New Hanover’s Jason Billingslea named WECT Athlete of the Week

New Hanover’s Jason Billingslea named WECT Athlete of the Week
(Smist, John)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - New Hanover’s Jason Billingslea is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

Last weekend, the senior running back had a monster game in a 35-0 first-round playoff victory over Topsail.

Billingslea caught seven passes for 174 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed the ball three times for 11 yards and two more TDs.

On Friday, the Wildcats play host to Dudley in the second round of the state playoffs.

Watch WECT News every Wednesday at 6 and 11 p.m. to see who will be the WECT Athlete of the Week. Do you know an outstanding student-athlete? Email jsmist@wect.com to nominate someone.

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