Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Gateway Tire & Service Center Player of the Week
Lamar School running back Corey Skinner is the Gateway Tire & Service Center Player of the Week. The 5'9", 190 lb. senior led the Lamar ground attack by rushing for 204 yards on 20 carries and two touchdowns and had two receptions for 60 yards and a touchdown in the Raider's 55-27 win on the road over Winston.
Skinner picked up 151 yards and three touchdowns in leading the Raiders to a 42-14 blowout win over MHSAA 2-A Enterprise in week two.
The senior has been a key factor in Lamar's 3-0 start and is averaging 156 yards a game on the ground and ranks fifth in the MAIS in rushing with 467 yards.
Lamar hosts 8th ranked Central Hinds this Friday night in a matchup that will feature Skinner and Central Hinds tailback Bryan King who is the second leading rusher in the MAIS with 529 yards. 

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