Posted On: 10/5/20 8:42 AM

We’re at the halfway mark of the regular season and a handful of players stepped up on the defensive side of the ball this week. I previously broke down the top offensive performers of the week. Below are the players of the week on the defensive end.

Jack Ward, LB, Belding

Ward led the Belding defense, recording 12 tackles and an interception in it’s 26-8 win over Godwin Heights. Belding now sits tied atop the OK Silver at 3-0.

Collin DeKraker, LB, Zeeland East

DeKracker helped anchor the Chix defense with 12 tackles in a 34-14 loss to Zeeland West. Zeeland East sits a game back of Zeeland West and Mona Shores in the OK Green.

Adam Cassel, S, Zeeland East

Cassel matched his teammates tackle total with 12 in the loss to Zeeland West.

Tyler Kelly, Hudsonville

Kelly led Hudsonville with 11 tackles in it’s 21-17 loss to Grandville. Hudsonville sits one game back of Grandville in the OK Red standings.

Michael Ignatoski, West Catholic

Ignatoski led West Catholic with 11 tackles in its 14-12 win over Spring Lake. The Falcons are 2-1 and one game back in the OK Blue standings.

Joe Phan, West Catholic

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