Six Area Players Vote To TSWA Division II All-State Football Team

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Six Chattanooga-area players have been vote to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.

Making the team from Baylor were George Porter, Rafael Gaglianone and Ryan Parker.

McCallie’s Cam Walker,  Andrew Busby and C.

J. Fritz also made the team.

Coming Wednesday, Jan. 1: Division I Class A All-State Team.

 

Division II-A

 

Coach of the Year: David Meske (Webb School of Knoxville)

 

OFFENSE

 

QB – A.J. Long (Friendship Christian School)

QB – Dean Brown (St. George's)

RB – Cole Heotis (Evangelical Christian School)

RB – Mitchell Bodiford (University School of Jackson)

RB – Kortney Morris (First Assembly Christian School)

FB – Robby Strachan (Webb School of Knoxville)

WR – Austin Orr (University School of Jackson)

WR – Ridge Palmer (King's Academy)

OL – Joe Irby (Franklin Road Academy)

OL – Andrew Wood (Friendship Christian)

OL – Jacob Still (St. George's)

OL – McKenzie Hill (Evangelical Christian School)

OL – Jarin Wordin (Donelson Christian Academy)

OL – Cole Sams (Webb School of Knoxville)

TE – Eric Arnold (University School of Jackson)

ATH – Steven Hollis (Friendship Christian School)

ATH – Jason Maduafokwa (King's Academy)

K – Blake Grosch (Friendship Christian School)

 

DEFENSE

 

DL – Andrew Campbell (Webb School of Knoxville)

DL – Gage Thompson (Webb School of Knoxville)

DL – Carter Parkey (Battle Ground Academy)

DL – Drew Slomski (King's Academy)

LB – Keeling Hunter (Franklin Road Academy)

LB – Joseph Patterson (University School of Jackson)

LB – Brant Mitchell (Webb School of Knoxville)

LB – Bennett Harrison (Webb School of Knoxville)

DB – William Brown (St. George's)

DB – Christian Santiago (Harding)

DB – Todd Kelly Jr. (Webb School of Knoxville)

DB – Matthew Melton ( Webb School of Knoxville)

DB – Brock Beeler (Webb School of Knoxville)

P – Andy Deatherage (King's Academy)

 

Division II-AA

 

Coach of the Year: Ricky Bowers (Ensworth)

 

OFFENSE

QB – Tyler Swafford (Brentwood Academy)

RB – George Porter (Baylor)

RB – D'Andre Ferby (Ensworth)

RB – Colton Neel (Memphis University School)

WR – Devin Perry (Memphis University School)

WR – C.J. Sanders (Brentwood Academy)

WR – Kiambu Fentress (Ensworth)

OL – Alex Bars (Montgomery Bell Academy)

OL – Drew Richmond (Memphis University School)

OL – Cam Walker (McCallie)

OL – Parker Wade (Ensworth)

OL – Tucker York (Brentwood Academy)

TE – Xavier Forrest (Ensworth)

TE – D.J. Palmore (Christian Brothers)

ATH – Brandon Taylor (Brentwood Academy)

K – Rafael Gaglianone (Baylor)

 

DEFENSE

 

DL – Jashon Robertson (Montgomery Bell Academy)

DL – Derek Barnett (Brentwood Academy)

DL – Michael Sawyers (Ensworth)

DL – D.J. Mott (Montgomery Bell Academy)

DL – Jackson Pittman (Brentwood Academy)

LB – Jonah Reels (Brentwood Academy)

LB – Andrew Busby (McCallie)

LB – Hunter Travis (Ensworth)

LB – Ryan Parker (Baylor)

LB – James Prather (Memphis University School)

LB – Tim Hart (Memphis University School)

LB – Max Stoffer (Father Ryan)

LB – Hunter Bledsoe (Briarcrest)

DB – Donovan Sheffield (Ensworth)

DB – Rico McGraw (Ensworth)

DB – C.J. Fritz (McCallie)

P – Gary Wunderlich (Memphis University School)

 

(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)


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