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Jalen Mayden named Sophomore Offensive Player of the Year

by | Dec 17, 2015 | Sports

Joe Diehl/The Sachse News Jalen Mayden grew as a quarterback as the season progressed, eventually leading the Mustangs back to the postseason.

Joe Diehl/The Sachse News
Jalen Mayden grew as a quarterback as the season progressed, eventually leading the Mustangs back to the postseason.

By Greg Ford
Sports Editor
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When Jalen Mayden first took the field as Sachse’s quarterback, it was easy to see he was a sophomore learning how to adjust to the pressure of varsity play. However, adjust he did, and by season’s end the Mustang signal caller was one of the best players in District 11-6A as he led Sachse to a playoff appearance.
His progress did not go unnoticed by the district coaches, who named the underclassman the Offensive Sophomore of the Year.
Although Mayden was the lone Mustang to earn an individual accolade, there were other Sachse players who earned recognition for the gridiron performances.
(To view and read the complete article, check out the Dec. 17 edition of The Sachse News@http://www.etypeservices.com/Sachse%20NewsID248/default.aspx)

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