High School Sports

Resurrection senior rushes to Sun Herald offensive honor

Resurrection RB Jerry Johnson
Resurrection RB Jerry Johnson Resurrection High School

Running back Jerry Johnson helped Resurrection land a Class 1A state playoff berth.

The senior earned Sun Herald offensive player of the week honors after leading the Eagles to a 55-34 victory over East Marion on Thursday night.

Johnson ran 24 times for 185 yards and scored five touchdowns for the Eagles (5-6), the third seed from Region 4-1A. For the season, Johnson has 629 yards on 109 carries with nine scores.

Resurrection travels to French Camp in a first-round playoff contest next Friday.

James Jones: 228-896-2320, @_jkjones