District 1-A has a lot to brag about this season. Four of the seven teams in the district made it to their respective quarterfinals. Arcadia and Glenbrook reached the quarterfinals. Haynesville made it to the semifinals. Homer made a second consecutive trip to a state championship.
The battle for a district championship was eventually won by Glenbrook. Glenbrook Coach David Feaster was named Coach of the Year leading the Apaches to their first LHSAA District Championship. Glenbrook quarterback Ty Feaster was named the Offensive MVP. Apache Rhett Johnson shared the Defensive MVP honor with Homer Pelican Walteze Champ.
Glenbrook put in the most with 11 on the first team on offense and defense. Glenbrook’s quarterback Ty Feaster was selected on the first team. Feaster also received the honor of kicker. Cason Clemmons and Turner McLelland were selected as first-team wide receivers. Landry Powell received the honor of tight end. DJ Carter was selected as running back on the first team. Maddox Mandino took honors as a return specialist. On the defense, Mandino was the only Apache that made the first team on both offense and defense. Mandino was selected as a defensive back for defense. The Apaches were represented again as the defensive back by Trey Kent. Co-Defensive MVP Rhett Johnson has selected the first team as a linebacker. Hayden Harmon has also selected the first team as a linebacker. Davari Jackson made the first team for the offensive line. Mandino makes a third appearance but this time on the second team as an athlete. Other second team members are Spencer Brantley (OL), Chase Sentell (WR), Johnathan Bryant (DL), and Landry Powell (FLEX). Honorable mentions for the Apaches are Toby Haulmark, Dayton Sims, Mason Farnell, Preston Pope, Seth Mangram, Jackson Waller, Trey Yetman, Luke Vining, and Jackson Lott.
State runner-up Homer Pelicans put 9 on the first team. Defensive Co-MVP Walteze Champ made both the offensive and defensive line first team. Cameron Winzer and Orlanderius Green both made the offensive line first team. Winzer was also selected as the first-team punter. LaMichael Greer was selected as the first-team wide receiver. Running back extraordinaire Elyjay Curry was chosen as a first-team running back. In the defensive backfield, linebacker Brendan Harris and defensive back Katrevick Banks were selected as the first team. Multiple Pelicans that made an appearance on the first team showed up on the second team. Elyjay Curry made second-team return specialist. Camron Winzer made a third appearance as the second-team defensive line. LaMichael Greer made the list a second time as a second-team defensive back. Jamarquese Hampton made the offensive and defensive team second team as a wide receiver and linebacker. Other second team members are Andrevious Buggs (QB), Greg Williams (RB), and Derron Donell (LB). Honorable mention selectees for Homer were Spencer Dunn (DB), Greg Williams (LB), Jarek Shelton (DB), Jaylan Franklin (OL), and Zyan Warren (DL).
The Golden Tornado also added 9 players to the all-district first team. The trio of Toby Franklin, Alonzo Jackson, J’Karius Turner, and Kemarion Ivory all made both offensive and defensive first team. Franklin was selected as running back and punter. Ivory was picked on the first team for the offensive line and defensive line. Turner was selected for running back and flex for defense. Jackson was selected as an offensive athlete and defensive linebacker. DaKoda Camp was chosen on first-team defense for a defensive back. Camp also made second-team wide receiver. Keizavion Woods, Kentavious Watts, and Jayden Green are all both second-team offense and offense. Woods made it for both tight end and linebacker. Watts was chosen for the offensive and defensive lines. Green was selected for both running back and defensive back. Toby Franklin made a third appearance on the all-district as a second-team linebacker. Other second-team selectees are Gemerian Williams (OL), Kamarion Penegar (OL), Eli Bray (K), and Germetrius Speech (DL). Honorable Mentions for Haynesville are Germerian Williams (DL), Jake Acklin (DL/OL), Byruss Burns (LB), Isaiah Washington (DB/QB), Aajaius Beene (DB), Zykerius Fielding (DB), and DaMondra Martin (WR).
Arcadia Hornets' quarterfinal run helped place 4 on first-team all-district. Dimitri Carr II made the first team on both sides of the ball for the offensive and defensive lines. GeAuntre Nelson was selected as a wide receiver and defensive back. Markecion Carr was selected as running back. Isaiah Jackson was chosen as the first-team linebacker. Tyler Davis was selected on the second team on both sides of the line. Raytravious Crawley was chosen as the second-team tight end. Ian Fitzgerald was picked as the second-team running back. Honorable mentions for Arcadia are Joey Salvaterra (OL), Aston Patterson (LB), Ryheem Patterson (LB), Tyreun Fields (DE), and Rodtravious Jackson (QB).
Magnolia Mariners’ DeAndre Johnson was the sole person to make the first team as a wide receiver. DeAndre Johnson also made the second team as a linebacker. DeVondre Johnson made the second team for three positions as a wide receiver, return specialist, and defensive back. Mitchell Adams and Peter Santiago also made the second team for a wide receiver.
Plain Dealing Lions were represented on the second team by Aaron Reddix as both running back and return specialist. Honorable mentions for Plain Dealing are Regan Foster (OL), Dekavious Hogan (DL), Eli James (DL), Jayden Ray (DB), and Joshua Miller (QB).
The Ringgold Redskins had five make the honorable mention list. Trevor Williams was selected for defensive end and linebacker. Other Redskins making the list are Jaxon Page (DE), Nick Plunkett (OL), Devin Rushing (S), and Jyshawn Marshal (OL)
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