GHSA 2-A All-Region Football Team

jheeter@macon.comDecember 22, 2012 

Wilcox County quarterback Makail Grace was named the Region 2-A Player of the Year after leading the Patriots to the Class A public school semifinals.

Grace’s go-to target Johnathan Howard was named the Offensive Player of the Year after breaking the state record for single-season receptions. Howard also broke the Middle Georgia record for receiving yards with more than 1,600.

Telfair County’s talented two-way player Abraham Freeman was selected as the defensive player of the year.

Player of the year: QB Makail Grace, Wilcox County, Sr.

Offensive player of the year: WR Johnathan Howard, Wilcox County, Sr.

Offensive player of the year: QB Luke Soliday, Turner County, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: DL Abraham Freeman, Telfair County, Sr.

Special teams player of the year: P Trae Harrington, Charlton County, Jr. Offense

QB - Javon Smith, Lanier County, Sr.

FB - Abraham Freeman, Telfair County, Sr.

RB - Rashan Mackey, Telfair County Sr.

RB - Ryan Peterson, Irwin County, Jr.

RB - Donte Studstill, Irwin County, Sr.

WR - Quan Hillmon, Turner County, So.

WR - C.J. Mainor, Charlton County, Jr.

WR - Curtis Nixon, Charlton County, So.

WR - Quin Tisdol, Wilcox County, So.

TE - Taylor Hughes, Irwin County, Sr.

C - Cam Morgan, Irwin County, So.

OL - George Barnes, Telfair County, Sr.

OL - K.J. Billingsley, Irwin County, Sr.

OL - Marquis Brown, Wilcox County, Sr.

OL - John West, Wilcox County, Sr.

OL - Tony Jenkins, Lanier County, Sr. Defense

DL - D.J. Peterson, Irwin County, Jr.

DL - Michael Dasher, Charlton County, Fr.

DL - Johnny Dwight, Wilcox County, Jr.

DL - Will Gowen, Charlton County, Jr.

DL - Tony Jenkins, Lanier County, Sr.

DL - Chauncey Manac, Clinch County, Fr.

LB - Antuane Merritt, Irwin County, Jr.

LB - Kameon Peavy, Wilcox County, Jr.

LB - Ryan Young, Charlton County, Sr.

LB - Brent Wildes, Charlton County, Sr.

LB - Rusty Zirkle, Lanier County, Sr.

DB - Devin Jones, Charlton County, Sr.

DB - Curtis Nixon, Charlton County, So.

DB - Albert White, Telfair County, Sr.

DB - Jakyron Young, Irwin County, So. Special teams

P - Austin Phillips, Irwin County, Jr.

PK - Joost Smits, Clinch County, Sr.

LS - Brent Wildes, Charlton County, Sr.

KR - Devin Jones, Charlton County, Sr.

PR - Jovan Smith, Lanier County, Sr.

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