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 # 3 – Harriton at MN, 9-12-14:
Harriton: Eddie Byrd III
Harriton’s Eddie Byrd III led the Ram’s offense with 207 all-purpose yards that included 15 carries for 74 yards and 2 rushing touchdowns along with 4 catches for 70 yards and 2 TD receptions. In addition, Byrd returned 3 kick-offs for 63 yards. On defesne, Byrd recorded 2 tackles.
Marple Newtown: Marcus Weathers, Quarterback
Marple Newtown’s Marcus Weathers had his best game as the starting quarterback for the Tigers. Weathers completed 10 passes on 15 attempts (66.7 completion %) for 236 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Against Harriton, Weathers had 7 completions that resulted in gains of 10+ yards and 5 of those 7 completions resulted in gains of 30+ yards including a 50 yard bomb to Abel Hoff for a touchdown late in the 3rd quarter.
Through three games, Weathers has passed for 336 yards and has 28 completions on 47 pass attempts (59.6 completion %). He has three passing TDs to 2 interceptions.
The Philly Pretzel Factory and the Tigers Radio Network congratulate these athletes for their commitment to excellence and good sportsmanship demonstrated during the game.