High School Football

High School Football

2017 BND Large School All-Area Defense

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Eric Owens Jr., East St. Louis FIRST TEAM DEFENSIVE BACKS ▪  Cortez Moore, East St. Louis (68 tackles, 4 Int) ▪  Norman Harris, Edwardsville (56 tackles, 2 sacks, fumble, Int) ▪  Eugene Williba, Granite City (22 tackles, Int) ▪  Da’Vion Towers, East St. Louis (71 tackles, fumble, Int) LINEBACKERS ▪  Eric Owens Jr., East St. Louis (127 tackles, 5 sacks, fumble, 4 Int) ▪  Oliver McDowell, East St. Louis (97 tackles, 13 sacks, fumble) ▪  Chase Viehman, Edwardsville (103 tackles, 3 sacks, fumble) DEFENSIVE LINE ▪  Dondi Fuller, Belleville East (71 tackles, 6 sacks, 2 fumbles) ▪  Khari Kollore, Belleville West (53 tackles, fumble) ▪  Terrion Williams, East St. Louis (102 tackles, 7 sacks) ▪  Josh Anderson, Edwardsville (65 tackles, 4 sacks, fumble) PUNTER ▪  Cole Junker, Mascoutah (28 for 1,095 - 39.11 avg.) SECOND TEAM DEFENSIVE BACKS ▪  Josh Rosebud, Belleville West (38 tackles, Int) ▪  Lenario Sanders, Belleville East (16 tackles) ▪  Kenneth Scarbrough, East St. Louis (36 tackles) ▪  Ronald Clay, Mascoutah (70 tackles) LINEBACKERS ▪  Izeal Terrell, Alton (83 tackles, 60 solo, sack, 2 int) ▪  Lemondre Carter, Belleville West (55 tackles, 5 sacks, Int) ▪  Nathan Clark, Triad (113 tackles, sack) DEFENSIVE LINE ▪  Cortez Jefferson, Alton (32 tackles) ▪  Justyn Wilborn, Belleville West (43 tackles) ▪  Beau Barbour, Triad (60 tackles, 10 sacks, fumble) ▪  Malone Brown, Triad (45 tackles, 4 sacks, fumble) PUNTER ▪  Cody Qualls, Triad (23 for 893- 39.2 avg) HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSIVE BACKS ▪  Ju’Qui Womack, Alton (24 tackles) ▪  Nick King, Triad (51 tackles) ▪  Bryce Kirk, Waterloo (59 tackles, 3 Int) ▪  Arren Wayland, Waterloo (20 tackles, Int) LINEBACKERS ▪  Xavier Medina, Belleville East (50 tackles, 33 solo) ▪  Jesse Matthews, Waterloo (104 tackles) ▪  Aric Crehan, Triad (81 tackles, 5 sacks, 2 fumbles, Int) DEFENSIVE LINE ▪  Demond Taylor, East St. Louis (13 tackles, 2 sacks) ▪  Willie Robinson, O’Fallon (41 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 fumbles) ▪  Clayton Watters, Waterloo (47 tackles, sack) ▪  Malik Green, Mascoutah (35 tackles, 10 sacks, Int) PUNTER ▪  Will Lanxon, Belleville West (6 for 228 - 38 avg)

High School Football

2017 BND Large School All-Area Football Offense

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kendall Abdur-Rahman, Edwardsville COACH OF THE YEAR: Eric Dickerson, Alton  FIRST TEAM WIDE RECEIVERS ▪  Kevin Caldwell Jr, Alton (32 -582, 6 TD) ▪  Lawaun Powell Jr., East St. Louis (37-596, 15 TD)  RUNNING BACKS ▪  Kriston Davis, Belleville West (227, 1,303, 19 TD) ▪  Darrell Smith, Alton (126 for 1,324, 15 TD, 10.5 avg)  QUARTERBACK ▪  Kendall Abdur-Rahman, Edwardsville (548, 8 TD; 1,399, 26 TD)   TIGHT END ▪  RJ Wilson, Edwardsville (4-132, TD)  OFFENSIVE LINE ▪  Donovan Porter, Alton (6-1, 225) ▪  Dwight Oregon, Belleville West (6-2, 265) ▪  Jacob Stellhorn, Edwardsville (6-3, 265) ▪  Demond Taylor, East St. Louis (6-3, 255) ▪  Javontez Spraggins, East St. Louis (6-3, 346) KICKER ▪  Devin Parker, Edwardsville (79 points)  SECOND TEAM  WIDE RECEIVERS ▪  Quantavius Alexander, Belleville East (43-561, 3 TD) ▪  Eric Rodgers, East St. Louis (51-844, 6 TD)  RUNNING BACKS ▪  Jigg Brown, East St. Louis (194-1,216, 18 TD) ▪  Jerry Watson, Granite City (159-1,012, 7 TD)   QUARTERBACK ▪  Kienen Waller, Belleville East (175-328-1,993, 17 TD, 13 Int)   TIGHT END ▪  Jackson Ivers, Waterloo (17-232, 6 TD)   OFFENSIVE LINE ▪  Cale Warrer, Edwardsville (5-10, 230) ▪  Braden Johnson, O'Fallon (5-11, 240) ▪  Michael Green, Alton (5-10, 225) ▪  Korey Cruise, Belleville East (6-1, 275) ▪  Jalen Rogers, Belleville West (5-11, 240)  KICKER ▪  Colin Lombardi, Alton (7 FG, 31 PAT, 52 pts)   HONORABLE MENTION  WIDE RECEIVERS ▪  DeCarlos Johnson, Belleville East (45-582, 7 TD) ▪  TreShun Buckingham, Mascoutah (47-699, 4 TD) RUNNING BACKS ▪  Dalton Viglasky, Waterloo (142-1,015, 15 TD; 13 catch, 170, 2 TD) ▪  Justin Johnson, Edwardsville (734 yards, 6 TD)   QUARTERBACK ▪  Christian Perez, East St. Louis (111-187, 1,702, 22 TD, 1 Int)   TIGHT END ▪  Jacob McCloskey, Belleville West (16-220, 2 TD)  OFFENSIVE LINE ▪  Noah Meppiel, Waterloo (5-11, 230) ▪  Ryan Holcomb, Triad (6-4, 250) ▪  Spencer Woodall, Waterloo (6-0, 230) ▪  Evan Anderson, Triad (6-4, 205) ▪  Nick Thurston, Mascoutah (6-3, 220)  KICKER ▪  Travis Speer, Triad (4 FG, 28 PAT, 40 pts) 

Edwardsville football falls to Loyola Academy in state semifinals

Edwardsville coach Matt Martin talks about his Tigers’ 17-10 loss to Loyola Academy on Saturday.
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