There is no better time than the present to anoint another Independence Bank player of the week. Independence Bank is proud to sponsor a weekly article highlighting players in the areas whereIndependence Bank flourishes who embody the same type of revolutionary service to their respective football teams which has made Independence Bank unique and special in the banking industry. Independence Bank has a goal of achieving everyday excellence, and this week we are focusing on a player who has performed quite admirably and whose performance exceeded both the coaching staff’s and the Calhoun, Kentucky community’s expectations. We are focusing on Class of 2020, RB/MLB/QB, Peyton Caraway from the McLean County Cougars. McLean County High School is located in Calhoun, Kentucky. The high school is only 7.9 miles from an Independence Bank branch in nearby Livermore and to get there from McLean County High School you need only to drive directly down KY-136 West where you will find the bank on 614 Henton Street.
McLean is rounding into one of the best Class 2A high school football teams on the western side of Kentucky, excepting the Louisville teams like St. Francis DeSales and Christian Academy-Louisville. For years it has been the Mayfield show and, while the Cardinals are still very good, teams like Owensboro Catholic and McLean are gaining some ground and starting to more fully compete. What has made McLean competitive and capable of putting together a season like the 8-4 record it posted in 2018? That is simple…players like Peyton Caraway. Caraway is a large reason why McLean is starting to become a date on the schedule a team may well have to circle. Peyton, a bone fide football start is a good enough athlete to star on the baseball diamond too. Peyton is a big bodied, thick, RB/LB combo player who can play a little QB, when called upon to do that sort of thing. Peyton led the team this past season, in rushing, with 1,038 yards from scrimmage. He gained those thousand yards while carrying it only 95 times. For those of you wondering, Peyton gained nearly 11 yards (10.93 to approach exactitude) every time it was handed to him, carrying it across the goal line 10 times in McLean’s 12 football games. Peyton scored 70 points on the year, and defensively contributed 54 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 2.5 QB sacks, and returned his sole interception 47 yards while stationed at LB. Provided McLean continues to get efforts like Peyton Caraway’s, it will continue to be a team to watch in the 2A Classification.
Congratulations to Peyton Caraway from the McLean County Cougars from Calhoun, Kentucky for his Revolutionary Play which has earned him this week’s recognition from the fastest growing bank in the Commonwealth of Kentucky…your friends at Independence Bank.
This is Fletcher Long reporting for KPGFootball reminding you to PLAY THROUGH THE WHISTLE!
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