Hubbard, Daniel named Players of Week

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 9/11/19

One week after being named the Offensive Player of the Week, Oakman senior running back Christian Hubbard outdid himself in the Wildcats’ rout of Holt on Friday night.

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Hubbard, Daniel named Players of Week

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One week after being named the Offensive Player of the Week, Oakman senior running back Christian Hubbard outdid himself in the Wildcats’ rout of Holt on Friday night.

Hubbard scored two touchdowns in each of the first three quarters and finished with 237 yards on 24 carries despite playing just three quarters as Oakman earned a 48-13 victory over the Ironmen.

Hubbard is the Daily Mountain Eagle’s PrepZone Offensive Player of the Week for the second time through Oakman’s first two games.

Hubbard scored the Wildcats’ first six touchdowns on runs of 6, 8, 17, 22, 5 and 29. He also added a two-point conversion run. By the time Hubbard was done for the night, Oakman held a 42-0 lead. He also had two catches for 10 yards.

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Defensive Player of the Week

Carbon Hill’s Devon Daniel

The freshman was all over the field for the Bulldogs as they earned their first win of the season on Friday night, beating region foe Greene County 35-29.

Daniel registered eight tackles, seven solo, with two tackles for loss, two fumbles caused and a fumble recovery.

Friday’s win was also the first for Carbon Hill head coach Chavis Williams.

Daniel is the Daily Mountain Eagle’s PrepZone Defensive Player of the Week. Daniel also had rushing and a receiving touchdowns on offense.

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Other top performances

•Kaden Shelton, John Collins, Treyvon Stewart, Jasper: The trio combined for 285 yards and six touchdowns on 24 carries in Jasper’s 66-0 win over Dora. Shelton led the group with eight carries for 110 yards and two touchdowns (71, 4), Stewart rushed six times for 96 yards and two scores (58, 8) and Collins picked up 79 yards and two touchdowns (3, 2) on 10 carries.

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•Matthew Wallace, Carbon Hill: Threw a pair of touchdown passes and piled up 161 yards of offense in the Bulldogs’ 35-29 win over Greene County. Wallace completed 7 of 9 passes for 99 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed 10 times for 62 yards.

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•Alex Atkins, Carbon Hill: Registered 11 tackles with one fumble caused and a fumble recovery in the Bulldogs’ win over Greene County.

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•Christian Roberts, Addison: Accounted for three touchdowns in Addison’s 36-14 win over Winston County. Roberts completed 5 of 11 passes for 51 yards and a score and also rushed nine times for 55 yards and two touchdowns.

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•Brandon Hill, Lynn: Racked up 333 yards of offense in the Bears’ 20-18 loss to Marion County. Hill completed 13 of 25 passes for three touchdowns (14, 17, 57) and one interception. He also rushed 21 times for 100 yards.

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•Micah Cagle and Carson Legg, Lynn: The duo combined for 18 tackies and three tackles for loss in Lynn’s 20-18 loss to Marion County. Cagle had nine tackles and two tackles for loss while Legg had nine tackles and one tackle for loss.

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•Cade Naramore, Sumiton Christian: Totaled three touchdowns in the Eagles’ 38-28 loss at Sulligent. Naramore caught four passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns (46, 10). He also completed a 5-yard touchdown pass to Corbin Hicks.

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•Jordan Robertson, Sumiton Christian: Completed 6 of 17 passes for 191 yards with two touchdowns and one interceptions in the Eagles’ 10-point loss to Sulligent.

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•Kason Smith, Cordova: Scored two touchdowns in the Blue Devils’ 27-14 loss to Good Hope. Smith threw a six-yard touchdown pass and added a seven-yard run. Smith totaled 112 yards of offense (75 passing, 37 rushing).

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•Austin Owens, Winston County: Rushed 17 times for 111 yards and a touchdown in the Yellow Jackets’ 35-14 loss to Addison on Friday. Owens’ touchdown went for 56 yards.