The fans’ pick
WR/S Jaela Davis, Jr., Brooks DeBartolo
A starter on the girls basketball team, Jaela Davis played a key role in helping the program reach the state semifinals this season.
The two-sport star also is leading the flag football team on a successful run through the regular season.
As the top receiver on offense and ball hawk on defense, Davis helped the Phoenix rebound from a 1-3 start with five straight wins.
Two weeks ago, she compiled more than 150 yards receiving and three touchdowns on offense. Davis also recorded a combined three interceptions, including one that was returned for a score.
Fans took notice. Davis received 50 percent of the votes (4,880) to beat out Newsome’s Kayla Ludwig, who had 25 percent (2,443 votes).
The PTP pick
WR/QB/CB Kayla Ludwig, So., Newsome: The leading scorer on the girls basketball team also has put up some impressive numbers in flag football. In four games two weeks ago, Ludwig had a combined 315 yards of offense (208 receiving, 107 passing) and six touchdowns. She also picked off a pass on defense. (Featured photo above courtesy of Mike Gallagher).