Brentwood senior running back Jake Zivic was featured as the Athlete of the Week in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch last week.
In the Eagles’ 76-33 win over Cleveland, he carried the ball 18 times for 255 yards and six touchdowns. On defense Zivic had four solo tackles, four assists and broke up three passes, the Post-Dispatch reports.
Zivic has rushed for a team-best 616 yards and 11 touchdowns and has made 26 total tackles.
Last season, he rushed for 1,111 yards and 19 TDs and made 49 tackles.
In Brentwood’s 58-26 win over Cuba on Friday, Zivic rushed for 148 yards in 18 carries, averaging better than eight yards per carry. He carried in two of the Eagles’ touchdowns with runs of 1 and 17 yards.
The 5-0 Eagles play Wood River (2-3) at Brentwood at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Maplewood Richmond Heights (1-4) got its first win last week against Perryville, 34-12. The Blue Devils play Friday at Fredericktown (2-3).