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Timesland offensive football player of the year: Porter Abell, Rockbridge County.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Abell, 6-0, 185, set eight school records and was named Region III offensive player of the year after leading Rockbridge County to the Division 3 regional final. He ran for two touchdowns and passed for one TD in a 28-24 playoff loss to eventual state champion Brookville. Abell finished with 1,813 rushing yards and 26 TDs on 243 carries. He passed for 1,031 yards and eight more TDs with just three interceptions. He rushed for 246 yards and accounted for six TDs in a playoff win over Liberty. Abell signed with Richmond.
RB IAN MANN | GILES | Senior | 6-0, 175
Region C offensive player of the year. ... Rushed for school-record 2,328 yards and 37 TDs on 226 carries. ... Gained more than 200 yards five times with high of 321 vs. James River.
RB DANIEL HAMM | FORT CHISWELL | Senior | 5-10, 185
Mountain Empire District offensive player of the year. ... Gained 1,902 yards on 215 carries. ... Caught 20 passes for 304 yards. ... Scored 26 touchdowns. ... First-team All-Region C. ... Will walk on at Virginia.
RB DORIAN HARRIS | FLOYD COUNTY | Senior | 5-11, 217
First-team All-Three Rivers District. ... Rushed for 1,828 yards and 24 TDs on 225 attempts. ... Set school record with 345 yards vs. Glenvar. ... Had TD reception and interception for TD.
WR SHAQUILLE BONDS | GLENVAR | Senior | 5-11, 155
Had 64 receptions for 1,252 yards and 12 TDs. ... Caught 10 passes for 192 yards vs. Three Rivers champ Giles. ... Had 190 receiving yards vs. William Byrd. ... First-team All-Region C.
WR MIKEY RODGERS | GRAYSON COUNTY | Senior | 6-2, 202
Caught 56 passes for 1,052 yards and 14 TDs. ... Had nine catches in win over Galax. ... Had 124 receiving yards in playoff win over Gretna. ... First-team All-Region C.
TE JORDAN BRYANT | CAVE SPRING | Senior | 6-3, 232
First-team All-Region IV. ... Caught 43 passes for 498 yards and five TDs. ... Excellent blocker who led Cave Spring to the Region IV Division 4 final. ... Signed with Concord.
C COLEMAN THOMAS | FORT CHISWELL | Junior | 6-6, 295
Named first-team All-Region C. ... Led 12-1 team to Division 2 quarterfinals with 96 pancakes and 91 percent blocking grade. ... Has committed to Tennessee.
G KEARSLEY DILLON | GILES | Senior | 5-11, 240
Three Rivers District offensive lineman of the year. ... Three-year starter. ... Led team to 10-2 record as the Spartans rushed for 4,501 yards in the single-wing offense.
G CURTIS FRIDLEY | ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY | Senior | 6-3, 275
First-team All-Region III. ... Four-year starter. ... Had school-record 11 pancake blocks in playoff game vs. Brookville. ... Did not allow a quarterback sack.
T DYLAN BRUCKI | CAVE SPRING | Senior | 6-6, 303
River Ridge District offensive lineman of the year. ... First-team All-Region IV. ... Did not allow a sack for the second straight year. ... Signed with Liberty University.
T ALEX LIGHT | SALEM | Junior | 6-5, 295
First-team All-Region IV. ... Helped Salem to a 12-1 record and berth in Group AA Division 4 semifinals. ... Excelled as a run blocker. ... Likely Division I recruit in 2013.
PK DAN SEYMOUR | CAVE SPRING | Junior | 5-11, 151
Kicked 13 field goals in 16 attempts with a long of 37 yards. ... Made all three FG attempts in the postseason. ... Also made second-team All-Timesland in cross country.
KR BRYCE HANKINS | MAGNA VISTA | Junior | 5-9, 161
Returned a kickoff for a touchdown in Magna Vista's first three games. ... Averaged 42 yards per return. ... Also averaged 9.1 yards per carry rushing and had 39 pass receptions.
QB CONNOR BAKER | Cave Spring | Sr. | 5-11, 177
RB DONTE PEOPLES | Galax | Sr. | 5-7, 175
RB ETHAN RICHARDSON | Marion | Sr. | 5-10, 175
RB XAVIER WHORLEY | Patrick Henry | Sr. | 5-11, 185
WR HAROLD BUCKNER | Northside | Jr. | 6-3, 175
WR COLE WORRELL | Floyd County | Sr. | 5-10, 171
TE THOMAS KENNEDY | Lord Botetourt | Sr. | 6-0, 245
C TROY PAPLOMATAS | Hidden Valley | Sr. | 6-0, 222
G CHASE ALTIZER | George Wythe | Sr. | 5-11, 220
G ANTHONY ROBINSON | Patrick Henry | Sr. | 6-1, 240
T LUCAS HOLDER | Carroll County | Sr. | 6-5, 270
T ANDREW WILLIAMS | Lord Botetourt | Sr. | 6-0, 259
PK CARSON WISE | Blacksburg | Jr. | 5-8, 144
KR TROY HELTON | Covington | Sr. | 5-8, 160
SIZZLIN’ SOPHOMORE OF THE YEAR
WR RON FORD | Eastern Montgomery
Ford, a 5-foot-9, 160-pound receiver, caught 85 passes for 1,098 yards and 18 touchdowns to highlight Eastern Montgomery’s spread offense. His single-season total ranks him ninth on the VHSL career list and second all-time in Timesland.
QB MAX REVERCOMB | North Cross | 5-11, 170
RB RYHEEM DAWSON | Parry McCluer | 6-2, 195
RB MATT SMITH | Liberty | 6-1, 210
RB TREY SKEENS | George Wythe | 6-0, 180
WR RASHEED WHORLEY | Patrick Henry | 6-0, 180
TE JARED HAGA | Carroll County | 6-0, 195
OL AUSTIN CLARK | Rockbridge County | 6-6, 265
OL DEREK DRESSLER | Covington | 6-2, 270
OL JEFFREY KEYTON | Floyd County | 6-3, 294
OL NATHAN THACKER | Lord Botetourt | 6-1, 249
OL CLAY WOOLWINE | Patrick Henry | 5-11, 220
PK COREY THOMPSON | Glenvar | 6-1, 170
KR BOBBY STAPLES | Lord Botetourt | 5-9, 151
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