Cartersville Athletes After High School Update
Posted Monday, October 28, 2019
For the second consecutive week, Trevor Lawrence accounted for three touchdowns for his college team.
Lawrence posted a terrific line, completing 16 of 19 passes for 275 yards and three touchdowns. The former Cartersville High quarterback rushed for 40-plus yards for the fifth time in six games. .
Lawrence led Clemson to a 59-7 win over Boston College.
This came a week after Lawrence had three TD tosses against Louisville.
Terry Berdin (Reinhardt So., Cartersville) — Berdin had one carry in the fourth quarter for an 8-yard gain in Saturday’s 48-28 win at St. Andrews (North Carolina). In six game appearances this season, Berdin has 49 yards on 13 carries for an average of 3.8 yards. The NAIA 17th-ranked Eagles (7-2, 4-0 Mid-South Conference, Appalachian Division) entertain Cincinnati Christian Saturday afternoon for homecoming.
Jonathan Cruz (Charlotte So., Cartersville) — Cruz was 3-for-3 on PAT kicks Saturday in the 49ers’ 39-38 home win over North Texas. Charlotte elected to go for two on their final three touchdowns and failed on each attempt, but the Niners salvaged the win with a touchdown with only 18 seconds remaining. Cruz had seven kickoffs in the win for a 56.1-yard average, two touchbacks and one kick out of bounds. For the season, he is 3-for-3 on field goal attempts with a long kick of 53 yards. He has averaged 57.2 yards per kickoff with 16 touchbacks in 35 kicks.
Miller Forristall (Alabama R-Jr., Cartersville) — Forristall caught two first-quarter passes for 11 total yards and had a kickoff return of 3 yards in the second-ranked Crimson Tide’s 48-7 pounding of visiting Arkansas. For the season, Forristall has 12 receptions for 131 yards and three touchdowns. Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC) has a bye week prior to hosting top-ranked LSU Nov. 9.
Sean Holton (Davidson Jr., Cartersville) — Holton did not record any stats but did see action in the Wildcats’ 27-21 homecoming loss to Marist Saturday. Davidson (5-3, 2-2 Pioneer Football League) entertains Valparaiso this Saturday.
Trevor Lawrence (Clemson So., Cartersville) — Lawrence threw for three touchdowns, giving him a touchdown pass in 18 consecutive games, and was 16-for-19 for 275 passing yards as the fourth-ranked Tigers extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 23 games with a 59-7 blowout of Boston College. Through eight games, Lawrence is 137-for-209 for 1809 yards and 17 passing touchdowns. He has thrown eight interceptions. The sophomore quarterback also has 229 yards rushing on 46 attempts with five rushing touchdowns. Clemson (8-0, 6-0 ACC) steps out of conference Saturday afternoon to host Wofford.
Nick Root (Carson-Newman R-Fr., Cartersville) — Root saw action Saturday as the Eagles defeated visiting Newberry, 24-21. CNU rushed for 273 of their 315 yards of total offense in the homecoming victory. The Eagles (5-2, 3-2 South Atlantic Conference) travel to Mars Hill this Saturday afternoon.
Bryce Wilkins (Reinhardt So., Cartersville) — Wilkins was a starter at left guard, as Reinhardt rushed for 371 yards and finished with 493 total yards in their victory. The Eagles were also 7-for-7 in the red zone.
Marissa Mowry (Anderson So., Cartersville) — Mowry played all 90 minutes in a 2-0 win Wednesday over Erskine College and 80 minutes Saturday in a 1-0 loss at Lenoir-Rhyne. The Trojans (7-6, 4-4 South Atlantic Conference) host conference-foe Catawba this Saturday night.
Madison Putzer (Young Harris Jr., Cartersville) — Putzer played 17 minutes in the Mountain Lions’ 3-0 win Wednesday at home over Georgia College. YHC (6-7, 5-3 Peach Belt Conference) entertains North Georgia Wednesday night and Clayton State Saturday night.
Payton Putzer (Young Harris Jr., Cartersville) — Putzer started and played 54 minutes in YHC’s 3-0 win at home last Wednesday over Georgia College. She also contributed 29 minutes in the Mountain Lions’ 4-1 loss Saturday at USC-Aiken.
Grace Hunter (Brewton-Parker Fr., Cartersville) — In a three-set loss last Tuesday to Middle Georgia State, Hunter was credited with four kills. The Barons also had a five-set win at Toccoa Falls College Friday and played Regent University and Bob Jones University Saturday, but individual stats were not available. BPC (3-21, 0-9 Southern States Athletic Conference) hosted Savannah State Monday night and entertains Florida College and Florida Memorial Friday.
— Charles Wilson of Bartow Sports Zone contributed to this report.