Central Ohio high school football: OCC announces all-league teams

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Reynoldsburg's Dijon Jennings was named Player of the Year in the OCC-Buckeye Division.
Reynoldsburg's Dijon Jennings was named Player of the Year in the OCC-Buckeye Division.

The OCC has released its football honors for the 2021 season.

Editor’s note: This list was obtained by ThisWeek and may include inaccuracies. Please email corrections to sports@thisweeknews.com.

OCC-Ohio

First Team

Griffin Pringle, New Albany

Brock Kidwell, New Albany

Cade Leggio, New Albany

Tom Bohman, New Albany

Jesse Gordon, New Albany

Alex Chattos, New Albany

Isaac Carter, Grove City

Christian Isaacs, Grove City

AJ Jones, Grove City

Cayden Christopher, Pickerington North

Dawaun Green, Pickerington North

Malik Ray, Pickerington North

David Alabi, Pickerington North

Kamari Burns, Gahanna Lincoln

Jaden Yates, Gahanna Lincoln

Tyree Johnson, Gahanna Lincoln

Kane Baker, Gahanna Lincoln

Brendan Raymond, Gahanna Lincoln

Zane Gibbs-Aguon, Westland

Jason Robertson, Westerville Central

Jacob Harris, Westerville Central

First Team Kicker

Colin Schuler, New Albany

First Team Punter

Dylan Scott Gahanna Lincoln

Players of the Year

Jadyn Garnes, New Albany

Eli Coppess, Pickerington North

Coach of the Year

Bubba Kidwell, New Albany

Godfrey Award

Kane Baker, Gahanna Lincoln

Second Team

Christian Manville, New Albany

Chidi Mabatah, New Albany

Cam Behain, New Albany

Brady Willmer, New Albany

Gavin Dabo, Grove City

Aaron Arledge, Grove City

Matthew Papas, Grove City

Kaedyn Dunbar-White, Pickerington North

Braden Watts, Pickerington North

Rex Lahr, Pickerington North

Grant Burke, Pickerington North

Jabez Hill, Gahanna Lincoln

Tristin Cook-Fisher, Gahanna Lincoln

Alipate Tuitavuki, Gahanna Lincoln

Maxwell Cumming, Gahanna Lincoln

Isaac Perkins, Gahanna Lincoln

Jaystin Gwinn, Westerville Central

Jakob Hurley, Westland

Darius Love Jr., Westland

Matthew Nguyen, Westerville Central

Wyatt Barbour, Westerville Central

Second Team Kicker

Harry Agganis, Pickerington North

Second Team Punter

Zach Combs, Grove City

Special Mention

Joseph Abbiw, Pickerington North

Elijah Smith, Gahanna Lincoln

Noah Reynolds, Westland

Jacob Slyh, Grove City

Jake Walters, New Albany

Buba Bangura, Westerville Central

Honorable Mention

Landon O'Connell, Pickerington North

Diore Hubbard, Gahanna Lincoln

Tim Smith, Westland

JJ King, Grove City

Cade Britton, New Albany

Darius Roach, Westerville Central

OCC-Capital

First Team

Nathan Dunfee, Westerville North

Ryan Steinbrink, Canal Winchester

Travis Hines, Canal Winchester

Hayden Hull, Canal Winchester

Nate Severs Big Walnut

Nicky Pentello, Big Walnut

Garrett Stover, Big Walnut

Wyatt Lenz, Big Walnut

Aiden Hernandez, Big Walnut

Lawrence O’Malley, Big Walnut

Amare Jenkins, Dublin Scioto

Tysen Boze, Dublin Scioto

Troy Hall, Dublin Scioto

Terrell Triplett, Dublin Scioto

Sawyer Sand, Delaware Hayes

JJ Calip, Worthington Kilbourne

Marcus Gipson, Worthington Kilbourne

Evan Estep, Franklin Heights

Kaden Saunders, Westerville South

Tyler O'Reilly, Westerville South

Brandon Armstrong, Westerville South

Javi'er Wills, Westerville South

Jack Bates, Westerville South

First Team Kicker

Cam Gladden, Big Walnut

First Team Punter

Caden Groff, Canal Winchester

Players of the Year

Nate Severs, Big Walnut

Kaden Saunders, Westerville South

Coach of the Year

Rob Page, Big Walnut

Godfrey Award

Tyler O'Reilly, Westerville South

Second Team

James Mccreery, Westerville North

Edwin White, Westerville North

Mason Fry, Canal Winchester

Alex Sourhina, Canal Winchester

Ethan Mcglone, Canal Winchester

Christian Takatch, Big Walnut

Ethan Clawson, Big Walnut

