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Herald-Guide's Destrehan defensive player of the year

From staff and wire reports -   Nov 22, 2012

Junior linebacker RaeJuan Marbley was named the Herald-Guideís Defensive Player of the Year for the Wildacts.
Junior linebacker RaeJuan Marbley was named the Herald-Guideís Defensive Player of the Year for the Wildacts.

There was little doubt who would be named Destrehanís Defensive Player of the Year, but junior linebacker RaeJuan Marbleyís selection became official.

Marbley was named his teamís Defensive Player of the Week a record six times this season. The Wildcats only played nine games all year.

Marbley finished with more than 80 tackles for the Wildcats and could often be found shutting down plays before they even developed in the back field. The 6í1. 221-pound linebackerís best game of the season came in his teamís upset win over West Jefferson. In that game, Marbley finished with nine tackles, three assists, three tackles for loss and four sacks. Other notable performances this season include his 12-tackle effort against Bonnabel and a 13-tackle effort in his teamís overtime loss to HHS.

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