Monday December 4th, 2023 2:58PM

Football: Area players dominate Region 7-3A All-Region team

By AccessWDUN Staff

Northeast Georgia area players dominated the year-end awards as the Region 7-3A All-Region team was released over the weekend.

Lumpkin County, which won the region title -- it's first-ever as a program -- had the Player of the Year in quarterback Cal Faulkner and Offensive Player of the Year in running back Mason Sulens, who won the regular season rushing title in Class 3A. The Indians placed 10 others, including three offensive linemen, on the first team offense and defense.

White County linebacker Jon Scott was named the Defensive Player of the Year while Dawson County kicker Dominic LeBlanc was named the Special teams Player of the Year.

See the entire All-Region team below:


Player of the year: QB Cal Faulkner, Lumpkin County, Jr.

Athlete of the year: WR/LB Jamie Tremble, Wesleyan, Sr.

Offensive player of the year: RB Mason Sullens, Lumpkin County, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: LB Jon Scott, White County, Jr.

Special teams player of the year: PK Dominic LeBlanc, Dawson County, Sr.

Lineman of the year: OL/DL Bo Britt, Wesleyan, Sr.

First-team offense

QB - Ben Brown, Wesleyan, Jr.

QB - Tripp Nix, White County, Jr.

RB - Wyatt Stokes, Gilmer, Jr.

RB - Elijah Hayes, West Hall, Sr.

RB - Ryan Fowler, White County, Sr.

WR - Luke Evans, Lumpkin County, Sr.

WR - McCord Purdy, Pickens, So.

WR - Hayden Jones, Pickens, So.

WR - Baer Cole, Wesleyan, Sr.

TE - Isaiah Williams, Pickens, Sr.

OL - Briggs Weaver, Dawson County, Sr.

OL - Sam Jones, Gilmer, So.

OL - Kyler Norton, Gilmer, Sr.

OL - Jacob Garmany, Lumpkin County, Jr.

OL - Lane McColman, Lumpkin County, Sr.

OL - Trenton Brooksher, Lumpkin County, Sr.

OL - Bryce Reed, West Hall, Sr.

OL - Tyler Autry, White County, Jr.

First-team defense

DL - Colton Schuette, Dawson County, Sr.

DL - Connor Greilich, Lumpkin County, Jr.

DL - Dakota Bennett, Lumpkin County, Sr.

DL - Matthew Wright, Wesleyan, Jr.

DL - Connor Roush, Wesleyan, Jr.

DL - Charlie Hillegass, Wesleyan, Sr.

DL - Noah Williams, White County, Jr.

DL - Riley Packard, West Hall, Sr.

ILB - Alex Stewart, Dawson County, Sr.

ILB - Aspen Hataway, Gilmer, Sr.

ILB - Will Wood, Lumpkin County, Sr.

ILB - Zac Wagner, West Hall, So.

ILB - Jason Rewis, White County, Jr.

OLB - Braden Crane, Dawson County, Sr.

OLB - Preston Cox, Lumpkin County, Sr.

OLB - Alex Johnson, White County, Jr.

OLB - Owen Hodges, Wesleyan, Sr.

DB - Jack McCarthy, Dawson County, Sr.

DB - Bo Cronic, Gilmer, So.

DB - Harper Davenport, Lumpkin County, Sr.

DB - Kael Deering, Pickens, Sr.

DB - Townes Hardy, Wesleyan, Sr.

DB - Isaiah Whitlow, White County, Sr.

PK - Will Staples, Lumpkin County, Jr.

P - Junior Avila, West Hall, Jr.

Second-team offense

QB - Isaac Rellinger, Gilmer, Jr.

QB - Sam Streicher, Pickens, Sr.

RB - Hunter Britain, Gilmer, So.

RB - Miguel Salto, Pickens, Sr.

RB - Maddox Gartland, Wesleyan, So.

WR - Landon Poole, Pickens, So.

WR - Shepard Jones, Wesleyan, Sr.

WR - Marcus Pugh, West Hall, Jr.

WR - Cam Wilson, White County, Sr.

WR - Von Dre’ Nelson, White County, Sr.

TE - Walker Scott, Lumpkin County, Sr.

OL - Jack Puckett, Gilmer, So.

OL - Will Soles, Lumpkin County, Sr.

OL - Matthew Reece, Lumpkin County, Jr.

OL - Ben Wigington, Pickens, So.

OL - Payton House, Pickens, Jr.

OL - Lawson Koch, Wesleyan, Jr.

OL - Jarrett Ellis, White County, Sr.

Second-team defense

DL - Blake Reece, Gilmer, Sr.

DL - Blane Banks, Gilmer, Jr.

DL - Connor Bagley, Lumpkin County, Jr.

DL - Haydon Roland, Pickens, Jr.

DL - Charlie Gibbons, Pickens, Sr.

DL - Shelton Maynard, West Hall, So.

ILB - Nate Gilleland, Lumpkin County, Sr.

ILB - Camron Darby Pickens, Sr.

ILB - William Wright, Wesleyan, So.

ILB - Peyton Chancey, Gilmer, Fr.

OLB - Douglas Callihan, Gilmer, Fr.

OLB - Gerald Walker, Lumpkin County, Jr.

OLB - Oscar Rivera, Pickens, Jr.

OLB - Maliek Richardson Sr, West Hall, Sr.

DB - Grant Ballew, Gilmer, Jr.

DB - Hunter Britain, Gilmer, So.

DB - Trent Mobley, Lumpkin County, Jr.

DB - Grayson McCollum, Wesleyan, Jr.

DB - Cade Dockery, White County, Jr.

DB - Bryce Dockery, White County, Jr.

PK - Noah Turner, Gilmer, Sr.

PK - Hayden Vandegriff, White County, Jr.

P - Dade Anderson, White County, Jr.

Honorable mention: Dawson County -- Krew Moledor, Anthony Garcia, Sawyer Bearden, Preston Bannister, Cody McBrayer, Nathan Fillingame, Owen Wooten, Luke Smith. Gilmer -- Austin Green, Charlie Norman, Ryder Wofford, Tyler Wright, Ian Berry, Bryson Shubin-Gibbs. Lumpkin County -- A.J. Scott. Pickens -- Caleb Kirby, Logan Dutton, Ezra Faber, Hunter Bryant, Canaan Denson, Isaiah Lacy, John Thompson, Hunt Dimauro, Mason Stanfield. Wesleyan -- Eli Rickell, Brice Gillis, Judson Means. West Hall -- Brett Sturm, Jay Nero, Cam Riojas, Daniel Altamirano, Nassar Aliou, Aiden Rainey. White County -- Landon Bulgin, Carson Smith, Gaines Clark.

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