Sports OT Awards - Top Running Backs

By Justin Horowitz

July 22, 2010 Updated Dec 25, 2009 at 11:47 PM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) - Whether it's with speed, or power, or some combination of the two, there's no shortage of top-flight running backs.

Waverly's Kevin Gorman is a repeat Silver Football Award winner.

The 6-foot, 210-pound powerback led Section Four with more than 1,700 yards and 19 touchdowns.

In a Week 6 win over Southern Springs, Gorman broke the school's all-time rushing record on this carry.

A short-yardage specialist or home run threat, Gorman finished with more than 3,000 yards in his Wolverine career.

Speaking of power backs, say hello to the Class D winner, Delhi's Jack Fletcher.

The junior led the Bulldogs to the section title game while rushing for more than 1,100 yards.

He scored 10 touchdowns, most of the lower-the-shoulder and bulldoze variety.

The mini-dump truck had his share of big runs, but none were bigger than this one to seal a week 3 win over bitter rival Walton.

"Oh my god, it feels so great, we haven't beaten them, or I haven't beaten them since eighth grade, most of the seniors never have so it's a great way to end the year with Walton," said Fletcher after the game.

And of course Fletcher will be back next year.

Parker Evans might be the smallest of the award winners, but he might be the most versatile.

Not only did he rush for more than 900 yards, he also caught 14 passes with three touchdowns.

Evans could grind out the tough yards between the tackles or run away from defenders in the open field.

His season highlight came in Week 6 when he scored a school-record six touchdowns against Trumansburg.

A flat-out burner, Dorian Feggins is the Silver Football winner in Class "AA."

Feggins shied from the spotlight, but his play kept putting him there.

Despite missing three games with an ankle injury, Feggins piled up more than 1,200 yards while averaging nearly nine yards per carry and scoring 11 touchdowns.

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