2013-14 Athletes of the Week [Pictures]
The Baltimore Sun takes Athletes of the Week nominations from Friday night until Sunday at 6 p.m. Please provide name, school, class, sport, position, team results and the athlete's accomplishments for the week, with statistics by game, and other supporting information. Coaches also should provide a number where they can be reached Sunday night. You can email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Boys Athlete of the Week (Nov. 27): Sherrod Hawkes, Patterson, football( Handout photo / November 25, 2013 )
The senior ran 27 times for 239 yards and scored both touchdowns in the Clippers' 14-0 win over Dunbar on Friday for the Class 2A North regional championship. The win sends Patterson (9-3) to the state semifinals for the first time since 2004 and ends a string of 10 regional titles by Dunbar, which had won three straight Class 1A state crowns. Hawkes, a 6-foot, 195-pound fullback, ran for 442 yards and five touchdowns in two regional playoff victories. This fall, he has carried the ball 154 times for 1,629 yards and 21 touchdowns. Hawkes, also a linebacker for the Clippers, has a 2.5 GPA and is drawing attention from Towson, Old Dominion and Salisbury. He will play in the Maryland Crab Bowl.
Others considered: Jacquez Adams, Franklin, football; Jamarkeus Hammond, Meade, football; Donyae Moody, Douglass, football; Kalonji Moore, River Hill, football