A couple of Tidehaven football players were honored by being named all-state selections after a strong 2017 campaign.

Senior running back Jeff Williams was named to the second team of the 67th Annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A all-state football team, with senior defensive back Jacob Galvan being named honorable mention.

Williams ran for 1,378 yards and 27 touchdowns in nine regular season games, and led the Tigers to the Region IV semifinals in the 3A Division II playoffs. 

Galvan scored five touchdowns on defense as he was the Tigers’ top defender in the secondary.

 

FIRST TEAM

Offense

Tackles –  Silas Robinson, Yoakum, 6-5, 315, sr.; Caiden Walker, Newton, 6-4, 276,  jr.

Guards – Tyler Richardson, Canadian, 6-2, 265, sr.; Marcus Williams, Teague, 6-0, 243, sr.

Center – Adrian Martinez, Gunter, 5-10, 210, sr.

Wide receivers –- Matthew Lynch, Canadian, 6-0, 170, sr.; T.J. Rogers, New Diana, 6-2, 185, sr.

Tight end – Tyler Lehmkuhl, Rockdale, 6-2, 215, sr.

Quarterback – Torry Locklin, Rockdale, 6-2, 200, sr.

Running backs – Ja’Kobe Cooper, Lexington, 5-8, 170, jr.; Darwin Barlow, Newton, 5-11, 200, sr.; Vernon Jackson, Boling, 6-3, 245, sr.

Fullback – Casey Braden, Wall, 6-2, 215, sr.

All-purpose – Earnest Crownover, Grandview, 6-2, 195, sr.

Offensive player of the year – Locklin, Rockdale.

Place-kicker – Carlos Campos, Beckville, soph.

Defense

Linemen – Skylar Collier, Brock, 5-9, 175, sr.; Tanner Bayard, Holliday, 6-1 200, jr.; Eric Gipson, Jefferson, 6-2, 196, jr.; (tie) Damian Dominguez, Grandview, 6-0, 215, sr.; Cayden McBride, Rockdale, 6-0, 240, jr.

Linebackers –  Aaron Allert, Lexington, 5-11, 185, soph.; Wyatt Bishop, Canadian, 5-9, 160, sr.; Corbin Foster, Newton, 6-0, 220, sr.; JR Harris, Rockdale, 6-0, 160, sr. 

Secondary – Jordan Moore, Yoakum, 6-1, 190, sr.; Demarvion Overshown, Arp, 6-4, 205, sr.; Stephon Harris, Childress, 5-11, 175, jr.; Jared Pedraza, Franklin, 5-11, 200, jr.

Punter – Kaden Cordell, Sonora, 6-0, 175, sr.

Kick returner – Demarvion Overshown, Arp, 6-4, 205, sr.

Utility – Jaqualyn Crawford, Rockdale, 5-10, 165, sr.

Defensive player of the year – Foster, Newton

Coach of the year – Jeff Miller, Rockdale

 

 

SECOND TEAM

Offense

Tackles – Cole Harroff, Grandview, 6-4, 260, sr.; John Brunner, Brock, 6-5, 310, jr.

Guards –  Conner Henson, Big Sandy Harmony, 6-3, 260, sr.; (tie) Jake Bons, Grandview, 6-5, 265, jr. Chris Banks, Goliad, 6-3, 245, jr.

Center – David Ornelas, Colorado City, 5-9, 250, jr.

Wide receivers – Joe Dan Gambol, Childress, 6-0, 165, sr.; Cody Payton, New Diana, 5-9, 160, sr.

Tight end – Baylor Cupp, Brock, 6-6, 245, jr.

Quarterback – (tie) Jackson Sampson, New Diana, 5-10, 165, sr.; Luke Latimer, Childress, 6-0, 185, jr.

Running backs – Jaquan Jackson, DeKalb, 6-1, 175, sr.; Jeff Williams, Tidehaven, 5-9, 215, sr.; (tie) Tanner Patino, Brock, 5-10, 175, sr.; Colton Roberts, Comanche, 5-10, 180, sr.

Fullback – Tradarian Carver, Hughes Springs, 6-1, 195, sr.

All-purpose – Tamauzia Brown, Newton, 6-2, 177, jr.

Place-kicker – Anthony Avila, Troy, 5-8, 180, sr.

Defense

Linemen – Brenden Wyatt, Canadian, 5-11, 185, jr.; Elijah Trest, White Oak, 6-2, 205, sr.; Chase Thompson, Buffalo, 6-1, 190, jr.; Trevor Scott, West, 6-2, 205, sr.

Linebackers – Dylan David, Rockdale, 6-2, 210, sr.; Will Fannin, Franklin, 5-10, 185, jr.; Levi Long, Canadian, 5-8, 165, sr.; Zakk Young, Brock, 5-10, 195, jr.

Secondary – Caleb Meyer, Lexington 5-8, 155, jr.; Abel Casas, San Diego, 5-10, 165, sr.; Peyton Lowe, Gunter, 5-10, 160, soph.; Hunter Bunch, Sonora, 6-3, 175, jr. Punter – Cody Payton, New Diana, 5-10, 150, sr.

Kick returner – Alik Brooks, Marlin, 5-9, 170, sr.

Utility – Alik Brooks, Marlin, 5-9, 170, sr.

 

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