Augusta Christian’s Wingard is player of the week

Parker Wingard

 

SCHOOL: Augusta Christian

CLASS: Senior

POS.: Receiver/Linebacker/Kicker

HT./WT.: 6-2/170 pounds

HIGHLIGHTS: Wingard, a senior leader who plays all over the field, accounted for 29 of Augusta Christian’s points in a 35-10 win over Calhoun Falls this past Friday. He scored three times on defense: a safety, fumble return and interception return. On offense, he caught a 23-yard touchdown pass from Sam Roberson. Wingard also kicked two field goals and three extra points.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING: “He’s quickly turning into an impact player; his stats are showing that. He’s a phenomenal athlete and he’s coming into his own on the football field.” – Augusta Christian coach Keith Walton

WHAT HE SAID: “I was in the right spot at the right time. I’m sure some of my teammates could’ve done the same thing. I had a pretty good game. I just do whatever the coaches ask of me. Hopefully that’ll get some momentum going for the season. Our offense ran really well and our defense definitely did a good job.”

 

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