Southside took most of the top honors in the 2013 All-Etowah County Schools football released on Dec. 20.
Senior running back Dantley Coker was named Most Valuable Player after rushing for 2,541 yards and 22 touchdowns, while Ron Daugherty was selected Coach of the Year after guiding the Panthers to an undefeated regular season, a school-record 13 wins and a berth in the Class 5A state semifinals.
Sophomore linebacker Hunter Armstrong was named Defensive MVP with 140 tackles, including 90 unassisted, and four sacks.
Blake Devine was selected Offensive Athlete after the senior wingback rushed for 957 yards and 14 touchdowns.
Senior linebacker Colton Clay was named Defensive Athlete after collecting 84 tackles and nine sacks.
Glencoe’s Dylan Stone and Thomas Ozmint shared Offensive MVP honors after helping the Yellow Jackets go 8-4 and make it to the second round of the Class 3A state playoffs. A junior quarterback, Stone threw for 1,328 yards and 20 touchdowns and rushed for 1,316 yards and 15 scores. A junior halfback, Ozmint ran for 1,528 yards and 15 TDs.
2013 All-Etowah County Schools football team:
Most Valuable Player
Dantley Coker, senior, Southside
Coach of the Year
Ron Daugherty, Southside
Hunter Armstrong, soph-omore, Southside
Dylan Stone, junior, Glencoe; Thomas Ozmint, junior, Glencoe
First team offense:
Quarterback: Will Scott, senior, Sardis
Running back: Chase Beggs, sophomore, Hokes Bluff; Braxton Collins, senior, Gaston; Keenan Le-wis, sophomore, Sardis; Jailyn Britton, senior, Gaston
Wide receiver: Brett Rains, senior, Sardis; Shai Ogles, senior, Gaston; Andrew Willis, junior, Glencoe; Phillip Ward, junior, Hokes Bluff; Austin Abernathy, senior, Southside
Offensive line: Tyler Carr, junior, Southside; Tyler Pankey, senior, Gaston; Baylon Stokes, senior, Southside; Cole Wilson, senior, Sardis; Tyler Johnson, senior, Glencoe; Garrett Pentecost, senior, Glencoe; Blaine Pruitt, senior, Sardis
First team defense
Defensive line: Javonte Pope, junior, Gaston; Colton Salers, senior, Sardis; Lee Corey, senior, Gaston; Saige Dale, senior, Southside; Hunter Sparks, senior, Southside; Luke Mackey, junior, Glencoe; Austin Russell, senior, West End; Logan Latronico, senior, Hokes Bluff
Linebacker: Mason Brown, junior, Glencoe; Mitchell Smith, junior, Gaston; Chase Pope, senior, Hokes Bluff; Chase Usry, senior, Southside; Noah Click, junior, Hokes Bluff; Chase Blanton, senior, West End
Defensive back: Dylan Drake, senior, Hokes Bluff; Jesse Hubbard, junior, Sardis; Pace Ozmint, sophomore, Glencoe; Holt Keeling, junior, Southside; Houston Word, senior, Glencoe
Gaston: Jashun Cameron, Devin Chappell, Gabe Crain, Albert Douglas, Jordan Douglas, Lane Johnson
Glencoe: Sam Swain, Logan Guest, Jeff Ford, Tyler Minshew, Chase Li-vingston, Taylor Daugherty, Joseph Bright
Hokes Bluff: Zach Robertson, Adam King, Seth Pollard, Stephen McDonald
Sardis: Braun Pee, Josh Brannon, Austin Hallmark, Bryan Noblitt, Co-dy Turk, Tim Kalasheck
Southside: Tristan Stimpson, Aleric Williams, Kevin Kinsella, Carter West, Kyle Steward, T.J. Simmons
West End: Levi Weems, Tyler Moody, Caegan Epperson