UnioNCounty Football has selected Monroe's Matthew Bennett, the offensive player of the week. On defense, Marvin Ridge's Jeb Despard received the nod as the county's defensive player of the week.
Matthew Bennett completed 18-of-24 passes for 310 yards and three touchdowns. The senior quarterback also rushed for three TDs in leading his Redhawks to a 48-21 conference win over Cuthbertson High School.
This is the second time this season that Bennett has been named the county's offensive player of the week
Defensively, Jeb Despard, the Marvin Ridge junior linebacker, recorded 15 total tackles, including three tackles for a loss in the Mavericks 28-18 win over Parkwood.
Congratulations to both Matthew and Jeb!