On the December 5th edition of the show we announced our 2014 Tri-County / 25E football awards! Below is the list of award winners. Congratulations to all the teams and players in the area on their accomplishments this year! To listen to the show click the link below or you can always listen through the archives.
Player of the Year – Honorable Mention
Pineville: Connor Ford, RB
Lead the mountain lions to their first home playoff game victory in the Bart Elam era with 1,100+ yards rushing for 15 rushing TDs and 4 receiving TDs.
Bell County: Justin Green, LB
The only defensive player up for POY. He led the team with over 100 tackles, 2 interceptions, and 1 fumble recovery for a touchdown.
Middlesboro: Ryan Pittman, RB
1,300+ yards, 115 per game and a score per game, 12 TDs on the year.
Knox Central: Matthew Barger, QB
The panther playmaker had 6 touchdowns rushing , 3 touchdowns receiving, 5 touchdowns passing, and 2 other touchdowns on special teams with over 1,000 all purpose yards.
Lynn Camp: Aaron Mills, QB
Exploded against Jellico TN for 2 TD passes, 1 TD run, 1 TD reception, kicked an extra point and scored a 2 point conversion.
South Laurel: Jonathon Jenkins, QB
1st year starting QB, leading the team to 3 victories in year 1 of Matt Rhymer’s tenure.
Williamsburg: Dalton Sizemore, QB
31 passing touchdowns, 12 rushing touchdowns, leading the jackets to the state title game.
Corbin: Jake Coppock, RB
The redhounds needed a leader to emerge on offense this season and Coppock was that person. He slowly emerged as the man who got most of the carries in the redhound running game. Scored a pair of touchdowns in Corbin’s 1st round playoff victory over Henry County.
Whitley County: Austin Ysidro, RB
Switched from QB to RB and was thrown into the # 1 running back spot early one when teammate Zac Mills was injured.
Player of the Year
North Laurel: Gabe Blair, RB
He now stands as North Laurel’s all time leading rusher. This season alone he had 1,670 yards rushing with 21 touchdowns. He carried this team to a tie for school record wins with 8 and led the Jaguars back to the playoffs for the 2nd straight season. He did all of this in Class 5A football as well!
QB of the Year: Dalton Sizemore, Williamsburg
RB of the Year: Ryan Pittman, Middlesboro
WR of the Year: Corey Shelton & Skylar Griffith, Williamsburg
O-Line of the Year: Williamsburg
Defense of the Year: Corbin
Coach of the Year: Jerry Herron, Williamsburg
Game of the Year: Corbin v. Bell County
Highlight of the Year: Middlesboro upsets Bell County on log mountain!