State champion Gilmer accounted for five of the 5-4A Division II all-district football team's six superlative awards.

Buckeyes senior wide receiver Blake Lynch and senior running back shared Most Valuable Player honors, and senior quarterback McLane Carter and senior receiver Chase Tate were Co-Offensive MVPs.

Gilmer junior defensive lineman/linebacker Demarco Boyd was voted Defensive MVP, sophomore defensive back Kollin Hurt was selected as the district's Defensive Newcomer of the Year, and Jeff Traylor was named Coach of the Year.

The only other superlative went to Bullard sophomore receiver Major Tennison (Offensive Newcomer of the Year).

5-4A Division II All-District Football Team

SUPERLATIVES

  • Co-MVPs -- Blake Lynch, Sr., WR, Gilmer; Kris Boyd, Sr., RB, Gilmer
  • Co-Offensive MVPs -- McLane Carter, Sr., QB, Gilmer; Chase Tate, Sr., WR, Gilmer
  • Defensive MVP -- Demarco Boyd, Jr., DL/LB, Gilmer
  • Offensive Newcomer of the Year -- Major Tennison, Soph., WR, Bullard
  • Defensive Newcomer of the Year -- Kollin Hurt, Soph., DB, Gilmer
  • Coach of the Year -- Jeff Traylor and Gilmer coaching staff

 

FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

  • QB -- Taylor McGehee, Sr., Melissa
  • RB -- Jamel Jackson, Sr., Gilmer
  • RB -- Markell Spigner, Sr., Emory Rains
  • RB -- Chris Bradford, Jr., Bullard
  • TE -- Dillan House, Sr., Emory Rains
  • FB -- Jackson Sikes, Jr., Gilmer
  • WR -- Garrett Denbow, Sr., Canton
  • WR -- Nick Smith, Sr., Gilmer
  • WR -- Quinn Fluellen, Sr., Gilmer
  • WR -- Dylan Cardwell, Sr., Melissa
  • WR -- Tay Madkins, Sr., Nevada Community
  • WR -- Drake Daly, Jr., Bullard
  • OL -- Dane Jesters, Sr., Gilmer
  • OL -- Johnny Perez, Jr., Gilmer
  • OL -- Colin Hardin, Sr., Gilmer
  • OL -- Sam Sudman, Sr., Melissa
  • OL -- Jake Allen, Jr., Bullard
  • OL -- Dorian Schutt, Sr., Bullard
  • K -- Zach Aldredge, Sr., Bullard
  • K -- Carlos Mendez, Soph., Melissa
  • P -- Zach Aldredge, Sr., Bullard

 

FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

  • DL -- Adrian Escondon, Sr., Nevada Community
  • DL -- Caleb Hallford, Sr., Bullard
  • DL -- Brandon Mullican, Jr., Bullard
  • DL -- Samuel Miller, Sr., Canton
  • DL -- Dakota Williamson, Sr., Gilmer
  • DL -- Tristan Olivares, Jr., Gilmer
  • DL -- Jamaal Wheeler, Jr., Gilmer
  • OLB -- Mikah Hughes, Jr., Bullard
  • OLB -- Blevin Burns, Sr., Gilmer
  • OLB -- Junior Torres, Sr., Melissa
  • ILB -- Brooks Parham, Soph., Bullard
  • ILB -- Cambron Granville, Jr., Gilmer
  • ILB -- Gunnar Murphy, Soph., Melissa
  • DB -- Roger Norton, Soph., Nevada Community
  • DB -- Tommy Heard, Jr., Nevada Community
  • DB -- Tre Crayton, Soph., Bullard
  • DB -- Jared Alsobrook, Sr., Bullard
  • DB -- Tom Whitson, Jr., Melissa
  • DB -- Devin Smith, Jr., Gilmer
  • DB -- Quinn Fluellen, Sr., Gilmer
  • KR -- Tay Madkins, Sr., Nevada Community
  • KR -- Devin Smith, Jr., Gilmer
  • PR -- Tre Crayton, Soph., Bullard; Chase Tate, Sr., Gilmer
  • UTL -- Donovan Yeley, Soph., Bullard
  • UTL -- Logan Nace, Jr., Canton
  • UTL -- Kade Clemens, Soph., Gilmer
  • UTL -- Colton Hendrix, Sr., Gilmer
  • UTL -- Kevyn Dietrich, Sr., Melissa
  • UTL -- Zach Smith, Sr., Nevada Community
  • UTL -- Ryan Ratliff, Jr., Emory Rains
  • UTL -- Austin Nelson, Jr, Emory Rains
  • SPECIALIST -- Chris Bradford, Jr., Bullard
  • SPECIALIST -- Joey Padrucco, Soph., Bullard
  • SPECIALIST -- John Cade, Jr., Canton
  • SPECIALIST -- Zac Spears, Jr., Gilmer
  • SPECIALIST -- Joe Ragan, Soph., Melissa
  • SPECIALIST -- Dre DeLeon, Sr., Nevada Community
  • SPECIALIST -- Caesar Colunga, Soph., Emory Rains

 

SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE

  • QB -- Connor Mebane, Sr., Bullard
  • QB -- Jordan Graham, Sr., Nevada Community
  • RB -- Dillon McCormick, Jr., Nevada Community
  • RB -- Jordan Jackson, Jr., Canton
  • RB -- Brooks Parham, Soph., Bullard
  • TE -- Dakota Ebarb, Sr., Nevada Community
  • FB -- McKenna Melton, Sr., Emory Rains
  • WR -- Karson Munson, Jr., Melissa
  • WR -- Collin Croft, Sr., Nevada Community
  • WR -- Michael White, Jr., Emory Rains
  • WR -- Jared Alsobrook, Sr., Bullard
  • WR -- Logan Nace, Jr., Canton
  • WR -- Trey Fitzgerald, Jr., Canton
  • OL -- Cole English, Jr., Melissa
  • OL -- Lane Daniel, Sr., Nevada Community
  • OL -- Caleb Hallford, Sr., Bullard
  • OL -- David Molina, Jr., Bullard
  • OL -- Jake Traylor, Jr, Gilmer
  • OL -- Lucas Garrett, Jr., Gilmer
  • K -- Juan Esquivel, Jr., Gilmer
  • K -- Jackson Kane, Sr., Nevada Community
  • P -- Hunter Moore, Soph., Canton

 

SECOND-TEAM DEFENSE

  • DL -- Derek Landrum, Soph., Bullard
  • DL -- Mason Baugh, Jr., Canton
  • DL -- Christian Loyd, Jr., Gilmer
  • DL -- William Harrison, Sr., Gilmer
  • DL -- Matt Kusano, Jr., Melissa
  • DL -- Connor McClendon, Soph., Nevada Community
  • OLB -- John Cade, Jr., Canton
  • OLB -- Jackson Sikes, Jr., Gilmer
  • OLB -- Justin Wilson, Jr., Nevada Community
  • OLB -- Mason Krantz, Soph., Emory Rains
  • ILB -- Luke Bowman, Fr., Bullard
  • ILB -- Kelton Collier, Soph., Gilmer
  • ILB -- Nick Grell, Sr., Emory Rains
  • ILB -- Brazos Hesskew, Jr., Canton
  • DB -- Dakota Miller, Sr., Emory Rains
  • DB -- Drake Daly, Jr., Bullard
  • DB -- LaMarcus Morton, Soph., Gilmer
  • DB -- Dillon McCormick, Jr., Nevada Community
  • DB -- Logan Nace, Jr., Canton
  • DB -- Joey Padrucco, Soph., Bullard