High School Football

Football Player of the Week: Beaufort High RB Eric Blakely

sports@islandpacket.comNovember 15, 2013 

Beaufort High School running back Eric Blakely

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Beaufort High School running back Eric Blakely is the Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette Player of the Week for Week 11.

Blakely, a senior, ran for 146 yards and four touchdowns (57, 2, 1, 4) on 17 carries to help lead the Eagles to a 35-12 home win over Colleton County.

The victory guaranteed Beaufort High (8-3, 3-2 Region 8-AAAA) a playoff berth for the first time in three seasons. The Eagles host Blythewood (7-4) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the first round of the Class 4-A Division II playoffs.

This marks the third time this season Blakely has been named the player of the week.

Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette Player of the Week

Week 11: RB Eric Blakely, Beaufort High

Week 10: RB Eric Blakely, Beaufort High; Teron Daley, Hilton Head Prep

Week 9: RB Seth Jones, Thomas Heyward Academy

Week 8: ATH Yuneek Crittendon, Battery Creek

Week 7: RB Eric Blakely, Beaufort High; RB/QB Seth Jones, Thomas Heyward Academy

Week 6: RB Deo'Vonte Doe, Hilton Head Christian Academy

Week 5: RB/DL Poona Ford, Hilton Head Island High School

Week 4: RB Reyn Robinson, Beaufort Academy

Week 3: QB Alex Davis, Bluffton High School

Week 2: RB Khalil Lewis, Hilton Head Island High School

Week 1: WR/DB Aaron Frazier, Hilton Head Island High School; RB/LB Teron Daley Hilton Head Prep

Week 0: LB Craven Howard, Ridgeland-Hardeeville

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