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Matthews among "Spotlight" performers

Staff Report

Tallassee's Markevious Matthews has been recognized as one of the top players in the Week 5 Alabama High School Athletic Association's Prep Spotlight.

The sophomore rushed for a career-high 228 yards on 19 carries in the Tigers’ 34-27 loss to T.R. Miller. 170 of Matthew's yards gained came in the second half.

GW Long's Garrett Sanders was the state's overall winner. The 5-foot-7, 127-pound senior kicked a 47-yard game-winning field goal in the 31-28 victory over New Brockton.

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