Meigs County, Rockwood Each Take Five Top Honors In Region 2-2A Football

Jason Fitzgerald Selected As Coach Of The Year

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - by special to The

Region 2-2A has announced its year-end awards for the 2017 football season.

Meigs County, the regular-season champion, and No. 2 Rockwood each clamed five major awards. Meigs also placed seven other players on the all-region team and Rockwood had six.

Meigs County’s Jason Fitzgerald was named coach of the year and Walt Cameron the top offensive assistant.

The region MVP is Meigs’ Aaron Swafford, Jawan Martin defensive player of the year and Martin Smith running back of the year.

Top awards for Rockwood were Jeff Allen, defensive assistant; Zander Price, offensive player of the year; Kaleb Garrett, defensive lineman of the year; Nate Brackett, quarterback of the year and Trey Treadway, co-wide receiver of the year.

Other awards: Noah Barnette, Wartburg, co-wide receiver of the year; Evan Roberts, Oneida, linebacker of the year; Kaleb Franklin, Cumberland Gap, defensive back of the year; Bailey Bunch, Wartburg, punter of the year and Rhemci Chitwood, Oneida, kicker of the year. Newcomers of the year: Jon Jon Beeler, Meigs County; Andrew Taylor, Wartburg and Caden Brunsma, Cumberland Cap.

The all-region team:

Meigs County – Dalton Baker, Eli Loden, Gage Gardner, David Keylor, Marshall Brantley, Luke Hair, Caleb Hyde.

Rockwood – Ryan McCain, Tristin Tinker, Hayden Johnson, Joe Ashburn, Jonathan Gann, John Metcalfe.

Oneida – Will Barnhart, Toby Jacker, Ethan Sexton, Drew Crabtree, Dakota Chambers.

Cumberland Gap – Darin Robertson, Gage Ellison, Matt Muggridge, Peyton Welch.

Wartburg – Jesse Melhorn, Ethan Broadus, Josh Moore.

(Contact Larry Fleming at and on Twitter @larryfleming44)

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