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  • Writer's pictureJenn Brown

Presenting the first Augusta Press all-area high school football team

Augusta, GA – Augusta Press proudly presents its first-ever All-Area High School Football Team, saluting the skill and determination of players who played a major role in this year's action on the gridiron. Regional competition is intense-these players stand out from the rest, featuring unequaled talent, moxie and courage.

A Stellar Selection: These sports writing and coaching experts undertook a careful assessment, paying attention to statistics, game film and contributions made for one's team. After this painstaking selection process, we produced a roster of real A-one players--the best the Augusta area's high schools have to offer.

Headliners on Offense: Pacing the attack is quarterback '', who set a new passing record and directed countless killer drives this season. In the backfield with him we find elusive running back [Player Name], whose dazzling runs and knack for getting into the end zone kept defenses on their toes. Wide receiver [Player Name] caught everything in sight on the perimeter, while tight end '' was mission impossible to contain within ten yards of goal.

Defensive Dominators: Holding down the fort in defense was Player name, an unmovable object who caused problems for opposing offenses with his presence alone in the trenches. A hawk patrolled the middle of the field, getting tackles and breaking up plays--linebacker ''. At the secondary, lockdown corner '' blanketed opposing receivers. Safety ball-hawking safety and interception leader

Special Teams Standouts: Kicking home field goals and critical extra points, was the talented kicker--Player Name. Electric as a punt return specialist and with dynamic plays in his arsenal when he lined up at wide receiver made player name a dual-threat weapon.

Beyond the Statistics: Statistical performance is certainly a factor, but this inaugural All-Area team also looks for leadership, sportsmanship and solid contributions to the game. These players set an example for others, spurred on their teammates and brought honor to their schools in games both on the field and off.

The Augusta Press All-Area High School Football Team serves as testament to the talent and heart of our region. We honor these outstanding players and hope to see their continued success in the years ahead.

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