The Kentucky Football Coaches Association has named its Players of the Year and Coaches of the Year for all 48 districts, eight in each class.
Award winners for all six classes will be named during the state finals Dec. 2-3 at the University of Kentucky’s Kroger Field in Lexington. The KFCA Mr. Football and statewide Coach of the Year awards will be announced in mid-December.
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Louisville-area Player of the Year winners are Kentucky Country Day’s E.T. Harris, Christian Academy’s Cole Hodge, Spencer County’s Camden Cardwell, Central’s Cortez Stone, Fairdale’s JayShawn Shannon, South Oldham’s Wyatt Fowler, Collins’ Kenyon Goodin, Manual’s Zeek Washburn, Bullitt East’s Travis Egan and Ballard’s Gavin Willis.
Louisville-area Coach of the Year winners are Kentucky Country Day’s Matt Jones, Christian Academy’s Hunter Cantwell, Spencer County’s Mike Marksbury, Central’s Marvin Dantzler, Fairdale’s Louis Dover, Seneca’s Keith Eckloff, Collins’ Jerry Lucas, St. Xavier’s Kevin Wallace, Bullitt East’s Keegan Kendrick and Ballard’s Adrian Morton.
Here are the award winners for each district, with Player of the Year listed first and followed by Coach of the Year.
District One – Micah Newcome (Crittenden County), Gaige Courtney (Crittenden County); Two – Deondre Weathers (Campbellsville), Dale Estes (Campbellsville); Three – E.T. Harris (Kentucky Country Day), Matt Jones (Kentucky Country Day); Four – Luke Ruynon (Newport Central Catholic), Stephen Lickert (Newport Central Catholic); Five – Tae Letcher (Nicholas County), Robert Hopkins (Nicholas County); Six – Conner Hughes (Raceland), Michael Salmons (Raceland); Seven – Blake Birchfield (Pikeville), Chris McNamee (Pikeville); Eight – Sydney Bowen (Williamsburg), Jerry Herron (Williamsburg)
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District One – Brajone Dabney (Mayfield), Joe Morris (Mayfield); Two – Brody Hunt (Butler County), Brandon Embry (Butler County); Three – Blake Houchens (Green County), L.J. Harbison (Metcalfe County); Four – Cutter Boley (Lexington Christian), Doug Charles (Lexington Christian); Five – Zayn Statchwell (Carroll County), Jeff Barth (Walton-Verona); Six – Mitchell Berger (Beechwood), Ryan Hahn (Newport); Seven – Cayden Grigsby (Middlesboro), Kyle Moore (Breathitt County); Eight – Dylan Burdine (East Ridge), Daniel Barker (West Carter)
District One – Jacob Wease (Trigg County), Zack Lagrange (Webster County); Two – Ethan Willoughby (Casey County), Steve Stonebraker (Casey County); Three – Tyleeq Williams (Bardstown), Phillip Stockdale (Nelson County); Four – Cole Hodge (Christian Academy), Hunter Cantwell (Christian Academy); Five – Daniel Thomas (Bell County), Jordan Marcum (Estill County); Six – Austin Trent (Fleming County), Gene Peterson (Lewis County); Seven – Tyson Sammons (Greenup County), Zack Moore (Greenup County); Eight – Dylan Ferguson (Lawrence County), Alan Short (Lawrence County)
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District One – Ryan Rayno (Logan County), Chris Price (Madisonville-North Hopkins); Two – Simon Ghee (Warren East), Jeff Griffith (Warren East); Three – Camden Cardwell (Spencer County), Mike Marksbury (Spencer County); Four – Cortez Stone (Central), Marvin Dantzler (Central); Five – Max DeGraff (Lexington Catholic), Bert Bathiany (Lexington Catholic); Six – Bryon May (Rowan County), Evan Ferguson (Boyd County); Seven – Jacob Baker (Corbin), Tom Greer (Corbin); Eight – Jonah Little (Letcher County Central), Junior Matthews (Letcher County Central)
District One – Kenyata Carbon (Owensboro), Brent Hottell (Breckinridge County); Two – Austin Anderson (Bowling Green), Mark Spader (Bowling Green); Three – JayShawn Shannon (Fairdale), Louis Dover (Fairdale); Four – Wyatt Fowler (South Oldham), Keith Eckloff (Seneca); Five – Charlie Noon (Highlands), Eddie Eviston (Covington Catholic); Six – Ty Bryant (Frederick Douglass), Nathan McPeek (Frederick Douglass); Seven – Kenyon Goodin (Collins), Jerry Lucas (Collins); Eight – Chandler Godby (Pulaski County), John Hines (Pulaski County)
District One – Jaheim Williams (Henderson County), Josh Boston (Henderson County); Two – Zak Spurrier (Central Hardin), Tim Mattingly (Central Hardin); Three – Zeek Washburn (Manual), Kevin Wallace (St. Xavier); Four – Travis Egan (Bullitt East), Keegan Kendrick (Bullitt East); Five – Gavin Willis (Ballard), Adrian Morton (Ballard); Six – Chase Crone (Simon Kenton), Roy Lucas (Simon Kenton); Seven – Cole Colony (Paul Dunbar), Wes Johnson (Paul Dunbar); Eight – J.T. Haskins (Bryan Station), Phillip Hawkins (Bryan Station)
Jason Frakes: 502-582-4046; firstname.lastname@example.org; Twitter: @kyhighs.
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