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Miami Central places four on Class 6A All-State football team


Miami Central had four members of its state championship squad named to the Class 6A All-State football team released Friday by The Associated Press.

The Rockets’ dynamic running back duo of juniors Joe Yearby and Dalvin Cook were joined by senior defensive back Ahmad Thomas and senior kicker Emilio Nadelman.

Homestead junior wide receiver phenom Ermon Lane also earned first-team honors as did Belen Jesuit senior offensive tackle Keonte Cash.

Plantation American Heritage standout junior running back Sony Michel was the lone South Florida representative on the Class 5A All-State first team.


FIRST TEAM OFFENSE: QB-Juwan Brown, 6-1 190, Sr., Largo; RB-Ralph Webb, 5-10 195, Sr., Gainesville High; RB-Joseph Yearby, 5-10 195, Jr., Miami Central; RB-Manny Morgan, 5-9 185, Sr., Naples; WR-James Clark, 5-11 175, Sr., New Smyrna Beach; WR-Ermon Lane, 6-3 190, Jr. Homestead; OL-Laremy Tunsil, 6-6 310, Sr., Lake City Columbia OL-Ramsey Myers, 6-4 285, Sr., Orange Park Ridgeview OL-Dan Gallman, 6-1 295, Sr., Naples OL-Tyler Reagan, 6-5 285, Sr., Fruit Cove Bartram Trail; OL-Keonte Cash, 6-0 300, Sr., Miami Belen; UT-Josh Moore, 5-11 200, Sr., Orange Park Ridgeview K-Ryan Santoso, 6-5 260, Sr., Pace. DEFENSE: DL-Denzel Ware, 6-2 220, Jr., Crestview DL-Kennard Swanson, 6-0 250, Sr., Lakeland Lake Gibson DL-Jontey Byrd, 5-11 260, Sr., Daytona Beach Mainland LB-Keith Kelsey, 6-2 215, Sr., Gainesville High LB-Nigel Harris, 6-1 200, Sr., Tampa Hillsborough LB-Freddie Stevenson, 6-2 230, Sr., Bartow LB-Quinton Powell, 6-5 215, Sr., Daytona Beach Mainland DB-Leon McQuay III, 6-2 190, Sr., Seffner Armwood DB-Vontarius West, 6-0 180, Sr., Bartow DB-Tre Marshall, 6-0 185, Jr., Lake City Columbia DB-Ahmad Thomas, 6-0 205, Sr., Miami Central UT-Dalvin Cook, 6-0 190, Jr., Miami Central P-Emilio Nadelman, 5-9 185, Sr., Miami Central.

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE: QB-Kilton Anderson, 6-1 190, Jr., Naples RB-Darius Tice, 6-0 210, Sr., Miami Northwestern RB-Richard Montgomery, 5-7 180, Sr., Jacksonville Atlantic Coast RB-Jay Warren, 6-1 190, Sr., Navarre WR-Eric Carter, 6-1 190, Sr., Lakeland Lake Gibson WR-Bobby Mitchell, 6-2 180, Sr., St. Augustine OL-Trevor Darling, 6-5 310, Jr., Miami Central OL-Travis Bennett, 6-3 270, Sr., Jacksonville Atlantic Coast OL-Gerald Wright, 6-2 310, Sr., Miami Northwestern OL-Nick Haynes, 6-3 300, Sr., Niceville OL-Matt Bennett, 6-4 260, Sr., New Smyrna Beach UT-T.J. Douglas, 6-1 185, Sr., Fort Myers K-Jordan Patsch, 6-3 170, Sr., Daytona Beach Seabreeze. DEFENSE: DL-Marquese Blanchard, 6-3 225, Sr., Miami Northwestern DL-Mike Heuermann, 6-4 220, Sr., Naples Barron Collier DL-Reggie Meant, 6-4 262, Sr., Cape Coral Baker LB-Alex Gonzales, 5-10 185, Sr., Gainesville High LB-Brian Donnelly, 5-10 218, Sr., Naples LB-DeMichael McQueen, 5-10 205, Sr., Milton LB-Kyle Sandner, 5-9 185, Sr., Ocala Vanguard DB-Nick Benton, 5-10 170, Sr., Navarre DB-Artie Burns, 6-2 190, Sr., Northwestern DB-Reggie Warren, 6-0 180, Sr., Pensacola High DB-Kendall Gant, 6-3 185, Jr., Lakeland Lake Gibson UT-Jayron Kearse, 6-4 200, Sr., South Fort Myers P-Zach Theriault, 6-2 185, Sr., Fort Walton Beach Choctawhatchee.

LOCAL THIRD TEAM: OL-Raul Diaz, 6-2 270, Jr., Central; DL-Mike Smith, 6-3 230, Jr., Northwestern.

