Garden Spot’s Jahad Jeffers rides 344-yard rushing opening to PennLive LL …
September 14, 2015 - garden totes
PENNLIVE L-L FOOTBALL PLAYER OF WEEK 2:
Jahad Jeffers, youth RB, Garden Spot
Garden Spot is off to a high-flying 2-0 start, and Jeffers has been a hottest behind in a L-L by a season’s initial dual weeks.
Against Warwick in Week 2, Jeffers ran wild.
The 5-11, 215-pounder rushed for a school-record 344 yards on 16 totes — a lights-out 21.5 yards per lift — and he had 4 touchdowns runs in a Spartans’ rip-roaring 51-14 nonleague feat before a home folks in New Holland.
Jeffers’ TD romps lonesome 39, 22, 31 and 70 yards, respectively; a latter 3 scoring runs came in a third quarter, when Garden Spot built a autocratic 42-7 cushion.
Tack on a 152-yard, three-TD opening in a Spartans’ 47-13 delight during Twin Valley, and Jeffers is already adult to 496 rushing yards and 7 TD runs this deteriorate — both tops in a L-L — and he’s averaging an eye-popping 15.5 yards per carry.
Garden Spot will demeanour for a 3-0 start — and Jeffers will demeanour to continue his vehement start — on Friday when a Spartans revisit 2-0 Exeter.
QB Jordan Lapp and WR Chad Mullen, Pequea Valley — Braves’ pitch-and-catch combo illuminated adult a skies in PV’s 27-0 win over Kutztown: Lapp went 5-for-7 for 143 yards with 3 TD strikes — all to Mullen, who had TD grabs of 48, 50 and 2 yards, respectively, as a Braves softened to 1-1.
WR-DB Ben Sahd, Hempfield — His leaping 34-yard fourth-quarter accepting on fourth and 15 set adult a Black Knights’ go-ahead TD, and his purchase interception in a finish section thwarted a Manheim Central expostulate with 2:04 to go in law in Hempfield’s 10-3 win over a Barons as a Knights went to 2-0.