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AREA STANDOUTS

Bennie ThomasDunedin

Football

Thomas, a sophomore tailback, led the Falcons to a 24-21 victory over Pinellas Park by rushing for 229 yards on 21 carries, the best running performance in the county this year. Thomas scored on runs of 21 and 46 yards.

Kam Griffin

Largo

Cross country

Last week was busy for Griffin. Besides maintaining her 3.8 grade-point average and sitting in on the Largo homecoming court, Griffin posted a 5:49 one-mile time, winning a three-team meet on the Largo track.

Derek Valone

Clearwater

Football

Valone, a senior split end and strong safety, caught three passes in the Tornadoes' 28-13 win over Northeast. Two of the catches were interceptions (one preventing a score); the other was a 39-yard touchdown reception.

Scott Tucker

Seminole

Swimming

The sophomore finished first in the 100-yard freestyle event at the NSPI Invitational conducted over the weekend in Orlando. Tucker's time of 47.68 seconds is the second-fastest by a Pinellas County swimmer this year.

To nominate players for Area Standouts, call the sports department (893-8819) on Mondays between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The column is compiled by staff writer Tim Looney.

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