All-region teams: Mary Persons’ Watson earns top award in 2-3A

Here is the all-region team for 2-3A, as voted by the leagues’ coaches:

Player of the year: RB Duke Watson, Mary Persons, Jr.

Offensive player of the year: QB Colter Ginn, Peach County, Jr.

Defensive player of the year: SLB Skielar Mann, Peach County, Sr.

Athlete of the year: Carlos Barlow, Jackson, Sr.

Academic award: Logan Hickman, Mary Persons, Sr.

Coach of the year: Chad Campbell Peach County

First-team offense

QB - Logan Hickman, Mary Persons, Sr.

RB - Jakilen King, Pike County, Sr.

RB - Chris McMillan, Peach County, Sr.

RB - Ja’Quan Bentley, Upson-Lee, Jr.

OL - Demarkus Head, Mary Persons, Sr.

OL - Jose Perez, Peach County, Sr.

OL - Andrew Cliett, Peach County, Sr.

OL - J’vyon Tatum, Mary Persons, Jr.

OL - Averie Bennett, Jackson, Sr.

OL - Logan Cagel, Jackson, Sr.

OL - Luke Willis, Upson-Lee, Jr.

OL - Jaylon El-Amin, Peach County, Sr.

WR - Kham Little, Mary Persons, Sr.

WR - Isaiah Mitchell, Peach County, So.

WR - Chance Goddin, Jackson, Sr.

WR - Dylan Johnson, Peach County, Jr.

ATH - Christian Martin, Peach County, Sr.

K - Ryan Bankston, Mary Persons, So.

First-team defense

DL - T.J. Searcy, Upson-Lee, Sr.

DL - Kemari Lamar, Jackson, Sr.

DL - Arlando Jester, Jackson, Sr.

DL - Jadarious Morris, Peach County, Sr.

DL - Armard Davis, Peach County, Sr.

LB - Brandon Alford, Mary Persons, Sr.

LB - Jacobi Jones, Mary Persons, Jr.

LB - Nakeivean Lyons, Jackson, Sr.

LB - Cedric Roberts, Peach County, Jr.

LB - Jaise Davis, Mary Persons, So.

DB - Marcos Barlow, Jackson, Sr.

DB - Jayden Parker, Peach County, Sr.

DB - Champ Brantley, Mary Persons, Sr.

Second-team offense

QB - Jeshua Hosford, Jackson, Jr.

RB - Robert Jones, Peach County, Sr.

RB - Keyston Smith, Upson-Lee, Sr.

TE - Carter Steele, Pike County, Sr.

OL - Peyton Joseph, Peach County, So.

OL - Andon Riley, Mary Persons, Sr.

OL - Gavin Stewart, Jackson, Jr.

OL - Campbell Hinson, Upson-Lee, Jr.

OL - Joc Owens, Mary Persons, Jr.

OL - Kevin Godwin, Pike County, Sr.

WR - Nemo Jones, Mary Persons, So.

WR - Caleb Hampton, Peach County, Sr.

WR - Okemus Grier, Jackson, Sr.

ATH - Gage Lee, Pike County, Sr.

Second-team defense

DL - Camari Edwards, Jackson, So.

DL - Gevone Sands, Mary Persons, So.

DL - Broderick Henry Jr, Peach County, Jr.

DL - Dominique Freeman, Upson-Lee, Sr.

LB - Shondarious Fambro, Upson-Lee, Jr.

LB - Dwayne Coleman, Peach County, Jr.

LB - OJ Evans, Mary Persons, Sr.

LB - Amari Fletcher, Upson-Lee, So.

DB - Nic Arnold, Mary Persons, So.

DB - Brandon Respress, Peach County, Jr.

DB - Bryce Sammons, Pike County, So.

DB - Bentavious Reviere, Upson-Lee, So.

Honorable mention: Jackson - Liam Harland, Jr.; Khailin Sims So.; Kagan Scott, So. Mary Persons - Malaki Knight, Jr.; Timarion Grier, Sr.; DerMarian Davis So.; R.J. Holder, Jr. Peach County - Jayvon Ivey So.; Tywon Owens, Jr.; Jamari Wright, Jr.; Jordan Miller-Horne, So. Upson-Lee - Ashton Howard, Jr.; Adonis Brazil, Jr.; Jaden Weems, Sr.; Jacob King, Jr.

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