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Vols' Adams, IL's Carlton earn recognition for play

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By Robert Howey

Two Lancaster County players earned recognition at the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday.Each week during the regular-season high school football campaign, coaches from Chester, Lancaster and York county meet to honor top performances from the previous week of play.Andrew Jackson’s Kevin Adams and Indian Land’s Chad Carlton each earned top honors in Division 2.Adams, a junior defensive end, was named the Division Two Defensive Lineman of the Week.Adams, in the Vols’ 31-6 road loss to Lancaster, had eight tackles, two assists, two tackles for loss, a caused fumble and a sack. Adams tallied the Vols’ lone points, picking off a second-half screen pass and returning it 36 yards for a touchdown.Carlton reaped the Division Two Defensive Player of the Week. Carlton, an IL senior, had 10 tackles, a tackle for loss and graded 94 percent in the Warriors’ 14-6 loss to Buford.Other Division Two winners included Jeremy Hughes of Chester as the offensive player of the week with eight catches for 177 yards and two scores in the Cycs’ 48-7 win over Lewisville. York’s Jamie Smith, who graded 89 percent and had four knockdowns, was named offensive lineman of the week in the Cougars’ 33-14 win over Broome.Chester’s Marshall Whiteside, who was 6-7 on extra points and scored CHS’s first extra point in two years, was named the Division 2 specialist of the week.Indian Land honorable mentions included Luke Lambert (offensive player), Keyadd Miller (offensive lineman), Reco Hayden (defensive lineman) and Ted Boston (special teams player).Lewisville High School honorable mentions included Isaiah Johnson (offensive player and special teams player), Javario Crawford (offensive lineman), and Jeremy Green (defensive lineman).Division 1 winners included Northwestern’s Justin Worley (offensive player) and Josh Yannotti (offensive lineman). South Point’s Devonte Holloman was named defensive player of the week and Rock Hill’s Dominque Cathcart reaped defensive lineman of the week, while South Pointe’s Graham Tuttle was selected as the Division 1 specialist of the week.Lancaster High School honorable mentions for Division I honors included Zed Truesdale (offensive player) and Anna Funderburk (special teams player). Truesdale ran for 143 yards in 15 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns.Funderburk was 4-4 on extra points and booted a 21-yard field goal in the Bruins’ 31-6 win over Andrew Jackson.