Week 5: Players of the Week

Coach Brooks said that DeMatha’s 26-21 win over St. Johns last weekend was a total team effort, but three players really stood out in the win.

Offensive Player of the Week: Taiwan Deal – Senior running back

  • dematha_HS_006918 carries for 131 yards and two touchdowns.

“Taiwan showed why he was elected a team captain on Saturday. He put the team on his back and helped will the team to victory with tough run, after tough run.”


Defensive Player of the Week: Spencer Kleinrichert – Senior linebacker

  • Eight tackles, including two for loss and one sack.dematha_HS_0090

“Spencer also showed why he was elected as a captain. While stepping up on the defensive side of the ball, he also played very well at tight end and punter.”

Special Teams Player of the Week: Derrick Graham – Senior kicker

dematha_HS_0121“Did a phenomenal job for his first start of the season executing all kickoffs as planned.”

One thought on “Week 5: Players of the Week

  1. Taiwan, Spencer and Derrick all deserved Player of the Game respectively!! The entire team played their hearts out, but these three really left it all on the field!! Congratulations, guys!!!

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