THE MONDAY MORNING REWIND
Looking back at the players, plays and games that caught our attention over the weekend. Let us know what you saw and heard.
There was a lot of talk among Walton players and fans about going out to celebrate their win over rival Lassiter Friday night. Kyle Vorster was thinking he’d probably take a pass.
“Pretty tired,” Vorster said after the game.
His exhaustion was understandable. The 5-foot-11, 210-pound senior tailback carried the football a staggering 37 times as the Raiders came from behind to beat Lassiter 31-27 Friday night in Marietta. Vorster turned those carries into 243 yards and two touchdowns as coach Rocky Hidalgo went to him off tackle again and again.
“I didn’t realize I was getting it that much,” Vorster said of all the carries. “They just kept calling my number and I kept taking it and was just following my blocking. I have to give it all to our blockers because I couldn’t have done anything without them.”
It’s the second straight