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Camas’ Jacques Badolato-Birdsell is Week 1 prep football player of the week

Badolato-Birdsell edges out Evergreen's Zyell Griffin

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

Camas’ Jacques Badolato-Birdsell is the  The Columbian high school football player of the week for the week ending Sept. 7.

Badolato-Birdsell edged out Evergreen’s Zyell Griffin for the honor.

Badolato-Birdsell rushed for 196 yards on 19 carries and one touchdown in the Papermakers’ 24-14 win over Lincoln last Friday.

Other nominees

  • JACOB AYERS, COLUMBIA RIVER: Ayers caught five passes for 200 yards, including four for touchdowns in the Chieftains’ loss to Centralia.
  • ZYELL GRIFFIN, EVERGREEN: Griffin caught seven passes for 179 yards and three touchdowns, including a 99-yard touchdown play, in the Plainsmen’s loss to Heritage.
  • ISAIAH JONES, UNION: Jones rushed for 205 yards on 27 carries and three touchdowns in the Titans’ win over Mountain View.
  • TOM LAMBERT, LA CENTER: Lambert completed 9 of 12 passes for 114 yards and 1 touchdown and rushed 25 times for 145 yards and three touchdowns in the Wildcats’ win over Ridgefield.

Nominees for Week 2 football player of the week will be posted on Saturday night. The vote ends at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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