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Life Waxahachie running back SirMichael Veasley rushes for a big gain Friday night. (Fred Phipps/KBEC Sports)

Life Waxahachie’s Veasley named KBEC Sports Player of the Week

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports

For the first time in five weeks, a student-athlete lapped the field in the KBEC Sports Player of the Week poll.

Life Waxahachie running back SirMichael Veasely received 6,739 of the 12,249 votes (55.02%) during the week five voting period.

Veasley rushed 11 times for 194 yards and four touchdowns Friday night during a 56-14 victory against Farmersville. As a team, the Mustangs racked up 417 rushing yards in the homecoming win.

Veasley will be presented with a commemorative KBEC Sports Player of the Week certificate at a date to be announced.

Waxahachie wide receiver BJ Hawkins (3,288 votes, 26.84%), Ferris running back Jeremiah Harrison (2,203 votes, 17.99%) and Avalon quarterback Miguel Padron (19 votes, 0.16%) also received votes in the week five KBEC Sports Player of the Week poll.

About Travis M. Smith

Travis M. Smith is the owner and content director of Ellis County Sports and has over a decade of award-winning sports coverage. He most recently served as the digital sports director for KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM. He is the former managing editor of the Waxahachie Daily Light, Midlothian Mirror and Glen Rose Reporter.

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