Brown, Perrin named Players of the Week

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 10/1/19

Sumiton Christian entered Friday night looking for its first win of the season.

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Brown, Perrin named Players of the Week

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Sumiton Christian entered Friday night looking for its first win of the season.

Thanks to senior receiver Jeremy Brown the Eagles got it, beating Meek 28-6 at Campbell Field.

Against the Tigers, Brown’s specialty was the big play. He had just four catches on the night, but still managed to pile up 179 receiving yards and two touchdowns in the game.

Brown is the Daily Mountain Eagle’s PrepZone Offensive Player of the Week.

His touchdowns went for 83 and 49 yards as Sumiton Christian snapped a 10-game losing streak. The Eagles last win had come on Sept. 21 of last year against Southeastern.

Friday’s game also marked the first win for first-year Sumiton Christian head coach David Powell.

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Defensive Player

of the Week

Cordova’s Jordan Perrin

Like Sumiton Christian, Cordova entered Friday night looking for its win.

Behind a stellar game on both sides of the ball, the Blue Devils earned a 21-14 victory, giving first-year Cordova coach Justin Jones his first win with the Blue Devils.

Jordan Perrin was the defensive leader for the Blue Devils. Perrin scored what turned out to be the game-deciding touchdown with a 54-yard fumble return for a score late in the third quarter.

Perrin also had 11 total tackles, four tackles for loss and three quarterback hurries.

Perrin is the Daily Mountain Eagle’s PrepZone Defensive Player of the Week.

Cordova now heads into the second half of the season with a chance at earning a playoff spot. Following an off week, the Blue Devils return to region play with a game at Curry on Oct. 11.

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Play of the Week

Jasper’s Spencer Rosenfeld

and Carson Alvis

In a special category this week, Jasper’s Spencer Rosenfeld and Carson Alvis had the Play of the Week as the No. 1 Vikings defeated No. 2 Central Clay County 35-34 in double overtime on Friday in Lineville.

With Jasper facing a third-and-9 play in the second overtime, freshman quarterback Rosenfeld connected with Alvis for a 10-yard touchdown as Jasper took a 35-28 lead. The scored proved to be the game-winner as the Jasper defense stopped Central on a two-point conversion to earn the victory over the defending state champs. It was the only pass attempt for Rosenfeld in the game and the only catch for Alvis.

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•Justin Wallace, Cordova: Coming off a 261-yard performance against Northside, Wallace rushed for 141 yards and a touchdown as the Blue Devils beat Oakman 21-14 on Friday.

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•Jordan Robertson, Sumiton Christian: The Eagles’ quarterback made the most of his four completions on Friday night, throwing for 179 yards and two touchdowns in Sumiton Christian’s 28-6 win over Meek. Robertson completed 4 of 13 passes on the night.

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•Corbin Hicks, Sumiton Christian: Shined on both sides of the ball in the Eagles’ win over Meek. Hicks had a touchdown catch of 49 yards on offense. Defensively, Hicks had two interceptions, including a 51-yard interception return for a score.

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•Caleb Crider, Addison: Had a big day on both sides in the Bulldogs’ 21-6 win over Vinemont. Crider rushed 10 times for 101 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown and also had nine tackles with one tackle for loss.

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Jasper defense:

Harrison Saunders led Jasper with 13 tackles against Central while Sheldrick Cherry had 11 and Taris Rudolph had 10 stops and an interception.

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•Christian Hubbard, Oakman: Totaled 211 yards in Oakman’s 21-14 loss to Cordova. Hubbard rushed for 144 yards and a touchdown, completed one pass for a 66-yard touchdown and also caught two passes for 11 yards.

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•Malachi Bridges, Oakman: Compiled 138 yards of offense in the loss to Cordova. Bridges completed 7 of 15 passes for 82 yards and also rushed 10 times for 56 yards.

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•Matthew Clark, Meek: The running back had a huge performance in Friday’s 28-6 loss to Sumiton Christian. Clark rushed 35 times for 209 yards and the Tigers’ lone touchdown of the night.

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•Brandon Hill, Lynn: Accounted for three touchdowns in the Bears’ 30-28 loss to Waterloo. He completed 4 of 9 passes with 122 yards, including a 76-yard touchdown pass, had a 23-yard touchdown run and returned a kickoff for a score.

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•Carson Legg, Lynn: Rushed 12 times for 101 yards in the Bears’ loss to Waterloo. Also recorded six tackles, including two tackles for loss on defense.