Can­di­dates named for Foot­ball Ath­lete of the Week,

The Progress-Index Weekend - - FRONT PAGE - Staff Re­ports

Vot­ing for The Progress In­dex's FOOT­BALL ATH­LETE OF THE WEEK poll is now open with five can­di­dates be­ing named fol­low­ing the con­clu­sion of Week 6.

Dom­i­nant show­ings con­tin­ued through­out the Cen­tral District and beyond. The teams of Ch­ester each earned shutouts as Thomas Dale routed Mead­ow­brook 39-0 and L.C. Bird de­nied Clover Hill 35-0.

Prince Ge­orge fended off Petersburg 28-16, Dinwiddie trounced Ma­toaca 40-2 and Hopewell blew out Colo­nial Heights 55-6.

Due to a tech­ni­cal de­lay, the poll's clos­ing this com­ing Tues­day, Oct. 10 has been pushed back from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

See be­low the FOOT­BALL ATH­LETE OF THE WEEK can­di­dates for Week 6.

-C.J. Don­ald­son, L.C. Bird 23 car­ries/254 rush­ing yards, 3 touch­downs in 35-0 WIN over Clover Hill

- Chris Tyree, Thomas Dale - 16 car­ries/82 rush­ing yards, 2 catches/22 yards, touch­down on of­fense; 2 in­ter­cep­tions, 1 pick-six (TD) on de­fense in 39-0 WIN over Mead­ow­brook

- Zyan Stur­di­vant, Dinwiddie - 15 car­ries/173 yards, 2 touch­downs plus a 34-yard re­ceiv­ing touch­down in 40-2 WIN over Ma­toaca

- Sean Allen, Hopewell - 5 catches/113 re­ceiv­ing yards, 2 touch­downs, 2 car­ries/20 rush­ing yards, touch­down in 55-6 WIN over Colo­nial Heights

- Mar­cell Canty, Prince Ge­orge - 12 car­ries/148 rush­ing yards in 28-16 WIN over Petersburg

Vot­ing for can­di­dates for FOOT­BALL ATH­LETE OF THE WEEK will be made avail­able on­line at www.progress-in­dex. com each Satur­day and in Sun­day’s print edi­tion fol­low­ing game day on Fri­day evening.

To vote, visit http:// www.progress-in­dex.com/ sports/20171007/poll-foot­ball-ath­lete-of-week, or see the link through ei­ther the Twit­ter page of @Nick­VanDelPI or through the Face­book site of The Progress-In­dex.

Vot­ing will end Tues­day at 5 p.m.

Sug­ges­tions for fu­ture nom­i­nees may be emailed prefer­ably Fri­day night and Satur­day morn­ing to nvan­de­loecht@progress-in­dex.com

The ath­lete who is voted the Foot­ball Ath­lete of the Week will be fea­tured in Wed­nes­day’s edi­tion of The Progress-In­dex.

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