Athlete of the Week: Zach Richards


This week’s athlete of the week (11/22) is Zach Richards from Ava High School.

Richards is a senior quarterback and defensive back on the Bears football team.

In the state quarterfinals against Lamar, Richards did a little bit of everything.

Running for a pair of touchdowns, catching a pass on a fourth down conversion and making an interception with a lengthy return.

Richards is a big reason the Bears went undefeated through the regular season and made it to the state quarterfinal game.

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Once more, congrats to this week’s athletes of the week, Zach Richards from Ava High School.

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