Hill is Western Tidewater’s Player of the Week

Published 10:37 am Wednesday, October 2, 2013

COURTLAND—Tonee Hill of the Southampton Academy Raiders is Western Tidewater’s Player of the Week for week 5 of the football season.

Tonee Hill

Tonee Hill

The Raiders were at home this past week and outlasted the Hobgood Academy Raiders 80-60 in a barnburner.

In the victory, Hill led the team in rushing with 234 yards and three touchdowns. He also caught a pass for a touchdown.

Isle of Wight Academy’s Josh Weihe was the runner up. Weihe led the Chargers in rushing with 165 yards on 6 rushes and found pay dirt on two of those carries. He also returned an interception 54 yards for a touchdown, as the Chargers defeated Fuqua 48-20 on the road. Weihe had 15 total tackles.

EDITORS NOTE: Vote online for player of the week every Monday and Tuesday at www.thetidewaternews.com. Player of the Week will be determined by The Tidewater News editorial staff in consideration of online voting. The Tidewater News has agreed to Franklin High School Head Coach Darren Parker’s request to not include Franklin High student athletes for Player of the Week.