Rochelle Hornets represented by eight athletes on all-district team

District 15A Six-Man All District selections are in, and Rochelle High School was represented well with eight athletes earning high marks on the team. Newcomer of the Year went to Jerimy Allgood, a junior, who had 95 tackles, four interceptions and three fumble recoveries on defense. On offense, he carried the ball 40 times for 413 yards and nine touchdowns. Also earning recognition was Rochelle’s head coach, Jym Dennis, who was selected “Coach of the Year” for District 15A. The following is a list individual team placement and their year-end statistics: First Team All-District Bryn Allgood, a senior, named first team full back. He carried the ball 104 times for 928 yards and 20 touchdowns. Bryn also completed 32 of 59 passes for 436 yards and two touchdowns. Bryn caught seven passes for 192 yards and three touchdowns. Hunter Stuart, a senior- was named first team tight end. Stuart caught 10 passes for 215 yards and 3 touchdowns. Jason Valliant, a senior-was named first team special teams player. Jason carried the ball 133 times for 1525 yards and 26 touchdowns. He also completed 13 of 25 passes for 307 yards and four touchdowns. As a receiver, Jason caught 15 passes for 178 yards. Joseph Wills , a senior, was named honorable mention center. Joseph started all 11 games for the Hornets and had a big hand in opening holes for the Hornet running backs. First Team All-District Defense B. Allgood, named Defensive MVP. Bryn had 93 tackles, three fumble recoveries, two interceptions and two defensive touchdowns. Jeramie Flint, a sophomore, was named first team defensive end. Jeramie had 45 tackles, one fumble recovery and an interception. Stuart, named first team cornerback. He had 63 tackles, two fumble recoveries and one defensive touchdown. Valliant, named first team safety. Jason had 84 tackles, one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown and five interceptions. Second Team Offense Matthew Tyson, a senior, was named second team tight end. Matthew was a main reason for the Hornets success running the ball. Korey Kunc, a sophomore, was named second team quarter back. Korey started every game for the Hornets this year and completed four of 13 passes for 60 yards and two touchdowns. Second Team Defense Korey Kunc, named second team nose guard. He had 58 tackles and seven fumble recoveries along with one interception this year. Tyson, named second team safety. Matthew recorded 29 tackles and one interception this year. “All these guys did a great job this year in guiding the Hornets to the first round of the playoffs,” said coach Dennis. “Most of these players are seniors and will be hard to replace next year. We expect the younger kids to work hard in the off-season to repeat the success that we had this year.”

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