Carthage Trio + Athens’ Travon Fuller Earn First-Team Honors on Associated Press Class 3A All-State Football Team
The Carthage Bulldogs placed three players on the first team of the Associated Press Sports Editors Class 3A all-state football team, which was released Tuesday.
Senior quarterback Blake Bogenschutz, senior receiver Terian "Tee" Goree and senior offensive lineman Adrian Goodacre were all selected to the first team based on regular-season performance. The team was voted on by members of the APSE.
Bogenschutz (6-1, 175), a UTSA commit who has set school records for career yards and career touchdowns passes, threw for 2,882 yards and 40 touchdowns with only three interceptions during the regular season. Goree (6-2, 170), a North Texas pledge and the school's single-season record holder for receiving yards and touchdowns, caught 64 passes for 1,265 yards and 22 touchdowns in 10 games. Goodacre (6-4, 310, who's committed to Louisiana-Lafayette, is a guard who helped Carthage finish the regular season by averaging 46.6 points per game.
Athens sophomore defensive back Travon Fuller was also selected to the first team after a season that included seven interceptions, 15 blocked extra points, four blocked field goals and 48 tackles.
Fairfield senior running back Larry Rose and Navasota senior defensive lineman Jordan Wells were Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively.
East Texans that earned second-team recognition were: Gilmer senior offensive lineman Dylan Adkinson, Jasper senior offensive lineman Terrell Cuney, Palestine senior offensive lineman Brian Thlang, Kilgore senior defensive lineman LaDarrin Anthony and Van junior defensive lineman Brice Borgeson.
Several area players were honorable mention. They were: Chapel Hill offensive lineman Thad Bevis, Van offensive lineman Wyatt Santos, Kilgore offensive lineman Clay Wiley, Gilmer quarterback Tanner Barr, Kilgore running back Kevrin Justice, Carthage running back Tevin Pipkin, Gilmer kicker Pablin Olivares, Gladewater defensive lineman Daylon Mack, Carthage defensive lineman Mario McCain, Chapel Hill defensive lineman Keith Minor, Kilgore linebacker Jake Brantley, Jasper linebacker Markeith Cauley, Jasper linebacker DeRoddrick Hadnot, Henderson linebacker Seth Hensley, Gilmer linebacker Josh Walker, Gilmer defensive back DeVondrick Dixon and Henderson punter Zane Boles.
Associated Press Sports Editors Class 3A All-State Football Team
- ADRIAN GOODACRE, Carthage, Sr. -- Top blocker for an offense that averaged 508.6 yards per game
- ANDREW GRANT, Fairfield, Sr. -- 93 percent grade, team averaged 340 rushing yards and 500 total yards per game
- MAX JONES, Stephenville, Sr. -- Graded at 96 percent, 26 panackes, team averaged 45.4 points and 446 yards per game
- ZACHARY LEDWIK, La Grange, Sr. -- 54 pancakes, 99 knockdowns, team averaged 289 yards rushing per game
- CROCKETT MOKRY, Pleasanton, Sr. -- Graded at 98 percent, offense averaged 277 rushing yards per game
- TEE GOREE, Carthage, Sr. -- 64-1,265, 22 TDs receiving
- YZERICK OLIVER, Houston Worthing, Sr. -- 56-1,243, 17 TDs receiving; kickoff return for TD, punt return for TD
- BLAKE BOGENSCHUTZ, Carthage, Sr. -- 167-279-2,882, 40 TDs passing, 3 INTs
- JAREK BLACK, Shallowater, Sr. -- 214-2,203, 26 TDs rushing
- ROBERT JOHNSON, Lubbock Estacado, Sr. -- 239-2,232, 31 TDs rushing
- LARRY ROSE, Fairfield, Sr. -- 164-2,204, 40 TDs rushing
- COLE HEDLUND, Argyle, Sr. -- 68-68 PATs, 14-20 FGs, long of 57, national record holder for career FGs
Offensive Player of the Year: Larry Rose, Fairfield
- DEDRICK GARNER, Fairfield, Jr. -- 74 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, 11 sacks, 4 forced fumbles
- JERAN KARBER, Perryton, Sr. -- 112 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 19 sacks, 11 forced fumbles, 4 fumble recoveries
- ARMANDO MARTINEZ, Lytle, Sr. -- 18 sacks, 115 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, 4 forced fumbles
- JORDAN WELLS, Navasota, Sr. -- 131 tackles, 37 tackles for loss, 9 sacks, 3 forced fumbles
- DEVIN EGGINS, Fairfield, Jr. -- 150 tackles, 25 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, 3 fumble recoveries
- CLAY JOHNSTON, Abilene Wylie, Jr. -- 136 tackles, 31 tackles for loss, 6 sacks, 5 pass breakups
- JON KOCH, Hondo, Jr. -- 157 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, 6 forced fumbles
- TRAVON FULLER, Athens, Soph. -- 48 tackles, 7 INTs, 15 blocked PATs, 4 blocked FGs
- KHALIL MCCATHERN, Smithville, Sr. -- 97 tackles, 5 tackles for loss, 3 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, 3 TDs, 4 pass breakups
- ALEX WARD, Fairfield, Sr. -- 55 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, 6 INTs, 3 INTs returned for TDs
- ARED WINDHAM, Pecos, Sr. -- 98 tackles, 6 INTs, 3 pass breakups, 2 tackles for loss
- JUNIOR MORALES, Monahans, Sr. -- 37 punts, 42.3 avg, 12 inside 10, 4 inside 4
Defensive Player of the Year: Jordan Wells, Navasota
- DYLAN ADKINSON, GILMER, SR.; TERRELL CUNEY, JASPER, SR.; Hayden Hood, Argyle, Sr.; Jalen McQueen, Lubbock Estacado, Sr.; BRIAN THLANG, PALESTINE, SR.
