Pender's Justin Hooper is this week's WECT Athlete of the Week.
This past week the senior running back tallied 331 all-purposes yards and scored three touchdowns in the Patriots 34-12 win over South Brunswick.
Up next for the Patriots is a road game at North Duplin.
Watch WECT News every Wednesday at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. to see who will be the WECT Athlete of the Week. Do you know an outstanding student athlete? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to nominate someone.