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All-region teams: Benedictine's Iannone named 2-AA player of the year

Here is the all-region team for 2-AA, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Player of the year: QB Nick Iannone, Benedictine, Sr.

Offensive player of the year: RB Jalyn Williams, Swainsboro, Sr.

Defensive players of the year: DB Jakeen Harris, Benedictine, Jr.; LB D.J. Matthews, Toombs County, Sr.

Athlete of the year: RB/WR Travis Blackshear, Benedictine, Sr.

Special teams player of the year: PK Rigoberto Tinoco, Toombs County, Sr.

Coach of the year: Danny Britt, Benedictine

First-team offense

QB - Dalton McBride, Toombs County, Sr.

RB - Anthony Madison, Bacon County, Sr.

RB - Alex Sanders, Jeff Davis, Sr.

RB - Keshawn Morgan, Toombs County, Sr.

FB - Terrick Smalls, Benedictine, Sr.

WR - Lagondric Snell, Bacon County, Sr.

WR - Deandre Jackson, Swainsboro, Jr.

WR - Madison Phillips, Benedictine, Sr.

WR - Keondre Williams, Metter, Jr.

TE - John Jackson, Jeff Davis, Sr.

OL - Harrison Sheeler, Jeff Davis, Sr.

OL - Austin Williams, Benedictine, Sr.

OL - Willie Campbell, Toombs County, Sr.

OL - Cody Fuller, Toombs County, Sr.

OL - Jaylen Clement, Vidalia, Jr.

PK - Ronaldo Juarez, Bacon County, Jr.

First-team defense

DL - Kayon Davis, Swainsboro, So.

DL - Cody Ewing, Jeff Davis, Jr.

DL - Coleman Marimi, Benedictine, Jr.

DL - Eric Hicks, Benedictine, Jr.

DL - Destin Cramer, Bryan County, Sr.

DL - Ervin Mincey, Toombs County, Sr.

LB - Jaylen Kirby, Jeff Davis, Sr.

LB - Luke Smith, Benedictine, Sr.

LB - John Dodd, Benedictine, So.

LB - Jaquail Boyd, Toombs County, Sr.

LB - Nyshawn Bell, Vidalia, Jr.

DB - Tyjerion Smith, Swainsboro, Sr.

DB - Jonah Griffin, Benedictine, Sr.

DB - Dennis Bailey, Benedictine, Sr.

DB - Demetrius Owens, Toombs County, Sr.

DB - Dermon Simmons, Vidalia, Sr.

DE - Trey Sanders, Bryan County, Sr.

DE - Daniel Collins, Vidalia, Sr.

P - Kyle Reynolds, Toombs County, Sr.

Second-team offense

QB - Gage Hagan, Bryan County, Sr.

RB - Rico Powers, Benedictine, So.

RB - Antravous Howard, Metter, Jr.

RB - Terron Dixon, Bryan County, Sr.

FB - Jashon Kirby, Jeff Davis, So.

WR - J.P. Peterson, Bacon County, Jr.

WR - Japorre Worthen, Swainsboro, Sr.

TE - Tristian Cross, Vidalia, Sr.

OL - Andrew Bloodworth, Bacon County, Sr.

OL - Jacob Ellis, Swainsboro, Sr.

OL - Ty Padgett, Jeff Davis, Jr.

OL - Jackson Singleton, Benedictine, Jr.

OL - Robert Brown, Vidalia, Jr.

Second-team defense

DL - T.J. Davis, Metter, So.

DL - Dakota Braddock, Toombs County, Sr.

DL - Roderick Lewis, Jeff Davis, Jr.

DL - Tyshawn Powell, Vidalia, Jr.

LB - K.J. Brown, Bacon County, Sr.

LB - K.J. Starnes, Swainsboro, So.

LB - Willie Waters, Jeff Davis, Sr.

LB - Will Fuller, Toombs County, Sr.

DB - Lagondric Snell, Bacon County, Sr.

DB - Emanuel Rump, Jeff Davis, Jr.

DB - Deondre Phillips, Metter, Sr.

DB - Tyler Smith, Toombs County, So.

DE - Andrew Bloodworth, Bacon County, Sr.

DE - Armani Sims, Swainsboro, So.

DE - Jeidon Sistrunk, Toombs County, Sr.

P - Cade Walter, Jeff Davis, Fr.

Honorable mention: Bacon County - Garrett Anderson, Je'sus Brown. Benedictine - Luke Barlow, Jaden Hardy, John Dodd, Nahshun Copeland. Byran County - Charlie Flint, Collin Brown, Jerron Dixon. Jeff Davis - Nate King, Dustin Lewis, Britt Metts, Will Mosley, Antavia Stegull. Metter - Jaden Bell, AJ Hightower, Joseph Pittman, Jaborie Simmons. Swainsboro - KeSean Easterling, R.J. Phillips, John Henderson, Jamal Watkins. Toombs County - Ashlee Ashley, Jonathan Quinterro. Vidalia - Ryon Adams, Kris Gay, Prentis Hunt, Cheldon Thompson, Tajah Watts.

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