C-L’s Newcomb Named D9Sports.com Football POW for Week 8; Honor Roll Named

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Turning in what is believed to be just the second 400-yard rushing game in District 9 history, Clarion-Limestone’s Austin Newcomb is the Week Eight D9Sports.com District 9 Football Player of the Week.

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Newcomb, who is the first three-time winner of the award this season also taking home honors in Week Two and Week Five, ran 28 times for 416 yards and five touchdowns while adding two catches for 31 yards giving him 447 offensive yards in the Lions’ 46-14 win at Curwensville. The 416 rushing yards are believed to be the second most in District 9 history behind Curwensville’s Alex Holland, who ran for 419 yards in a win at Kane in 2010.

Joining Newcomb in being honored are 15 additional players on the District 9 Honor Roll for Week Eight.

The Player of the Week and Honor Roll honors will continue through the conclusion of the regular season.

View the Honor Roll at D9Sports.com

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