Carthage leads All-District 9-4A DI Football Team honors
By Staff reports
Jan. 11, 2018 at 2:45 p.m.
Updated Jan. 11, 2018 at 2:45 p.m.
Keaontay Ingram, who put together his second straight 2,000-yard rushing season and helped lead Carthage to its second state championship in a row, was named Most Valuable Player with the release of the District 9-4A Division I All-District Football Team.
Carthage teammates Mykel Gates and Ahmad Brown shared defensive MVP honors, while Henderson quarterback Trae Hall was named the league’s offensive MVP.
Offensive Newcomer of the Year honors went to Chapel Hill quarterback Khalen Griffin, and Kilgore defensive lineman Deundre Blanton was the league’s top defensive newcomer.
Scott Surratt, who led Carthage to its sixth state title during his 11 seasons at the school, was named Coach of the Year.
Voting was conducted by the district’s coaches.
Quarterback: Gunner Capps, Carthage
Running back: Briant Mumphrey, Kilgore; Jeremiah Davis, Palestine
Fullback: Daniel Sifford, Kilgore; Saul Quintanilla, Henderson; T.J. Dever, Palestine
Tight End: Miguel Ruiz, Henderson; Callahan Baldree, Carthage
Receiver: Jonathan Shepard, Kilgore; Dee Bowens, Carthage; De’Waylon Ingram, Carthage; Robbie Williams, Chapel Hill; Jaterious Evans, Center; Caleb Medford, Henderson
Line: Austin Adams, Kilgore; McKinnon White, Kilgore; Nate Brittenham, Carthage; Jesse Wayne Pierce, Carthage; Keith Nonette, Palestine; Deoundre Hatton, Palestine; Clayton Conrad, Henderson
Kicker: Elivan Torres, Kilgore
Line: Tyriek Mumphrey, Kilgore; Felipe Ponce, Carthage; De’Braylon Garrett, Henderson; Dejuan Ealy, Palestine
End: Demorrea Richardson, Kilgore; Garrett Lybrand, Henderson; Montario Wilson, Carthage; Quinton Owens, Carthage
Inside linebacker: Sebastian Mumphrey, Kilgore; Nesba Brown, Kilgore; Brady Odom, Henderson; Roderick Deyon, Palestine
Outside linebacker: Damien Parker, Kilgore; Tyrek Blanton, Henderson; Jose Dejulian, Carthage
Safety: Mekhi Colbert, Carthage; Cole Whitlock, Carthage; Treylun Blanton, Henderson
Cornerback: Ashton Hicks, Carthage; Kameron Hamilton, Palestine; Montel Hood, Chapel Hill
Punter: Elian Torres, Kilgore
Returner: Mekhi Colbert, Carthage
Quarterback: Patrick Jackson, Kilgore
Running back: Javorie Hamilton, Kilgore; Tucker Smith, Carthage; Marques Hall, Center; Lynn Freeney, Henderson
Fullback: Ravon Ingram, Carthage
Tight End: Bucky Duke, Kilgore
Receiver: Deiontrae Wheat, Kilgore; Robert Gipson, Palestine; Caden Lafontaine, Palestine; Kaleb Parks, Center; Quinzarius Daniel, Chapel Hhill
Line: Brayden Grush, Kilgore; Kevion Booty, Carthage; Callum Barber, Carthage; J.T. Romero, Carthage; Cayle Irvin, Center; Jonathan Fox, Palestine; Christian Kind, Henderson
Kicker: Axel Romero, Henderson
Line: Darrian Ingram, Carthage; Miguel Ruiz, Henderson; Marquis Massenburg, Chapel Hill
End: Octavian McKee, Kilgore; Nomar Villegas, Palestine; Logan Holloway, Center
Inside linebacker: Keshawn Nonette, Palestine; Cayle Irvin, Center; Adrian Berry, Chapel Hill
Outside linebacker: Josh Williams, Palestine; Brody Mullican, Bullard; Jake Liker, Center
Safety: Quintin Cook, Palestine; Landry Lasseter, Bullard; Kameron Elmer, Center; Jaterious Evans, Center
Cornerback: Ke’untaye Dunham, Henderson; Robert Gipson, Palestine; JaCorey Ware, Carthage; Marques Hall, Center
Punter: Tyler Gray, Palestine; Will McCowin, Bullard
Returner: Quintin Cook, Palestine; Jaterious Evans, Center
Carthage: Mekhi Colbert; Kilgore: Isaiah Smith; Henderson: Keshoyn Alexander; Bullard: Will McCowin; Center: Jake Liker; Chapel Hill: Hunter Branin; Palestine: Tyler Gray
Kilgore: Patrick Jackson; Carthage: Alberto Sigala; Bullard: Colton Bowman; Center: Cayden Sparks; Chapel Hill: Javier Estrada; Henderson: Jamarcus Jacobs; Palestine: Edgar Ayala