All-region teams: Lovejoy sweeps top honors in 2-AAAAAA

Here are the top players and coaches as well as the all-region team in 2-AAAAAA, as selected by the coaches:

Coach of the year: Al Hughes Lovejoy

Offensive player of the year: Travis Custis, Lovejoy

Defensive player of the year: Nathaniel Norwood, Lovejoy

Special teams player of the year: Brandon Davis, Lovejoy

First-team offense

QB – Alejandro Bennifield, Lovejoy, Sr.

RB – James Hardeman, Newton, Sr.

RB – Cornell White, Alcovy, Sr.

RB – Trae Bonner, Luella, Jr.

OL – Nuka Yobo, Newton, So.

OL – Randy Robinson, Lovejoy, So.

OL – Mike Jones, Lovejoy, Jr.

OL – Justin Brown, Lovejoy, Jr.

OL – Montel Robinson-Beasley, Lovejoy, Sr.

WR – JuMichael Ramos, Lovejoy, Sr.

WR – Arshad Jackson, Lovejoy, Sr.

WR – Sterling Taylor, Morrow, Sr.

ATH – Jaquon Johnson, Druid Hills, Sr.

P – Ben Whealler, Druid Hills, Jr.

First-team defense

DL – Mike Davis, Lovejoy, Sr.

DL – Kingsley Ejike, Newton, Sr.

DL – Tevin Jones, Luella, Sr.

DL – Kristopher Christian, Lovejoy, Sr.

LB – Zane Fields, Lovejoy, Sr.

LB – Demarquis Gates, Lovejoy, Jr.

LB – Veion Robinson, Lovejoy, Sr.

LB – Kentavious Preston, Rockdale County, Jr.

DB – Tyrell Brown, Lovejoy, Sr.

DB – Cinwon Whitehead, Lovejoy, Sr.

DB – Shakym Peters, Rockdale County, Jr.

DB – Nick White, Newton, Sr.

ATH – Devante Walters, Rockdale County, Sr.

PK – Jaime Nunez, Lovejoy, Jr.

Second-team offense

QB – Jared Hendricks, Luella, Sr.

RB – Hasaan Enis, Druid Hills, So.

RB – Jonathan Griffin, Lovejoy, Sr.

RB – Larry Hodnatt, Morrow, So.

OL – Malcolm Johnson, Lovejoy, Sr.

OL – David Rash, Alcovy, Sr.

OL – Vinnie Jengelly, Newton, So.

OL – Hakeem Enis, Druid Hills, Fr.

OL – Curtiss Benton, Alcovy, Jr.

WR – Jeff Murphy, Lovejoy, Sr.

WR – Tarjee Steel, Rockdale County, Fr.

WR – Kwesi Mintah, Rockdale County, Jr.

ATH – Antwon Glover, Alcovy, Sr.

P – Andrew Roberts, Luella, Sr.

Second-team defense

DL – Najee Johnson, Druid Hills, Sr.

DL – Ryan Adams, Alcovy, Jr.

DL – Treyvon Richardson, Newton, Sr.

DL – Michael Sims, Luella, Sr.

LB – Eugene Fuller, Lovejoy, Sr.

LB – D’Andre Byrd, Druid Hills, Sr.

LB – Okon Godwin, Alcovy, Jr.

LB – Joe Rockett, Newton, Sr.

DB – Montrell Custis, Lovejoy, So.

DB – Marcus Williams, Alcovy, Sr.

DB – Kyle Simmons, Druid Hills, Sr.

DB – Anthony Davis, Rockdale County, Jr.

ATH – Steve Osondu, Luella, Jr.

PK – Rysan Richardson, Alcovy, Sr.

Honorable mention: Alcovy – LB Joaquin Ross, Sr., LB Leroy Robinson, Sr., Ath Tristen Payne, Sr., WR Jaylin Penny, Sr.; Druid Hills – Desi Bigby, Sr., OL Luis Gutierrez, Sr., WR Emmanuel Reid, Sr., DL Dajour Maddox, Jr.; Lovejoy – DL Kris Ellis, Jr., DL Johnathan Gore, Sr., WR Terry Henderson, Sr., LB Chauncey Jackson, So.; Luella – OL Darren Drake, So., OL Montana Hill, Jr., LB Gabe Smith, Sr., LB Mannie Lowery, Sr., Morrow – Courtney Heard, Jr., DB A’Keitheon Whitner, Sr., DE Reggie McMullen, Jr., DB Tajmel Speights, Jr.; Newton – FS Devonte Carter, Sr., LB AJ Palomino, So., LB Anthony Durham, Sr., QB Kemani Pittman, So.; Rockdale County – DT Robert McCray, Jr., DT Julian McKnight, Jr., LB Kyle Beyah, Sr., QB Zuri Minnifield, Fr.

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3 comments Add your comment

BigTimeTECHFan

December 20th, 2012
1:26 pm

how did Travis Custis get offensive POY and not make 1st or 2nd All-Region team. Odd?

Max Sizemore

December 20th, 2012
2:56 pm

I think POY is considered a category ABOVE first team.

Cassandra

December 21st, 2012
10:09 pm

Congrats to all of the Rockdale County high school players, you guys moved up in class and still made your mark this year. Way to go !!