Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Thunder Football quarterback Armani Ceballos was named Co-Offensive Player of the Week in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference Eastern Division for games played on Saturday, October 6, 2018.
Ceballos threw for 422 yards on a 16-for-27 day with four touchdown passes and just one interception in the Thunder’s 41-40 loss at Vermilion Community College in Ely last Saturday. The four Ceballos touchdown passes went to three different Thunder receivers with a long completion of 80 yards. Ceballos is a freshman from Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, MD.
The Thunder’s one-point loss at MCAC Eastern Division opponent Vermilion Community College was an offensive battle between teams that produced a total of 967 total passing yards. Vermilion quarterback Breon Jackson was 23-of-48 for 545 yards and five touchdowns, and he shared the Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors with Ceballos. Jackson had 80 yards rushing, bringing his single game output to 625 yards individually on the game.
The 2018 Thunder Football team is currently 3-3 on the season. The Thunder host their third home game this Saturday, October 13, when they play conference leader Central Lakes College at 5:00 p.m. at Duluth East Stadium.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The football conference includes 12 teams which are divided geographically into Eastern and Western Divisions. More information about the conference is available from the league’s website located at http://www.mcacsports.org.