Alter coach Ed Domsitz. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

All-Area football: Combined Divisions II-III

The combined Divisions II-III All-Area football team, chosen by Cox Media Group Ohio. Selections were based on coaches’ nominations.

DIVISIONS II-III

First Team Offense

Quarterbacks: Connor Bazelak, Alter, 6-4, 215, sr.

Running backs: Jaydon Culp-Bishop, Troy, 5-10, 183, sr.; Jack Fessler, Fenwick, 5-10, 180, sr.; Ryan Martin, Butler, 5-9, 185, sr.; Justin Sloan, Bellbrook, 5-7, 165, sr.; Sincere Wells, Xenia, 5-10, 220, sr.

»» RELATED: State football championships schedule

»» RELATED: Alter defeats Norwalk in D-III state semifinal

Receivers: Cam Coomer, Wilmington, 6-2, 170, jr.; Bryant Johnson, Butler, 6-6, 198, sr.; Spencer Klopfenstein, Troy, 6-4, 211, sr.; Ratez Roberts, Sidney, 6-2, 174, sr.; Justin Stephens, Trotwood-Madison, 6-6, 225, sr.; Dominic Wilcox, Chaminade Julienne, 6-2, 185, sr.; Marcus Wood, Greenville, 5-10, 155, jr.

Linemen: Caden Clark, Piqua, 6-2, 285, sr.; Nathan Garber, Troy, 6-4, 252, sr.; Ethan Knisley, Bellbrook, 6-3, 305, sr.; Sam Lockwood, Xenia, 6-1, 225, sr.; Ryan Pool, Bellefontaine, 6-4, 270, jr.; Sam Secrest, Fenwick, 6-2, 235, sr.; Jaison Williams, Trotwood-Madison, 6-4, 285, sr.

Kicker: Ben Sauls, Tippecanoe, 6-0, 168, jr.

»» PHOTOS: Alter vs. Norwalk, D-III football state semi 

»» RELATED: All-Area football Divisions IV-V

First Team Defense

Linemen: Nathaniel “Cookie” Armstrong, Alter, 5-11, 245, sr.; Fred Butts, Carroll, 6-2, 245, sr.; Kennedy Coates, Trotwood-Madison, 5-10, 210, sr.; Shane Cokes, Chaminade Julienne, 6-3, 240, sr.; Braydon Dean, Sidney, 5-11, 200, sr.; Sam Jackson, Troy, 6-0, 208, sr.; De’anthony Martin, Belmont, 6-2, 275, sr.; Connor Meyer, Alter, 6-3, 265, sr.

Linebackers: Blake Burton, Troy, 5-11, 193, sr.; Matt Centers, Franklin, 6-1, 200, sr.; Nick Coyle, Butler, 6-1, 205, sr.; Mason Gostomsky, Tippecanoe, 5-11, 181, sr.; DJ McDonald, Bellefontaine, 5-11, 195, sr.; Hunter Warner, Fairborn, 6-0, 200, so.; Nick Willis, Xenia, 5-11, 180, sr.

»» RELATED: Fort Loramie rallies around new coach

»» RELATED: Divisions VI-VII All-Area football

Secondary: Sammy Anderson, Trotwood-Madison, 6-2, 180, jr.; Ta’Ron Britt, Trotwood-Madison, 5-11, 170, sr.; Caleb Harris, Sidney, 5-10, 168, sr.; Antwann Martin, Alter, 6-1, 190, jr.; Henry Nenni, Fenwick, 5-9, 175, sr.; Darren Taborn, Sidney, 6-1, 165, jr.

Punter: RJ Clesceri, Fenwick, 5-10, 175, sr.

Co-Offensive players of the year: Jaydon Culp-Bishop, Troy; Jack Fessler, Fenwick

Co-Defensive players of the year: Sam Jackson, Troy; Connor Meyer, Alter

Co-Coaches of the year: Ed Domsitz, Alter; Jeff Jenkins, Bellbrook

»» RELATED: Marion Local has a winning combination

»» RELATED: It’s a first for Fort Loramie

Second Team Offense

Quarterbacks: Tristan Dillon, West Carrollton, 6-6, 220, sr.; Brady Evans, Wilmington, 6-1, 220, jr.; Mick Karn, Piqua, 5-11, 192, sr.

Running backs: Sedric Ferguson, Bellbrook, 6-2, 180, sr.; Garrett Gross, Bellefontaine, 5-10, 195, jr.

Receivers: Gage Barron, Fairborn, 5-9, 170, jr.; Jack Clement, Bellefontaine, 6-0, 165, sr.; Colin Downing, Chaminade Julienne, 6-3, 228, sr.; Austin Jones, West Carrollton, 6-2, 180, jr.; Shane Shoop, Troy, 5-7, 180, sr.; Thomas Vogelsang, Fenwick, 6-2, 180, sr.; Derek Willits, Alter, 6-3, 193, sr.

»» RELATED: Football state semifinal pairings

»» RELATED: Area teams in state semifinals

Linemen: Peyton Bartley, Xenia, 6-2, 260, sr.; Joey Bowling, Fairborn, 6-3, 230, sr.; Ricardo Calzada, Carroll, 5-11, 300, sr.; Grant Heatherly, Tippecanoe, 6-4, 274, sr.

Kicker: Brady Henry, Wilmington, 5-9, 170, sr.

Second Team Defense

Linemen: Daljuan Estes, Belmont, 6-3, 235, jr.; Garrett Jones, Troy, 5-10, 231, sr.; Jacob Kidwell, Bellefontaine, 6-1, 225, jr.; Brennan Toopes, Piqua, 6-0, 209, sr.

»» RELATED: Quick start propels Marion Local

»» PHOTOS: Marion Local vs. Coldwater, football playoffs

Linebackers: Leo Bell, Fenwick, 5-8, 230, sr.; AJ Betleyoun, Tecumseh, 6-0, 190, sr.; David Frederick, Chaminade Julienne, 5-8, 178, so.; Ke’Shawn Huguely, Trotwood-Madison, 5-9, 205, jr.; Jon LaJeunesse, Carroll, 6-1, 225, jr.; Isaac Newman, Bellefontaine, 5-11, 205, sr.; Tyler Wilcox, Trotwood-Madison, 6-0, 215, sr.

Secondary: Logan Miller, Fenwick, 5-9, 160, so.; Mark Peterangelo, Fairborn, 5-8, 170, sr.; Donovan Sims, Belmont, 5-10, 170, sr.; Weston Smith, Troy, 5-9, 145, jr.

Punter: Andrew Boren, Butler, 5-10, 160, sr.

»» FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: It’s Coldwater vs. Marion Local

»» RELATED: Top Southwest District honors for area players, coaches

Honorable mention: Laterll Estes, Jayzon Wagner, Belmont; Sully Janeck. Fenwick; Ryan Minor, Chaminade Julienne; Josh Burritt, Tippecanoe; Tommar Coles, West Carrollton; Owen Toopes, Piqua; Derek Robb, Bellefontaine; Jonathan Allen, Dunbar.

»» RELATED: List of area seniors who signed

»» RELATED: UC lands Xenia standout

»» RELATED: Football playoffs an Alter tradition

»» RELATED: Lebanon leaving GWOC

»» PHOTOS: Northmont vs. Pickerington Central, football playoffs

»» RELATED: 7 things to know about the football playoffs

»» RELATED: Final football power rankings

»» FACEBOOK: For more sports you should like Marc Pendleton

»» TWITTER: You should like @MarcPendleton

»» FACEBOOK LIVE: Hartsock and Pendleton on football playoffs

Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to exclusive deals and newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X