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)

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.