Indian Land’s Rodgers lone county honoree for week two play

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Tri-County Honors

By Robert Howey


RICHBURG – Indian Land High School junior kicker Shea Rodgers was the lone Lancaster County winner at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10 in Richburg.

Rodgers drilled five of five extra points, with five touchbacks. He also averaged 42.2 yards on five punts. Two of his punts were 50 yards or longer.

The Warriors rolled to a 37-0 win over Blacksburg in their home opener on Friday, Sept. 6.

Lewisville had three winners for their play in the Lions’ 49-39 comeback victory over Andrew Jackson in Richburg.

Dre Bailey was named the Division II Offensive Player of the Week, with 30 carries for 214 yards, five touchdowns, 1-1 passing for six yards and a TD pass.

Lions’ offensive lineman P.J. Lucas reaped the Div. II Offensive Lineman of the Week with seven knockdown blocks and a 91 percent grade.

Lewisville’s J.R. Gordon earned the Div. II Defensive Lineman of the Week with six tackles, 1.5 sacks and two tackles for loss.

The Div. II Defensive Player of the Week was Daryl Foster of Chester High School. He had 10 tackles, two defensive touchdowns, a 43-yard fumble return and a 25-yard interception return.

Andrew Jackson had four honorable mentions, including quarterback Kolby Whitley (offensive player), Corley Faulkenberry (defensive player), Mason Kirkley (offensive lineman) and Dale Crawford (special teams player).

Indian Land High honorable mentions were quarterback George Morris (offensive player), Trevor Martin (defensive player), Jacob Williams (offensive lineman) and Brandon Sellers (defensive line).

Lewisville’s Obbie Sarduy was an honorable mention for the special teams player of the week.

York County Class AAAA players led the Division I honors for week two.

The Div. 1 honorees included York’s Deshaw Andrews (offensive player), Nation Ford’s Blake Hill (defensive player), Northwestern’s Raydon McCloud (offensive lineman), Rock Hill’s Cam Bell (defensive lineman) and York’s Buddy Anderson (special teams player).

Each week during the regular season, high school coaches from Chester, Lancaster and York counties meet at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg to honor top players for their play from the previous week.

Nominations are made by the school and the coaches vote on the players in each of five categories for Div. I and Div. II.