Players of the week
Oct. 8, 2001
Here are The Meridian Star's players of the week in football and softball for high school teams in Lauderdale County
Meridian High – Sophomore running back Cordae Campbell rushed for over 190 yards in Friday's game versus Brandon. "He's getting better every week," said head coach Bill Sartin.
West Lauderdale – The Knight fans have been chosen as player of the week for West Lauderdale. "They support us through thick and thin, home and away," said head coach Stan McCain.
Lamar – Sophomore running back/strong safety Lane Rush plays powerful ball for the Raiders. "He picked up 47 yards on the ground and had an outstanding game in the secondary," said head coach Mac Barnes.
Northeast – Senior multi purpose man Steven Dyess plays quarterback, wide receiver, and free safety for the Trojans. "He ran the ball from the pocket, caught two passes, and made a lot of big hits Friday night," said head coach Andy Stevens.
Clarkdale – Junior running back/defensive back Quinn Moffite had an outstanding game for the Bulldogs. "He ran for 65 yards and got two pass receptions for 25 yards," said head coach Bubba Hathorn.
Southeast – The Tigers did not play last Friday night. They will be in action again Friday night hosting area rival Newton County.
Meridian High – Senior first baseman Andra Daniels is a consistent force for the Lady Wildcats. "She's been a solid player all year and she's our defensive standout," said head coach Thad George.
Northeast – Sophomore left fielder Capri Norris went 3-3 last week at the plate. "She's solid in the outfield and she had a great game versus Meridian," said head coach Chris Harper.
West Lauderdale – Senior pitcher Jessica Ethridge is strong at the plate for the Lady Knights. "She's been solid all week with real consistent hitting," said head coach Jerry Boatner.
Clarkdale – Sophomore pitcher Emily Howard continues to produce on the mound for the Lady Bulldogs. "She had four hits in a big win over Newton that helped us win the district," said head coach Rick Roberson.
Southeast – Senior pitcher Jennifer Butler plays consistent ball for the Lady Tigers. "She hit a big triple in Tuesday night's game and she's really stepped up as a leader this week," said head coach Ryan Miller.