Player of the Week: Sipsey Valley's Garret Lewis


Sipsey Valley quarterback Garret Lewis accounted for 543 yards in the Bears’ 54-47 win against Curry.


Garret Lewis started at quarterback as a freshman when the Sipsey Valley High School football program began its first season in 2010. Lewis added to his career totals in a record-setting fashion Friday night, accounting for 543 yards in total offense in a 54-47 win at Curry.

Lewis threw for 340 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 203 yards on 11 carries with a touchdown. For his efforts, Lewis earned High School Football Player of the Week honors from The Tuscaloosa News.

Several other players had standout performances to garner honorable mention:

Tevin Madison of Fayette County had 153 receiving yards on four catches, including touchdown plays of 32, 27 and 41 yards, in a 41-14 win over Sulligent. Madison also scored on an 83-yard kickoff return.

Tucker Jones of Demopolis passed for 226 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 100 yards and a score in a 27-26 win at Thomasville.

Terrance "Tank" Hollingsworth of Berry scored four touchdowns and gained 133 rushing yards in a 50-42 overtime win against Lamar County. Hollingsworth had 103 receiving yards and 140 return yards.

Clancy Brown of Berry recorded 28 tackles in the win over Lamar County. He scored the game-winning touchdown on a 10-yard run in overtime.

Josh Lewis, Pickens Academy’s quarterback, ran 23 times for 141 yards and three touchdowns and threw a touchdown pass in a 59-33 win over Jackson Academy.

Joel Pratt of Pickens Academy ran 11 times for 176 yards, scoring on runs of 47 and 68 yards against Jackson Academy. He also scored on a 70-yard interception return.

Aaron Dillard of Hubbertville rushed for 264 yards on 27 carries, including a 51-yard touchdown run in a 27-26 win over Shoals Christian. He caught a 3-yard touchdown pass and kicked three extra points.

Seth Franks of Brookwood threw for 269 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score in a 52-47 win over Oak Grove.

Quin Jeffery of Akron ran for two touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass in a 53-12 win over Marengo.

Deantay White Akron scored on a 90-yard kickoff return and rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown against Marengo.