Cordele Dispatch, Cordele, GA

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January 5, 2013

King, Ruff, Goodin top Cougars' list of All-Region 1-AAAA grid choices

Cordele — Member coaches have released the names of those selected for the All-Region 1-AAAA football team for the 2012 season and the names of 14 Crisp County High players are included.

First-team selections from the Cougars’ squad that went 4-6 while placing fifth in the team standings were offensive lineman Breon King, linebacker Sherrod Ruff and punter Patrick Goodin. Defensive back Montra Hartage and defensive lineman Elijah Johnson were second team choices.

Honorable mention was accorded lineman Tony Alexander, receivers Landon Whitman and A.J. Mobley, quarterback Witt Campbell and running back Jamie White on offense.

Similar recognition went to lineman Kauun Daniels, linebacker Alfred Patrick and secondary players Montel Richard and Jarvis Lavant on defense.

League champion Cairo High produced the Player, Athlete and Coach of the Year in Paul Davis, Donald Thomas and Tom Fallaw, respectively. Other Syrupmaker first team picks were linemen Tyler Sheppard (offense) and Ernest Battle (defense) and defensive back Deonta Dismuke.

Monroe quarterback Charles Stafford was named the Offensive Player of the year and his teammate, xxxx Anthony Smith, earned distinction as  Defensive Player of the Year.

First-team choices from the Tornadoes were wide receiver Kevin Williams, offensive lineman Hakeem Porter, defensive lineman Cartez Banks and defensive back Jawaski Randle.

Westover’s first-team representatives include running back Dalviness Green, offensive lineman Jamie Roberts, defensive lineman Trent Thompson, linebacker Don Mills and placekicker Tanner Stump.

Albany High’s first-team choices are quarterback Emanuel Byrd, wide receiver Rantez Williams and linebacker Juwon Young while Worth is represented on the first team by wide receiver Levante Robinson, offensive lineman Marquavion Mincey and defensive back Marlon Hall.

First-team selections from Americus-Sumter are running back Wesley Fields, defensive lineman Willie Williams, linebacker Jonathan Thomas and defensive back Shaking Dean.

Joining Crisp’s Hartage as second team defensive picks are linemen Anthony Dunwoody of Albany, Joshua Burden of Westover, Tim McRae of Monroe and Brantavis Vicks of Cairo.

Also, linebackers Jemarion Barney of Dougherty, Antonio Lacy of Monroe and Jeremiah Hill of Cairo dnd defensive backs Kel Miller of Westover, Ernest Davis of Monroe and Andrico Carter of Albany.

Second-team choices on offense are quarterback T.J. Cromer of Westover and running backs Zytavious Brown of Worth and Darrell Brown of Monroe.

Also, wide 3eceivers Martavious McWhorter of Dougherty and Devontavious Campbell of Monroe and linemen Shombie Williams of Westover, Richard Walker of Cairo, Marcus Coe of Monroe, Steven Mintos of Dougherty and Will Morgan of Americus.

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