Messenger file photo by Chris McCarthy
Several area student-athletes were recognized for the Alabama High School Athletic Association Prep Spotlight for the week of October 14.
Coosa Christian senior linebacker Drake Albury (pictured above) finished with 10 tackles, including four for a loss, and two sacks in the Conquerors’ 42-6 victory over Appalachian.
Coosa Christian senior running back Jai Mostella rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries in the Conquerors’ 42-6 victory over Appalachian.
Gadsden City sophomore running back T.J. Worthy rushed for 122 yards on four carries for a 30.5 average in the Titans’ 55-0 victory over Lee-Huntsville.
Southside junior quarterback Gauge Nesmith finished with 409 total yards and five touchdowns in the Panthers’ 54-47 loss to Alexandria. He was 13 for 21 in passing for 269 yards and four touchdowns and rushed 11 times for 140 yards and a TD.
Etowah senior quarterback Trace Thompson was 24 for 37 in passing for 375 yards and four touchdowns in the Blue Devils’ 45-42 loss to Cherokee County. Thompson also ran for 41 yards and a score on eight carries.
Etowah senior receiver Omareon Finch had 10 receptions for 144 yards and two touchdowns in the Blue Devils’ 45-42 loss to Cherokee County. Teammate Jameson Scissum caught four passes for 113 yards and a TD.