Nice picture by Record colleague Mat McCarthy of a painful landing by Elmira's Alex White during his team's 23-13 loss to Resurrection on Wednesday in the first game of the WCSSAA senior boys football league for both teams.
White, who had to be helped off the field following this play, was arguably the best player on the field in the hard-fought affair.
The versatile player did a bit of everything for the Lancers, including an impressive punt return in the first quarter and a 35-yard run out of the backfield in the third quarter.
One play earlier, White nailed Phoenix quarterback Paul Henning from his outside linebacker postion and caused a fumble that he also recovered.
All in all, not a bad day at the office.
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It's performances like this I'm looking for as I once again try to single out Waterloo Region athletes in this space.
The feature will usually run on Monday and I'll try to mention 10 athletes every week until the end of the school year.
If you'd like to help me out by nominating an athlete, please submit suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell me the student's name, grade, sport, and what he or she did to deserve the nomination.
Feel free to mention whether the athlete participates in other sports and whether he or she is active in other activities in high school.
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And while we're reaching out, don't hesitate to contact me with story ideas about student athletes in Waterloo Region.