Jones is Foot­ball Ath­lete of the Week

Hopewell de­fender made 8 tack­les, 2 sacks, pick-six in 49-0 win over Colo­nials

The Progress-Index - - SPORTS - Staff Re­ports

HOPEWELL - Hopewell Foot­ball's Travonte Jones was voted The Progress-In­dex FOOT­BALL ATH­LETE OF THE WEEK.

The se­nior de­fender dished out eight tack­les, in­clud­ing two sacks, and re­turned an in­ter­cep­tion for a touch­down in his Blue Dev­ils' 49-0 win over Colo­nial Heights.

Jones re­ceived 49 per­cent of 446 votes cast on The Progress-In­dex's Foot­ball Ath­lete of the Week poll.

In ad­di­tion to Jones, can­di­dates for the honor were Peters­burg's Meziah Scott, Dinwiddie's Ky'mon Pope, Prince George County's Sa'Quan Har­ri­son and Thomas Dale's DeAn­gelo Gray.

Can­di­dates for FOOT­BALL ATH­LETE OF THE WEEK will be made avail­able on www.pro­gressin­dex.com each Satur­day and in print on Sun­day fol­low­ing game day on Fri­day evening.

To vote, visit www. progress-in­dex.com or see the link through ei­ther the Twit­ter page of @ Nick­VanDelPI or through the Face­book site for The Progress-In­dex.

Vot­ing will end Tues­day at 3 p.m. un­less other­wise noted. Sug­ges­tions for fu­ture can­di­dates may be emailed Fri­day night and Satur­day morn­ing to nvan­de­loecht@pro­gressin­dex.com.

[NICK VAN­DE­LOECHT/PROGRESS-IN­DEX. COM]

Hopewell’s Travonte Jones made eight tack­les in­clud­ing two sacks and re­turned an in­ter­cep­tion for a touch­down in his Blue Dev­ils’ 49-0 win over Colo­nial Heights.

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