2014 All-Area Football Defensive team

Brogan McPartland

First team

Defensive line, Gerren Butler, Skyline

Senior was a first-team All-Conference 28 selection. Butler was a first-team All-Northwestern selection. Butler had 56 tackles and three sacks for the Hawks this season.

Defensive line, Ronnie Clifton, Skyline

Senior made first-team All-Northwestern District. Clifton was also a first-team All-Conference 28 selection. Clifton finished the season with 62 tackles and eight sacks to lead Skyline.

Ronnie Clifton

Defensive line, Brogan McPartland, Sherando

Senior led the area with 19.5 sacks. McPartland also had 40 tackles for losses. He was the Northwestern District Defensive Player of the Year, and first team all-conference and all-region.

Defensive line, Ryan Smoot, Strasburg

Senior was selected to the All-Region 2A East second team. Smoot also earned first team All-Bull Run honors. Smoot had 68 tackles and one interception for Strasburg this season.

Linebacker, John Doleman, Sherando

Gerren Butler

Senior was named first team All-Northwestern and first team All-Conference 21. Doleman was also a second team All-Region 4A North selection. He had 95 tackles and four interceptions.

Linebacker, Colton Funk, Strasburg

Senior was named second team All-Bull Run. Funk was also named second team All-Region 2A East football. Funk led the Rams with 77 tackles and one interception this season.

Linebacker, Darryl Jordan, Skyline

Senior was a Northwestern District first team pick. Jordan was also a first team All-Conference 28 selection. Jordan led the area with 100 tackles. He helped lead the Hawks to a 7-4 record.

Ryan Smoot

Linebacker, Zach Moon, Warren County

Senior was named first team All-Bull Run. Moon was also a first team All-Conference 28 selection. Moon led the Wildcats with 95 tackles and five sacks. He helped lead the Wildcats to a playoff berth.

Defensive back, Josh Ojo, Sherando

Senior was a Northwestern District first team pick. Ojo was also a first team All-Conference 21 and a first team All-Region 4A North pick. Ojo had 21 tackles and two interceptions.

Defensive back, Jamal Parker, Skyline

Darryl Jordan

The senior was a first team All-Northwestern District selection. Parker was also a second team All-Conference 28 pick. Parker had four interceptions, and helped lead the Hawks to the playoffs.

Defensive back, Hunter Partlowe

The senior was a first team All-Conference 28 pick. Partlowe was a second team All-Northwestern District selection. Partlowe was second on the team with 75 tackles and 4.5 sacks.

Defensive back, Noah St. Clair, Strasburg

The senior was a first team All-Bull Run District selection. St. Clair had 43 tackles, including 25 solo. He also had four interceptions. St. Clair helped lead the Rams to a 7-4 record and a playoff berth.

John Doleman

Punter, Rhett Morris, Sherando

The senior was named to the All-Northwestern District team as a second team selection. Morris also helped guide the Warriors to a 9-3 record and a second-round playoff appearance.

Bill Hall, Sherando

Coach

Hall led the Warriors to a 9-3 record and a berth into the second round of the Group 4A playoffs. Despite losing a lot to graduation last year, the Warriors continued their strong playoff tradition.

Second team

• Defensive line, Kyle Warren, Sherando

• Defensive line, Matt VanShufflin, Sherando

• Defensive line, Phillip Mallow, Stonewall Jackson

• Defensive line, Harold Wakeman, Central

• Linebacker, Tyler Tinsman, Sherando

• Linebacker, Dylan Rivers, Sherando

• Linebacker, Cody Polk, Central

• Linebacker, Bradley Carson, Skyline

• Defensive back, Austin Schletner, Strasburg

• Defensive back, Rhett Morris, Sherando

• Defensive back, Connor Hammack, Central

• Defensive back, Cordell Peterson, Sherando

• Punter, Derrick Smith, Stonewall Jackson

• All-purpose, Brandon Braithwaite, Central

• All-purpose, Eric Baker, Warren County

Colton Funk

Hunter Partlowe

Jamal Parker

Josh Ojo

Noah St. Clair

Rhett Morris