Advocate staff photo by Scott Threlkeld
Country Day junior Price Petagna has been chosen as the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl/Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Quarterback Club, SportsNOLA.com, WHNO TV 20, WGSO, 990 AM and Friday Night Football Prep Player of the Week for Week eight of the prep football season.
A junior, Petagna did it all as Country Day remained unbeaten with a 51-21 District 9-2A victory over Newman at Wenzel Field. Offensively, Petagna caught five passes for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, he had five tackles, including two for loss and had three pass break-ups. In the kicking game, Petagna executed two consecutive onside kicks, both of which he recovered, he kicked a 27-yard field goal and made 6-of-7 extra points.
Petagna is coached by Joe Chango. He will be honored at the year-end meeting of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Quarterback Club on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse Street in New Orleans.