Curwensville’s Holland Named D9sports.com Player of the Week; Clearfield’s Swales, Janocko Named to Honor Roll

Press release by d9sports.com

SHIPPENVILLE – Curwensville’s Alex Holland is the RRR Roadhouse D9Sports.com Player of the Week for Week Seven of the 2011 season.

Holland ran for 386 yards and four touchdowns on 47 carries and became just the second runner in District 9 history to eclipse 5,000 career yards in Curwensville’s 36-16 win over Ridgway Friday night. The senior running back, who received the award for the second time this season, has 5,145 career yards, second behind only former Curwensville great Nick Sipes’ 5,963 yards.

Joining Holland in being honored are 15 additional players who are on the RRR Roadhouse D9Sports.com Honor Roll after outstanding games over the weekend and one coach, Clearfield’s Tim Janocko, who gets a Special Mention for his 200th win, just the second coach in District 9 history with 200 wins.

The RRR Roadhouse, located in the Clarion Mall, is in its fourth 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 12th 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 WEEK SEVEN HONOR ROLL

(Listed alphabetically by school)

Zach Britton – Bradford: 22 carries, 177 yards, 1 touchdown; 1 catch, 79 yards, 1 touchdown – Bradford 21, Warren 6

Kyle Braun – Brockway: 17 carries, 86 yards, 1 touchdown; 2-for-4 passing, 29 yards, 1 touchdown; Intercepted a pass on defense – Brockway 42, Elk County Catholic 41, 2 overtimes

Tom Vervoort – Brockway: 22 carries, 106 yards, 4 touchdowns; Scored two touchdowns in overtime including the eventual game-winner in the 2nd overtime – Brockway 42, Elk County Catholic 41, 2 overtimes

Steven Kennedy – Brookville: 16 carries, 171 yards; 10-for-21 passing, 115 yards, 2 touchdowns; Had an interception on defense – Karns City 24, Brookville 21

Camron Kirkland – Clarion: 4 carries, 102 yards, 2 touchdowns; 3 catches, 77 yards, 2 touchdowns; Intercepted a pass on defense – Clarion 54, A-C Valley 0

Beau Swales – Clearfield: 27 carries, 215 yards, 2 touchdowns – Clearfield 34, Hamburg 28

Mitch Freeman – Coudersport: 25 carries, 95 yards, 2 touchdowns – Coudersport 24, Smethport 7

Sean Sleigh – DuBois: 13-for-22 passing, 186 yards, 2 touchdowns – DuBois 27, St. Marys 12

Cole Gerber – Elk County Catholic: 17 carries, 68 yards, 3 touchdowns – Brockway 42, Elk County Catholic 41, 2 overtimes

Jonah Smith – Kane: 18 carries, 106 yards, 3 touchdowns; 1 catch, 29 yards, 1 touchdown – Kane 42, Johnsonburg 7

Glenn Toy – Karns City: 14 carries, 101 yards, 1 touchdown; 1 catch, 77 yards, 1 touchdown – Karns City 24, Brookville 21

Kyle Armagost – Moniteau: 15 carries, 97 yards, 3 touchdowns; 5 of 10 passing, 124 yards – Moniteau 45, Punxsutawney 6

Dustin Geagan – Moniteau: 12 carries, 119 yards, 2 touchdowns – Moniteau 45, Punxsutawney 6

Mark Strothers – Redbank Valley: 8 carries, 83 yards, 2 touchdowns; 1 catch, 59 yards, 1 touchdown – Redbank Valley 47, Clarion-Limestone

Brody Pollock – Union: 1 carry, 15 yards, 3 catches, 25 yards, 1 touchdown; 5 tackles, 2 interceptions on defense – Union 15, Keystone 6

Special Mention

Tim Janocko –Clearfield: Became just the second coach in District 9 history with 200 wins Friday night when his team beat Hamburg 34-28.

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