Each week during the 2014 prep football season the Knights of Columbus Quarterback Club will release its Players of the Week awards. Following are the Week 2 winners for '14.
OFFENSIVE LINE OF THE WEEK
CIVIC MEMORIAL EAGLES
The Eagles’ O-line enabled the team to rush for 399 yards and score 48 points in a lopsided home win over Mattoon. Members of that blocking crew are: Dan Henson, Andrew Deckard, Travis Pfeiffer, Curtis Deckard and Travis Stagner.
Roxana’s offensive line also was nominated.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
LUKE CURTIS – ROXANA
He strung together eight line tackles and six assists, plus a quarterback sack, for 15 tackles, in the Shells’ 37-35 win over Pana. It was Roxana’ first win of the season.
Other nominees were: Riley Bamper of Marquette, Dylan Sutton of CM and Ricco Gipson of Alton.
OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
LOGAN REARDON – ROXANA
He rushed 20 times for 146 yards and scored two touchdowns in the Shells’ come-from-behind win at Pana. Reardon also booted a game-winning field goal with 17 seconds remaining.
Other nominees were: Brett Lane of CM, Lavonte Hobbs of Alton and Danny Holtz of Marquette.
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
RIKKI LAFFERTY –CM
He had five solo tackles and five assists for 10 tackles in all. Lafferty also came away with an interception as the 2-0 Eagles blasted Mattoon.
Other nominees were: Jared Foiles of Roxana, Simeon Brown of Alton and Danny Holtz of Marquette.