Magnolia High’s Brooks Parsons Earns the Honors
There we a lot of area athletics worthy of “Athlete of The Week;” however the Eagles’ Brooks Parsons had a remarkable game against the River Pilots.
Parsons led the way with 177-yards on seven receptions and a score, as well as a 85-yard kick-off return for a touchdown to start the game, earning Athlete of the Week.
For Special Mention, three Lumberjacks – Levi Streets, Tyler Kocher and Travis Leek – made some noise with their win over Clay-Battelle.
Streets had 105-yards rushing on 10 carries, and two touchdowns, while making nine tackles in a quarter and-a-half, while Kocher piled up 115-yards on 21 carries and a touchdown, and Leek ran back a 85-yard kick-return for a touchdown. He made nine tackles, and had a fumble recovery.
The Blue Eagles’ Matt Morgan had two of the Magnolia goals in the Eagles’ 3-2 win over St Marys in soccer, earning himself an Honorable Mention.
Other top athletes to get Honorable Mention were, freshmen Mallory Yeater and classmate Hope Weber. Yeater scored 60-points, 30-assists, and made 10-kills in losses to Wheeling Central and Beallsville, while Weber, scored 30-points and 37-kills and six blocks.
During the 2017 Fall season only high school players in Golf, Cross Country, Volleyball, Boys’ and Girls Soccer, Football and Cheerleading from Magnolia, Hundred, Paden City, River and Valley can win once during the regular season, but can win again in the post season.