Fever Star Athlete of the Year to be announced Wednesday

Fever Star Athlete of the Year to be announced Wednesday
(Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Fresh off the heels of National Signing Day and the Fever Singing Day Party, WSFA will honor some of the best Fever Country football players Wednesday.

Wednesday, athletes that put on great performances on Friday nights across Fever Country last season will gather at the WSFA 12 Studios. The Fever Star Athlete of the Year will be announced at a party with a crowd consisting of the past season's weekly winners.

The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Last year, Malik Cunningham of Park Crossing took home the honors as the 2016 Fever Star Athlete of the Year. Cunningham threw for over 2,900 yards and 30 touchdowns while also rushing for 1,015 yards and 19 touchdowns as the Thunderbirds advanced to the semifinal round of the AHSAA 6A playoffs.

This year's Fever Star Athlete of the Week winners were:

  • Week 1- Reece Solar (ACA)
  • Week 2- Marcus McGhee (Luverne)
  • Week 3- Keefe White (Montgomery Academy)
  • Week 4- Casey Baynes (Tallassee)
  • Week 5- Jared Wilson (Charles Henderson)
  • Week 6- Luke Taylor (Fort Dale Academy)
  • Week 7- Cameron Faison (Reeltown)
  • Week 8- Cam Taylor (Park Crossing)
  • Week 9- Parker Driggers (Brantley)
  • Week 10- Keedrick Adams (Wetumpka)
  • Week 11- Drake Baker (Holtville)
  • Week 12- James Foster (Lanier)

Fans voted on the weekly winners. Now the WSFA 12 Sports crew will put their minds together and present one athlete with the award for Fever Star Athlete of the Year.

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