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Stephens is Western Tidewater’s Player of the Week

Published 10:52am Wednesday, September 25, 2013

FRANKLIN—Marcus Stephens of the Franklin Broncos is Western Tidewater’s Player of the Week for week 4 of the football season.

Marcus Stephens
Marcus Stephens

The Broncos were at home this past week and blew out Charles City 56-0.

In the victory, Stephens led the team in rushing with 102 yards and two touchdowns. Stephens also returned a 67-yard punt return for a touchdown.

All of this production was in the first quarter. The first score was an 82-yard touchdown run. The second score was a 20-yard touchdown run. His final score was on the punt return for a touchdown.

Isle of Wight Academy’s Gage Rogers was the runner up. Rogers rushed for 122 yards on 3 rushes and found pay dirt on two of those carries. He also returned a punt return for a touchdown, as the Chargers cruised to a 39-22 victory over Brunswick Academy.

EDITORS NOTE: Vote online for player of the week every Monday and Tuesday at www.tidewaternews.com. Player of the Week will be determined by The Tidewater News editorial staff in consideration of online voting.

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