Jefferson’s Clark, Starks earn top honors in 8-AAA recognition
All-Region 8-AAA honorees were announced, and Jefferson placed a number of players on First-Team (Offense and Defense), and captured a pair of the most prestigious honors.
Senior quarterback Colby Clark was named the 8-AAA Player of the Year, while teammate and D-I recruit Malaki Starks (sophomore) was named Athlete of the Year.
Among the 1st-Team Offense was senior OL Mason Ware. On 1st-Team Defense was junior DL Paxton Corkery, senior LB Kade McNally, junior LB Rem Maxwell, and junior DB Kam Robinson.
The 2nd-Team Offense contained a pair of junior OL in Colton Dufresne and Colton Steele, while 2nd-Team Defense included sophomore DL Kadin Bailey and sophomore DB Jordan Perry.
Honorable mentions included: Kolton Jones (JR), Josh Cochran (SR), Dawson Crawley (JR), Gage Swilling (SR), Hunter Blayton (JR), and Nick Evans (JR).
In case you were counting, that’s 17 members of the Dragons earning the honors, and of the 17, 12 will return next season!