Athlete of the week: Lee leads Isabella defense in victory

Published 4:29 pm Monday, October 18, 2021

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DreVon Lee of Isabella High School is this week’s athlete of the week for his performance against Central Coosa on Oct. 15.

Lee led the Mustangs defense to its first shutout of the season in the game. He had three interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown.

He also contributed offensively, picking up a rushing touchdown in the 62-0 victory.


Honorable mention: D.J. Jackson, Verbena High School


D.J. Jackson had a great game against Maplesville High School on Oct. 15. Despite the fact that Verbena lost the game 61-20, Jackson had a hand in all three of Verbena’s touchdowns.

Jackson accounted for 284 all-purpose yards in the game, more than anyone else from either team. He completed a 32-yard pass for a touchdown, caught a 69-yard pass for a touchdown and took a kickoff back 90 yards for another touchdown, all in the first half of the game.