KJCCC FOOTBALL Athletes of the Week, Week 1
Sophomore running back Erin Collins made a big Hutchinson Blue Dragon debut scoring three touchdowns in the Blue Dragons' season-opening 30-12 victory over Ellsworth. Collins rushed for a game-high 104 yards on 17 carries, breaking things open in the second half for 85 yards in the second half. Collins had touchdowns of 1, 9 and 46 yards.
Sophomore Dezmon Jackson had a game-high 179 all-purpose yards with 117 coming on three kickoff returns in Hutchinson's 30-12 season-opening victory over Ellsworth at Gowans Stadium. Jackson had a long return of 73 yards.
Darius Johnson's 70-yard interception return for a touchdown is the fifth longest interception return in Highland school history. His return tied the game at 14-14 in the second quarter against Fort Scott ending Greyhound drive.