Each week during the 2016 prep football season the Knights of Columbus Quarterback Club will release its Players of the Week awards. Following are the Week 5 winners for '16.
OFFENSIVE LINE OF THE WEEK
The Oilers earn O-line of the Week after blocking for 378 yards of offense in a 34-0 win over Metro East Lutheran in Wood River during Week 5. The EA-WR O-line is made up of: Lukas Westbrook, Mark Vann, Joey Copeland, Adam Copeland, Zach Kincade and Jacob Vassos.
CO-OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
ZACH WOMACK — EA-WR OILERS
TREVEN SWINGLER — MARQUETTE EXPLORERS
Womack and Swingler share Offensive Back of the Week after helping lead their squads to Week 5 wins. Womack carried the ball 9 times for 100 yards, while hauling in a catch for 9 yards and scoring a total of 3 touchdowns. Swingler ran it 14 times for 130 yards and 2 TDs, while going 1-for-1 passing for 30 yards and TD.
Other nominees were: Corey Price of CM, Kiondray Samelton of Alton and Joey Johnson of Roxana.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
DOMINIC SCROGGINS — EA-WR OILERS
Scroggins picked up 8 solo tackles, 4 assists and 3 tackles for a loss in EA-WR's 34-0 shutout of Metro East Lutheran during Week 5 to earn Defensive Lineman of the Week.
Other nominations were: Alex Tesson of Marquette, Zachary Williams of CM and Grady Womack of Alton.
CO-DEFENSIVE BACKS OF THE WEEK
MASON NASH — ROXANA SHELLS
JOHNATHAN BUMPERS — ALTON REDBIRDS
Nash and Bumpers share the Defensive Back of the Week award after each scoring defensive TDs in Week 5. Nash had 4 solo tackles, 4 assists and a fumble recovery for a TD for the Shells, while Bumpers accumulated 5 solo tackles, 2 assists and snared an interception for a TD for the Redbirds.
Other nominees were: Jayce Maag of Marquette, Nick Newell of CM and Zach Wells of EA-WR.