Rotary Presents 3rd Bob Sawyer Award for 2015 Season to Zachary Pressley of Dudley High School

Posted by Press Release on September 12, 2015 at 12:31 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

ROTARY PRESENTS THIRD BOB SAWYER AWARD FOR 2015 SEASON GUILFORD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Greensboro, NC – The Rotary Club of Greensboro has selected the third winner of the 2015 Bob Sawyer Guilford County Football Player of the Week. The award will be presented at the Rotary Meeting on Wednesday, September 23, at 12:40 pm. The meeting takes place at the Terrace at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Winner: Zachary Pressley
Coach: Stephen Davis
School: Dudley High School
Jersey Number: 45
Position: DL/DE
Dudley against Davie (56-14)

Dudley Defensive Lineman Zachary Pressley had an outstanding game against Davie on Friday, September 4th, with 8 tackles and two sacks. Zach also had a tremendous performance the prior week at Ragsdale, logging 8 tackles, 2 sacks and one forced fumble & recovery returned for a 30 yard touchdown.

Zachary is also involved as a leader outside of the football field. In the words of his coach, “Zachary volunteers with his youth group at church and at his community library. He is not an outspoken person but leads by example. He will do anything you tell him without hesitation.”

Info on Award: The Bob Sawyer Award began in the fall of 2013 for Guilford County High School football players. This award is in honor of long-time coach, athletic director and Greensboro Rotarian, Bob Sawyer, who remains a legend in North Carolina high school athletics. Leading Grimsley High School’s swimming teams to 16 consecutive championships and an unprecedented 15 straight NCHSAA state titles, Sawyer was inducted into the East Carolina University Hall of Fame in 1974, and was enshrined in the NC High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 1995.


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