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Texas Orthopedics Student Athlete: Week 5 – Lavonte Benford, Manor

Time to recognize our Week Five Texas Orthopedics Student Athlete of the Week… WAMM Nation’s own sophomore running back Lavonte ‘Red’ Benford.

Benford led the Mustangs in touchdowns, racking up 130 yards on 8 carries for three of Manor’s five touchdowns on the night – as Manor notches a 38-7 win over Pflugerville.

Congrats to WAMM Nation and our Week Five Student Athlete of the Week, Lavonte Benford!

Shoutout to our other nominees for the week:

  • Bastrop RB Hanan Jones (’19) – 100 total yards, 2 TDs in the Bears’ 19-7 win over Weiss
  • Cedar Park QB Ryder Hernandez (’21) – 230 yards, 4 TDs in a 31-7 win over Rouse
  • East View RB Zion Hester (’19) – 200+ total yards, 2 TDs in the Patriots’ 38-14 win over Brenham
  • Hays RB Martin Shoemaker (’19) – 95 yards, 2 TDs in the Rebs’ thrilling 35-28 win over Bowie
  • Hutto QB Chase Griffin (’19) – 7 TDs in the Hippos’ 78-14 win over Connally
  • Westlake WR Mason Mangum (’20) – 2 TDs, including a 73-yard kickoff return, in the Chaps’ 54-0 win over Lehman