McMinn's Priest Voted To 6A All-State Football Team

Monday, January 6, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

McMinn County offensive lineman Hunter Priest has been voted to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 6A all-state football team.

Class 6A

Coach of the Year: George Quarles (Maryville)

OFFENSE

QB – John Garrett (Maryville)

QB – Cedrick Wilson (White Station)

RB – Denzel Harding (Siegel)

RB – Shawn Prevo (Maryville)

RB – Justin Martin (Overton)

RB – Isaiah Johnson (Rossview)

RB – Matt Thompson (Morristown East)

WR – Josh Malone (Station Camp)

WR – Van Jefferson (Ravenwood)

WR – Cody Carroll (Maryville)

OL – Jack Jones (Oakland)

OL – Charles Mosley (Brighton)

OL – Bruno Reagan (Clarksville)

OL – Caleb Singleton (Blackman)

OL – Hunter Priest (McMinn County)

OL – Thomas Burton (Whitehaven)

Ath – Jauan Jennings (Blackman)

Ath – Deddrick Thomas (Memphis Central)

K – Harrison Reed (Siegel)

K – CJ Stafford (Houston)

DEFENSE

DL – Dylan Jackson (Maryville)

DL – Nick Sensabaugh (Dobyns-Bennett)

DL – Austin Barrett (Oakland)

DL – Bryson Harris (Rossview)

LB – Kevin Prather (Oakland)

LB – Antonio Allen (Blackman)

LB – Nick Peters (Siegel)

LB – Austin Mosier (Blackman)

LB – Petera Wilson (White Station)

LB – Josh McMillon (Whitehaven)

DB – RaShaan Gaulden (Independence)

DB – Emmanuel Smith (Oakland)

DB – Ugo Amadi (Overton)

DB – Braden Schwardt (Hendersonville)

DB – Vic Wharton (Independence)

DB – Jimmy Keys (Southwind)

DB –Molefei Maat (Cordova)

P – Corey Fatony (Franklin)

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


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