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McGowan is Player of the Week

Despite senior QB Quadir Carter winning Patriot League Player of the Week honors, this weeks Reader's Choice Player of the Week award goes to the tough running of senior RB Matt McGowan. Out of 375 total offensive yards for the Mountain Hawks, the Hazelton Area product was responsible for 244 of those all-purpose yards: 178 on the ground, and 66 off of screen passes. One of those passes found McGowan zigging and zagging for yards, shedding tacklers before getting into the end zone; his rushing touch came frrom him bursting through a person-sized hole on the line of scrimmage and again zigging his way through the secondary for the score. After his tough performance, he certainly is well deserving of the "Reader's Choice" honors this week.

Game Balls will be going to:

Reader's Choice: Senior RB Matt McGowan

Defense: Senior DB Quadir Carter (13 total tackles including 9 solo stops, 2 interceptions in red zone)

Defense: Junior LB Heath Brickner (10 total tackles, including 9 solo stops)

Special Teams: Sophmore DB John "Fear Itself" Kennedy (4 returns, 74 yards)

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