Star Staff Reports
The Tennessee Football Coaches Association (TnFCA) recently presented its All-State Teams for all nine classifications. The Millington Star’s coverage area consisting of Millington, Munford, Brighton and Tipton-Rosemark Academy featured some standouts to receive the statewide honor. Below are the list of the entire Class 5A and Division II-A teams including local players.
Class 5A All State Team:
QB- Kolten Gibson, Walker Valley, Sr.
QB- Zach Rutherford, Campbell County, Sr.
QB- Jack Sompayrac, Knoxville Catholic, Sr.
QB- Grayson Tramel, Shelbyville, Jr.
RB- Tai Carter, Summit, Sr.
RB- Kaemon Dunlap, Beech, Sr.
RB- Jacob Frazier, Hillsboro, Sr.
RB- Lance West, Brighton, Sr.
OL- Ollie Lane, Gibbs, Sr.
OL- Mason Leatherwood, Summit, Sr.
OL- Cade Mays, Knoxville Catholic, Sr.
OL- Bailey Presnell, Daniel Boone, Sr.
OL- Cole Pulley, Beech, Sr.
WR- Avery Brown, Shelbyville, Sr.
WR- DaShon Bussell, Knoxville Catholic, Sr.
WR- Shawn Marcum, Campbell County, Sr.
WR- Zeke Westfield, Walker Valley, Sr.
ATH- Darien Davis, Columbia, Jr.
ATH- Xavier Malone, Fulton, Jr.
ATH- Deon Thompson, Dyer County, Sr.
ATH- Heath Williams, Clarksville Northeast, Jr.
DL- Adarius Cox, Oak Ridge, Sr.
DL- Jordan Davis, Southwind, Sr.
DL- Drew Francis, Knoxville West, Soph.
DL- Marcus Webb, Munford, Sr.
LB- Cobe Angel, Oak Ridge, Sr.
LB- Ty Boeck, Soddy Daisy, Sr.
LB- Devon Dillehay, Clarksville Northeast, Jr.
LB- Chaz Williamson, Beech, Sr.
DB- Aaron Alston, Brighton, Sr.
DB- Hunter Huff, Knoxville Halls, Sr.
DB- D.J. Mitchell, Knoxville Catholic, Sr.
DB- Savon Stewart, Henry County, Sr.
ATH- Ton’Quez Ball, South Doyle, Jr.
ATH- Thomas Harper, Karns, Jr.
ATH- T.J. Neal, Hillsboro, Sr.
ATH- Carson Nichols, Cocke County, Sr.
K- Paxton Robertson, Knoxville Catholic, Soph.
P- Ian Cummings, Knoxville Central, Sr.
Division II-A All-State Team:
QB- Gunnar Lewis, Jackson Christian, Sr.
QB- Henry Mosley, DCA, Sr.
QB- Stone Norton, Davidson Academy, Jr.
QB- Alex Pitman, Mt. Juliet Christian, Sr.
RB- DaJoun Hewitt, Davidson Academy, Jr.
RB- Darius Hylick, Mt. Juliet Christian, Jr.
RB- Kamari McGowan, MTCS, Soph.
RB- Xavier Myers, Nashville Christian, Sr.
OL- Chris Akporoghene, The Kings Academy, Jr.
OL- Ian Kane, Davidson Academy, Sr.
OL- Cade Powers, Friendship Christian, Sr.
OL- Dawson Wilburn, Fayette Academy, Jr.
OL- Mason Williams, MTCS, Jr.
WR- Logan Collier, Mt. Juliet Christian, Jr.
WR- Spencer Hayden, Fayette Academy, Sr.
WR- Zach Simpson, Jackson Christian, Jr.
WR- Ben Switzer, Davidson Academy, Sr.
ATH- JaJuan Foutch, Friendship Christian, Sr.
ATH- Colton Oakley, DCA, Sr.
ATH- Cade Tinsley, Chattanooga Grace, Sr.
ATH- Cody Wyllins, The Kings Academy, Sr.
DL- David Hylick, Mt. Juliet Christian, Sr.
DL- Blake Johnson, DCA, Sr.
DL- Brant Lawless, Nashville Christian, Sr.
DL- Luke Smith, Friendship Christian, Jr.
LB- Taylor Carman, Friendship Christian, Sr.
LB- Cole Lusby, The Kings Academy, Sr.
LB- Jesse Parrish, Nashville Christian, Jr.
LB- Jon Roberts, Concord Christian, Sr.
DB- Eric Baxter, Ezell Harding, Sr.
DB- Drew Berry, MTCS, Jr.
DB- Mac Fullen, Tipton Rosemark, Soph.
DB Reid Holland, Fayette Academy, Jr.
ATH- Jordan Artzes, Tipton Rosemark, Soph.
ATH- Chad Holcomb, Friendship Christian, Sr.
ATH- Jake Roane, Tipton Rosemark, Jr.
ATH- Jesse Watson, Nashville Christian, Sr.
K- Tyler Powers, DCA, Sr.
P- Nathan Bess, Davidson Academy, Sr.
Webb was also named to the 2017 All-State Class 5A Football team selected by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.