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December 5, 2013

GC Football: Kerens lands 10 on District 6-1A DI all-district first team

Corsicana — Nate Betts and Brett Anderson led the way for the Kerens Bobcats, who placed several players on the District 6-1A DI all district football team.

Betts, an electric quarterback who led Kerens to the playoffs, was named to the all-district offensive first team as a quarterback and also was named to the defensive first team a defensive back. Betts completed 78 of 157 passes for 1,298 yards and 15 touchdowns and he rushed for 1,402 yards on 54 carries and ran for 17 TDs. He made three interceptions and broke up five passes and made 34 tackles as a DB, and had one fumble recovery.

Anderson, one of the top receivers in this part of the state, was named to the all district offensive first team as a wide receiver and also was named to the all district defensive first team as a defensive back. Anderson made 47 receptions for 842 yards and scored eight touchdowns, and he had four interceptions and broke up nine passes while making 32 tackles as a defensive back. He also recovered a fumble.

Kerens running back Dontarious Bryant was named to the offensive first team and offensive linemen Hunter Green and Mason Glosgow were offensive first-team selections along with wide receiver Shelton Sayles.

Five Bobcats were named to the all-district defensive first team. Defensive lineman Bryer Duke and linebackers Aaron Foxworth and Jovani Coronado were named to the first team along with Betts and Anderson.

Coronado also was named the second-team kicker and Duke was named to the  offensive second team as a lineman. Defensive lineman Quadre Duncan was named to the defensive second team.

Six Kerens players were listed on the honorable mention list: Jeremy Gould, Dustin Jock, Samuel Williams, Logan Gordon, Tavian Hall and Dakota Deheart.

 

Here’s the District 6-1A DI honors:

Most Valuable Player: Tamarcus Sheppard (Italy); Offensive MVP: Keshawn Jackson (Cayuga); Defensive MVP:  Zain Byers (Italy); Newcomer of the Year: Wayne Arellano (Itasca); Coach of the Year: Charles Tindol and staff (Italy).

First Team Offense

Quarterback: Nate Betts (Kerens); Running Back: John Venable (Cayuga), Dontarius Bryant (Kerens); Tight End: Brett Whitten (Cayuga); Receivers: Brett Anderson (Kerens), Shelton Sayles (Kerens), Raleigh Scilhiemer (Cross Roads), Tre Robertson (Italy); Linemen: Hunter Green (Kerens), Mason Glasgow (Kerens), Breck Alexander (Cayuga), Jayson Johnson (Cayuga), Zain Byers (Italy), Darol Mayberry (Italy), Kevin Roldan (Italy); Kicker: Kevin Roldan (Italy), Stephen Slater (Cayuga); Punter: Aaron Ardon (Cross Roads).

Second Team Offense

Quarterback: Aaron Ardon (Cross Roads); Running Back: Chaylon Bowman (Dallas Gateway), Hunter Merrimon (Italy), Coby Bland (Italy); Tight End: Cody Boyd (Italy); Receivers: Colten Hearrell (Cayuga), Cota Wilburn (Cayuga), Trey Hazelip (Cross Roads), Levi McBride (Italy); Linemen:  Bryer Duke (Kerens), Ja’Shaun Epps (Cayuga), Seth McGlavin (Cross Roads), Avery Harris (Dallas Gateway); Cody Medrano (Italy), Kyle Fortenberry (Italy); Kicker: Jovani Coronado (Kerens).

First Team Defense

Defensive Linemen: Bryer Duke (Kerens), Jayson Johnson (Cayuga), Waylon Culpepper (Cross Roads), Bailey Walton (Italy), Kevin Roldan (Italy); Inside Linebacker: Aaron Foxworth (Kerens), Brett Whitten (Cayuga), Justin Vaughan (Cross Roads), Shad Newman (Italy); Outside Linebackers: Jovani Coronado (Kerens), Dylan Schuman (Itasca), Payton Wallace (Cayuga); Defensive Backs: Brett Anderson (Kerens), Nate Betts (Kerens), Raleigh Scilheimer (Cross Roads), Jaquin Bluitt (Dallas Gateway), Tre Robertson (Italy).

Second Team Defense

Defensive Lineman: Quadre Duncan (Kerens), John Venable (Cayuga), Jovan Toni (Dallas Gateway), Colin Newman (Italy), Scott Williams (Itasca); Inside Linebacker: Jaylyn Wilson (Cayuga), Chase Lopez (Cross Roads), Kevin Williams (Dallas Gateway), Coby Bland (Italy), Ben Maddox (Itasca); Outside Linebacker: Blake Guldjord (Cayuga), Cody Medrano (Italy),     Dylan Schuman (Itasca); Defensive Backs: Colten Hearrell (Cayuga), Cota Wilburn (Cayuga), Trey Hazelip (Cross Roads),     Cody Boyd (Italy), Ryan Connor (Italy); Punter: Japuivon Bluitt (Dallas Gateway).

                                                                                                                                                  

 

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