Tri-Cities Fever

Fever's Hemphill earns af2 honor

Tri-Cities Fever linebacker Chris Hemphill was named the areanfootball2 league's defensive player of the week.

The rookie from the University of Washington had an interception return for a touchdown and two fumble recoveries in the Fever's 76-35 victory over Central Valley last Saturday night - the season finale for both teams.

In seven games this season, Hemphill had five interceptions and was second on the team in tackles with 28.5.