- Darion Gray, Huffman Hargrave, Sr.; Ian Sadler, Argyle, Sr.
- Grayson Muehlstein, Decatur, Sr.
- Alyas Ramirez, Gonzales, So.; Juwan Washington, Kennedale, Jr.; Carl Wiley, Orangefield, Sr.
- Cameron Scott, Frisco Lone Star, Jr.
- LaDARRIN ANTHONY, KILGORE, SR.; BRICE BORGESON, VAN, JR.; Micah Capra, Argyle, Sr.; Kristian Crozier, Monahans, Sr.
- Derrell Rollins, Wilmer-Hutchins, Sr.; Conner Smith, Dalhart, Soph. ; Damien Whaley, Madisonville, Sr.
- Sabraun Adams, Seminole, Jr.; Colton Cohea, Sinton, Soph.; Shaiem Menefield, Big Spring, Sr.; Justus Parker, La Vernia, Jr.
- Yovani Urbano, Navasota, Sr.
HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE
- LINEMEN: Mark Benavides, Port Isabel; THAD BEVIS, CHAPEL HILL; Jacob Brown, Sinton; Jonathan Castillo, Perryton; Michael Castle, Argyle; Matt Diaz, Stephenville; Kolten Gatsen, Fairfield; Chase Herrig, Sinton; Lupe Islas, Shallowater; Jordan Johnson, Gonzales; John Miller, Gonzales; Jeoffrey Montalvo, Sweeny; Nick Natour, Frisco Lone Star; Johnathan Ramirez, Lytle; Austin Reese, Melissa; Josh Pelzel, Rockdale; Ryan Salinas, Lubbock Estacado; WYATT SANOTS, VAN; Stetson Smitherman, Lubbock Cooper; Victor Vilchez, Kennedale; CLAY WILEY, KILGORE; Robert Young, Bellville.
- RECEIVERS/ENDS: Bray Amos, Sweetwater; Jonathon Jackson, Caldwell; Tate Kennedy, Big Spring; Coy Lopez, Andrews; Pearce Loth, Rockdale; Cain Lowe, Decatur; Matthew Priddy, Orange Grove; Bryce Reeves, Graham.
- QUARTERBACKS: Jacob Arevalo, Pleasanton; TANNER BARR, GILMER; Ben Davis, Graham; Clayton Gibbs, Rockdale; Tyler Handson, Sinton; Patrick Reed, Silsbee; Tobyn Tannehill, Big Spring.
- RUNNING BACKS: D'Vincent Allison, Snyder; Cedric Battle, WF Hirschi; Dakarius Bell, Columbia; Guillermo Davila, Dalhart; Dorland Fields, Sweeny; Dillon Gonzales, Graham; D'Anthony Hopkins, Cuero; Tre'von Jackson, Sanger; Trey Jackson, Princeton; KEVRIN JUSTICE, KILGORE; TEVIN PIPKIN, CARTHAGE; Jake Whittenburg, Perryton.
- KICKERS: Michel Martinez, Navasota; PABLIN OLIVARES, GILMER.
HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE
- LINEMEN: Danny Cockerell, Fairfield; Jacques Guillot, Port Isabel; Jarrett Janak, Sinton; Chris Lindem, Big Spring; DAYLON MACK, GLADEWATER; Chase Mardis, Burnet; MARIO McCAIN, CARTHAGE; KEITH MINOR, CHAPEL HILL; Jonah Noah, Stephenville; Miguel Ramirez, Port Isabel; Chase Mardis, Burnet; Stephen Self, Monahans; Ricky Thompson, Robinson; Montana Vega, Lubbock Cooper; Aaron Young, Lubbock Estacado.
- LINEBACKERS: Kobe Beavers, Stephenville; JAKE BRANTLEY, KILGORE; MARKEITH CAULEY, JASPER; Jacob Covington, Liberty Hill; Jett Crider, Bellville; James David, Rockdale; Israel Gonzales, Lubbock Estacado; Tanner Gowdy, Borger; DeRODDRICK HADNOT, JASPER; Kody Hall, Burnet; Trenton Hambrick, Celina; Spur Hearne, Graham; Darius Heath, Carrollton Ranchview; SETH HENSLEY, HENDERSON; Coy Imhoff, Navasota; Cori Jones, La Grange; John Miller, Gonzales; Jared Moore, Shallowater; Ed Pena, Rio Hondo; Brickey Reed, Paris; Landon Richter, La Vernia; Jeremiah Simpson, Fairfield; Sam Sizelove, Argyle; JOSH WALKER, GILMER; Tyler Wigington, Big Spring; Jordan Williams, Paris; Jake Wright, Geronimo Navarro.
- DEFENSIVE BACKS: Mookie Carlile, Stephenville; Marco Colorado, Port Isabel; Gary Denson, Liberty Hill; DeVONDRICK DIXON, GILMER; Mike Freeze, Graham; Tre'Vontae Hights, Yoakum; Kaleb Hoover, Sweetwater; Jesse Hudson, Emory Rains; Darrance James, Gonzales; Jay Leal, Geronimo Navarro; Jerbrell Lipscomb, Navasota; Corrie Luster, Vernon; Isaiah McGee, Sweetwater; Micah Nelson, Celina; Devin Roberson, Big Spring; Deionte Thompson. West Orange-Stark; Connor Wilson, Argyle.
- PUNTERS: ZANE BOLES, HENDERSON; Clayton Harp, El Campo; Cole Hedlund, Argyle; Austin Huff, Burnet; Devin Roberson, Big Spring.