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Lewisville Lions duo reaps awards

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By Robert Howey

FORT MILL – Two Lewisville High School players reaped top honors for the final week of awards on the 2017 season for the Tri-County Football Coaches Association.
The Lions’ Jaylen McFadden and Mikial Fourney garnered two honors in the Class A-AA-AAA awards.
Lewisville opened the Class A Upper State playoffs, taking a 31-2 win over
Wagener-Salley on Friday. Lewisville played at McCormick on Friday night.
McFadden, the defensive player of the week, racked up 17 tackles, 13 primary hits, to go with two tackles for loss in the road win over Wagener-Salley.
Fourney, the defensive lineman of the week, notched 10 tackles, three tackles for loss in LHS’s 29-point LHS victory.
McFadden was also honored as the Class A-AA-AAA Defensive Player of the Year by the TCFCA.
John Erbry, the Chester High quarterback, reaped the Class A-AA-AAA Offensive Player of the Week with 20-28 passing for 423 yards, three touchdowns and ran the ball 24 times for 85 yards in the Cycs’ 61-28 win over Powdersville. His total offense was 508 yards and four TDs.
Erby was also selected as the Class A-AA-AAA Offensive Player of the Year by the Tri-County Coaches.
The Cycs’ Wyatt Tunall was selected the Class A-AA-AAA offensive lineman of the week with a 92 percent grade, five knockdown blocks in helping the CHS offense to nearly 700 yards and 61 points.
In the Class AAAA-AAAAA awards, a trio of South Pointe High players Joe Ervin, Jaydon Collins and Justin Reese were honored.
Ervin, in the Stallions’ 67-14 win over Midland Valley, ran for 173 yards, three touchdowns and was 1-1 passing for a one-yard touchdown pass.
Collins graded 92 percent with four big-time blocks, four pancake blocks and zero sacks allowed for the Stallions.
Reese, for the special teams honor, had an 81-yard kickoff return.
Nation Ford’s Joc Davis was tabbed as the Class AAAA-AAAAA defensive player of the week with 14 tackles, two tackles for loss and a fumble returned 35 yards for a touchdown to go with a pass break-up in the Falcons’ 35-14 playoff loss to Greenwood.
Northwestern High’s Areon Walls earned the defensive lineman of the week with 12 tackles, six solo, and five tackles for loss in the Trojans’ 58-7 win over Laurens.
Each week during the regular season, coaches from the tri-county area – Chester, Lancaster and York counties – meet at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill to honor top performers from the previous week of play.
The nominations are made by the schools and voted on by the coaches, which represent 12 schools.