McLaughlin, Fowler awards top 2011 All-James River District football release

The 2011 All-James River District football squad as selected by district coaches was released Monday morning. Here’s the complete team. This was clearly one of the top Group A districts in the state, with a state finalist (Goochland), a semifinalist (Amelia) and a rock solid Buckingham squad.

Offensive player of the year: A.J. Royal, Amelia, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: Jess McLaughlin, Goochland, Sr.

Coach of the year: Joe Fowler, Goochland

First team Offense

Center: Zach Worrell, Amelia, Sr.

Offensive line: Andre Royal, Amelia, Sr.; Jalen Jones, Amelia, Jr.; Thomas Midkiff, Buckingham County, Sr.; Pasquale Graziosi, Goochland, Jr.

Tight end: Tavon Williams, Randolph-Henry, Sr.

Wide receiver: Taylor Ward, Amelia, Sr.; Cam Johnson, Buckingham County, Jr.; Khari Jenkins, Randolph-Henry, Sr.

Quarterback: Tarian Ayers, Buckingham County, Sr.

Running back: Kenneth Johnson, Buckingham County, So.; Patrick Clore, Goochland, Sr.; Dontae Bournes, Amelia, Sr.

Kick specialist: Colby Cooke, Goochland, Sr.

Return specialist: Kyree Koonce, Buckingham, Fr.

Utility player: A.J. Royal, Amelia, Sr.

Second team Offense

Center: Josh Driver, Goochland, Jr.

Offensive line: Justin Mles, Buckingham, Jr.; Rye Neidhammer, Goochland, Jr.; JaQwan Dodson, Nottoway, Sr.; Tyler Gull, Randolph-Henry; Justin Hicks, Central Lunenburg

Tight end: Neal Evans, Central Lunenburg

Wide receiver: L.A. Briley, Buckingham County, Sr.; Curtis Hurte, Nottoway, Sr.; RaShawn Sims, Cumberland, Sr.

Quarterback: Cody Johnson, Goochland, Sr.

Running back: Brandon Townsend, Central Lunenburg, Sr.; Mitchell Brice, Goochland, Jr.; Colby Branch, Nottoway, Sr.

Kick specialist: Alton McCrimmon, Central Lunenberg, Sr.

Return specialist: Dontae Bournes, Amelia, Sr.

Utility player: Dontae Eubanks, Randolph-Henry Jr.

First team defense

Defensive end: Jalen Jones, Amelia, Jr.; Matthew Haller, Goochland, Sr.

Defensive linemen: DeMar Wingo, Amelia, Sr.; Antonio Coleman, Jr.; Johntha’ Henderson, Amelia, Sr.; Chase Nuckols, Goochland, Sr.

Linebackers: Jess McLaughlin, Goochland, Sr.; Tariq Bartee, Buckingham County, Jr.; Sam Haskins, Amelia, Sr.; Dontae Bournes, Amelia, Sr.

Defensive backs: Zakell Johnson, Goochland, Sr.; Cam Johnson, Buckingham County, Jr.; Quentin Hite, Amelia, Sr.; Tre’von Garland, Sr.

Punter: Thomas Meadows, Goochland, Sr.

Second team defense

Defensive end: Devin Smith, Buckingham County Jr.; Divontea McLaughlin, Goochland, Sr.

Defensive linemen: Jeffrey Holland, Goochland, Sr.; Josh Kitt, Goochland, Jr.; Jamar Blackwell, Central Lunenburg; Jackson Knott, Ranolph-Henry

Linebackers: Nathan Adams, Goochland, Jr.; Michael Warren, Central Lunenburg; Elliott Dickens, Nottoway, Sr.; Kevin McCargo, Ranolph-Henry, Sr.

Defensive backs: L.A. Briley, Buckingham County, Sr.; Tarian Ayers, Buckingham County, Sr.; Dasheem Norris, Goochland, Sr.; Jake Martin, Goochland, Sr.

Punter: Michael Warren, Central Lunenburg, Sr.

Goochland Honorable Mention

RB:  Jake Martin

OL:  Roger Stone

DE:  Vince Stratton

LB:  Scott Pearce

DB:  Mason Engel

KR:  Mason Engel

WR: Nathan Adams

Buckingham Honorable Mention to come

WR: Landon Allen

WR: Jesse Hickman

RB: Kyree Koonce

OL: Justin Miles

OL: Ryan Jones

OL: William Perkins-Goode

DL: Cody Herndon

Center: Colby Taylor

DE: Laysean Hearns