Civic Memorial Eagles
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 8 winners for '14.
OFFENSIVE LINE OF THE WEEK
CIVIC MEMORIAL EAGLES
The Civic Memorial Eagle offensive line put together a strong outing in the 41-28 win over Jersey in Week 8. The O-line, consisting of: Dan Henson, Andrew Deckard, Travis Pfieffer, Curtis Deckard and Jordan Stagner protected for 397 yards of offense in the Week 8 victory.
The other nominee was Roxana.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
RICCO GIPSON — ALTON
The Alton senior middle linebacker continued his stellar season in Week 8's 29-6 triumph over Collinsville. Gipson compiled 14 line tackles and five assists for a total of 19 tackles, while also sacking the quarterback three times.
Other nominees for the defensive lineman of the week were: Doni Vesjeli of CM, Logan Reardon of Roxana and Jacob Vassos of East Alton-Wood River.
OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
BRAYTON WILLIAMS — CIVIC MEMORIAL
CM's Williams was a regular in the end zone in the Eagles' 41-28 win over Jersey in Week 8. The two-way senior scored four touchdowns on 12 carries for 68 yards.
The other nominees were: Larry Calvin of Alton, Blake Vandiver of Roxana and Dreyton Daugherty of EA-WR.
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
DYLAN SUTTON — CIVIC MEMORIAL
Dylan Sutton of the Eagles earned the defensive back of the week. In Week 8's 41-28 victory against Jersey, Sutton turned in six solo tackles and one interception.
Other nominees were: Jameyon Alexander of Alton, Seth Chester of the Shells and EA-WR's Justin Englar.