Street, Streets Are Players of Week
This week’s Players of the Week are Trey Streets of Valley and Chase Street of Magnolia. Both led their respective teams in yardage in their opening playoff game.
Needing 33 yards to break Tom West’s all-time Valley Lumberjack single-season rushing record in their game with the South Harrison Hawks, Streets tallied 66 yards to break the school record. Not only did he shatter the record, he set the bar so high that it will be hard for anyone to break it with 1,660 yards and 22 rushing touchdowns. He also passed for 151 yards and two touchdowns in the game against the Hawks. He finished the season with 1,178 passing stripes and 15 TDs.
Street, the Eagles junior running-back, helped the No. 1-ranked Magnolia squad move on to round two of the WVSSAC Class A playoffs when he rushed for a game-high 193 yards and scored twice to power Magnolia to a convincing 54-22 victory over No. 16-seed Van. Street also rushed for 171 yards against Williamstown on 22 carries.
Special mention went to the Eagles’ Troy Boughner.
He is in his first season in organized football. Boughner split the uprights on six of eight tries to propel Magnolia into Zach Haught also has earned a spot as special mention. He had nine tackles in the win over Williamstown, including two tackles for loss of yardage and done sack. He also forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and blocked an extra point kick that sealed the win for Magnolia against Williamstown.
Honorable mention also went to the Blue Eagles’ Tyler Anderson, Brandon Mason and Nick Priem and the ‘Jacks; Dylan Irvin. Anderson accumulated 159 yards rushing and two touchdowns, while adding 92 yards and two scores in the win over Williamstown. Mason hauled in two passes for 65 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Van, while Irvin grabbed four passes for 53 yards. Priem was 8-of-11 for 173 yards and three touchdowns in the win over Van. He guided the Eagles to a thrilling 14-13 win over Williamstown.