All-region teams: Simmons, Canosa, Carmean earn top honors in 6-6A

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Caleb Carmean is seen in the first half of play against Sprayberry at Kennesaw Mountain Highschool Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (Daniel Varnado/For the AJC)

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Kennesaw Mountain head coach Caleb Carmean is seen in the first half of play against Sprayberry at Kennesaw Mountain Highschool Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (Daniel Varnado/For the AJC)

Credit: Daniel Varnado

Credit: Daniel Varnado

Here is the all-region team for 6-6A, as voted by the leagues’ coaches:

Region 6-6A

Offensive player of the year: RB Jonathan Simmons, South Cobb, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: LB Vinnie Canosa, Allatoona, Jr.

Coach of the year: Caleb Carmean, Kennesaw Mountain

First-team offense

QB - Cayman Prangley, Kennesaw Mountain, Jr.

RB - Phillip Sims, Pope, Sr.

RB - Isaiah Abbey, Sprayberry, Sr.

ATH - Terrence Clark II, South Cobb, Sr.

WR - Savion Riley, Kennesaw Mountain, Sr.

WR - Danny Curran, Lassiter, Sr.

WR - Cam Bleshoy, Pope, Sr.

OL - Harrison McFarlin, Allatoona, Sr.

OL - Connor Lew, Kennesaw Mountain, Jr.

OL - Brian Baumann, Pope, Sr.

OL - Luke Sudul, Pope, Sr.

OL - Fernando Baker, Sprayberry, Jr.

First-team defense

DB - Dekhi Garrett, Allatoona, Jr.

DB - Ryan Barrett, Kell, Jr.

DB - Denis Nechyparenka, Kennesaw Mountain, Sr.

DB - Keonta Wallace, South Cobb, Sr.

LB - Quintin Buckley, Kell, Sr.

LB - Ethan Voltaire, Kennesaw Mountain, Jr.

LB - Marcus Alterman, Pope, Sr.

LB - Jimi Olarinde, South Cobb, Jr.

DL - Ty Thompson, Allatoona, Sr.

DL - Josh Barker, Kell, Jr.

DL - Justin Ested, Kennesaw Mountain, Sr.

DL - Adam Jump, Pope, Sr.

K - Gray Kelly, Allatoona, So.

P - Logan Rapp, Pope, Jr.

Second-team offense

QB - Bryson Harrison, Lassiter, Jr.

RB - Jayden Ponder, Allatoona, Jr.

RB - T.J. Felix, Kell, Sr.

ATH - Joel Brock, Pope, Sr.

WR - Bryce Herring, Allatoona, Sr.

WR - Ayden Jackson, Kell, Jr.

WR - Jailen Taylor, Kennesaw Mountain, Jr.

OL - Ryan Blank, Allatoona, Sr.

OL - Austin Duffy, Kell, Sr.

OL - Marcus Laurent, South Cobb, So.

OL - Troy Beverly, Sprayberry, Jr.

OL - P.J. Wilkins, Wheeler, Jr.

Second-team offense

DB - Boozer Downs, Pope, Sr.

DB - Joel Brock, Pope, Sr.

DB - Isaiah McGarity, Sprayberry, Jr.

DB - Tre’Vaughn Calhoun, Wheeler, So.

LB - Palmer Bowling, Lassiter, Sr.

LB - Grant Williams, Osborne, Jr.

LB - Nyheim Jean, South Cobb, Sr.

LB - Julian Stevenson, Wheeler, Jr.

DL - Elhadj Fall, Osborne, Sr.

DL - Cheikh Koita, Pope, Sr.

DL - Ugonna Nwoha, South Cobb, Sr.

DL - Ty Holiday, Wheeler, Jr.

K - Alberto Bibian, South Cobb, Sr.

P - Caleb Prickett, Sprayberry, Jr.

Honorable mention: ATH Chance Arthur, Kennesaw Mountain; ATH Jordan McInnis, Wheeler; QB Tyler McGuire, Allatoona; QB Davion Hampton, Kell; QB Patrick Lowe, Pope; QB Javon Richardson, South Cobb; RB Ryan Barrett, Kell; RB Jahson Welch, Kennesaw Mountain; RB Khalif Walters, Osborne; RB Josiah Allen, Wheeler; FB Cody King, Allatoona; FB Earl Kyle, Kennesaw Mountain; WR Tracy Conner, Kell; WR Jordan Maxima, South Cobb; WR Corryell Durrough, Wheeler; WR/TE Joshua Horton, Osborne; OL David Jean, Sprayberry; OL Gavin Doherty, Kell; OL Mike Bolling, Allatoona; OL Patrick Astorga, Pope; OL Jayden Oreus, South Cobb; OL Jabari Henderson, Wheeler; DL Tyshawn Natt, Kell; DL Malachi Ramsey, South Cobb; DL Ezra Odinjor, Allatoona; DL David Smart, Kennesaw Mountain; DL Ethan Mackenny, Lassiter; DL Luke Brunson, Pope; DL Darius Gailliard, Sprayberry; DL Renardo Lewis, Wheeler; LB T.J. Felix, Kell; LB Taizon Perkins, Kell; LB Evan Duke, Kennesaw Mountain; LB Piers Cameron, Pope; LB Uchenna Nwoha, South Cobb; LB Phillip Andoh, Sprayberry; LB Patrick Jones, Sprayberry; LB Alexander Courtney, Wheeler; DB Deandre Creary, Kell; DB Isaiah Mideau, Wheeler; DB J.J. Moore, Osborne; DB Charles McCartherens, Kell; DB Jaylen Moson, Kennesaw Mountain; DB Parker Helmly, Lassiter; DB Jesse Santos, Wheeler; DB JorDan Abuwi, Wheeler; K Drew Campbell, Lassiter; K Caleb Prickett, Sprayberry