Athletes of the Week

Local High School Sports

Share this:

Independence Patriots 


Davion Nelson – The junior running back rushed for 222 yards on 26 carries scoring two touchdowns on Friday night for the Patriots. His longest run from scrimmage was 46 yards.  Nelson was selected as this weeks outstanding player by our sports writers.

Brevin Caldwell Another talented junior had 6 receptions for 109 yards with his longest being a 37 yard catch. He averaged 18.2 yards per pass reception against Ardrey Kell.

Brian Morgan – The senior contributed by making 3 receptions for 42 yards, averaging 14.0 yards per catch, with his longest being a nifty 25 yard gain.

Arnold Taylor The elusive Patriots quarterback went 12/25 for a 172 yards while tossing two touchdowns for the Patriots.

Honorable Mention – Shai Wheeler, Tyson Clawson, Sirr Robison, Trevor Bryan, Chris Joyner, Melsey Bonilla for their offensive line play, and sophomore kicker Ryan Howe who made a 31 yard field goal, and came up just short on a 40 yard attempt.


Sophia Ternes – This Lady Patriot continues to have very highly competitive games for the team with solid play up front at the net and during her serves to keep the Patriots in contention.

Queens Grant Stallions: 


Cristian Rosado – The junior midfielder in 5 games has scored 3 goals for 6 points. He is the leading offensive player for the Stallions at this juncture of the season.

Share this:

Previous articleWelcome to Waxhaw, Lucy Rose Salon!
Next articleDo essential oils live up to their claims?
Ed Berti
Ed is retired and remains active as a freelance writer, local journalist and independent contractor. He is engaged in print and electronic media writing stories covering business, sports, hometown news and veteran's affairs including articles of interest to various media outlets. Ed is a graduate of Wagner College where he earned an MBA and holds a BBA from Pace University.
Ed can be reached at, and