Lehigh Valley Chapter National Football Foundation Player of the Week – Week 5
Each week the National Football Foundation – Lehigh Valley Chapter, selects a high school football player of the week from its 33 local high schools. Players are listed below:
Week 5 – Nigel Linton, a running back from Whitehall High School, rushed 17 times for 164 yards and 2 touchdowns. His team beat Parkland High School 32-31.
Week 4 – Jalen Fletcher, a senior running back from Freedom High School, rushed 24 times for 194 yards and 2 touchdowns. In addition, on defense intercepted a pass and returned it for the game-winning touchdown. His team beat previously unbeaten Nazareth Area High School 45-35.
Week 3 – Steve Lilly, a senior running back from Palisades High School, rushed for 165 yards and scored 5 touchdowns. He also added an interception. His team beat previously unbeaten Palmerton 47-40.
Week 2 – Sonny Sasso, a senior quarterback from Nazareth Area High School, was 12-22 passing for 144 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also rushed 15 times for 70 yards. His team beat Parkland 28-10 to move to 2-0 on the season.
Week 1 – Caiden Shaffer, a senior running back from Allentown Central Catholic High School, rushed 17 times for 93 yards and 4 touchdowns. He scored the game-winning touchdown in a 34-28 victory over Liberty.
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