Messenger file photo by Chris McCarthy
Several local players were recognized in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Prep Football Spotlight for the Week of August 27.
West End senior running back Isaiah Roberson rushed 15 times for 159 yards and two touchdowns in the Patriots’ 39-14 win over Pleasant Valley.
Gadsden City senior running back C.J. Miller rushed 16 times for 124 yards and three touchdowns in the Titans’ 34-10 win over Fort Payne.
Southside sophomore quarterback Gauge Nesmith 10-of-19 passing for 259 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Panthers past Hokes Bluff, 31-0.
Southside junior receiver Cody Roberts had six receptions for 191 yards and three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 31-0 win over Hokes Bluff.
West End junior receiver Thad Pearce caught four passes for 100 yards and two touchdowns and returned a kickoff 74 yards for another score in the Patriots’ 39-14 win over Pleasant Valley.
Southside senior linebacker Jacob Davis had 15 tackles, including six for a loss, in the Panthers’ 31-0 win over Hokes Bluff.
Gadsden City senior defensive end Samuel Horton (pictured above) recorded seven tackles, including and sack and 3.5 stops for a loss, as the Titans defeated Fort Payne, 34-10.
Gadsden City sophomore kicker Gabriel Brito kicked field goals of 33 and 30 yards and went 4-for-4 in extra points in Gadsden City’s 34-10 victory over Fort Payne.
Southside junior kicker Abdullah Allabasi kicked a 42-yard field goal and was 4-for-4 in extra points in the Panthers’ 31-0 win over Hokes Bluff.