Sardis’ Pee highlights all-county football team


Sardis High’s Toby Pee recently was selected as overall MVP of the 2012 All-Etowah County Schools football team.

The Lions’ senior running back rushed for 1,829 yards and 31 TDs and caught 46 passes for 595 yards and six scores.

Pee is a finalist for the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A Back of the Year award.

Hokes Bluff senior quarterback Brad Robertson was named Offensive MVP after throwing for 1,549 yards and 10 touchdowns.

The Defensive MVP was Glencoe senior defensive end Blake Christian, who finished with a county-best 11 sacks along with 72 tackles (17 of which went for a loss), two fumble recoveries and a safety.

Offensive Athlete Blake Devine, a Southside junior wingback, rushed for 739 yards and four touchdowns to go along with a team-high 26 receptions for 427 yards and three scores.

Defensive Athlete Dylan McKee, a senior from Hokes Bluff, made 87 tackles from his safety position.

Coach of the Year Marty Smith guided Southside to a 6-4 mark and finished a game out of the state playoffs. The Panthers’ six wins were the most for the program since 1993.

All-Etowah County first team 

Quarterback: Will Scott, Jr., Sardis

Running back: Dantley Coker, Jr., Southside; Thomas Ozmint, Soph., Glencoe

Receiver: Charlie Reed, Sr., Hokes Bluff; Kailon Robeson, Sr., Sardis; Jared Shirley, Sr., Sardis; Brock Little, Sr., Glencoe

Offensive line: Chance Ford, Sr., Hokes Bluff; Matthew Watkins, Sr., Hokes Bluff; Austin Snyder, Sr., Southside; Baylon Stokes, Jr., Southside; Cam Lancaster, Sr., Glencoe; Blaine Pruitt, Sr., Sardis; Andrew Hoyt, Sr., Sardis; Cole Wilson, Jr., Sardis.

Linebacker: Hunter Armstrong, Fr., Southside; Chase Nobles, Sr., Southside; Zack Childers, Sr., Sardis; Chase Pope, Jr., Hokes Bluff; Mason Brown, Soph., Glencoe.

Defensive back: Austin Hancock, Sr., Glencoe; Levi Weems, Jr., West End; Holt Keeling, Soph., Southside; Ryan Clark, Sr., Southside; Dalton Reid, Sr., Glencoe; Jake Ingram, Sr., Hokes Bluff; Jesse Hubbard, Soph., Sardis.

Defensive line: Tyler Carr, Soph., Southside; Daulton Coker, Sr., Southside; Scott Bradley, Sr., Glencoe; Jackson Bogle, Sr., Gaston.

Honorable Mention

Gaston: Destin Pollard, Lee Corey, Lane Johnson, Jeremiah Hawkins, Michael Smith, Jordan Douglas.

Glencoe: Houston Word, Daylon Freeman, Dalton Gowens, Luke Mackey, Tyler Johnson, Austin Mitchell, Hunter Nunnally.

Hokes Bluff: Braydon Hawk, Jake Ponder, Aaron Mason, Chase Beggs.

Sardis: Trevor Pullen, Colton Salers, Braun Pee, Brett Rains.

Southside: Saige Dale, Devin Sauls, Patrick Lister.

West End: Chase Blanton, Tyler Browning, Kaelan Cleveland.

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