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 6 winners for '16.
OFFENSIVE LINE OF THE WEEK
The Shells garner O-line of the Week honors after blocking for 571 yards in Roxana's 48-7 win over Litchfield in Week 6. It was their first victory of the season. The Roxana O-line is made up of: Skyler Carter, Robby Williams, Ryan Harris, Sam Moody, Joey Beckman, Trey Kelly and Riley Ripper.
CO-OFFENSIVE BACKS OF THE WEEK
TAYLOR PRICE — ALTON REDBIRDS
JOEY JOHNSON — ROXANA SHELLS
Alton's Taylor Price and Roxana's Joey Johnson share the Offensive Back of the Week award after posting solid performances in Week 6. Price was 7-of-12 through the air for 189 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also had 87 yards rushing and a TD. Johnson rushed 20 times for 242 yards and added a catch for 23 yards for the Shells. He scored 4 TDs on the ground in a Roxana's first win.
Other nominees were: D'avion Peebles of Marquette, Gabe Grimes of EA-WR and Camryn Gerhardt of CM.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
ZACH KINCADE — EA-WR OILERS
The Defensive Lineman of the Week is Zach Kincade of the Oilers after accumulating 18 total tackles — 10 solos and 8 assists — in Week 6's loss at Pawnee, 42-32. Kincade also had 1 tackle for a loss.
Other nominees were: Sam Stemm of Marquette, Charles Miller of Alton, Eli Jones of CM and Wyatt Kirkpatrick of Roxana.
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
DAVID LANE — CM EAGLES
Dave Lane of CM earns Defensive Back of the Week honors after securing 9 solo tackles and 2 assists in a 26-21 loss at Highland in Week 6.
Other nominees were: Johnathan Bumpers of Alton, Zach Wells of EA-WR, Ethan Arnold of Roxana and Kaleb Ware of Marquette.