By Wade Linville –
Fayetteville-Perry High School’s senior running back, Chase Jester, has been named the Ohio Valley Athletic League Football Player of the Year after aiding the Rockets to their second straight league title this season by racking up 1,743 rushing yards and 24 touchdown carries.
Jester took a total of 234 carries this fall season and averaged 7.4 yards per carry.
Jester was scheduled to receive his award during the OVAL Fall Awards Banquet scheduled to take place Nov. 20, and he wasn’t the only member of the Fayetteville-Perry varsity football team to earn OVAL awards this season.
For more on this year’s OVAL football awards, be on the look out for the Nov. 24 edition of The News Democrat.