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Quarterback Derek Bellard (left) and defensive tackle Dikembe Billingslea (right).
Football - Mon, Oct. 9, 2017

WEST POINT, Ga.   Junior quarterback Derek Bellard (Lake Charles, LA) and junior defensive tackle Dikembe Billingslea (West Point, GA) have been named Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, for the week ending Oct. 14, 2017.


Bellard passed for a career-high 396 yards while completing nearly 80-percent of his passes in the Skyhawks' win over Pikeville, including touchdown passes of 25, 31 and 58 yards.  Bellard also led an eight-play, 91-yard drive to pull the Skyhawks within four points of the Bears with just over five minutes left and followed with a three-play, 46-yard drive with 2:18 left in the comeback win.


Billingslea recorded eight solo tackles and forced a fumble in Point's 34-31 win over Pikeville on Saturday and also accumulated two tackles for a loss and a sack in the win.  Billingslea is tied for 14th in the MSC with 2-1/2 sacks and is tied for 18th in the MSC with 5-1/2 tackles for a loss.


You can next catch Bellard and Billingslea in action when the Skyhawks host Mid-South Conference divisional opponent Bluefield College, at Ram Stadium in Valley, Ala. on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time.