Price wins Player of the Week, next nominations announced

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Wando’s Chance Price is the latest Player of the Week high school football contest winner. PHOTO PROVIDED


Chance Price won the fourth installment of this year’s Player of the Week contest sponsored by Tony Pope State Farm Insurance of Mount Pleasant between Wando, Palmetto Christian and Bishop England football players.

Price, a senior defensive back with Wando, was coach Jimmy Noonan’s pick after he had six solo tackles, three assists, four ball deflections and an interception during the Warriors’ game against rival Summerville, Sept. 20.

Price has been a force in the defensive secondary this season. He has recorded 16 solo tackles, six assists, nine ball deflections, an interception and a touchdown.

With the win, Wando evened the friendly contest series lead at two wins apiece with Palmetto Christian. Bishop England’s Nick Shiver came in second place by just nine votes.

Every week during the high school football season, you vote among six players – two from each of the three East Cooper programs – for who you think is most deserving of the title of Player of the Week.

The voting process is done entirely online at www.MoultrieNews.com/POTW. Reporter Tyler Heffernan chooses one player from each of the three teams and each team’s respective head coach picks one player from his team.

You can only vote once. Every Wednesday, the newest set of nominations are announced in our print editions and on our website. Voting is open until the following Monday at noon, which leaves about five days for voting.

Tyler’s BE pick

Lawton Fosberry: The junior linebacker led Bishop England in tackles with nine solo and one assist during the shutout win over North Charleston.

BE coach John Cantey’s pick

Nick Shiver: The senior tailback had three carries for 80 yards and a touchdown, one touchdown reception for 37 yards and a 96-yard interception return for his third score.

Tyler’s PCA pick

Joe Sweatt: The sophomore defensive lineman led the team in tackles with seven, caused two fumbles and one sack during Palmetto Christian’s win at Colleton Prep.

PCA coach Jim Daniel’s pick

J.T. Waters: The senior quarterback had seven total touchdowns (four rushing, three passing), 280 rushing yards and 215 passing yards during the Eagles win.

Tyler’s Wando pick

Mat Norman: The senior linebacker had four solo tackles, six assists, including two tackles for a loss, and a pass deflection during Wando’s game at Fort Dorchester.

Wando coach Jimmy Noonan’s pick

Love Scott: The senior defensive lineman led the Warriors in tackles with five solo, five assists, including three tackles for a loss, and a pass deflection against the Patriots.

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