Clearfield’s Lezzer, Curwensville’s Tibbens Once Again Named to D9sports.com Honor Roll

Press release by www.d9sports.com

PORT ALLEGANY’S BODAMER IS D9SPORTS.COM RRR ROADHOUSE D9SPORTS.COM PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR WEEK SEVEN 2012

15 Players to RRR Roadhouse District 9 Honor Roll

SHIPPENVILLE – Four the fourth time this season, Port Allegany’s Matt Bodamer is the RRR Roadhouse D9Sports.com Player of the Week (Week 7).

Bodamer had a monster game in a 69-30 win over Sheffield Saturday while also setting the Pennsylvania record for career touchdowns passes.

In the game, Bodamer was 19 of 26 passing for 286 yards, four touchdowns and an interception while also running nine times for 111 yards and a touchdown and also returning a pair of interceptions for touchdowns on defense (65 and 94 yards). The four touchdowns give Bodamer 120 in his career passing the previous record of 118 by Lancaster Catholic’s Kyle Smith.

On the season, Bodamer has video-game like numbers completing 76.2 percent of his passes (125 of 164) for 2,191 yards, 35 touchdowns and two interceptions. For his career, Bodamer is 541 of 829 for 9,188 yards, 120 touchdowns and 22 interceptions. He is just the third quarterback in Pennsylvania history and the second in District 9 history to throw for 9,000 career yards. He is 564 yards shy of the Pennsylvania and District 9 record of 9,752 yards set by Brockway’s Derek Buganza. Bodamer has also run for 1,846 yards and 34 touchdowns in his career.

Joining Bodamer in being honored this week are 15 players on the RRR Roadhouse D9Sports.com Honor Roll.

The RRR Roadhouse, located in the Clarion Mall, is in its fifth year of being the sponsor of the Player of the Week award. More information on the RRR Roadhouse, which also provides catering services for any occasion, can be found at www.rrrroadhouse.com or by calling them at 814-227-2000.

Located at www.d9sports.com, D9Sports.com is in its 13th year of covering athletics within the PIAA’s District 9. The site, which is not affiliated with the PIAA in any way, covers all 26 football playing teams playing in District 9. For more information on the site, please visit it or e-mail the staff at sports@d9sports.com..

The RRR Roadhouse Player of the Week and the Honor Roll are chosen by D9Sports.com’s selection committee composing of the D9Sports.com editors and other media members. The awards are not intended to be a solely statistics driven award and take in many factors including statistics, opponents, importance of the game, clutch performance, etc.

The awards, which are given from Week One through Week 10, are the only weekly awards given out in District 9 football that represent the district as a whole.

RRR ROADHOUSE D9SPORTS.COM PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Matt Bodamer – Port Allegany: 19-for-26 passing, 286 yards, 4 touchdowns, 1 interception; Set the Pennsylvania record touchdown record (120); Ran 9 times 111 yards, 1 touchdown; Returned two interceptions on defense for touchdowns (65 yards, 94 yards) – Port Allegany 69, Sheffield 30

RRR ROADHOUSE D9SPORTS.COM HONOR ROLL

(Listed alphabetically by school)

Ryan Bartley – A-C Valley: 3 catches, 40 yards, 2 touchdowns; 10 tackles – A-C Valley 21, Keystone 7

Chad Melillo – Brockway: 31 carries, 174 yards, 4 touchdowns – Brockway 44, Elk County Catholic 22

Ian Corbett – Clarion: 13 carries, 149 yards, 3 touchdowns; 3 tackles, 1 TFL – Clarion 49, Redbank Valley 7

Mitch Freeman – Coudersport: 19 carries, 137 yards rushing, 4 touchdowns; 7 tackles and a fumble recovery on defense – Coudersport 30, Smethport 7

Christian Lezzer – Clearfield: 34 carries, 154 yards, 2 touchdowns; 4-for-5 passing, 61 yards – Clearfield 14, Tyrone 13

Zach Tibbens – Curwensville: 10 carries, 171 yards, 2 touchdowns – Curwensville 55, Ridgway 6

Garrett Browns – DuBois: 5 catches, 79 yards, 1 touchdown; 19 carries, 90 yards, 2 touchdowns – DuBois 52, Brookville 13

Gabe French – DuBois: 22-for-27, 378 yards, 5 touchdowns – DuBois 52, Brookville 13

Bryson Paulinellie – DuBois: 6 catches, 125 yards, 3 touchdowns – DuBois 52, Brookville 13

Jonah Smith – Kane: 16 carries, 233 yards, 3 touchdowns – Kane 41, Johnsonburg 0

Zach Moore – Karns City: Kicked game-winning field with 15 seconds left; 3 carries, 55 yards, 1 touchdown – Karns City 17, Punxsutawney 14

Dustin Geagan – Moniteau: 15 carries, 182 yards, 3 touchdowns; 2-for-5 passing, 2 yards – St. Marys 29, Moniteau 20

Tyce Miller – Port Allegany: 9 catches, 176 yards, 3 touchdowns; Set both the District 9 career TD record (32) and career receiving yardage mark (2,462) – Port Allegany 69, Sheffield 30

Cody Baker – St. Marys: 12 carries, 104 yards, 2 touchdowns – St. Marys 29, Moniteau 20

Kaden McGregor – Union: 15 carries, 144 yards, 4 touchdowns – Union 46, Clarion-Limestone 6

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