Hilton Head Island High School running back and defensive lineman Poona Ford is the Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette's High School Football Player of the Week for Week 5.
Putting together perhaps his finest game as a Seahawk, Ford ran for three touchdowns, made four tackles for loss and recorded two sacks in Hilton Head Island's 33-32 win over Bluffton in the Bridge Bowl, ending a five-game losing streak in the series.
The Louisville commitment rushed for 51 yards on 12 carries and caught a pass for 6 yards.
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Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette Player of the Week
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