Bruins’ Truesdale, IL’s Anthony garner honors

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By The Staff

For the second straight week, Lancaster High School senior running back Zed Truesdale, who has rushed for 434 yards in two games, has been honored by the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

Truesdale ran for 211 yards and three touchdowns in the Bruins’ 38-28 home win over Fort Mill High School on Friday night. Truesdale earned the Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week. This week, he shared the honor with Rock Hill’s Jamal Tyler. Truesdale won the award outright in week one.

The only other county player honored was Indian Land High senior Dimitri Anthony, who earned the Class AAA-AA-A Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week with Lewisville’s Jeremy Green.

Anthony, in IL’s 42-20 win over Blacksburg, had eight tackles, two caused fumbles, two sacks and two tackles for loss. Green had eight stops, a tackle for loss, sack, caused fumble and two QB hurries in the Lions’ loss to Ben Lippen.

The Class AAAA award winners, in addition to Truesdale, included York’s Charley Lawson (offensive lineman), Clover’s Aukeem Ruff and Northwestern’s Brandon Williams (tie, defensive player), Gerald Dixon of Northwestern and South Pointe’s Gerald Dixon (tie, defensive lineman) and South Pointe’s Landon Ard (special teams player).

Lancaster High School had several honorable mentions including Dustin Belk (offensive lineman), Devonte Massey (defensive lineman), Brandon Reese (defensive player) and Alex Roach (special teams player).

Chester High School dominated the Class AAA-AA-A winners, including Tony McNeal (offensive player), Quintin Griffin (offensive lineman) and Julius Pendergrass (defensive player).

Lewisville High School’s Logan Pemberton won the Class AAA-AA-A special teams player of the week.

Indian Land High School honorable mentions in the Class AAA-AA-A balloting included Josh Camarire (offensive player), Bradley Walker (offensive lineman), Tyler Watkins (defensive player) and Jerrell Robinson (special teams player).

Each week during the high school football regular season, coaches from Chester, Lancaster and York counties gather at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg to honor standouts from the previous week of play.