Williams set to represent the Scots at East-West All-Star game

By: By Amber Hatten-Staley - Sports editor
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LAURINBURG — Fighting Scots senior Chris Williams will represent Scotland County next week at the 2018 East-West All-Star football game in Greensboro.

Williams served as one of the Scots’ linebackers and will continue his football career this fall, along with twin brother Tim, at North Carolina A&T State University.

Williams was a three-year starter for the Fighting Scots and was named the SAC-8 Defensive Player of the Year. He led the team with 107 solo tackles, 12 for a loss, two sacks, two caused fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

The Sandhills Athletic Conference also had two other selections to the East Team in Richmond guard Chase Coulthard and Seventy-First offensive lineman Greg Walker.

The East team will be coached by Garner’s Thurman Leach, who will be assisted by Southeast Raleigh’s Daniel Finn, Farmville Central’s Scott Gardner, White Oak’s Eric Leary, North Duplin’s Hugh Martin and Clayton’s Brian Roach.

The 70th annual East-West All-Star game will be held in Greensboro at Robert D. Jamison Stadium on Wednesday, July 18, at 8 p.m. There will be a fireworks show at halftime. Ticket prices have not been released yet.

Amber Hatten-Staley can be reached at 910-506-3170 or [email protected]

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By Amber Hatten-Staley

Sports editor