LeFever has 1,388 combined yards
LEFEVER FOR SIX â€” South Adams runningback Taylor LeFever sails toward the goal line after take a pass from Dustin Wanner last Friday in the sectional title game. LeFever had 1,388 combined rushing and receiving yards and 17 touchdowns for the Stars, which fell in the Sectional 35 title game Nov.5. (Photo by Jim Hopkins)
BERNE — South Adams senior Taylor LeFever was the top rusher and receiver for the 6-6 South Adams Starfires this past season, garnering a total of 1,388 yards from scrimmage, it was announced Friday night after the Starfires' 43-21 loss to Churubusco in the Class A Sectional 3A championship game.
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LeFever rushed 118 times for 863 yards for a 7.3 average. He scored 10 rushing touchdowns and had a long run of 72 yards. LeFever was the favorite target of South Adams junior quarterback Dustin Wanner with 33 catches for 525 yards and six more touchdowns. He averaged 15.9 yards per catch with a long receiving play of 68 yards.
LeFever scored 17 touchdowns overall, adding five P.A.T. kicks and four fieldgoals for a total of 119 points. Fullback Zach Morgan was second on the team with 59 points.
LeFever had five punt returns for 150 yards and two kickoff returns for 50 yards, giving him 1,588 all-purpose yards for the season.
LeFever also kicked off 43 times for a 40.6 average, with three touchbacks.