Fort LeBoeuf had battled with traditional District 10 power Sharon throughout last week’s game before the Bison trailed 36-35 midway through the fourth quarter. Then Kevin Gardner delivered in the clutch.
Gardner, a senior, kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 minutes remaining to give the Bison their winning points in a 38-36 victory. Earlier in the game, Gardner had connected on all five of his extra-point kicks.
He now has three field goals and 17 PATs for 26 points this season.
Gardner is the only athlete in District 10 to win two Breakout Player awards in two different sports this season. Earlier, he won the Soccer Breakout award.
Poll results below:
Who is the Breakout Football Player of the Week?
- Kevin Gardner, Fort LeBoeuf (33%, 804 Votes)
- John Chereson, Cathedral Prep (30%, 721 Votes)
- Zack Baker, McDowell (8%, 190 Votes)
- Tyler Luchey, Sharpsville (4%, 108 Votes)
- Wes Phipps, Grove City (4%, 93 Votes)
- Tyler Johnson, North East (4%, 88 Votes)
- Tyler Bretz, Harbor Creek (3%, 78 Votes)
- Cornelius Barclay, Mercyhurst Prep (3%, 73 Votes)
- DeShawn Coleman, Hickory (2%, 56 Votes)
- Kyle Mariacher, Mercer (2%, 52 Votes)
- Anthony Derrick, Wilmington (2%, 39 Votes)
- Anthony Jordan, East (1%, 34 Votes)
- Denzel Jones, Strong Vincent (1%, 31 Votes)
- Fred Epps, Meadville (1%, 27 Votes)
- Kyle Hetrick, Union City (2%, 18 Votes)
Total Voters: 2,410