The 2A AP All-State selections for 2017 are out! Congrats to Crosbyton’s Tim Childers for being named to the 1st team, he was the only 806 player to land on the first team! Here is the list below.
Linemen: — KEYTON CASTRO, Three Rivers, Sr. — 98 percent grade for offense that rushed for 4,385 yards, no sacks allowed
— CARSON CHEANEY, Muenster, Sr. — 97 percent grade, no sacks allowed, 23 pancakes, 38 cut blocks
— COLE JALUFKA, Shriner, Sr. — Graded at 96 percent for offense that rushed for 2,475 yards, 30 knockdowns, 15 pancakes
— MASON STANLEY, Menard, Jr. — 96 percent grade, 30 pancakes for team that rushed for 2,800 yards
— TREY UPTON, Refugio, Sr. — 96 percent grade, 34 pancakes, allowed 0 sacks
— NELSON BERMUDEZ, McCamey, Sr. _ 49-1,070 yards, 18 TDs —
HUNTER HAWTHORNE, Bells, Sr. — 102-1,605 yards, 22 TDs
Quarterback: — BRYAN PONDER, Bells, Jr. — 270-374-3,696 yards, 47 TDs, 12 INTs
— TIM CHILDERS, Crosbyton, Sr. — 224-2,112 yards, 17 TDs
— CLINT EPPERSON, Valley View, Soph. — 208-2,118 yards, 30 TDs
— LADAVION JOHNSON, Linden-Kildare, Soph. — 176-1,902 yards, 28 TDs
FABIAN VALENZUELA, Santo, Sr. — 6-7 FGs, long of 50, 42-42 PATs, 26 touchbacks
Offensive Player of the Year:
Bryan Ponder, Bells.
___ FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE
— ARMONIE BROWN, Refugio, Jr. — 110 tackles, 30 TFL, 5 sacks, 3 fumbles forced
— SEBASTIAN BURKE, Mason, Sr. — 112 tackles, 27 TFL, 4 sacks
— ERIC FISK, Wolfe City, Jr. — 72 tackles, 32 TFL, 19 sacks
— RA’DEDRICK WOODSON, Alto, Sr. — 76 tackles, 9 sacks, 35 TFL, 2 fumbles forced, 2 fumble recoveries
— JAKE COCKERHAM, Mason, Jr. — 116 tackles, 25 TFL, 8 sacks, 4 pass breakups, 2 fumbles caused, 3 fumble recoveries
— BRYAN HINOJOSA, La Villa, Jr. — 163 tackles, 105 solos, 5 TFL, 3 sacks, 2 fumbles caused, 2 INT
— TY PATTERSON, Linden-Kildare, Jr. — 183 tackles, 22 TFL, 10 fumbles forced, 5 fumble recoveries, 2 INTs, 3 sacks, 2 blk+C220 kicks
— NELSON BERMUDEZ, McCamey — 65 tackles, 2 TFL, 7 INTs, 2 defensive TDs
— CALVIN MARTIN, De Leon, Sr. — 30 tackles, 7 INTs, 9 pass breakups
— CED THOMAS, San Augustine, Sr. — 81 tackles, 6 TFL, 5 INTs, 4 fumble recoveries, 4 pass breakups, 3 defensive TDs
— BRADY WEAVER, Munday, Sr. — 24 tackles, 8 INTs, 6 pass breakups
— KLAY KLAERNER, Mason, Soph. — 14 punts, 42.5 avg., long of 76
Defensive Player of the Year:
Ty Patterson, Linden-Kildare
___ SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE
Linemen: — Kellan Anderson, Wolfe City, Sr.; Matthew Flournoy, Tenaha, Sr.; Noah Harris, Stratford, Sr.; Trevor Horton, Goldthwaite, Sr.; Wesley Strnad, Thrall, Sr.
Receivers/ends: — Dax Neece, Albany, Sr.; Jake Shaw, Normangee, Sr. Quarterback: — Brian Hamilton, Albany, Sr. Running backs: — Seth Burk, Big Sandy, Sr.; Onterio Thompson, Tenaha, Sr.; Zach Zamzow, Three Rivers, Sr. Kicker: — Trey McTaggert, Muenster, Soph. ___
Linemen: — Kelan Hodges, De Leon, Jr.; Dillon Moczygemba, Falls City, Sr.; Dax Neece, Albany, Sr.; Kade Sanders, Munday, Sr.
Linebackers: — Ysidro Mascorro, Refugio, Soph.; Kade McBryde, Stratford, Sr.; Wade Rolen, Bells, Sr.
Defensive backs: — Max Jackson, Price Carlisle, Sr.; Jamel LaFond, Refugio, Sr.; Jose Ortega, Roscoe, Jr.; Seven Wilbur, Wellington, Jr. Punter: — Fabian Valenzuela, Santo, Sr. ___
HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE LINEMEN: Trebeaux Broussard, Milano; Joey Garcia, De Leon; Brandon Gober, Burton; Dylan Hicks, Celeste; TR Kerr, Mason; Coby Knight, Albany; Lucas Martin, Mason; Chance Morse, Bells; Kyge Poling, Trevor Roberson Wellington, Cristian Uranga, Wink; Kody Walterscheid, Muenster.
RECEIVERS/ENDS: — Angel Cuellar, Riviera Kaufer; Trai Gardner, Tenaha; Wade Halterman, Wink; Alex Muery, Riviera Kaufer; Jay Price, Price Carlisle; Luke Ray, Panhandle; De’Monderick Winters, Burton.
QUARTERBACKS: — Braden Durst, Panhandle; Carson Fuentes, McCamey; Caleb Harmel, Burton; C.J. Horn, Tenaha; Christian Huey, Sundown; Keyshawn Johnson, Falls City; Jared Kelley, Refugio; Daniel Marin, Freer; Parker McGrew, Muenster; Josh Riley, Wink.
RUNNING BACKS: — Tylan Brown, Cumby; Andrew Malcolm, Falls City; Nehemiah Martinez, New Deal; CJ Mercier, Wink; Kevin Miles, Somerville; Koy Pennartz, Windthorst; Khameron Pippins, Big Sandy; Anthony Rangel, De Leon; Christian Salazar, Menard; Clay Stevens, Muenster; Fred Thacker, Alto; Miguel Vasquez, Farwell.
KICKERS: — Isa Cruz, Mason; Leo Garcia, Goldthwaite. ___
HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE LINEMEN: — Jaurmez Brock, Tenaha; Tim Chambers, Stamford; Roman Guerrero, La Villa; J.D. Kessler, Gladewater Union Grove; S.L. Lewis, Shriner; Corey Pargmann, Yorktown; Eddie West, Milano.
LINEBACKERS: — Walker Adams, Price Carlisle; Ti Beall, Woodsboro; Tavoris Giles, Tenaha; Garrett Hill, Menard; Clayton Holcomb, Wink; Erick McFall, Big Sandy; Colton Renick, Iola; Cinco Whitehurst, Sabinal; Montal Wilson, Burton; Cameron Worth, Lindsay.
DEFENSIVE BACKS: — Gunner Adams, McCamey; Braden Coble, Cumby; Patrick DeLeon, Burton; Adam Faith, Albany; Brian Hamilton, Albany; Zach Hollingsworth, Iola; Kyle King, Milano; Jacob Owen, Linden-Kildare; Lane Patteson, Cross Plains; Jake Swarner, Lindsay; Gerald Turner, Price Carlisle.
PUNTER: — De’Monderick Winters, Burton.