HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
9 area players on first teams
Published: Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 6, 2004 at 11:39 p.m.
Nine area high school football players were named to the Class 2B and 2A All-State team, the Florida Sports Writers Association announced Tuesday.
In 2B, offensive lineman Jonathon Rodgers and linebacker Kendrick Odom of state runner-up Union County were joined by rival Dixie County running back Paul O'Hara, offensive lineman Bobby Leverette and linebacker Joey Miller, as well as state interception leader Andres Morgan of Hamilton County on the first team.
The 2A first team featured three members of Bradford's state semifinalists.
Mammoth offensive lineman Brandon Luther earned his third consecutive all-state selection, and he was joined by defensive lineman Letroy Guion and tailback Alphonso Smith, who broke single-season school records for yards and touchdowns in 2003.
CLASS 2A ALL-STATE TEAMS FIRST TEAM
QB Josh Vogelbach, Bishop Verot 6-0, 200 Sr.
RB DiIvory Edgecomb, American Heritage, 5-9, 180, Sr.
RB Briceton Wilson, Wakulla, 6-1, 195, Jr.
RB Alphonso Smith, Bradford, 6-1, 210, Sr.
WR Ross Lane, Bishop Verot, 6-4, 190, Sr.
WR Chase Walker Arnold 6-2, 195 Sr.
OL Jim Tartt, Wakulla 6-4, 320, Sr.
OL Wendell Williams, Madison Co. 5-10, 250, Sr.
OL Brandon Jackson, Chaminade, 6-3, 255, Sr.
OL Brandon Luther, Bradford 6-5, 335, Sr.
OL Sean Malone, Orlando Bishop Moore, 6-4, 270, Sr.
TE Octavius Darby, Chaminade, 6-2, 220, Sr.
PK Griffin Karr, Pope John Paul II, 5-10, 175, Sr.
Util. Alex Broomfield, Chaminade, 5-7, 185, Sr.
DL Letroy Guion, Bradford 6-3, 265, Jr.
DL Paul Onorati, Chaminade, 5-9, 190, Jr.
DL Josh Lentz, Avon Park, 6-2, 230 Sr.
DL David McCleod, Umatilla 6-0, 185 Sr.
LB Dan Ruhl, Dunbar, 6-1, 215, Sr.
LB John Dunlap, Chaminade, 6-3, 215, Sr.
LB Eugene Hayes, Madison Co. 6-2, 215, Jr.
LB Gilbert Olvera, Hardee Co., 5-10, 190, Sr.
DB Steve Williams, Chaminade, 5-10, 166, Sr.
DB Al Donaldson, Wakulla 5-11, 165, Sr
DB Jonathan Warren, Madison Co. 6-2, 190, Sr.
P Alex Harrell, Pine Crest, 5-9, 160, Sr.
Util. Marquis Powell, Madison Co. 5-10, 200, Sr.
DEFENSE: DL Mario Lindsey, Wakulla 5-11, 235, Sr.; DL Durell Mitchell, Madison County, 6-2, 220, Sr.; DL Antonio Hall, Bradford 6-1, 265, Sr.; LB Zach Morgan, Marianna 5-8, 190, Sr.; LB Emory Williams, Gulliver Prep, 6-2, 230, Sr.; LB Mark Joseph, Immokalee, 6-0, 195, Sr.; LB Alex Castro, Belen Jesuit, 6-0, 210, Sr.; DB Charles McCrea, Chaminade, 5-9, 190, Sr.; DB Brandon Jackson, Dunbar, 5-8, 180, Sr.; DB Josh Faust, Umatilla, 6-3, 190 Sr.; DB Wendell Shanks, Bradford, 5-10, 175, Sr.; DB Joe Burnett, Eustis 5-11, 170 Jr.; KS Carlos Ortega, Belen Jesuit, 6-2, 185, Sr.; Util. Sam Roberts, Cardinal Newman, 5-10, 205, Sr.
CLASS 2B ALL-STATE TEAMS
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
QB Patrick Bryant, Pensacola Catholic, 6-3, 185, Sr.
RB Deondrea Lindsey, St. Pete Catholic, 6-0, 185, Sr.
RB Paul O'hara, Dixie County, 6-0, 205, Jr.
RB Antone Smith, Pahokee, 5-9, 180, Jr.
WR Mackey Davis, John Carroll 5-8, 170 Sr.
WR Kennard Burton, Pahokee, 5-9, 170, Sr.
OL Eli Biddy, Florida High, 6-7, 320, Sr.
OL Griffin Crocker, Pensacola Catholic, 6-2, 275, Sr.
OL A.J. Trump, Clearwater Cent. Catholic, 6-5, 290, Jr.
OL Bobby Leverette, Dixie County, 6-0, 205, Jr.
OL Jonathon Rodgers, Union County, 6-1, 260, Jr.
PK Robbie Waked, Winter Park Trinity Prep, 6-0, 180, Sr.
Util. Robbie Morse, Walton, 6-4, 210, Sr.
DL Stephen Purkey, John Carroll 6-1 230 Sr.
DL Antonio Wilson, Pahokee, 6-3, 215, Sr.
DL Matt Clark, Lake Highland, 6-4, 285, Sr.
DL Tyrone McGriff, Florida High 6-1, 200, Sr.
LB Joey Miller, Dixie County, 5-8, 165, Sr.
LB Demir Boldin, Pahokee, 6-1, 210, Sr.
LB Kendrick Odom, Union County, 6-1, 180, Sr.
LB Clifford Gardner, Frostproof, 6-1, 180, Sr.
DB Riley Cooper, Clearwater Cent. Catholic 6-4, 195, Soph.
DB Andres Morgan, Hamilton County, 5-11, 160, Sr.
DB Alphonso Smith, Pahokee, 5-10, 175, Sr.
P Chip Brinkman, Clearwater Cent. Catholic 6-3, 195, Sr.
Util. Lionel Singleton Florida High, 5-10, 175, Sr.
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