WARREN, Pa. – Noah Archer helped Port Allegany in its playoff quest scoring three touchdowns, including the game-winning touchdown with just over six minutes to play to help the Gators beat Brockway, 26-21.
For his effort, Archer is the Week Eight D9and10Sports.com District 9 Jim Kelly Football Player of the Week powered by the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg.
Archer did a little of everything for Port Allegany in the win rushing 24 times for 109 yards and a touchdown, catching seven passes for 74 yards and two touchdowns, and intercepting a ball on defense while making three tackles. His 43-yard touchdown catch with 6:28 gave Port Allegany the lead for good, 26-21.
Honorable Mention: Brayden Fox (Brockway), Jalen Kosko (Brockway), Brayden Kunselman (Brookville), Tate Lindermuth (Brookville), Jase Ferguson (Central Clarion County), Cam-Ron Hays (DuBois), Noah Cherry (Elk County Catholic), Ben Reynolds (Elk County Catholic) Jayce Anderson (Karns City), Luke Garing (Karns City), Ryan Love (Otto-Eldred), Bryson Bain (Redbank Valley), Ray Shreckengost (Redbank Valley), Charlie Coudriet (St. Marys), Christian Coudriet (St. Marys), Travis Cooney (Smethport, Noah Lent (Smethport)
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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.
2021 JIM KELLY DISTRICT 9 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK POWERED BY THE ALLEGHENY GRILLE
Week 1 – Maddox Baughman, Cameron County
Week 2 – Noah Lent, Smethport
Week 3 – Noah Lent, Smethport
Week 4 – Dan McGarry, Curwensville
Week 5 – Blaine Moses, Port Allegany and Noah Lent, Smethport
Week 6 – Christian Coudriet, St. Marys
Week 7 – Dylan Hazjus, Coudersport and Alex Lukaschunis, St. Marys
Week 8 – Noah Archer, Port Allegany