Each week, the Tigers Radio Network will select a “Player of the Game” from each team. The Players of the Game is sponsored by the Philly Pretzel Factory.
These are your Philly Pretzel Factory Players of the Game for Week # 1 – MN at Academy Park, 8-29-14:
Academy Park: Jeremy Dembry
Academy Park’s Jeremy Dembry led the Knight’s offense on the ground with 15 carries for 136 yards (9.1 YPC) and 1 touchdown. Dembry also recorded three tackles including .5 tackle for loss.
Marple Newtown: Adrian Sapnas
Marple Newtown’s Adrian Sapnas broke the game open in the 3rd quarter after a scoreless first half with a 75 yard touchdown run to put the Tigers on the board for the first time in 2014. Later in the same quarter, Sapnas broke a run for 88 yards and the Tiger’s 2nd TD of the game.
Sapnas ended the night with 257 yards on 25 carries (10.3 YPC) and 2 touchdowns. In addition, Adrian had 4 receptions for 7 yards along with a kick-off return for 35 yards totaling 299 all purpose yards.
Sapnas’ 257 rushing yards is a new Marple Newtown single game rushing record previously held by Cimirrow Moat (9-2-11).
The Philly Pretzel Factory and the Tigers Radio Network congratulate these athletes for their commitment to excellence and good sportsmanship demonstrated during the game.