Rusk football: Gates, Upshaw, Rogers win weekly accolades

RUSK — A trio of Rusk Eagles have been named as standouts for Week 11, the final week of the regular season.

Landon Gates and Jaheim Upshaw were voted by their peers as Co-Teammates of the Week, which recognizes work ethic, performance and leadership.

Rusk's Defensive Player of the Week went to Sean Rogers.

An Offensive Player of the Week was not named.

The Eagles (3-7) will take on Salado (7-3) in the bi-district round of the state Class 4A-II playoffs.

The game will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Corsicana's Tiger Stadium.

The winner will advance to the Area round where the will tangle with either Texarkana Pleasant Grove or Nevada Community.

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