WARREN, Pa. – With another signature performance, this one coming while breaking a pair of program records, Oil City’s Ethen Knox cemented his spot as the Week 9 2022 YDL Sports Network D9and10Sports.com District 10 Player of the Week powered by the Allegheny Grille in Foxburg.
Knox rushed for 395 yards and four touchdowns and also had a stellar game on defense in the Oilers’ 30-14 win over Titusville. Knox now has 5,177 career rushing yards, 3,352 of which have come this season.
Knox wasn’t the only one to shatter a program rushing record in Week 9, as Reynolds’ Jalen Wagner rushed for 237 yards in a 42-14 win over Lakeview to break the previous Raiders’ career mark held by Ron Park. Wagner now sits at 4,588 yards for his career.
Also, Eisenhower’s Benji Bauer rushed for 150 yards and three touchdowns, breaking the single-season record for the Knights previously held by Steve Witte (1,586). Bauer now has 1,621 yards on the season as the Knights powered past Iroquois, 48-6 to move to 9-0.
Those players are joined on the Honor Roll by Kennedy Catholic’s Simeir Wade (190 yards rushing, 113 passing, 80 receiving in, 6 total TDs), Conneaut’s Logan Groover (150 yards rushing, TD, helping CASH snap 19-game losing streak in win over Franklin), Eisenhower’s Shawn Pascuzzi (4-of-8 passing, 108 yards, TD, INT return for TD on defense), Reynolds’ Brayden McCloskey (183 yards passing, 5D, 85 yards rushing, TD), Meadville’s Khalon Simmons (6 total touchdowns, 4 rushing, 45-yard punt return TD, 63-yard receiving TD), Farrell’s Kylon Wilson (215 yards receiving, TD, 3 rushing TDs) and Kabron Smith (275 yards passing, 2 TDs), McDowell’s Artis Simmons (128 yards rushing, 4 TDs) and Ben Moore (193 yards passing, 3 TDs), Sharon’s Jayveerh White (140 yards rushing, 2 TDs), Grove City’s Hunter Hohman (262 yards passing, 3 TDs), Gavin Lutz (114 yards receiving, 2 TDs) and Nathan Greer (148 yards receiving, TD), Maplewood’s Ben Gilberto (242 yards rushing, 2 TDs), Seneca’s Nolan Seabury (105 yards rushing, 3 TDs), 80 yards passing, TD) and Ryan Miller (272 yards rushing, TD) and Fairview’s Michael Gennuso (Walk-Off 25-yard FG).
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Jim Kelly is the Hall of Fame quarterback of the Buffalo Bills who grew up in East Brady, Pa. and went to Miami (Fla). Kelly was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002 after passing for over 45,000 yards as a pro, including two seasons in the USFL, with 320 career touchdown passes. He led the Bills to four straight AFC Titles. Kelly’s name on the award is being used with his permission.
2022 JIM KELLY DISTRICT 10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK POWERED BY THE ALLEGHENY GRILLE
Week 1 – Artis Simmons, McDowell
Week 2 – Ethen Knox, Oil City
Week 3 – Ethen Knox, Oil City
Week 4 – Ethen Knox, Oil City
Week 5 – Jalen Wagner, Reynolds
Week 6 – Kabron Smith, Farrell
Week 7 – Ethen Knox, Oil City
Week 8 – Hunter Hohman, Grove City
Week 9 – Ethen Knox, Oil City