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Trophy Shop Athlete-of-the-Week


Trophy ShopOur Trophy Shop Athlete-of-the-Week Presented by State Farm agent Mark McGriff for the week of September 1 is Charles Strong* of the P.K. Yonge football team.

Charles Strong


*In his varsity debut, the freshman ran for a game-high 119 yards and a score. Strong, who averaged 9.9 yards per carry, helped lead the Blue Wave to their first 1-0 start since 2011 with a 35-0 win at Bell.

Past winners:

August 25 – Caelan Christian (Gainesville)

Despite a 44-43 loss in overtime to state-ranked Columbia (Lake City), Christian had a career game for the Hurricanes. The junior completed 28-of-38 for 317 yards and three touchdowns, along with a rushing score, as the ‘Canes amassed 531 yards of total offense. Christian connected with seven different receivers on the night, including a 25-yard touchdown pass to Dock Luckie in overtime.

Mark McGriffThe Trophy Shop Athlete-of-the-Week is presented by State Farm Agent Mark McGriff of Gainesville.  For more information on auto, life and health insurance, call Mark at 352-372-8406.  Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.


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