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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Local Class "A" Private Football Players Name All-State by

Six local Class Private school football players were named All-State by one of the most popular recruiting sites on social media today, Recruit
Calvary Day School placed three players. They were Jalen Leary, Taeguan Washington, and Sayyid Stevens. Savannah Country had two players, Adam Byck and Hawkins Pindar. Savannah Christian had a lone player who was Dylan McMahon.
Here are their write ups by on why they were chosen and congratulations to the players named.


RB – Adam Byck, Savannah Country Day
Byck led Savannah Country Day and the entire classification with 2061 yards, on a whopping 361 rushing attempts and 22 TD’s. In a 2nd round playoff game he had 327 yards on 41 carries, which help beat Mt. Pisgah 20-17.

RB – Jalen Leary, Calvary Day
Leary was one of the best two-way players in Class A but earns All-State RB due to his 1627 yards and 21 touchdowns on the ground. He is a super-shifty junior from Calvary Day and absolutely a recruit to watch for this offseason.

OL – Dylan McMahon, Savannah Christian
McMahon is the best center prospect we have evaluated in the class of 2019. The Savannah Christian center has unbelievable strength and quickness at the point of attack.

K – Hawkins Pindar, Savannah Country Day
Pindar takes the All-State kicker spot after his outstanding season where he went 13-15 including a 54-yard bomb which broke one of the many school records he holds at Savannah Country Day.

DL – Taequan Washington, Calvary Day
Washington from Calvary Day has made over 90 tackles per season since his sophomore year. This year the powerful lineman ended with 99, which led Class A private defensive tackles.

DL – Sayyid Stevens Calvary Day
Stevens his teammate at Calvary Day lived in opposing team’s backfields as well. The junior ended up with 99 tackles, 11 sacks and 32 tackles for loss. Fellowship Christian’s

Thursday, December 7, 2017

More Awards for the GISA AA Football Champions - Memorial Day Blue Thunder

Michael Thompson, Head Coach of Memorial Day School’s Blue Thunder football team, earned another trophy for his already crowded trophy case, by being named the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) AA “COACH OF THE YEAR” for 2017.

Thompson led his 2017 team to the school’s 6th GISA AA State Championship on Friday, November 17th against Robert Toombs Christian Academy (Lyons).  The Blue Thunder have now won 6 State Championships since 2008.  Thompson also has 2 State Basketball championship on his resume.

All Region and All State Awards for the Blue Thunder were also announced today:       

ALL REGION PLAYERS:  Derry Pinkston, Julian Roberts, Jamario Green, Troy Thompson, Taj Bailey.         

ALL REGION / ALL STATE PLAYERS: Winston Wright, Delvecchio Powell, Christian Smith, Caelan Jones

All Region and All State honors are voted on by the coaches of the GISA.

Senior Christian Smith will be playing in the GISA All Star game this weekend in Americus.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Savannah Quarterback Club Hands Off Last Two Players of the Week Awards

The last regular "Huddle" for the Savannah Quarterback Club was held on November 27, 2017. As has been a tradition the Savannah Quarterback Club handed off its latest two player of the week awards for the last weekend of the high school football season for the weekend of November 3, 2017.

Benedictine Military School senior running back Terrick Smalls, Jr. took home the Offensive Player of the Week. Smalls rushed for 112 yards on 10 carries, had one reception for 25 yards with one touchdown in the Cadets 41-0 win over Jeff Davis.

The Defensive Player of the Week award went to HV Jenkins High's senior corner back Daniel Jordan in the Warriors win over Beach 49-14, Jordan had 7 tackles and a sack. Both award winners thank the quarterback club for their award and then got to listen to the guest speaker, ESPN College Football Journalist Mark Schlabach.

There will be one more meeting for the Savannah Quarterback Club on January 27, 2018. That will be the Annual Bowl Party. It is a unique meeting because that's when the club gives out exceptional awards and announces the players of the year and the team of the year.

Pictured: Left to Right Benedictine Asst Coach Jung, Terrick Smalls, Jr., Mark Schlabach (ESPN College Football Journalist), Jenkins Asst Head Coach Leroy Benton accepting on behalf of Daniel Jordan

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