Union’s Gallagher Named D9sports.com Football Player Of The Week

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports.com) – Dugan Gallagher of Union saved his best till last.

In his final high-school football game, Gallagher ran for a career-best 235 yards on 27 carries while scoring on two long runs while adding a third touchdown on an interception return. In all, he picked off a pair of passes on defense, caused a fumble and made eight tackles in Union’s 34-12 win at Moniteau.

His all-around performance is the reason he is the D9Sports.com District 9 Football Player of the Week for Week 10 of the 2015 season.

See highlight video here: https://youtu.be/eqNIcdI-NlM

Joining Gallagher in being honored on the Week 10 Honor Roll are 15 additional players.

This is the final Player of the Week and Honor Roll of the 2015 season.

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D9SPORTS.COM PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Dugan GallagherUnion: 27 carries, 235 yards (2nd most yards in a game in Union history), 2 touchdowns; Returned an interception for a touchdown; Caused a fumble; Made 8 tackles; Had 2 interceptions – Union 34, Moniteau 12

D9SPORTS.COM HONOR ROLL

John EakinBradford: 21 carries, 274 yards, 1 touchdown – Warren 55, Bradford 28

Mark LatuskaBrockway: 22 carries, 157 yards, 4 touchdowns – Brockway 25, Mercer 7

Seth CaldwellClearfield: 14 carries, 183 yards, 2 touchdowns; 2 catches, 20 yards, 1 touchdown – Clearfield 56, Punxsutawney 8 (D9 AAA Title Game)

Quamone NewkirkCurwensville: 4 catches, 105 yards, 1 touchdown – Curwensville 45, Blairsville 14

Nick StewartCurwensville: 13 carries, 127 yards, 3 touchdowns; Returned a kickoff for a touchdown – Curwensville 45, Blairsville 14

Jakob TerryCurwensville: 9 of 14, 174 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception, 2 carries, 7 yards, 1 touchdown – Curwensville 45, Blairsville 14

Dante DawsonDuBois: 9 catches, 189 yards, 3 touchdowns; 10 tackles – Karns City 69, DuBois 28

Matt MillerDuBois: 30-for-39, 438 yards, 4 touchdowns, 4 interceptions – Karns City 69, DuBois 28

Shane RolickKane: 19 carries, 142 yards, 2 touchdowns; 1-for-7 passing, 7 yards; Intercepted a pass – Kane 21, Port Allegany 0 (AML Title Game)

Collin DunmyreKarns City: 9 carries, 129 yards, 2 touchdowns; Returned a kickoff for a touchdown; 2 catches, 75 yards – Karns City 69, DuBois 28

Chandler TurnerKarns City: 11 carries, 137 yards, 4 touchdowns – Karns City 69, DuBois 28

Derek BobenMoniteau: 11-for-21 passing, 167 yards, 1 touchdown, 3 interceptions; 16 carries, 68 yards, 1 touchdown; Made 14 tackles – Union 34, Moniteau 12

Heath StewartOtto-Eldred: 12 carries, 137 yards, 4 touchdowns – Otto-Eldred 41, Cowanesque Valley 13

Christian SteffanSt. Marys: 26 carries, 132 yards, 2 touchdowns – St. Marys 21, Ridgway 7

Myquandre StevensonSheffield: 18 carries, 84 yards, 1 touchdown; 2 catches, 10 yards, 1 touchdown – Eisenhower 66, Sheffield 20

2015 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Week One: Zach Sloan, DuBois and Jake Weaver, Keystone

Week Two: Matt Miller, DuBois

Week Three: Anthony Isabella, Brockway

Week Four: Anthony Louder, Clarion-Limestone and Nick Stewart, Curwensville

Week Five: Adam Shunk, Smethport

Week Six: Noah Werner, Elk County Catholic

Week Seven: Maverick Kelsea, Karns City

Week Eight: Dylan Baumgarner, Port Allegany

Week Nine: Wyatt Hetrick, Redbank Valley

Week Ten: Dugan Gallagher, Union


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