21 local athletes earn Class "AA" All-State honors

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Two of the three first-team running back spots are taken by local players. Bridgeport's Jake Bowen rushed for 1,894 yards and 26 touchdowns.

RCB's Ghovan Davidson found the end zone 22 times, while rushing for 1,730 yards.

Fairmont Senior's Zach Frazier is a 1st-team offensive lineman. He also collected 76 tackles on defense.

Braxton County's Tayton Stout is a first-team wideout. He caught 45 for passes for 850 yards and ten scores.

Liberty's Dalton Westfall makes the list as a utility player. He scored 25 times with 1,678 rushing yards.

Rounding out the first-team offense is Elkins kicker George Triplett. The future Naval Academy kicker booted nine field goals with 28 PATs.

Future Mountaineer Dante Stills captains the first-team defense. The Polar Bear senior had 84 tackles and eleven sacks.

The Big 10 Defensive Player of the Year, Philip Barbour's Hunter Mason makes the list at linebacker. He racked up 97 tackles.

John Merica was Bridgeport's leading tackler with 59 stops. He makes the list as a defensive back.

Two of the utility spots go to local players. Fairmont Senior's Bryson Gilbert made 37 tackles with four interceptions.

And Liberty's Broderick Lantz rounds out the defense. He also rushed for 1,753 yards.

The second-team offense is quarterbacked by Fairmont Senior's Connor Neal. He tossed 31 touchdowns and threw for 2,591 yards.

Two lineman spots go to Big 10 players. Robert C. Byrd junior Robert Arnold is joined up front by...

Bridgeport's Jimmy Allison. Allison also made twenty stops on defense.

North Marion wideout Kenneth Stahl is a second-teamer. He caught 45 passes for 768 yards.

Lincoln quarterback Kobie Carpenter makes the list as a utility player after accounting for 3,105 yards of offense and 27 scores.

Rounding out the second-team offense is kicker and punter Koby Kiefer of Bridgeport. He averaged 42.5 yards per punt and scored 59 kick points.

To the second-team defense, Bridgeport lineman Chapin Murphy had 31 tackles, ten of those were for loss.

He is joined on the second-team defensive line by North Marion senior Hunter Edgell.

Braxton's Seth Arnold is a second-team linebacker. He also scored nineteen touchdowns on offense.

And PB's Chase Collier is a utility defender. He scored eleven touchdowns on offense.