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THE WINNER: Noah Reimers
— Noah Reimers (@NoahReimers) December 4, 2014
School: Tuscarora (Leesburg, Va.)
Position: Running back
Weight: 200 pounds
Athletic achievement: He has led the Huskies to a 13-0 record and a berth in the Division 5 regional final against Fredericksburg (Va.) Massaponax, scheduled for Dec. 5. Reimers rushed for 2,580 yards and 41 touchdowns on 302 carries through 13 games. A two-time First Team All-District selection, he also won two games as Tuscarora’s starting quarterback, completing 16 of 23 passes for 198 yards and three touchdowns, without an interception.
Academic excellence: Reimers has maintained a 4.28 GPA.
Exemplary character: A member of the Key Club and his school’s Conflict Mediation program, he has also served as a math tutor and volunteered locally on behalf of a youth football team.
“Reimers has outstanding feet, motor and power,” said Jason Allen, head coach at Sterling (Va.) Potomac Falls. “He’s extremely difficult to tackle. A game-changer.”
THE FUTURE: Reimers will play for Harvard.