“He had 101 tackles, and he knocked off four helmets,” said longtime Crest coach Roy Kirby today. “He’s the only ninth grader we’ve ever had to make all-conference.”
“I’ll probably drive down with him,” Kirby said. “Then
Ledbetter is playing free safety and running back for the Chargers. He also plays varsity basketball and runs track. He’s already 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds, with 4.45-second speed in the 40-yard dash.
“He starts at free safety, and he would probably push our starting running back except that we don’t want him on the field that much; we want him fresh,” Kirby said.