Several Morrow County football players were recognized when the Central District announced its all-district squads Wednesday.
After finishing their regular season with a 9-1 mark, the Northmor Golden Knights were well-represented on the Division VI squad. Senior Blake Miller was named the district’s Defensive Player of the Year and also was a first-team defensive pick at lineman.
Five more Northmor seniors also earned first-team recognition. On offense, Hunter Mariotti was a quarterback pick, while Gavin Ramos was named a first-team receiver and Brandon Planey was named as a lineman. Defensively, Logan Randolph was picked as a back and Wyatt Reeder earned recognition as a linebacker.
Also, Hunter Brookover picked up special/honorable mention from the district.
Also in Division VI, both Mount Gilead and Cardington had two players named all-district. For the Indians, senior Owen Blanton was named a first-team defensive back, while Nate Rogers earned special/honorable mention.
Cardington senior Nick McAvoy was a first-team defensive lineman. Also, Trey Brininger got special/honorable mention.
Competing in Division IV, the Highland Scots had four players named to the all-district teams.
Senior Jack Weaver was a first-team running back, while junior teammate Wyatt Hornsby was a first-team linebacker on defense. Receiving special/honorable mention were Cam Cutrone and Turner Harmon.
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