Hatfield wins Iron Man of the Week award

Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 3, 2007

PROCTORVILLE — Cole Hatfield was all he could be.

With a strong offensive performance and big defensive play, the Fairland Dragons junior quarterback and defensive back has earned the U.S. Army Iron Man of the Week award.

The weekly award, sponsored by Jostens, is given to someone playing and excelling on both offense and defense.

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Last week, Hatfield

was 17-of-32 for 376 yards and five touchdowns on offense and returned a fumble 55 yards for a score as the Dragons outlasted rival Chesapeake 62-48.

“Cole played well and made some big plays. He won the award for the week and now he’s in the running for the Iron Man of the Year award. That’s a nice honor whether he wins the award or not,” said Fairland coach Brent Wilcoxon .

Weekly winners are eligible for the yearly honor as the Army Iron Man of the Year.

Fans can vote for the award until 5 p.m. Sunday by going on line at www.TheSportsFlash.com

Other weekly winners are posted on the web page.