over Weaver. Next up Wellborn will face Moody in non-region play.
The KFC-Jackson Mortgage Team of the Week is Cherokee County. The Warriors picked up their first win of the season against Jacksonville (who entered the contest with a 3-1 record). Their 35-20 victory means the Warriors will eat the chicken provided by KFC. They will also picked up the Jackson Mortgage Company Trophy and the team of the week t-shirts. Up next the Warriors will step out of region play against Ohatchee Friday night.
East Alabama Power Poll (Presented by Anniston Family Fitness Center) 1. Piedmont 2. Alexandria 3. Cedar Bluff 4. Wellborn 5. Saks 6. Glencoe 7. Cleburne County 8. Gadsden City 9. Ranburne 10. Gaston