January 2, 2014
The Associated Press released its 2013 Kentucky All-State team on Thursday and several local players were honored.
Middlesboro senior Tyler Prater was named second-team All-State as a defensive lineman. Senior Austin Poindexter received honorable mention at both linebacker and wide receiver. Yellow Jacket juniors Ryan Pittman and Seth Barton also received honorable mention at running back and defensive back, respectively.
Bell County had four players receive an honorable mention on the All-State team: Senior Cody Griffin and sohomore Nathan Murray on the offensive line, junior linebacker Justin Green and senior defensive back Justin Warwick.
Two Pineville Mountain Lions also received honorable mention. Senior Conner Ford at defensive back and senior Matt Hubbard at offensive line.
Here are the complete 2013 Kentucky AP All-State teams, as selected by 15 media representatives from across the state:
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
QB — Drew Barker, Conner
RB — Damien Harris, Madison Southern
RB — Dylan Byrd, Lou. DeSales
RB — Elijah Bell, Lex. Henry Clay
WR — Nacarius Fant, Bowling Green (Mr. Football)
WR — Scott Daniel, Scott Co.
WR — Cam Cheuvront, Somerset
WR — Russ Cox, Anderson Co.
OL — John Kurtz, Lou. St. Xavier
OL — Will Jenkins, Bowling Green
OL — Travis Wright, Scott Co.
OL — Cody McPeek, Fairview
OL — Houston Sparkman, Lou. Male
OL — Sullivan Simpson, Lex. Henry Clay
OL — Zach Caldwell, Harlan Co.
OL — Marcus Smith, Lou. Male
OL — Matt Millay, Meade Co.
K — Palmer Ward, Scott Co.
FIRST TEAM DEFENSE
DL — Matt Elam, John Hardin
DL — Adrian Middleton, S Warren
DL — Derik Overstreet, Paducah Tilghman
DL — Jacob Van Meter, Scott Co.
LB — Lincoln Quick, Bowling Green
LB — Masai Whyte, Martha Layne Collins
LB — Carson Whitehead, Harlan Co.
DB — Sani Warren, Belfry
DB — Rondell Green, Warren Central
DB — Jacob Denney, Pulaski Co.
DB — Patrick Anderson, John Hardin
P — Schafer Putz, Murray
SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
QB — Elijah Sindelar, Caldwell Co.
QB — Drew Houliston, Highlands
QB — Devin Hayes, Bowling Green
RB — Marquez Trigg, Glasgow
RB — DeAndre Farris, Martha Layne Collins
WR — Will Bush, Lou. Ballard
WR — Carl Walker, Lex. Bryan Station
WR — Chad Lewellyn, Lou. Christian Academy
WR — Jason Perkins, Wayne Co.
OL — Kagen Skidmore, Somerset
OL — Dylan Ferguson, Bullitt East
OL — Wade Wilson, Graves Co.
OL — Andrew Wilks, Lincoln Co.
OL — Austin Metcalfe, North Oldham
OL — Chris Figg, S Oldham
OL — Matt Boston, Glasgow
OL — Phillip Lovins, Shelby Valley
K — Joe Rose, Anderson Co.
K — Blanton Creque, Martha Layne Collins
SECOND TEAM DEFENSE
DL — Lloyd Tubman, Lou. Seneca
DL — Tyler Prater, Middlesboro
DL — Chris Helton, Williamsburg
DL — Andrew Wilks, Lincoln Co.
DL — Andrew Newsome, Shelby Valley
DL — Josh Krupinski, Central Hardin
DL — Ethan Wilson, Williamsburg
DL — Travis Jenkins, Meade Co.
DL — Kagen Skidmore, Somerset
LB — Derquione Mobley, Lou. Central
LB — Ryan Duvall, Apollo
LB — Donald Styles, Lou. Central
DB — Milas Norris, Glasgow
DB — R.J. Taylor, Lex. Tates Creek
DB — Alex Lecroy, Daviess Co.
DB — Kylan Nelson, Lex. Lafayette
P — Evan McCombs, Graves Co.
Mr. Football: Nacarius Fant, Bowling Green
Coach of the Year: Kevin Wallace, Bowling Green
QB: Dalton Sizemore, Williamsburg; Dylan Boone, Murray; Reese Ryan, Lex. Catholic; Reggie Bonnafon, Lou. Trinity; Riley Hall, Pulaski Co.; Tyler Guffey, Wayne Co.
RB: Aaron Smith, Pulaski Co.; Brent Holman, Bourbon Co.; Charles Walker, Lou. St. Xavier; Chase Hall, Pikeville; Cody Crider, Graves Co.; Devin Taylor, West Jessamine; Fred Massey, Harlan Co.; Gabe Blair, North Laurel; Jake Coppock, Corbin; Jonah Shacklett, Meade Co.; Justen Pollack, Calloway Co.; Marque Northington, Lou. Male; Michael Nero, Lou. DuPont Manual; Quinton Baker, Ashland Blazer; Rashon Nelson, Mason Co.; Ryan Pittman, Middlesboro.
WR: Austin Poindexter, Middlesboro; Chad Eaton, Barren Co.; Charles Johnson, Bourbon Co.; Cody Estep, Pikeville; Corey Shelton, Williamsburg; Dante Johnson, North Hardin; Jake Johnson, Pulaski Co.; Jake Williams, Graves Co.; Jansen Riney, Owensboro Catholic; Jason Perkins, Wayne Co.; Joey Marshall, Graves Co.; Keion Wakefield, Lou. Male; Rasheed Jones, McCracken County; Sam Letton, Lex. Catholic; Skyler Griffith, Williamsburg; Trevor Stephens, Caverna; Zach Helton, Central Hardin.
OL: Austin Matheny, Mason Co.; C.J. Jacoby, Lou. Holy Cross; Cody Griffin, Bell Co.; Harley Lassiter, Graves Co.; Ian Gilson, Glasgow; Matt Hubbard, Pineville; Nathan Murray, Bell Co.; Tyler Eldridge, Spencer Co.; William Banks, Harlan Co.; William Langford, Murray.
Kicker/Punter: Hector Garcia, Graves Co.; Jacob Drexler, John Hardin; Jacob Tompkins, Mason Co.; Sean Neurnberger, Oldham Co.
DL: Ashton Humphrey, Mason Co.; Byron Carver, Warren Central; Christon Woods, Owensboro; Cole Wilson, Harlan Co.; Dakota Torstrick, Harlan; Dylan Day, Graves Co.; Evan Sayner, McCracken County; Hayden Hatfield, Belfry; Heath Wiggins, Graves Co.; Marcus Goree, John Hardin; Marcus Manning, Calloway Co.; Tim Kloss, Graves Co.; William Langford, Murray.
LB: Austin Poindexter, Middlesboro; Bailey McEnroe, Somerset; Brad Auxier, Johnson Central; Chris Smith, John Hardin; Grayson Miller, Scott Co.; Jacob Mayes, Murray; Jefferson Patrick, Williamsburg; Justin Green, Bell Co.; Logan Blue, Owensboro; Luke Wilson, Meade Co.; Malik Malone, Lou. Male; Phillip Francis, Lou. Central; Ryan Kelly, Central Hardin.
DB: Conner Ford, Pineville; Justin Warwick, Bell Co.; Seth Barton, Middlesboro.