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December 9, 2013

Strawn places 11 on District 12 football team

STAFF REPORTS

The district champion and state quarterfinalist Strawn Greyhounds placed 11 players on the All-District 12 six man Division II football team and had two players earn superlative awards in a vote of league coaches.

Sophomore Coletyn King was selected as the district’s Offensive Player of the Year. King also captured a spot on the all-district first team on defense at safety.

Junior Harrison Nowak earned Defensive Player of the Year honors at cornerback while also being named the district’s first-team quarterback.

Two other Strawn players earned first-team status on both offense and defense including junior Abram Jaramillo (wide receiver/cornerback) and sophomore Ross Alison (running back/linebacker).

Sophomore Chase Mackey (center/special teams/nose guard) was the lone ‘Hound to make the first team at three different positions.

Other District 12 first-team selections include tight end Zane Whitt and defensive lineman Cole Gillispie of Moran; and spread back/cornerback Ben Boucher, running back/kicker/utility player Samuel Rodriguez, linebacker Dakota Harding, safety Tommy Gann and wide receiver Herman Reyes of Rising Star.

District 12 all-star representatives include Velasquez of Strawn, Harding  and Rodriguez of Rising Star and Hernandez of Moran.

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