Zack Pemberton named Player of the Week vs. McMinn County

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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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