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Alto + San Augustine Claim Seven of District 10-A Division I’s Top Honors

Alto QB Zac Sturns hands the ball to Jacolby Whitaker during the Yellowjackets’ 62-42 fourth-round loss to Mart in Athens. Whitaker has been named District 10-A Division I Most Valuable Player. (Noree Nartia,

Alto running back Jacolby Whitaker was named Most Valuable Player of District 10-A Division I after leading the Yellowjackets to a fourth-round appearance and 11-3 record.

Whitaker, who ran for 2,696 yards and 39 touchdowns, was one of four Alto players to receive superlative awards with the release of the 10-A D-I all-district team, which was voted on by the league’s coaches. Senior Tanner Jones was named Offensive Lineman of the Year, while junior Javie’Ontae Mumphrey received Defensive Lineman of the Year honors. Sophomore Tyarius Hackett shared Newcomer of the Year accolades with Shelbyville freshman Octavion Burrell.

San Augustine senior tailback Tony Hubbard was one of three Wolves to receive awards. Hubbard who ran for 1,776 yards and 29 touchdowns, was named Offensive MVP, while senior Ty’Aundra Taylor earned Special Teams MVP honors. Taylor accounted for almost 1,300 yards of offense and 11 touchdowns. San Augustine’s Donald Hubbard was selected Coach of the Year after leading the Wolves to a district championship, third-round playoff appearance, and 9-3 record.

West Sabine junior Hunter Cabral was named the district’s Defensive MVP after helping the Tigers to a 9-3 record and third-place district finish.

First Team


  • QB — Bobby Tanner, Sr., San Augustine
  • QB — Zac Sturns, Jr., Alto
  • QB — Desmond Lacey, Sr., West Sabine
  • RB — JaCourtney Thomas, Sr., San Augustine
  • RB — Dillion Brown, Sr., Shelbyville
  • RB — Nick Williams, Jr., West Sabine
  • WR — Patrick Walker, Jr., Grapeland
  • WR — Blane Deal, Sr., Shelbyville
  • WR — Anfernee Black, Jr., Alto
  • WR — Desmond Randle, Jr., San Augustine
  • WR — Reshod Williams, Soph., West Sabine
  • TE — Alex Renfro, Sr., San Augustine
  • C — Robert Harrison, Sr., San Augustine
  • C — Armando Arroyo, Jr., Alto
  • G — Trent Curtis, Jr., Alto
  • G — Mandre Williams, Jr., Grapeland
  • G — Jarvis Payne, Jr., San Augustine
  • G — Colton Brown, Jr., Shelbyville
  • T — Kaleb Chapman, Sr., Alto
  • T — Alex Moreno, Sr., San Augustine
  • T — Jeremy Williams, Jr., West Sabine
  • K — Nicolas Leon, Jr., Alto



  • DL — Brandon McBride, Jr., West Sabine
  • DL — Kaleb Chapman, Sr., Alto
  • DL — Colby Spencer, Sr., Cushing
  • DL — JaCourtney Thomas, Sr., San Augustine
  • DE — Alex Renfro, Sr., San Augustine
  • DE — Colton Brown, Jr., Shelbyville
  • DE — Jordan Galloway, Sr., West Sabine
  • ILB — Dillion Brown, Sr., Shelbyville
  • ILB — Gary Sturrock, Jr., West Sabine
  • ILB — Michael Taylor, Sr., Alto
  • ILB — Xavier Brown, Sr., San Augustine
  • OLB — Jarvis Giles, Sr., San Augustine
  • OLB — Logan Smith, Jr., Alto
  • OLB — Braden Robey, Sr., Cushing
  • CB — Bobby Tanner, Sr., San Augustine
  • CB — Anfernee Black, Jr., Alto
  • CB — James Bradford, Sr., Shelbyville
  • S — Leroy Lewis, Soph., Alto
  • S — Jamikel Roberts, Soph., San Augustine
  • S — Desmond Lacey, Sr., West Sabine
  • P — Nicolas Leon, Jr., Alto


