Tyler McCarley, Ardmore
McCarley was one of several players in Limestone County to have a big night running the football. The senior has been consistent for Ardmore this season, earning honorable mention several times.
Tyler McCarley, Ardmore
McCarley has been the team’s workhorse this season and Friday night’s 16-7 win over Clements was no different. McCarley carried the ball 21 times for 121 yards and a touchdown. Through five games, McCarley has rushed for 559 yards and six touchdowns. McCarley is averaging 111.8 yards per game on the ground this season.
Other players earning notice are:
Zach Ellis, Ardmore: The senior running back had his best game of the season Friday in a 16-7 win over Clements. Ellis ran for a game-high 158 yards on 22 carries and a touchdown to help the Tigers in the rivalry win. Ellis is part of a trio of Ardmore running backs that have averaged more than 300 yards per game as a team in Ardmore’s four wins this season.
Logan Pugh, West Limestone:
Pugh returned to the form he enjoyed earlier this year in a 41-14 win over Elkmont. The junior rushed for a game-high 134 yards and two touchdowns.
Dillon Miller, West Limestone
For the second consecutive game, Miller scored two touchdowns to help his team in back-to-back victories. Miller carried the ball 18 times for 118 yards in the win over Elkmont.
Torren Haley, East Limestone
Haley was one of 16 East Limestone players to record a carry in Friday’s 41-14 homecoming win over James Clemens. Haley had a game-high 112 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.
Hayden Stephens, Tanner
Stephens ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns, all in the first half in Tanner’s win over R.A. Hubbard.
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