November 29, 2012

Thornton's Libby named Gatorade Athlete of Year

Andrew Libby led the Thornton Academy to the Class A state championship with a 37-23 win over Lawrence High of Fairfield.

By Tom Chard tchard@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

Andrew Libby of Thornton Academy has been named Maine's Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year for 2012.

Libby, a junior running back/safety, led the Golden Trojans to the Class A state championship with a 37-23 win over Lawrence High of Fairfield. Libby scored two touchdowns in the game and had all three touchdowns in the 20-13 win over Cheverus in the regional final that ended the Stags' three-season winning streak at 34.

He finished with 30 touchdowns for the season.
 

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