This week’s Midstate Player of the Week for the Division I semifinals is Summit sophomore running back/linebacker Keaten Wade.
Wade rushed for 173 yards on 15 carries and scored two touchdowns (of 32 and 80 yards) in the Spartans’ 27-20 victory over visiting Dyer County in the Class 5A semifinals. Wade also had 1.5 sacks defensively in the victory.
Summit will face Knoxville Central for the championship at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 at Tennessee Tech University’s Tucker Stadium.
Previous Player of the Week honorees:
3rd round – Dominic Allocco, Montgomery Bell Academy, senior defensive back 2nd round – Justin Seagraves, Friendship Christian, senior quarterback 1st round – Tim Coutras, Nolensville, senior wide receiver/defensive back Week 11 – John Ross Hord, Smith County, senior tailback Week 10 – Kevontay White, Springfield, senior tailback Week 9 – Kemari McGowan, Middle Tennessee Christian, senior tailback Week 8 – Logan Nardozzi, Fairview, junior tailback Week 7 – James Moore, Stratford, senior tailback Week 6 – Sawyer Watts, Pope John Paul II, senior quarterback Week 5 – Marcus Collins, Eagleville, sophomore quarterback Week 4 – Andrew Mason, Ravenwood, senior wide receiver Week 3 – Hayden Fly, Lipscomb Academy, senior linebacker Week 2 – Spencer Briggs, Gallatin, senior tailback Week 1 – Nick Semptimphelter, Battle Ground Academy, senior quarterback