Boys Athlete of the Week: John Myers, Perry Hall, football

  • John Myers, Perry Hall football player, is The Baltimore Sun's Boys Athlete of the Week for Nov. 7, 2012.
John Myers, Perry Hall football player, is The Baltimore Sun's… (Handout photo )
November 06, 2012

The senior hit a 50-yard field goal as time expired to give the Gators a 31-28 victory over Hereford, their first win over the Bulls in four years. Myers had not kicked in two weeks after suffering a groin injury, but with his backup struggling, he also kicked three extra points before hitting the game-winner. Also a linebacker, he had 21 tackles, including nine solo tackles in the season finale for the Gators (6-4). In seven games, Myers was 2-for-3 on field goals, also kicking a 37-yarder. He hit 24 of 27 extra points, and 25 of his 31 kickoffs were touchbacks. He also had 121 tackles, a sack and an interception and ran 39 times for 279 yards and five touchdowns. Myers has a 3.6 GPA and hopes to play football in college.

Others considered: Bennett Bradley, Loyola, volleyball; Vincent Ciattei, Perry Hall, cross country; Connor Cox, South River, football; Chris Harris, Meade, football; Tyler Hartman, Havre de Grace, soccer; Nevone McCrimmon, Mount St. Joseph, football; Donnie Neal, Reginald Lewis, football; Charlie Wells, Annapolis, football; Jason Will, Calvert Hall, soccer

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