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Huffman, Rucker Capture Weekly Top Athlete Honors

By Staff | Oct 9, 2019

Athletes of Week Mark Rucker and Gage Huffman in the Backfield for the Silver Knights

The Tyler Star News Athletes of the Week for October 9, 2019 are Tyler Consolidated senior football players Mark Rucker and Gage Huffman.

Both Athletes had career performances on Friday in the win over Webster County on the road.

Rucker finished his nights work with some amazing statistics including 274 yards rushing and three touchdowns on just 18 carries.

He also caught two passes both for touchdowns and 38 yards and ran in five two point conversion runs.

Huffman was just as effective for the Knights as the senior quarterback accounted for six scores by passing for three and rushing for three.

Huffman had T.D. runs of 26, 15, and 8, while throwing T.D. passes of 13, 25, and 20 yards. Along with that he ran for a two point conversion and passed for two more.

Congratulations on a super performance from both of these Silver Knight seniors.