Second Team


  • QB — Brooks Robey, Sr., Cushing
  • QB — James Bradford, Sr., Shelbyville
  • RB — Jyran Shaw, Soph., Alto
  • RB — Demetri Walker, Jr., Grapeland
  • RB — Jordan Galloway, Sr., West Sabine
  • WR — Braden Robey, Sr., Cushing
  • WR — C.J. Watson, Soph., Shelbyville
  • WR — Aaron Woods, Sr., West Sabine
  • WR — Quaderius Whitt, Sr., Grapeland
  • TE — Hayden Comeaux, Jr., West Sabine
  • C — Aaron Davis, Soph., Shelbyville
  • C — Dakota Dew, Jr., West Sabine
  • G — Colby Spencer, Sr., Cushing
  • G — Jake Davis, Sr., San Augustine
  • G — Dustin Bragg, Jr., West Sabine
  • T — Jessie Williamson, Jr., Cushing
  • T — Jay Musick, Jr., Grapeland
  • T — Y’Venske Rushing, Soph., San Augustine
  • T — Chris Valencia, Sr., Shelbyville
  • K — Roberta Covarrubias, Jr., San Augustine



  • DL — Armando Arroyo, Jr., Alto
  • DL — Mandre Williams, Sr., Grapeland
  • DL — Jarvis Payne, Jr., San Augustine
  • DE — Jessie Williamson, Jr., Cushing
  • DE — Garrett Crane, Sr., Grapeland
  • DE — Robert Harrison, Sr., San Augustine
  • ILB — Ramon Vasquez, Sr., Cushing
  • ILB — T.J. Stewart, Sr., Grapeland
  • ILB — Sawyer Wilburn, Sr., Shelbyville
  • OLB — Dawson Mills, Jr., West Sabine
  • OLB — Lance Collins, Jr., Alto
  • OLB — Dedan Egan, Jr., Cushing
  • OLB — Daniel Vasquez, Sr., Grapeland
  • OLB — Hunter Collins, Jr., Grapeland
  • CB — D’Anthony Richards, Jr., Alto
  • CB — Anwar Davis, Jr., San Augustine
  • CB — Kirkland Wilson, Soph., West Sabine
  • S — Joe Cruz, Sr., Alto
  • S — Cameron Burk, Soph., Cushing
  • S — Demetri Walker, Jr., Grapeland
  • S — Blane Deal, Sr., Shelbyville
  • P — Brooks Robey, Sr., Cushing


Honorable Mention

  • Alto — Hunter Harwell, OL
  • Alto — David Berryman, WR
  • Alto — Jonathan Pope, CB
  • Cushing — Brian Lopez, Jr.
  • Cushing — Brayan Valencia, Soph.
  • Cushing — Trey Davis, Jr.
  • Cushing — Blake Ham, Soph.
  • San Augustine — Al Horton, Sr., WR
  • San Augustine — Rodrick Davis, Sr., ILB
  • San Augustine — Jake Davis, Sr., DL
  • San Augustine — Jeremy Jenkins, Soph., ILB
  • San Augustine — Zhikavan Wilson, Sr., S
  • San Augustine — Ben Eberlan, Jr., P
  • Shelbyville — James Cartwright, WR
  • Shelbyville — Dee Osby, WR
  • Shelbyville — Connor Whiteside, T
  • Shelbyville — Wyat Windham, G
  • Shelbyville — Blayze Kowalski, TE/DE
  • Shelbyville — Jesse Rose, S
  • Shelbyville — Logan Barbee, DL
  • West Sabine —  Brandon Brazile, Sr., G
  • West Sabine — Bud Campbell, Sr., T
  • West Sabine — Joshua Duffey, Soph, WR/CB
  • West Sabine — Reshod Williams, OLB
  • West Sabine — Deane McIntyre, DL
  • West Sabine — Stephen Austin, DL
  • West Sabine — Nick Williams, CB

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