Posted On: 10/6/20 8:56 PM

With high school football in West Virginia battling against the Coronavirus and making it seemingly difficult for games to be played players are still battling it out on Friday nights and winning games. The Kennedy Award which is awarded to the the states best overall player is voted on by West Virginia Sports Writers Association and is the biggest award presented in the state of West Virginia. These 5 players have been fantastic for their teams and should be in the conversation for the award.


Ethan Payne: 6'1 215 Poca High School 2021


The 2019 Kennedy Award winner and Marshall football commit is still as dominant as he was in his junior year campaign. Ethan fits every box when being considered a division 1 running back. He's a very strong runner, he's elusive and can pretty much do anything on the field that he wants. In his first game Ethan accounted for 4 total touchdowns and over 200 yards rushing. Unfortunately Poca has only been able to 1 game the entire season due to the virus but Ethan is still one of the top players in the state.


Blake Hartman: 5'11 190 Musselman High School 2021

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