By Sam Conner
A good many area players made the Division IV Section I All Sectional Football Team, as well as the second team or honorable mention. Nolan Cook of Blue Ridge was named the Offensive Player of the Year and Cody Tenney of Show Low was the Defensive Player of the Year.
The first team offense included quarterbacks Redmond Delmar of Monument Valley and Chase Walden of Snow-flake, running backs Dallin Crandall of Show Low, Kelly Woods of Winslow, Dallin Merrill of Snowflake and Domi-nique Yazzie of Chinle; wide receivers Trevor Solomon of Show Low, Henry Montiel of Winslow, Yesi Malala of Monument Valley and Kevin Thompson of Chinle; tight ends Doug Brimhall of Snowflake and Rain Begody of Chinle; offensive linemen Chris Perpignassi and Matt Glassy of Show Low, Mikael Yazzie of Monument Valley, Tris-ten VanArsdale of Winslow, Tony Gog Holden of Blue Ridge, and Reggie Peterson and J.T. Bradley of Snowflake; return specialists Ben Watson of Blue Ridge and Henry Montiel of Winslow; and kickers Donny Borazo of Show Low and Cody McBride of Blue Ridge.
The first team defense included defensive linemen Walker Lee and Anthony Kenny of Blue Ridge, Jack Hardy of Winslow, Chad Johnson of Snowflake, Travis Grey Jr., of Monument Valley, Kevin Self of Holbrook, and Colton Merrill and Jace Wyatt of Show Low; linebackers Chans Cox, Easton Wenzell and Bradley Syth of Blue Ridge, Shem Bowman of Holbrook, Braccin Tanner of Snowflake, Tye Nelson of Chinle and Jamie Miller of Show Low; defensive backs Ben Watson and Isaac Schimmel of Blue Ridge, Bruce Rova and Brett Van Winkle of Show Low, James Martinez of Winslow, Bruce Shumway of Snowflake and Kevin Tom of Monument Valley; and punters James Martinez of Winslow and Colton Farr of Show Low.
The second team offense included quarterbacks Skyler Hall of Blue Ridge and Colby Maxwell of Show Low; run-ning backs Tito Bailey of Monument Valley, Tyler Button of Blue Ridge, and Clay Gishey and Michael Pineda of Ganado; wide receivers Quinten Clark of Show Low, Kevin Mitchell of Monument Valley, Shane Sweet of Winslow and Nick Hall of Snowflake; tight ends Brett Baker of Blue Ridge and C.J. Plumb of Holbrook; offensive linemen Ty Bennett of Page, Nathan Tsosie of Chinle, Nikko Ferniza of Holbrook, Grant Nox of Blue Ridge, Mylar Calamity of Monument Valley, Louis Pettit of Winslow, Marin Nelson of Ganado and Ryan Davis of Show Low; return specialists Daniel Foster of Holbrook and Kevin Tom of Monument Valley; and kickers Mangus Robertson of Holbrook and Kurt Solomon of Snowflake.
Second team defensive all-stars included defensive linemen Trenton Draper and Joshua Smith of Chinle, Austin Mills and Robbie Beauchamp of Show Low, Jesi Betsoi of Winslow, Zack Wider of Snowflake, Zack Shipley of Monument Valley and Brandon Nez of Ganado; linebackers Akkeem Foster and Roderick Cleveland of Winslow, Clayton Hunt and Sheldon Silversmith of Holbrook, Josh Kelly of Snowflake, Johan Begay, Mateo Herrera and Bran-don Nez of Monument Valley, Dusty Guy and Dejuan Betom of Chinle, Brennan Schimmel and Nathaniel Harp of Blue Ridge, and Ben McLeod and Kalev Farr of Show Low; and punters Chase Walden of Snowflake and Chans Cox of Blue Ridge.
Honorable mention went to Gregory Adams and Ashley Alene of Monument Valley, Darrell Belsoy and Rashaun Curley of Ganado, Derek Flake of Snowflake, Josh Vanpowerr and Rusty Allen of Show Low, Lehauli Serious and C.J. Chacon of Winslow, Kordell Chee and Sherman Francis of Chinle, Chris Johnson and Andrew Lopez of Blue Ridge, Kyler Ashley and Jackson Colton of Window Rock, and C.J. Rapson and Dave Wilson of Page.
By Sam Conner