It is time to recognize our first 8Sports ‘Athlete of the Week’ for the month of December.

Highland Springs senior quarterback D’vonte Waller is one of the main reasons why the Springers are in Saturday’s Class 5 state title game.

8Sports Anchor Jermaine Ferrell caught up with Waller to talk about his and the team’s success this season.

The Springers kick off the Class 5 state title game on Saturday at 1:00 pm.

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