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Southwestern 4A All-Conference football team announced

East Meck's Khamal Howard is a two-time Southwestern 4A all-conference player of the year. He rushed for more than 2,000 yards this season
East Meck's Khamal Howard is a two-time Southwestern 4A all-conference player of the year. He rushed for more than 2,000 yards this season jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

The Southwestern 4A all-conference team has been announced.

The teams were voted on by the league’s coaches.

Myers Park’s Scott Chadwick and Porter Ridge’s Michael Hertz were named co-coaches of the year. Porter Ridge won three games in 2014 and 2015. Hertz, in his first year, led the Pirates to a 7-5 record and reached the playoffs this season.

Chadwick led the Mustangs to an 11-2 record, their most wins since 1983. The 11 wins ties the school record.

The offensive player of the year is East Mecklenburg’s Khamal Howard, a running back who ran for more than 2,000 yards this season. Howard, a junior, also won the award following his sophomore season.

The defensive player of the year is Myers Park’s Ben Norris, a 6-foot-4, 230-pound senior.

▪ Myers Park QB Jack Davidson was named to the Shrine Bowl, Mustangs coach Scott Chadwick told the Observer.

Southwestern 4A All-Conference Defense

SW4A Defensive All Conference Nominations

Defensive Line(8)

X

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

90

Nejuan Worthy BHS

DE

 

 

 

 

71

Mauricec McLain BHS

DT

 

 

 

 

7

Davis Cotton EM

DE

12

6

225

 

40

Cory Mobley MP

DE

SR

6'2

240

 

76

Damien Viens MP

DT

SR

6'2

275

 

77

JaMykal Neal MP

DT

SR

6'3

305

 

45

Nick Chiaravalotti PR

DE

SR

6'1

225

 

88

Abrion Pearson RR

DT

JR

6'1

240

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linebackers(8)

X

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

44

Christian Dixon BHS

LB

 

 

 

 

43

Anthony McGill BHS

LB

 

 

 

 

23

Jaylan LeSane BHS

LB

 

 

 

 

44

TJ Elliott EM

LB

12

6

180

 

6

Nate Urressta MP

LB

SR

5'11

200

 

44

Tylon Clawson INDY

LB

jr

6'0"

215

 

30

William Reed PR

LB

SR

6'0

210

 

27

Jaylen Sharpe RR

MLB

SO

6"1

215

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Defensive Backs(8)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

3

Dirk Cureton BHS

DB

 

 

 

 

4

Demel Hickman BHS

DB

 

 

 

 

6

TJ Cusick BHS

DB

 

 

 

 

9

Aramis Algood BHS

DB

 

 

 

 

5

Tyriek Morrison EM

C/S

12

6

170

 

25

Vonrique Brown INDY

db

jr

5'8"

150

 

32

Trey Bly MP

Cb

Soph

5'8

140

 

7

Zyon Easterling RR

SS

SO

5"10

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Punter(1)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

9

Tyler Dameron MP

Pos

JR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Defensive Specialist(1)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

6

Austin Richardson PR

C

JR

6'1

170

Defensive Player of the Year(1)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

10

Ben Norris MP

LB

SR

6'4

230

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All-Southwestern 4A offensive team

OFFENSIVE LINE(10)

X

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

 

Devin Smith BHS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kedron Smith BHS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cam Taylor BHS

 

 

 

 

 

65

Mathias Poku-Kankam EM

G/C

12

6

245

 

78

Chris Walden EM

LG

11

6

335

 

64

Logan Brock INDY

T

12

6'4"

250

 

73

Connor Collins MP

T/C

JR

6'4

260

 

68

Austin Sikorski PR

RT

12

6'0

275

 

65

Nguyen, Brandon PR

RG

12

5'10

240

 

55

Makail Sturdivant RR

OG

SR

5"10

245

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Running Back (4)

X

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

 

Nijere Peoples BHS

RB

 

 

 

 

33

Elijah Beamer INDY

RB

JR

5'9"

185

 

5

Mason Mills PR

RB

12

6'0

205

 

23

Elijah Henry RR

RB

SR

5'10

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quarterback(2)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

 

Davis Cheek BHS

QB

 

 

 

 

19

Jack Davidson MP

QB

SR

6'2

215

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wide Receiver(6)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

 

Kusegi Cureton BHS

WR

 

 

 

 

84

Matt Smith INDY

Wr

so

6'4"

197

 

2

Xavier Lloyd INDY

Wr

jr

6'1"

175

 

11

Elijah Bowick MP

WR

soph

6'1

190

 

7

Saiq Patrick MP

WR

SR

5'9

170

 

6

Kendall Lewis RR

WR

SR

6'1

190

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tight End(2)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

33

Cameron Mcclure EM

TE

12

6

185

 

84

Jaden Caldwell EM

TE

12

5'11

180

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Place Kicker(1)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

14

Christian Thomas EM

K

12

5'10

160

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Offensive Specialist(1)

x

#

Name

Pos

Yr

Ht

WT

 

5

Tyshawn Carter RR

QB

SR

5'10

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Offensive Player of the Year(1)

 

21

Khamal Howard EM

RB

11

5'11

190

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-COY

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Chadwick- MP

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Hertz- PR

 

 

 

 

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