Prennis Williams named co-offense

Brady’s top running back, Prennis Williams, a junior, was named the District 8-2A Co-Offensive MVP, along with Comfort’s quarterback Travis Chrisman when the All-District listing was released this week. Williams led his team in rushing this past season, rushing for 1,197 yards on 153 carries. That averages up to almost eight yards a carry (7.82 yards). He scored 17 touchdowns for the Bulldogs this past season and was second on the team in receiving with 10 receptions for 176 yards. Kevin Gray, also a junior running back from Blanco, the district champion, was cited as the district MVP. Gray didn’t have much luck against the Bulldogs last season. He carried only five times for four yards and had one catch for nine yards. The Dogs lost to Blanco, 18-13. The Defensive MVP went to Blanco’s middle linebacker Ross McCormick, a senior. Newcomer of the Year was presented to Layton Dworaczyk, a sophomore for the Panthers. Coach of the Year was Danny Rogers of Blanco. Brady had nine players on the First Team All- District list, five of them being on the offensive team. Other than Williams, the Dogs placed four seniors on the offensive team. ‘Brantley King, a senior wide receiver, led the team in receiving, grabbing 13 passes for 206 yards0. He was also named to the second team as a defensive back where he led the team in interceptions with six. ‘Jon Langseth, a senior tight end, caught only four passes for 89 yards, but they were big catches. He also was named to the second team as a defensive end, having 39 tackles while missing several games due to injuries. ‘Jason Beard and Michael Onyegbaduo, senior offensive linemen, who made the holes for Prennis Williams to run through, made the first offensive team. Both are seniors. On the first team All-District defensive unit were: ‘Luke Sammons, a senior 162-pound inside linebacker, led the Bulldogs in tackles with 102. He was a stalwart as a team leader. ‘Isaiah Conrad, a junior at 178 pounds, was cited as first team defensive tackle. He ended the season with 99 tackles. Both he and Sammons had 17 tackles in games this past season. ‘Lonnie Williams, a 173-pound junior outside linebacker, was another top player. He had 69 tackles for his team. ‘Mackenzie Hirt, a 162-pound sophomore QB/ defensive safety, was cited as a defensive back. He had four interceptions, one for a touchdown. He also had 40 tackles. Named on the second team All-District offensive team were running back Jake Long, a sophomore fullback, who finished second behind Prennis Williams with 451 yards on 97 carries; ChaChi Gutierrez, a senior running back, who finished the season fourth in the rushing department with 217 yards on 28 carries; Bryce Hanna, a senior, offensive guard at 194 pounds who helped the Dogs gain 2,684 yards for the season. Three Bulldogs were placed on the second team All-District. Langseth was a fearless tackler before missing several games due to an injury. Travis Tuckness, a junior outside linebacker, was cited. on the second team. At 181 pounds, he looks to be a team leader next season. He was third on the team with 79 tackles. King was the other defender on the second defensive team. Senior Tyler Campbell was named to the “Utility Team.” He was a back-up quarterback, was third in receiving with 10 catches for 113 yards, and was the team deep snapper. Honorable mention from Brady were defensive end Adrian Clark, defensive tackle Daniel Salas and Jace Fincher, defensive end.

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