Zack Pemberton named Player of the Week vs. McMinn County

Randy Wells of SouthEast Bank, Zack Pemberton, and Coach Jeremy Fitzgerald (photo submitted)

The RCHS Player of the Week for the September 8 game with McMinn County is Junior Quarterback Zack Pemberton.  Zack was 9 of 13 for 139 yards passing and rushed for 42 yards in Rhea County’s exciting overtime win.

Zack completed 69% of his passes giving him a 102.1 QB rating for the game.  The Eagles gutted it out in over time overcoming a 14-0 deficit.

Zack and the Eagles, now 2-2 for the season, resume district play this Friday as they host the Lenoir City Panthers.  Kickoff 7:30 PM, Bill Horton Field.

The Player of the Week Award is sponsored by Southeast Bank.


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