Ascension Athlete of the Week

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

This week’s Weekly Citizen Athlete of the Week, brought to you by Rouses Market, is senior running back Cade Nelson of St. Amant.

Last week, Cade carried the ball 32 times for 278 yards and five touchdowns in fifth-seeded St. Amant’s wild 41-38 double-overtime victory over No. 28 Northshore in the first round of the playoffs.

The victory advanced the Gators to the second round, where they will host 12th-seeded Airline on Friday night.