Following football games on September 17th the football player of the week for the Southwestern Conference was announced this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:
Football Player of the Week
John Sellman (Sr)
Berea-Midpark’s senior defensive end was a force in Friday night’s victory over Avon Lake, slowing down the Shoremen offense, holding them to 37 rushing yards. Sellman finished the evening with 13 tackles, four sacks, a forced fumble, blocked a field goal attempt and assisted on a safety in the endzone for Berea-Midpark’s only points of the second half.
Other Notable Performances
Mason Kucera (Jr), Midview
Kucera guided the Middies to their first victory Friday night with a stellar performance from his tailback position. The junior found the endzone four times, rushing for 125 yards on 11 carries and had five receptions for 82 yards.
Rocco Conti (Jr), Olmsted Falls
The Bulldogs are tied atop the SWC rankings due to the play of individuals like Rocco Conti. In Olmsted Falls’ victory over North Ridgeville Friday, Conti had 11 rushes for 127 yards and three rushing touchdowns. The junior athlete also had a touchdown reception of 35 yards as Olmsted Falls is now 4-1 on the year.