Liberty North LB Melvin Laster repeats as winner of Buck Buchanan Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One year after winning the Buck Buchanan Award as a sophomore, Liberty North's Melvin Laster has retained it again as a junior. ...

December 2, 2022
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One year after winning the Buck Buchanan Award as a sophomore, Liberty North's Melvin Laster has retained it again as a junior. Laster has won the Buck Buchanan award for the second year in a row, which honors the best linebacker, defensive or offensive lineman in Missouri Football Classes 5-6.Laster joins Blue Springs alum Elijah Lee, and Lee's Summit West alum Evan Boehm, as the only three players to win the award back-to-back.Last year, Lester tallied 81 total tackles, 7.5 sacks, 12.

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