Wednesday, November 19, 2014

ECCC Football Warriors Earn Post Season Honors

DECATUR - Several members of the East Central Community College football team received honors following the 2014 campaign.
Running back Lamarcus Franks, defensive back Austin Balthazor and defensive lineman Tyler Pace were named to the MACJC All-State Second Team.

Franks, a 5-7, 142-pound speedster from Greene County High School, rushed for 923 yards on 190 carries, a 4.9-yard average. His longest run went for 51 yards. He scored three touchdowns.

Balthazor, a 6-1, 178-pound product of Seminary High School, led the Warriors in tackles with 52 solo stops and 13 assists. He was also credited with a quarterback sack and an interception.

Pace, a 6-2, 276-pound former standout at Newton High School, accumulated 18 solo stops and seven assists. He led the Warriors in quarterback sacks with five.

The Warriors finished 3-6 overall and 1-5 in the MACJC South Division under second year head coach Ken Karcher.

Lamarcus Franks
Austin Balthazor

Tyler Pace