WARREN, Pa. – When you break a county record, chances are you had a pretty good week.
That’s exactly what Reynolds’ Jalen Wagner did, rushing for 394 yards (a Mercer County record) and eight touchdowns in a 64-0 win over Maplewood.
Wagner scored on runs of 65, 66, 24, 9, 63, 33, 1, and 11 yards. Because of his efforts, he is Week 5 YDL Sports Network D9and10Sports.com District 10 Jim Kelly Football Player of the Week powered by the Allegheny Grille in Foxburg.
The Northwestern-Oil City game was a wild one in which the Wildcats scored with three seconds left to win the game. Turning in honor roll efforts in that game were Northwestern’s Lloyd Fountain (3 rushing touchdowns, including a game-tying score with three seconds left, 120 yards passing), Ben Campbell (game-winning extra point, 119 rushing yards), and Logan Stagl (school-record 23 tackles, 80 yards receiving). Oil City’s Ethen Knox eclipsed the 100-yard mark for the fourth consecutive game, rushing for 432 yards and three touchdowns on 48 carries, putting him over 2,000 yards on the ground for the season.
Also turning in honor roll performances was Grove City’s Hunter Hohman, who threw the game-tying 13-yard touchdown pass to Nathan Greer and added the two-point conversion run with 18 seconds left in a wild 22-21 win over Slippery Rock in which he also ran for two touchdowns. Slippery Rock quarterback William Mokel threw for 145 yards and a late touchdown to John Sabo that gave the Rockets the lead and also ran for two scores.
Joining them are McDowell’s Ben Moore (215 yards passing, 4 touchdowns) and Ray Jackson (8 receptions, 123 yards, 3 touchdowns), Eisenhower’s Benji Bauer (152 yards rushing, 2 touchdowns), Mercer’s Daemyin Mattocks (4 rushing touchdowns), Sharpville’s Caullin Summers (175 yards passing, 1 rushing, 1 passing touchdown), Sharon’s Mikey Rodriquez (200 yards of total offense, two rushing, one passing touchdown) and Meadville’s Brady Walker (166 rushing yards, 3 touchdowns, 5 tackles on defense).
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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