WARREN, Pa. – Oil City’s Ethan Knox wasn’t satisfied with 300 yards and five touchdowns in Week 1. Instead, he improved upon those numbers.
In a 55-6 win over Corry on Thursday, Knox rushed for seven touchdowns, tying an Oli City single-game record (Mo Hadley had 7 receiving touchdowns in a game in 2015) and breaking the record for rushing touchdowns in a game, accounting for 402 yards on the ground in addition to the touchdowns, earning Week 2 2022 YDL Sports Network D9and10Sports.com District 10 Jim Kelly Football Player of the Week powered by the Allegheny Grille in Foxburg.
He scored on runs of 13, 19, 81, 1, 9, and 15 in the first half and accounted for one more in the second half before leaving the game. He also had an interception on defense.
Unofficially, Knox now has 706 yards and 12 total touchdowns through two games.
Additional Players who had fantastic weeks were Cathedral Preps’ Carter Barnes (game-winning 59-yard TD to Suhtaun Lewis with 20 seconds left, 12-yard touchdown run) in 22-17 win over Clarkson North, Lakeviews Dannick Hinkson (95 yards rushing 2 touchdowns), General McLane’s Dylan Sheeder (135 yards passing, 2 touchdowns, 70 yards rushing, 1 touchdown), McDowell’s Christian Santiago (go-ahead touchdown run in overtime, game-ending sac in 34-28 win over Bennett), Grove Citys’ Hunter Hohman (281 yards passing, 3 touchdowns) and Gavin Lutz (145 yards, 2 touchdowns), Sharpsville’s Caullin Summers (348 yards passing, 4 touchdowns) and Garen Levis (130 yards receiving, 2 touchdowns), Hickorys Logan Woods (184 yards passing, 2 touchdowns, 1 rushing touchdown, 1 reciving touchdown), Meadville’s Brady Walker (119 yards rushing, 2 touchdowns in win over Butler), Eisenhower’s Benji Bauer (183 rushing yards, 2 touchdowns) and Reynolds’ Jalen Wagner (304 yards rushing, 3 touchdowns) and Slippery Rock’s Maddox Allen (3 rushing touchdowns in win over Mercyhurst Prep).
Those players are joined on the Honor Roll by Farrell’s Kylon Wilson (104 yards receiving, touchdown, kickoff return touchdown) and Juju Phillips (2 receiving touchdowns) in a thrilling 40-38 loss to Ohio powerhouse Ursuline.
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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