Player of the week: Goodson#039;s tackles, INTs lead Patriots to homecoming win

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Corey Goodson made sure Pike Liberal Arts School wouldn't lose to Tuscaloosa Academy.

Goodson was all over the field for the Patriot defense Friday night, roaming sideline-to-sideline and making 17 tackles and adding two interceptions as Pike Lib celebrated its homecoming with a 34-17 win.

&#8220What a game for Corey,” PLAS coach Steven Kilcrease said after the win. &#8220I asked the defense and Corey individually to step up, and he did. He never left the field.”

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Goodson's courageous performance earns him Player of the Week honors from the Messenger.