Each week during the 2015 prep football season the Knights of Columbus Quarterback Club will release its Players of the Week awards. Following are the Week 3 winners for '15.
OFFENSIVE LINE OF THE WEEK
The Roxana Shells earned Offensive Line of the Week honors by blocking for 388 yards and 34 points in the Shells' Week 3 34-7 win over Hillsboro. Roxana's offensive line consists of: Trace Gentry, Ryan Harris, Billy Mathis, Dreyton Daugherty and Brett Nyswonger.
Civic Memorial was the other nominee for Offensive Line of the Week.
OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
JOHN WHITWORTH — CM EAGLES
CM running back John Whitworth rushed for 194 yards on 17 carries and hauled in four catches for 18 yards while scoring three touchdowns. He also returned a punt for a 66-yard score in a 47-14 win over Effingham.
Other nominees: Liam Maher of Marquette, Blake Vandiver of Roxana, Zach Womack of EA-WR and Keenan Stegall of Alton.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
ZACH KINCADE — EA-WR OILERS
The Oilers' Zach Kincade had 10 line tackles and three assists for 13 total tackles in EA-WR's 34-21 Week 3 loss to Mount Olive.
Other nominees: Jacob Brockman of CM, Sam Stemm of Marquette, Jarod Foiles of Roxana and Kiondray Samelton of Alton.
DEFENISIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
BRIAN NAGY — MARQUETTE EXPLORERS
Brian Nagy of the Explorers produced eight solo tackles, three assists and two sacks for 13 total tackles in Marquette's 17-6 win over South Fork in Week 3.
Other nominees: Rikki Lafferty of CM, Zaide Wilson of EA-WR, Kevin Caldwell of Alton and Chance Foss of Roxana.