Area football players recognized


Three local players were nominated for the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Prep Spotlight for the week of Sept. 23.
West End junior quarterback Payne Stancil threw four touchdowns passes – all in the first half – in the Patriots’ 27-25 win over Pleasant Valley. Stancil tossed TD passes of 30 and 8 yards to Andrew Little, 43 yards to Dylan Butler and 36 yards to Jordan Malin.
Etowah senior quarterback Daulton Hyatt completed 12-of-18 passes for 178 yards and two touchdowns and rushed five times for 26 yards as the Blue Devils beat Fort Payne, 21-16.
Westbrook Christian junior running back Garret Kennedy blocked a punt in the fourth quarter that led to the game-winning touchdown as the Warriors edged White Plains, 21-19. He also rushed 14 times for 113 yards and a 65-yard TD.

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