Staff Reports

BULLARD —The Panthers missed the football playoffs, but the improvement the team made to post a 6-4 record got players noticed and listed on the 14-3A All-District team.

Bullard players earned four superlative honors in the district. Junior quarterback/kicker Charlie Moore was named the Offensive Player of the Year, sharing the honor with Casey Bell of Canton and Matthew Tucker of Chapel Hill; Sophomore Lance Anding, Newcomer of the Year; Ryan Rumbelow, a junior standout, was named the Offensive Lineman of the Year and senior Logan Wiggins, tied with Ka’Darius Reader of Chapel Hill as the Co-Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Named Coach of the Year was Lance Angel of Canton; Ryan Epperson of Brownsboro was named the Defensive Player of the Year.

Bullard first team selections include: Chad Hollie, senior, wide receiver; Daniel Howard, sophomore, wide receiver; Willie Gordon, senior, defensive end and Shawn Stephens, senior, defensive tackle.

Panthers named to the second team were; Geoff Dick, senior, running back, Sean Stephens, senior, offensive lineman; Collin Shivers, inside linebacker, junior; Nick Rumbelow, outside linebacker, sophomore; Daniel Howard, sophomore, defensive back.

Bullard honorable mention players: Carson Shamsie, center, senior; Blain Faulk, offensive/defensive line, junior; Brandon Beavers, sophomore, receiver; Cameron Agnew, senior, receiver; DeQuan Granberry, junior, running back; David French, sophomore, tight end; Chad Hollie, senior, defensive back; Kolby Hanzel, junior, defensive line; Geoff Dick, senior, inside linebacker; Marquez Franklin, sophomore, inside linebacker; Joseph Andrew, senior, outside linebacker; Nick Rumbelow, sophomore, punter.

Other members of the first team offense: quarterback, Chris Mass, Chapel Hill, senior; running backs, Ja’Rayius Lydia, Chapel Hill, senior; Dah’Rayan Jackson, Athens, senior; Dexter Warfield, Athens, senior; fullbacks, Joseph Antley, Chapel Hill, senior; Emmanuel Hayes, Van, junior; Kerry Gamble, Athens, senior; tight end, Keavon Milton, Canton, senior; wide receivers, Nigale Miller, Athens, senior; Grant Franklin, Canton, junior; Tony Riley, Chapel Hill, senior; Blake Pennington, Van, junior; Tristian Warren, Brownsboro, junior; offensive linemen, Kendrick Robinson, Chapel Hill, junior; George Castenda, Athens, senior; Johnathan Wheeler, Van, senior; Matthew Hurst, Athens, senior; Jeremy Logan, Canton, senior; center, Randon Sumner, Canton, senior and Colton Rudd, Chapel Hill, senior; kicker, Landon Rodgers, Chapel Hill, senior.

Second team offensive members were: quarterback, Chase Knighton, Athens, senior; running backs, Alex Williams, Canton, junior; Matthew Goode, Van, senior; fullback, Chase Raba, Van, sophomore; tight end, Kenson Tave, Chapel Hill, junior; wide receivers, Trent Tremin, Canton, freshman; Deven Talley, Canton, junior; Pierce Eaton, Athens, senior; Jerqualyn Dora, Brownsboro, senior; Seth Martin, Brownsboro, junior; offensive linemen, Derrick Rhodes, Athens, junior; Kolton Monds, Van, senior; Chase Monroe, Van, junior; Jake Martin, Chapel Hill, junior; Glenn Devlin, Brownsboro, sophomore; center, Cody Mayes, Van, senior; Monty Schultz, Brownsboro, senior; Brennan Johnson, Athens, senior; kicker, Nick Gates, Athens, senior;

Named to the first team defense: Inside linebacker, John Harris, Canton, senior; Joseph Antley, Chapel Hill, senior; Clayton Kendrick, Van, junior; Kerry Gamble, Athens; outside linebacker, Chris Carey, Chapel Hill, senior; Matthew Goode, Van, senior; Stephen Blakemore, Athens, junior; Anthony Crayton, Athens, junior; Eric Stewart, Canton, senior; defensive backs, Dha’Ryan Jackson, Athens, senior; Blake Pennington, Van, junior; Tristian Warren, Brownsboro, junior; Lucas Fortner, Chapel Hill, senior; Chris Mass, Chapel Hill, senior; Dekerrian Cooper, Chapel Hill, junior; defensive end, Destry Heskew, Canton, junior; defensive tackles, Michael Johnson, Athens, senior; Folander Brown, Athens, junior; LeDedrick Calico, Chapel Hill, junior; Michael Adams, Canton, senior; punter, David Rudd, Brownsboro, senior.

Second team defensive selections: Inside linebacker, Kendrick Robinson, Chapel Hill, junior; Justin Dalmey, Van, junior; outside linebacker, Allen Dike, Van, junior; Daniel Suggs, Brownsboro, junior; Jacob Harris, Canton, sophomore; defensive backs, Nigale Miller, Athens, senior; David Rudd, Brownsboro, senior; Zach Royals, Canton, senior; Cody Yarbrough, Canton, senior; Fred Johnson, Chapel Hill, junior; Colt Oliver, Van, junior; Deliane Moore, Athens, junior; defensive ends, Keavon Milton, Canton, senior; Kenson Tave, Chapel Hill, junior; defensive tackles, Matthew Broadbent, Van, sophomore; Patric Ryer, Canton, senior; punters, Ray Knight, Athens, senior; Landon Rodgers, Chapel Hill, senior.

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