Alexander rumbles ahead of the pack for undefeated Eagles
With the Eagles trailing Elbert County 22-21 last Friday, Eastside coach Rick Hurst called on his senior running back to bail him out. He responded.
Broderick Alexander took a handoff over the left side and rumbled 53 yards for a touchdown to recapture the lead and restore order.
After the defense held the Blue Devils on four downs, B.A. as he’s called responded once again with a 10-yard run to seal the game and earn The Covington News/Johnny’s Pizza Prep Athlete of the Week.
For the game, Alexander had 137 yards on 13 carries while picking up 13 yards on one reception.
“That run by B.A. was huge for us,” Hurst said after Friday’s win. “That just goes to show you what kind of player he is.”
Alexander is a four year varsity
years at Newton. Since he has been currently leads his team in rushing with 276 as well as in touchdown
ally spreads the ball between four running backs and Quarterback Justin Wray, Alexander’s are that much more impressive.
For the second consecutive year, the Eagles have started 4-0. Alexander said he feels good about where
Eyes on the prize:
Broderick Alexander carried the Eagles to their first region win Friday and has been Eastside's leading rusher in 2008.