2016 Football Defensive All-Area Team

Isaiah Allen

Isaiah Allen, Sherando

Defensive line

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

Defensive line

Ethan Duckworth

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

Defensive line

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

Hunter Riley

Defensive line

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

Linebacker

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.

Alex Sibert

Dylan Rivers, Sherando

Linebacker

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

Linebacker

Matt Bromley

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

Defensive back

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

Dylan Rivers

Defensive back

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

Defensive back

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

Defensive back

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

Punt returner

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

Kick returner

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.

Second team

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

Zach Scott

Aaron Banks

Adam Miller

Carston Shockey

Steven Timbers

T.J. Washington

Kyle Clanton