Pottsboro, Gunter players lead 3A All-State list

Pottsboro's Cy Shope and Gunter's Peyton Lowe were named first team all-state by the Associated Press.

Shope was named first team as a running back and Lowe as a defensive back as they each lead their team to the state championship game this week.

Several other members of the Cardinals and Tigers were named honorable mention.

Pottsboro receiver Titus Lyons and defensive lineman Silas Barr were named honorable mention all-state.

Gunter stars Bryson Rigsby and Clayton Reed also earned honorable mention honors.

Here is the complete list of all-state selections:

FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

Linemen:

- JACKSON FINNEY, Brock, Sr. - 95% grade for team that averaged 300 ypg rushing

- JUSTIN KITCHEN, Elysian Fields, Jr. - 91% grade, 63 pancakes, zero sacks on 194 pass attempts, team averaged 510 yards and 40.1 ppg

- BLAKE RODGERS, Vanderbilt Industrial, Jr. - 96% grade, 45 pancakes for offense that averaged 375 ypg

- ASHTON SMITH, Stanton, Jr. -96% grade, 45 pancakes for team that averaged 220 rush ypg

- ADAM WINN, Ballinger, Jr. - 95% grade, 36 pancakes, 60 knockdowns, two sacks allowed

Receivers/ends:

- TJ FERCH, Clifton, Sr. - 65-1,134, 14 TDs

- JAYLN MARKS, WF City View, Sr. - 50-1,315, 25 TDs

Quarterback:

- DANE JENTSCH, Grandview, Jr. - 141-213-2,438, 30 TDs, 4 INTs; 567 rushing yards, 6 TDs

Running backs:

- CY SHOPE, Pottsboro, Sr. - 165-1,591, 28 TDs

- TYREE SIMCIK, Columbus, Sr. - 2,002 rushing yards, 29 TDs

- CHRISTAVIAN SMITH, Elysian Fields, Sr. - 1,379 yards, 22 TDs rushing; 50-903, 5 TDs receiving

Kicker:

- SANTIAGO VILLANUEVA, Edna, Jr. - 41-42 PATs, 4-4 FGs, long of 47, 25 touchbacks

Offensive Player of the Year: Dane Jentsch, Grandview.

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FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

Linemen:

- BRETT DRILLETTE, Brock, Jr. - 107 tackles, 7 sacks, 5 FF

- KEIUNTRAY HAWKINS, Omaha Pewitt, Sr. - 90 tackles, 10.5 sacks, 2 FF, 3 FR

- ERIC JEFFERSON, Dallas Madison, Jr. - 64 tackles, 10 sacks, fumble return for TD

- ADAM WINN, Ballinger, Jr. - 97 tackles, 58 solo, 11 TFL, 4 sacks, 2 blocked kicks, 2 FF

Linebackers:

- MASON ALLSUP, Brady, Sr. - 120 tackles, 60 solo, 20 TFL, 7 sacks, 2 FF

- PEYTON SNOW, Winona, Jr. - 163 tackles, 3 INTs, 3 sacks, 3 FF, 2 FR, 4 TFL, defensive TD

- ZACH VILLARREAL, Gladewater, Sr. - 141 tackles, 11 TFL, 3 sacks, 2 FF

Defensive backs:

- SERGIO GUERRA, San Diego, Jr.- 126 tackles, 3 TFL, 7 INTs, INT return for TD, 3 FF

- DANE JENTSCH, Grandview, Jr. - 111 tackles, 3 INTs, 1 FF, 4 PBUs

- PEYTON LOWE, Gunter, Sr. - 83 tackles, 3 TFL, 3 PBUs, 2 INTs, 4 defensive TDs

- HUTCH RABENALDT, Marion, Sr. - 7 INTs, 72 tackles

Punter:

- JONATHON BROOKS, Hallettsville, Jr. - 20 punts, 42.3 avg., long of 71

Defensive Player of the Year: Peyton Snow, Winona.