2016 Football Defensive All-Area Team
Isaiah Allen, Sherando
The sophomore finished the season with 37 total tackles, including two solo stops for the Warriors. Allen was a first team All-Conference 21 West selection.
Ethan Duckworth, Strasburg
The senior was the Rams’ third leading tackler with 57 total stops. He also a sack and an interception. Duckworth was a second team All-Bull Run District selection.
Hunter Riley, Strasburg
The senior had four sacks, tied for the second highest mark in the area, and 39 tackles. Riley was a first team pick on the All-Conference 35 and All-Region 2A East teams.
Alex Sibert, Central
The senior had 62 tackles and two sacks. Sibert was a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 selection and a second team All-Region 2A East pick.
Matt Bromley, Central
The senior had 74 tackles and three sacks. Bromley was a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 and second team All-Region 2A East selection.
Dylan Rivers, Sherando
The senior led the area with 102 tackles, including 41 solo stops and 13 tackles for loss. Rivers was voted the Conference 21 West Defensive Player of the Year.
Zach Scott, Strasburg
The senior had 89 tackles, the area’s third highest mark, and led the area with 54 solo stops. He also had an interception. Scott was a second team All-Bull Run District selection.
Aaron Banks, Sherando
The junior led the area with four interceptions and had 47 total tackles, including 24 solo. Banks was a second team All-Conference 21 West selection.
Adam Miller, Sherando
The senior tied for second in the area with three interceptions and was the Warriors’ second-leading tackler with 62 stops. Miller was a first team All-Conference 21 West pick.
Carston Shockey, Central
The senior tied for second in the area with three interceptions and had 57 tackles. Shockey was a first team pick for all-district, all-conference and all-region.
Steven Timbers, Skyline
The senior was the Hawks’ second leading tackler with 67 total stops, including 23 solo tackles. Timbers was a first team All-Conference 28 selection.
T.J. Washington, Sherando
The sophomore returned three punts for touchdowns and averaged 17 yards per return. He earned two spots on the All-Conference 21 West team as a kick/punt returner.
Kyle Clanton, Central
The sophomore averaged 35.1 yards per kick return and 27.8 yards per punt return and had three return touchdowns. Clanton was a first team All-Region 2A East pick.
DL – Drew Binion, Stonewall Jackson
DL – Tanyi Makia, Randolph-Macon
DL – Dominic Richel, Central
LB – Zach Abrams, Central
LB – JoJo Doleman, Sherando
LB – Seth Gillespy, Skyline
LB – Ryan Guerrero, Warren County
DB – Alonzo Charity, Central
DB – Cam Ford, Warren County
DB – Matt Rutherford, Skyline
DB – Ben Vogt, Warren County
P – Ryan Scott, Skyline
AP – Saxon Franklin, Central