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Argyle linebacker named Texas High School Football Player of the Week

Chase Petter, standout Argyle linebacker (photo courtesy of Ford).

Chase Petter, a senior linebacker for Argyle High School, was named the Class 4A Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week for Week 1.

Ford Motor Company’s Player of the Week program is again honoring six outstanding student-athletes each week of the 2018 regular season, recognizing one player in each of the state’s six athletic classifications, according to a news release. The winners are chosen for athletic achievements on the field, as well as for outstanding scholarship and community involvement.

Petter was the only local student athlete to make the list for Week 1, which was last week. In Argyle’s opening 45-35 win over the Stephenville Yellow Jackets, Petter had a remarkable stat line of 16 tackles, including five for a loss and five sacks.

Petter’s awards and accolades also factored into him being named in the Player of the Week program:

  • National Honor Society
  • Young Men’s Service League
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Top 10% of his class
  • 2017 4A Defensive Player of the Year – AP

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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