CINCINNATI - Ludlow quarterback and linebacker Justin Blackburn was voted the WCPO Mercy Orthopedic Player of the Week for Week 3, registering 2,639 votes (26.3 percent).
Blackburn accounted for 356 yards of total offense (210 rushing, 146 passing) and four touchdowns as Ludlow moved to 3-1 with a win over Gallatin County. He also had seven tackles (five solo) for the Panthers’ defense.
Blackburn edged out Ryle’s Mitchell Bateman and Pete Lampert of Moeller in the voting conducted by TriStateFootball.com. In total, 13 players were nominated with 10,028 votes cast.
Player of the Week winners will receive awards at the TSF Year in Review Shows in February at Holy Grail at The Banks (more details coming soon).
Players can be nominated weekly on Twitter @TSFootball. Voting will begin next week by Monday morning.