Lucas Tindall, Big Walnut

Lane Pritchard, Big Walnut

Lesley Andoh, Dublin Scioto

Dayo Olobatuyi, Dublin Scioto

Max Martin-Lee, Dublin Scioto

Cameron Jackson, Dublin Scioto

Dalton Allen, Delaware Hayes

Aidan Pili, Delaware Hayes

Lachlan Korn, Worthington Kilbourne

Nana Amponsah, Worthington Kilbourne

Jason Miller, Worthington Kilbourne

Kentre Robinson, Franklin Heights

Giovanni Rufus, Franklin Heights

Nadir Carpenter, Westerville South

Quan Rhodes-Mckee, Westerville South

Nasir Phillips, Westerville South

Ethan Hanna, Westerville South

Second Team Kicker

Musab Erciyas, Worthington Kilbourne

Second Team Punter

Corey Howlett, Westerville North

Special Mention

Preston Scott, Westerville North

Reece Musick, Canal Winchester

Dom Salazar, Big Walnut

Daylin Campbell, Dublin Scioto

Kaden Gannon, Delaware Hayes

Bryce Taylor, Worthington Kilbourne

Payton Mcdonald, Franklin Heights

Jalen Wheeler, Westerville South

Honorable Mention

Wyatt Buxton, Westerville North

Jerry Williams, Canal Winchester

Jake Nier, Big Walnut

Mason Salvator, Dublin Scioto

Armon Weaver, Delaware Hayes

Connor Henneman, Worthington Kilbourne

Gavin Holz, Franklin Heights

Drew Goff, Westerville South

OCC-Cardinal

First Team

Camden Beatty, Thomas Worthington

Gabe Powers, Marysville

Erryl Will, Marysville

Ben Bickerstaff, Marysville

Gavin Rohrs, Marysville

Griffin Johnson, Marysville

Colton Powers, Marysville

Jeremy Callahan, Olentangy

Cole Krenek, Olentangy

Blake Horvath, Hilliard Darby

Ben Marsh, Hilliard Darby

Hayden Gladden, Hilliard Darby

Cade Mills, Hilliard Darby

Kyler Larosa, Dublin Jerome

David Adolph, Dublin Jerome

Preston Everhart, Dublin Jerome

Jon Harder, Olentangy Berlin

Bennett Lawrence, Olentangy Berlin

Harrison Brewster, Olentangy Berlin

Austin Burchinal, Olentangy Berlin

Bryce Young, Olentangy Berlin

First Team Kicker

Hayden Olcott, Olentangy

First Team Punter

Spencer Conrad, Olentangy Berlin

Players of the Year

Blake Horvath, Hilliard Darby

Gabe Powers, Marysville

Coach of the Year

Brent Johnson, Marysville

Godfrey Award

Blake Horvath, Hilliard Darby

Second Team

Joey Zalewski, Thomas Worthington

Trevor Caruso, Thomas Worthington

Tanner Powers, Marysville

Cameron Jones, Marysville

Andrew Bentz, Marysville

Richard Nielsen, Marysville

Malik Wade, Olentangy

Dubby Agudosi, Olentangy

Evan Rinlaub, Olentangy

James Hakes, Hilliard Darby

Brayden Kohl, Hilliard Darby

Beau Bridges, Hilliard Darby

Jakob Williams, Hilliard Darby

Brady Sestili, Dublin Jerome

Salim Abdul Haqq, Dublin Jerome

Zakk Tschirhart, Dublin Jerome

JT Tompkins, Olentangy Berlin

Connor Gavin, Olentangy Berlin

Gavin Angell, Olentangy Berlin

Jason Harris, Olentangy Berlin

Second Team Kicker

JJ Riggsby, Marysville

Second Team Punter

Ben Marsh, Hilliard Darby

Special Mention

Francis Brewu, Thomas Worthington

Ethan Moeller, Marysville

Ethan Grunkemeyer, Olentangy

Kasey Garrett, Hilliard Darby

Luke McLoughlin, Dublin Jerome

Nick Tiberio, Olentangy Berlin

Honorable Mention

Caleb Ortega, Thomas Worthington

Jack Blumberg, Marysville

Ryan Petrone, Olentangy

Nick Brown, Hilliard Darby

Caden Lockwood, Dublin Jerome

Kyle Jackowski, Olentangy Berlin

OCC-Central

First Team

Chase Brecht, Olentangy Liberty

Carter Smith, Olentangy Liberty

Dylan Graber, Olentangy Liberty

Brady Abele, Hilliard Davidson

Leo Nixon, Hilliard Davidson

Johnny Weir, Hilliard Davidson

Blake Pettit, Hilliard Davidson

Will Knapke, Hilliard Davidson

Mitchell Robinson Jr., Hilliard Bradley

Tayshaun Mayfield, Hilliard Bradley

Peyton Murphy, Hilliard Bradley

Caden VanVorhis, Hilliard Bradley

EJ Teah, Hilliard Bradley

Carson Gresock, Upper Arlington

Jacob Pritchett, Upper Arlington

John Pritchett, Upper Arlington

Simon Monnin, Upper Arlington

