Etowah’s Davis finalist for ASWA award

January 4, 2021 chris
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By Chris McCarthy, Publisher/Editor

Etowah High senior Trent Davis recently added another clipping to his ever-growing scrapbook of football accomplishments.
The senior running back was named a finalist for the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Back of the year award. Davis, who recently signed a scholarship with Duke University, finished the 2020 season with 2,188 total yards and 29 touchdowns. He rushed for 1,813 yards and 25 TDs while catching 25 passes for 375 yards and four more scores. His stellar output helped the Blue Devils go 9-4, gain a berth in the state playoffs for the 10th straight season and earn the program’s first state semifinals appearance in 21 years.
The finalists in each classification are listed below, with the winners in bold.
Class 7A Back
Armoni Goodwin, Hewitt-Trussville
Conner Harrell, Thompson
Joseph McKay, Central-Phenix City
Class 7A Lineman
Terry Kirksey, Baker
Jeremiah Alexander, Thompson
Ian Jackson, Prattville
Class 6A Back
Reginald Davis, Lee-Montgomery
GaQuincy McKinstry, Pinson Valley
Trey Higgins, Oxford
Class 6A Lineman
Anquin Barnes, Lee-Montgomery
Lee Hunter, Blount
JonDarius Morgan, Huffman
Class 5A Back
Javonte Graves-Billips, St. Paul’s Episcopal
Zyquez Perryman, Pleasant Grove
Chris Lewis, Pleasant Grove
Class 5A Lineman
Jay Ford, Central-Clay County
Jeremiah Williams, Ramsay
Lucas Taylor, St. Paul’s Episcopal
Class 4A Back
Trent Davis, Etowah
Kamari Lassiter, American Christian
Tae Meadows, Handley
Class 4A Lineman
Dylan Brooks, Handley
Deontae Lawson, Mobile Christian
Robert Woodyard, Williamson
Class 3A Back
Myles Butler, Catholic-Montgomery
Ike Rowell, Fyffe
Jackson Hayes, Piedmont
Class 3A Lineman
Caleb Lyles, Fyffe
Jett Smith, Walter Wellborn
Sean Smith, Piedmont
Class 2A Back
Kelston Fikes, Leroy
Peyton Higgins, Mars Hill Bible
Martavious Glanton, Abbeville
Class 2A Lineman
Rico Dozier, Abbeville
Caden Story, Lanett
Luke Welsh, Spring Garden
Class 1A Back
Devontae Causey, Millry
Brayden Kyle, Decatur Heritage
Rashaad Coleman, Florala
Class 1A Lineman
Zacchaeus Reese, Florala
Carson Jones, Brantley
Jamarcus Williams, Linden