Henderson leads All-State team, Gilmer next, Chapel Hill shutout
Henderson won it all last year and the Lions almost won it all again this year.
Henderson has seven players on the Associated Press All-State team.
The leader of the Lions is Del Barnes.
He's an All-Stater for the second straight season.
He took Henderson to 24 wins over the last two year and he will leave the Lions as the Henderson valedictorian.
Ivy League schools want him to play for them.
LaMarcus Brown is also a Henderson All-Stater.
He picked up a fumble in the playoffs and ran it back halfway to Henderson for a touchdown.
He's honorable mention All-State.
Teammates Bo Brady and Stephen Reese were named first-team All-State.
Gilmer placed five Buckeyes on the All-State team.
Quarterback Luke Turner had a perfect season going until he got hurt just before the start of the playoffs.
He suffered a broken ankle after gaining 2,000 yards in just seven games.
He'll play college ball at Rice.
Darion Pollard is also a Gilmer All-Stater.
He's joined by teammates Nick Richardson, Colten Hill and Tanner Barr.
Chapel Hill won it all this season.
The Bulldogs went unbeaten.
The Hill was #1 all season long.
But the 'Dogs were shutout by the Associated Press.
Chapel Hill did not have any All-Staters.
The state champions will send four players to Division One colleges.
But none of them made the All-State team.