Doak Buttermore, Upper Arlington

Carter Brock, Upper Arlington

Jake Werling, Olentangy Orange

Luke Houston, Olentangy Orange

Will Smith, Dublin Coffman

Braden Dougherty, Dublin Coffman

First Team Kicker

Aiden Ighnat, Hilliard Davidson

First Team Punter

Alex Koons, Hilliard Bradley

Players of the Year

Carson Gresock, Upper Arlington

Leo Nixon, Hilliard Davidson

Mitchell Robinson Jr., Hilliard Bradley

Coach of the Year

Justin Buttermore, Upper Arlington

Godfrey Award

Will Knapke, Hilliard Davidson

Second Team

Alex Okuley, Olentangy Liberty

Erik Thompson, Olentangy Liberty

Charlie Cole, Olentangy Liberty

Zach Kosikowski, Hilliard Davidson

Anthony Carey, Hilliard Davidson

Turner Schmidt, Hilliard Davidson

Colin Neimeister, Hilliard Davidson

Robert Snyder, Hilliard Bradley

Kieran Vallo, Hilliard Bradley

Mason Koons, Hilliard Bradley

Bradyn Fleharty, Hilliard Bradley

Sam Cannon, Upper Arlington

Riley Shimp, Upper Arlington

Colin Ansel, Upper Arlington

Luke Frederick, Upper Arlington

Rico Franklin-Davis, Olentangy Orange

Jordan Rudolph, Olentangy Orange

Mason Maggs, Dublin Coffman

Trey Hedderly, Dublin Coffman

Mitch Broskie, Dublin Coffman

Second Team Kicker

Zac Yoakam, Upper Arlington

Second Team Punter

Connor Ingram, Olentangy Liberty

Special Mention

Freddy Noday, Olentangy Liberty

Brady Schweiterman, Hilliard Davidson

Jason Morbitzer, Hilliard Bradley

Asher Hamilton, Upper Arlington

Andre Robinson, Olentangy Orange

Carson Cox, Dublin Coffman

Honorable Mention

Meba Wondwossen, Olentangy Liberty

Caden Wilson, Hilliard Davidson

Matthew Cooper, Hilliard Bradley

James Hayek, Upper Arlington

Bobby Ogles, Olentangy Orange

Evan Holowaty, Dublin Coffman

OCC-Buckeye

First Team

Ka'mar Davis, Newark

Ajay Locke, Lancaster

Nasir Robinson, Lancaster

Jacob Rohr, Lancaster

Andrew Handshey, Lancaster

Dijon Jennings, Reynoldsburg

Markez Gillam, Reynoldsburg

Alex Uhl, Reynoldsburg

Jabari Mitchell, Reynoldsburg

Caleb Truner, Reynoldsburg

Michael Robinson, Groveport Madison

Delaney Wilburn, Groveport Madison

Jace Nincehelser, Groveport Madison

Tyler Gillison, Pickerington Central

Cj Doggette, Pickerington Central

Kyle Imboden, Pickerington Central

Kobe Asamoah, Pickerington Central

Dakari Frazier, Pickerington Central

Alex Styles, Pickerington Central

Alec Boyd, Central Crossing

Elijah Fleshman, Central Crossing

First Team Kicker

Khaleb Rykard, Pickerington Central

First Team Punter

Hunter Rathburn, Groveport Madison

Player of the Year

Dijon Jennings, Reynoldsburg

Coach of the Year

Jay Sharrett, Pickerington Central

Second Team

Steele Meister, Newark

Trey Robinson, Newark

Sam Finck, Lancaster

Eli Rathburn, Lancaster

Brysten Poe, Lancaster

Ty Hedges, Lancasterl

Joseph Spann, Reynoldsburg

Keyshaun Slaughter, Reynoldsburg

Zion Jackson-Wilborn, Reynoldsburg

Chris Karr, Reynoldsburg

Jalen Joyce, Groveport Madison

Cameron Spencer, Groveport Madison

Malachi Jackson, Groveport Madison

Reece Brancifort, Pickerington Central

Kobi Gorman, Pickerington Central

Gino Williams, Pickerington Central

Brock Egan, Pickerington Central

Jae'V'on Pass, Central Crossing

Malik Kamara, Central Crossing

Tatum Wallace, Central Crossing

Second Team Kicker

Jairo Lopez, Newark

Second Team Punter

Dylan Bryan, Pickerington Central

Special Mention

Jonathan Marty, Newark

Anthony Smith, Lancaster

Souleyman Sall, Reynoldsburg

Rashid Seidu, Groveport Madison

Isaiah Henderson, Pickerington Central

Isaiah Bridges, Central Crossing

Honorable Mention

Tearle Davie, Newark

Tim Lewellen, Lancaster

Hollis Burton, Reynoldsburg

Ryan Schieser, Groveport Madison

Kasey Middendorf, Pickerington Central

Josh Codjoe, Central Crossing

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