12 local players make Class "A" All-State rosters

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BRIDGEPORT, W.VA (WDTV) - We begin the All-State recap with one of the most prolific running backs ever to wear the orange and black at South Harrison. Freddy Canary is a first teamer after rushing for 2,215 yards and scoring 37 touchdowns. He earns first team honors for the second year in a row.

One of Canary's top blockers joins him on that roster. Fellow senior Nick Rush makes the list as on offensive lineman. He was a second team linebacker a season ago.

Rounding out the first team offense is Tyler Consolidated sophomore Mark Rucker. He makes the list as a utility player after rushing for over a thousand yards this season.

On the first team defense, Doddridge County lineman William Howell makes the list. He collected 81 tackles, nine sacks and four forced fumbles for the Bulldogs.

South Harrison senior Cam Barnette is a first-team linebacker for the second year in a row. He also scored nine touchdowns on offense.

Two of the first-team defensive backs are from the local area... Clay-Battelle senior Gunner Brummage earns one of the three spots.

And Notre Dame senior Ryan LaAsmar takes one of the secondary spots as well. LaAsmar also tossed seventeen touchdowns with 2,193 yards from his quarterback spot.

On the second team, we find South Harrison's fourth selection. Senior Ryan Anderson makes the list for his work on the offensive line.

The two offensive utility spots go to local players. Tyler Consolidated junior quarterback Griffin Phillips makes the roster.

And Clay-Battelle senior Travis Dille earns the other utility spot. He was the Cee-Bees leading rusher this fall.

On the second team defense are a pair of Doddridge County Bulldogs. Senior linebacker Curtis James led the 'Dogs with 86 tackles, 14 of those were for loss.

And junior Tanner Lett is the second team punter. He averaged 34 and a half yards per boot, in addition to throwing seventeen touchdowns on offense.