Player of the week: D.J. Tyson

D.J. TYSON

SCHOOL: Grovetown

CLASS: Senior

POSITION: RB

HEIGHT: 5-foot-9

HOW HE FARED: The Warrior running back ran for all but 12 of his 174 yards in the second half as he helped Grovetown beat Josey 38-26. Tyson also scored three touchdowns as he had 21 second-half carries.

TYSON ON TYSON: "The offense had a slow start, but we adjusted at halftime. I give credit to the offensive line."

COACH RODNEY HOLDER ON TYSON: "He did a great job and ran the zone play well. The guys up front gave him a lot of help."

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