This week’s #TeamFYNSports Sports Writer Player of the Week is defensive lineman Dallas McHale. McHale had a whale of a game this past Friday night against Northwest Whitfield as he collected 6 total tackles, 5 of those tackles were for a loss, including a sack, & McHale also broke up a pass attempt. McHale, is part of a Dragon defense that has been stingy against opponents offenses all season long through 8 games. Through 8 games, the Dragons defense has given up a total of 93 points on the season. That’s 11.63 points per game. They are also allowing less than 200 yards of offense on the season at 192.5 yards per game.
Be sure to catch Dallas & the rest of his Dragon teammates next Friday night as they host the Ridgeland Panthers at Dragons Stadium. Kick off scheduled for 7:30.
This week’s #TeamFYNSports Sports Writer Player of the Week is Junior offensive lineman Aidan Sanchez. Aidan, along with the rest of his teammates on the offensive line, helped create holes for a running game that gained 298 yards, and kept the pocket clean for QB CJ Streicher to throw for 139 yards and complete 9 of 12 passing attempts in a 48-0 win over Heritage last Friday. On the season, the Dragons offense has totaled 902 passing yards, & 2,316 rushing yards for a total of 3,218 yards through 7 games. That’s just about 460 total yards per game. The 2,316 rushing yards, & the 3,218 total yards tops the 4A classification, & is good for 5th in the entire state of Georgia. A lot of that success, can be contributed to how well the offensive line has done this year. The big guys up front have put in a ton of work on and off the field and it is showing.
Catch Aidan and the rest of the Pickens Dragons as they travel up to Northwest Whitfield, to take on the Bruins in a big time region game. Kick off is set for 7:30 pm.
This week’s #TeamFYNSports Sports Writer Player of the Week is Senior LB/RB Trevon Hawkins. Hawkins, was all over the field last Friday night at Southeast Whitfield making plays on the defense, & contributing to the offense running the ball as the Dragons defeated the Raiders to move to 6-0 on the season. Hawkins, led the Dragons in tackles with 9, and ran the ball 3 times for 29 yards. On the season, Hawkins has carried the ball 22 times for 169 yards, & is tied for 3rd on the team with 30 total tackles. He has 2 sacks on the season.
Catch Trevon & the rest of the Dragons this Friday night as they will be at home taking the Generals of Heritage in a key 6-AAAA match up. Kick off is set for 7:30.
This week’s #TeamFYNSports Sports Writer Player of the Week is Junior QB CJ Streicher. This is Cj’s 2nd player of the week honor this season. Streicher, had a big game this past Friday night against 515 rival, Gilmer Bobcats. Streicher, was effective through the air and on the ground. Streicher finished with 121 yards passing, completing 7 of 8 attempts, 3 of those 7 completions went for touchdowns to three different receivers. Streicher also ran for 124 yards & scored on a 52-yd TD run. On the night, Streicher finished with 245 yards of total offense & 4 total touchdowns helping the Dragons get a 55-6 win over Gilmer, & the first 5-0 start to a season for the Dragons since 1986.
You can catch CJ Streicher & the rest of the Pickens Dragons in action next Friday as they take to the road to take on the Southeast Whitfield Raiders.
This week’s #TeamFYNSports Sports Writer Player of the Week is Senior LB Hunter Hermann. Hunter, was the leading tackler for the Dragons game against the Chamblee Bulldogs & helped lead a defense that only gave up 6 points on the night. Through the first four games, the Dragons defense is allowing just over 15 points per game. Hunter, had 8 total tackles on Friday night. 6 solo, 2 assists, & 2 tackles for loss. On the season, Hunter leads the team in tackles with 47, & is averaging just over 11 tackles per game through these first four.
Be sure to catch Hunter Hermann & the rest of the Dragons this Friday night, as they welcome their 515 rival Gilmer Bobcats to Dragons Stadium to begin 6-AAAA play at 7:30.
The first TeamFYNSports Sports Writer Of The Week for the 2018 season goes to Brady Moore. Moore, was a jack of all trades this past Friday night against Stone Mountain in the Dragons 44-6 win. Moore scored three total touchdowns on the evening. On offense, Moore finished the game with 37 yards rushing on 3 attempts, scoring twice in the process & averaging 12.3ypc. He caught 1 pass for 26 yards as well. Defensively, Moore assisted on 2 tackles, & intercepted a pass, taking it all the way for a touchdown.
Moore and the Dragons will be off this week, but be sure to catch the Dragons in action at home as they welcome the Dragons of Pepperell to Jasper on the 31st.
This week’s #TeamFYNSports Player of the Week is Junior running back Robert Davis. Davis, ran for 165 yards on 19 carries & scored three rushing touchdowns. Davis also added 19 receiving yards & 24 yards on one kick off return for a total of 208 offensive yards. This is Robert Davis’ 2nd Player of the Week honor of the season. For the year, Davis has rushed for 879 yards on 76 carries, scoring 11 TD’s, has 21 receptions for 236 yards, & 1 TD, also adding 310 yards on 11 kick off returns & 1 TD for a total of 1,427 yards & 13 total TD’s.
You can catch Robert & the rest of his Dragon teammates on the road next Friday as they travel to take on region leader Ridgeland. Kick off is at 7:30 p.m.
This week’s #TeamFYNSports Player of the Week is Hunter Hermann. Hermann helped lead a Dragon defense that held the Southeast Whitfield offense, one of the top scoring offenses in the state, to just 21 points & forced 5 turnovers. Hermann collected a sack, as well as an interception on the night. So far, in 8 quarters of region play, the Dragons defense have surrendered 21 total points.
You can catch Hermann, the defense, & the rest of the Dragons at home this Friday night as they welcome the Northwest Whitfield Bruins to Dragon Stadium in a 6-AAAA region showdown.