LOCAL HONORABLE MENTION: QB Akeem Jones, 6-3 200, Sr. Carol City; LB Griffin Goins, 6-1 235, Sr., Hollywood Hills; DB Da’wan Hunte, 5-10 190, Sr., Miami Central.


FIRST TEAM OFFENSE: QB-John Wolford, 6-1 200, Jr., Jacksonville Bishop Kenny; RB-Sony Michel, 6-0 210, Jr., American Heritage; RB-Courtney Allen, 5-7 180, Jr., Bradenton Southeast RB-Falon Lee, 5-10 190, Sr., Glen St Mary Baker County WR-Lawrence Lee, 5-11 170, Jr., Pensacola West Florida WR-Ryan Sousa, 6-0 180, Jr., Orlando Lake Nona OL-Chris Griffin, 6-6 275, Sr., Crawfordville Wakulla OL-Lucas Crowley, 6-3 280, Sr., Ponte Vedra Nease OL-Ben Lyda, 6-2 260, Jr., Tallahassee Godby OL-Cameron Ruff, 6-4 280, Sr., Tampa Jesuit OL-Isaiah Wynn, 6-4 275, Jr., St Petersburg Lakewood UT-Janarion Grant, 5-11 170, Sr., Dade City Pasco K-Luke Jackson, 5-11 170, Sr., Pensacola West Florida. DEFENSE: DL-Deadrin Senat, 6-1 300, Sr., Immokalee DL-CeCe Jefferson, 6-4 250, So., Glen St Mary Baker County DL-Vernel Trent, 6-4 255, Sr., Jacksonville Forrest DL-Bruce Hector, 6-3 265, Sr., Tampa Robinson LB-Mackenro Alexander, 6-0 185, Sr., Immokalee LB-Jacob Pugh, 6-4 215, Jr., Tallahassee Godby LB-Kevin James, 6-0 240, Sr., Crawfordville Wakulla DB-Mackensie Alexander, 5-11 175, Sr., Immokalee DB-Will Likely, 5-7 170, Sr., Belle Glade Glades Central DB-Lester Thomas, 5-11 170, Sr., Tallahassee Godby DB-Shaquill Griffin, 6-0, 200, Sr., St Petersburg Lakewood UT-Sir Jackson, 6-0 185, Sr., Gainesville Eastside P-Tommy Openshaw, 6-2 175, Sr., St. Johns Creekside.

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE: QB-Joey Baker 6-3 200, Jr., Pensacola West Florida RB-Khalid Thomas, 5-11 175, Sr., Tallahassee Godby RB-Ulysses Bryant, 5-7 175, Sr., Ponte Vedra Nease RB-Cole Mazza, 6-1 220, Sr., Ponte Vedra WR-Maronkie Tapper, 5-10 185, Sr., Jacksonville Bishop Kenny WR-J.C. Jackson, 5-10 180, Jr., Immokalee OL-Kyle Jones, 6-4 290, Sr., Mulberry OL-Connor Rafferty, 6-4 275, Sr., Tampa Robinson OL-Austin Droogsma, 6-4 305, Sr., Gulf Breeze OL-Blake Mills, 6-0 260, Sr., Glen St. Mary Baker County OL-Rick Johnson, 6-3 300, Sr., Gainesville Eastside UT-Ahmad Fulwood, 6-4 200, Sr., Bishop Kenny K-Tate Mathewson, 6-1 190, Sr., Lake Wales. DEFENSE: DL-Bobby Leath, 6-4 290, Sr., Lake Wales DL-Nate Crawford, 6-4 270, Sr., Pensacola West Florida DL-Paul James, 6-3 250, Sr., Norland; DL-Joey Ivie, 6-4 270, Sr., Dade City Pasco LB-Luke Helms, 6-2 230, Sr., Tallahassee Godby LB-J.J. Johnson, 6-2 180, Jr., Tampa Robinson LB-Michael Deeb, 6-3 235, Sr., Plan-Amer. Heritage; DB-Carlos Duclos, 5-10 170, Sr., Robinson DB-Shaquem Griffin, 6-0 200, Sr., Lakewood DB-Demetrius Smith, 6-0 180, Sr., Pensacola West Florida DB-Deion Singleton, 6-2 185, Jr., Godby UT-Isaiah McKenzie, 5-9 170, Jr., Plan. Am. Heritage; P-Shane Laychur, 5-11 165, Sr., Jensen Beach.

LOCAL THIRD TEAM: QB-Quinton Flowers, 6-1 200, Jr., Jackson; WR-Travon Lee, 6-1 175, Jr., Card. Gibbons; UT-DreSean Nelson, 5-7 165, Sr., Dillard; LB-Treyvon Williams, 6-2 220, Sr., Norland; DB-Devondre Powell, 5-9 180, Sr., Jackson.

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