York-Adams League football coaches honor standout players from Week 3


Each week the York-Adams League football coaches select the top players from the previous week. For each division, one skill player and one lineman is selected. Following are players honored from Week 3.

Dallastown's Zyree Brooks during football action against Spring Grove at Papermaker Stadium in Jackson Township, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Spring Grove would win the game 41-26. Dawn J. Sagert photo


Skill player: Spring Grove running back Zyree Brooks had huge game in the Rockets' big win over Northern York. Brooks racked up 216 rushing yards and three touchdowns in the win.

Lineman: York High's Joden Nelson took the nomination as the leader of the Bearcats' line that had a big game vs. Coatesville. York High had more than 500 yards of offense and 44 points last week.

York High junior lineman Joden Nelson poses for a photo. After being named a York-Adams League Division I second team all-star in 2020, Nelson has received five NCAA Division I scholarship offers.


Skill player: Kennard-Dale's Steven Lukes starred on both sides of the ball last week. Lukes scored two touchdowns and had 101 rushing yards on offense and forced a safety on defense.

Kennard-Dale's Steven Lukes, right, works to pull down New Oxford's Benjamin Leese during football action at New Oxford High School in New Oxford, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. New Oxford would win the game 28-12. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Lineman: Jed Peters gave the Rams a sweep in the weekly awards with a dominant defensive performance. Peters had eight total tackles and five tackles for loss in a win over Biglerville.


Skill player: Bermudian Springs' Ricky Pacana was all over the field in the Eagles' first win of the season. Pacana recorded 112 all-purpose yards on offense and intercepted two passes on defense.

No lineman was selected by the coaches for D-III.

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