Six Tigers named to 7-2A first-team
DONALDSONVILLE – Donaldson-ville landed six players on the District 8-2A first-team selected by coaches recently.
Donaldsonville was runner-up with a 6-1 record and finished with an overall mark of 9-2 before losing to Riverside Academy in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs under first-year head coach Terence Williams.
Senior running back Bryant Dunn was joined on the first-team by senior offensive lineman Dwight Wright, sophomore athelete Devon Breaux, junior defensive lineman Robert Gipson, senior linebacker Aikee Turner and senior defensive back Darvelle Allen.
Donaldsonville also placed four on the all-district second team - junior wide reciever Jarrett Cole, senior defensive lineman Henry Mitchell, senior linebacker Jeremy Dunn and junior defensive back Travell Dunn.
Bryant Dunn, last year’s MVP, rushed for 1,662 yards and 19 touchdowns on 195 attempts. He went over the century mark eight times and had a career high 323 rushing yards against Dunham. Dunn also caught 14 receptions for 117 yards and one touchdown and threw for four more scored on 5 of 8 passing for 122 yards.
Breaux, Donaldsonville’s quarterback, threw for 853 yards and seven touchdowns completing 56 of 96 passes and also ran for 798 yards and 12 touchdowns on 140 attempts.
Wright helped the Tigers rush for 3,134 yards and 36 touchdowns on 429 caries.
Turner had 81 total tackles including 35 assists,added two interceptions and caused one fumble. He had 13 stops against Riverside and 12 against Clinton.
Gipson registered 24 total tackles in four games with 14 assists, two sacks, both against Dunham and one pass deflection.
Allen totaled 105 tackles with 47 assists to go with seven pass breakups and two fumble recoveries.
QB Terrance Broadway Capitol Sr.
RB Frankie Jackson Capitol Sr.
RB Bryant Dunn Donaldsonville Sr.
RB Jared Rogers University Jr.
TE Luke Anderson Dunham So.
WR Roosevelt Wright Capitol Sr.
WR Nyle Johnson University Jr.
OL Corey White Capitol Jr.
OL D.J.?Taylor Clinton Jr.
OL Albert Hill Capitol Jr.
OL Evan Stenhouse Dunham Sr.
OL Dwight Wright Donaldsonville Sr.
K Trent Luecke Dunham Jr.
RS Joseph Robinson Clinton Jr.
ATH Devon Breaux Donaldsonville So.
DL Dorseay Bindon Capitol Jr.
DL Robert Gipson Donaldsonville Jr.
DL Wendell Beckwith Clinton Sr.
DL Kevin Fischer Episcopal Sr.
LB Fred Wilson Capitol Jr.
LB Aikee Turner Donaldsonville Sr.
LB Collin Ellis Dunham Sr.
LB Carey McKnight Clinton Sr.
DB Tre` Celestine Dunham Sr.
DB Markell Lee Capitol Sr.
DB Darvelle Allen Donaldsonville Sr.
DB Tekemian Ceasar Clinton Jr.
P Dalton Seaman University Sr.
Offensive MVP: Frankie Jackson, Capitol
Defensive MVP: Collin Ellis, Dunham
Coach of the Year: Chadwick?Germany, Capitol