24-7's 4AII All State Team

Doing all state teams is never an easy task bt here is the 24-7 version of the 4A2 all state team...

QB- Phillip Aholt- Cactus Shadows- Led his team to an undefeated record and state title behind an amazing 3600 yards, 43 TDs and 13 INTs.
RB- Shane McCullen- Apache Junction- Only a sophomore, Shane rushed for 1900 yards and 20 TDs.
RB- Chip Sivak- Arcadia- Dynamite comes in small packages. Sivak has been key to the Titans success the last two years.
WR- Victor Gamez- Washington- Accounted for nearly 50% of QB Jon Bowman's yards. Caught 86 balls for 1700 yards.
WR- Kyle Watkins- Cactus Shadows- Caught 88 balls including 21 in the state title game for 1559 yards and 24 TDs.
TE- Brandon Ortega- Desert Edge- Two way lineman caught 35 balls for 370 yards and 3 TDs.
OL- Zack Tourangeau- Apache Junction- 290 pound road grader was key to McCullen's success.
OL- Ian Spencer- Queen Creek- Only a junior, already one of 4A2's most dominant blockers.
OL- Travis Muller- Desert Edge- Junior looks to be a D1 recruit next year.
OL- Casey Pelletier- Mingus- The small guy on Mingus' giant line was most consistent.
OL- Brad Shedd- Flagstaff- Big guy was equally adept in pass pro and run blocking.
K- Cody Morrow- Apache Junction- 10 of 20 on FGs with a long of 56. Hit 36 PATs. Kickoffs typically resulted in touchbacks.

DL- James Brooks- Flagstaff- Unstoppable at times. Had 93 tackles, 12.5 sacks and 4 INTs.
DL- Clint Gladden- Buckeye- 13 sacks this year gets him to 30 for his career. Will be back for one more season to harass QBs.
DL- Craig Lacey- Glendale- 67 tackles and 9 sacks.
DL- Casey Lincoln- Queen Creek- Disruptive force with 67 tackles and 13 sacks.
LB- Tyler Miller- Buckeye- Region's defensive player of the year was stout with 125 tackles.
LB- Matt Schillington- Sunnyslope- Very productive with over 100 tackles and 9 sacks.
LB- Tito Gonzalez- Higley- 1st team all region pick was key to Higley D.
DB- Justin Higuera- Apache Junction- 73 tackles and 11 picks, enough said.
DB- Tyrese McGruder- Glendale- 70 tackles and 7 picks along with grabbing region's offensive player of the year.
DB- Levi Moore- Bradshaw Mountain- Recorded over 100 tackles and 2 INTs.
DB- Travis Wokasch- Mingus- Recorded 3 picks for tough Mingus D.
P- Justin Higuera- Apache Junction- Averaged nearly 39 yards per punt.
Return- Tyrese McGruder- Glendale- Shifty and dangerous with the ball in his hands.
All Purpose- James Brooks- Flagstaff- D1 player on both sides of the ball. Threat to score on any touch on O and a man among boys on D.

Coach of the Year- Chad DeGrenier- Cactus Shadows
Player of the Year- Kyle Watkins- WR- Cactus Shadows

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