FFE Toyota Player of the Week: Kawuan Ray

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- He's just a sophomore, but if this season is any indication, he's got quite the high school career ahead of him.

"You just want to get the ball into his hands and watch and see what he does," head coach Bob Price said. "He's a tremendous athlete, and he gives us the ability to take a play that may be doomed from the start and turn it into something big."

This Celtic only needed to touch the ball five times last week to come up with gold.

"For 200 yards rushing, three TDs on the ground and one TD in the air," Price said.

"I don't know what to say. My team just blocks for me really good, so that helps me get around the edge," Ray said.

"A diamond in the rough," Price said.

But as bright as Kawuan shines, he's the first to deflect the light.

"My main goal is to help everyone get better on the team," Ray said. "I don't want to be the star. I want everybody on my team to shine. We can work harder together to get another state championship."

And now they have one, winning 61-8 over Fuqua Friday night. That makes three in a row for the Roanoke Catholic Celtics, 30 games undefeated.

"You play to a certain level when it's just for you and another level when your teammates are counting on you," Price said.

That's the level of play Kawuan strives for every game.

"Work harder. Every day you're put on the field. You don't leave anything in yourself. You put everything out on the field for your teammates. Because if your teammates are working for you, you should work for your teammates. That's how I feel," Ray said.