Ascension Athlete of the Week

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Photo by Kyle Riviere.

This week’s Weekly Citizen Athlete of the Week, brought to you by Rouses Market, is sophomore quarterback Derrick Varnado of Ascension Christian.

Derrick threw for 239 yards and four touchdowns—including the game winner—against KIPP Booker T. Washington on Friday night. He also added 94 yards and three scores on the ground to complete the biggest comeback in school history.

Varnado and the Lions clawed back from a 22-point fourth-quarter deficit to collect their fifth straight victory, 56-48.