(HILLSBORO) Payton Brown, senior at Hillsboro High School is this week’s Regional Radio/Applebee’s of Farmington Athlete of the Week. In the Hawks 42-21 win last Friday against Festus, Payton had 16 carries for 153 yards, 3 rushing touchdowns and 1 reception for 18 yards and a TD for 4 total TDs. Defensively he had 9 solo tackles and 1 assist.
Brown says he put a lot of thought into how he was going to compete against Festus.
We asked Payton if his demeanor changes as he switches from offense to defense.
Brown says he really enjoys being in the backfield with his brother Preston at quarterback.
Payton believes the Hawks have the potential to make a good run in the postseason.
For being named Athlete of the Week, Payton Brown receives a t-shirt, a certificate and a coupon for a free entree from Applebee’s in Farmington.