Finally, the 6-3A Div 1 All-District team is published by the LNJ. I get the whole "it's for the kids" argument but this may be as watered down as I've seen.
Seven 1st team RBs. Nine 2nd team LBs....
Bowman, Watson share MVP honors in 6-3A DI
By Jack Stallard [email protected]
Jan 13, 2023 Updated 18 hrs ago
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Chris Bowman makes a pass for Jefferson, on Friday October 7, 2022, during their game with White Oak in Roughneck Stadium. (Michael Cavazos/News-Journal Photo)
Tatum's Cole Watson fights for yardage during Friday's October 28, 2022 game against Jefferson in Tatum. (Les Hassell/News-Journal Photo)
Les Hassell/News-Journal Photo
Jefferson’s Chris Bowman and Tatum’s Cole Watson shared Most Valuable Player honors with the release of the District 6-3A Division I All-District Football Team for the 2022 season.
Bowman completed 40 of 91 passes for 837 yards and eight touchdowns, rushed for 332 yards and a TD, caught 13 passes for 198 yards and three touchdowns and had 62 tackles and an interception on the defensive side for Jefferson.
Watson was also a two-way standout, carrying 165 times for 1,364 yards and 25 touchdowns, completing 35 of 83 passes for 577 yards and four scores and finishing with 66 tackles, five tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery on defense.
Other district superlatives went to Tatum’s C.J. Fite (Defensive Player of the Year), Jefferson’s Keshawn Whitaker and Atlanta’s Russell Limbrick (Defensive Linemen of the Year), Tatum’s Cayden Tatum (Defensive Newcomer), Atlanta’s Stacy Darty, Gladewater’s Kollin Lewis and Jefferson’s Luke McMullen (Offensive Player of the Year), Tatum’s Laynce Welch (Offensive Lineman of the Year), Sabine’s Colt Sparks (Offensive Newcomer of the Year), Atlanta’s Markeylin Batton and White Oak’s Noah Carter (Utility Player of the Year), Jefferson’s Domonik Rivers (Special Teams Player of the Year) and Jefferson’s Antwain Jimmerson (Coach of the Year).
Voting was conducted by the district’s coaches.
Quarterback: Erik Burns, Jefferson; Peyton Harrison, Atlanta; Running back: Kamran Williams, Jefferson; Knox Tomlinson, Jefferson; Carson Gonzales, Tatum; Braden Mimbs, Tatum; Luke Sigler, Tatum; Kameron Dickerson, Atlanta; Devonte Powers, Gladewater; Receiver/tight end: Tyron Maddox, Gladewater; Cayden Fortson, Sabine; Line: Bryce Clark, Jefferson; Alec Perry, Tatum; Landry Ross, Tatum; Taylor Pickett, Gladewater; Caden Tyner, White Oak
Line: Knox Tomlinson, Jefferson; Jacoriean Rollins, Tatum; Jobey Shico, Gladewater; Israel Cerda, Gladewater; Joe Royce, Sabine; Linebacker: Kenneth Ross, Jefferson; Marquavion Owens, Atlanta; Holden Hodges, White Oak; Grayson Thompson, White Oak; Back: Cortavion Massingill, Jefferson; Judsen Carter, Jefferson; Erik Burns, Jefferson; Carson Gonzales, Tatum; Ike Chandler, Atlanta; Dimoree Limbrick, Atlanta; Clayne Simmons, Sabine
Steve Washington, Jefferson; Giani Garza, Tatum’ Ozzie Chavarria, Gladewater; Jovanny Jaimes, Sabine; Aven Whittington, White Oak
Quarterback: Kyron Wilson, Gladewater; Running back: De’arious Williams, White Oak; Receiver/tight end: Chris Love, Jefferson; Jordan Chambers, Tatm; Brendon Clayton, Atlanta; Jayden Riley, Atlanta; Keondre Powers, Gladewater; Caleb McKinney, Sabine; Line: Jakobie Goynes, Jefferson; Xavier Cook, Tatum; Dawson Brooks, Sabine
Line: Travis Harris, Jefferson; Devonta Waites, Jefferson; Truitt Anthony, Tatum; Walker Davis, Tatum; Kade Holder, Tatum; Keondre Powers, Gladewater; Dawson Brooks, Sabine; Linebacker: Steve Washington, Jefferson; Datravion Smith, Jefferson; Chance Fields, Tatum; Jacolby Norris, Tatum; Jamarion Owens, Atlanta; Carmello Henderson, Atlanta; Tristan Collins, Gladewater; Cade Silvertooth, Sabine; Luke Baker, White Oak; Back: Hasheem Ector, Jefferson; Jalarrion Andrews, Atlanta; J.T. Maddox, Gladewater
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