2015 ALL-USA West Virginia Football Team

2015 ALL-USA West Virginia Football Team

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2015 ALL-USA West Virginia Football Team

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USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015 American Family Insurance ALL-USA West Virginia Football Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-2016 season.

For the complete list of American Family Insurance ALL-USA state teams, click here.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Chris Daugherty, Wheeling Park (Wheeling)

Entering the season, Wheeling Park had never won a state championship and hadn’t even been to a state title game since 1991. The Patriots made it to the Class AAA final this fall, and they went ahead and won it all with a 23-15 win over Capital. Over the final 10 games of the season, Wheeling Park scored 35 points or more eight times and didn’t allow an opponent to score more than 16.

OFFENSE

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Elijah Bell, Wheeling Park (Wheeling)

Bell was a major offensive lightning rod for the Patriots on offense, racking up 50 receptions for 1,214 yards and 17 touchdowns. He had four grabs for 72 yards and a score in Wheeling Park’s 23-15 victory over Capital in the Class AAA title game.

First Team

QB Tryhee Pratt (6-2, 195, Sr.), Capital (Charleston)

RB Cody Mitchell (6-3, 230, Sr.), Point Pleasant

RB Dylan Tonkery (6-1, 185, Sr.), Bridgeport

WR Elijah Bell (6-2, 205, Sr.), Wheeling Park (Wheeling)

WR Christian Johnson (6-2, 195, Sr.), Jefferson (Shenandoah Junction)

TE Thomas Cole (6-5, 220, Sr.), Brooke (Wellsburg)

OL Zach Davis (6-4, 285, Sr.), St. Marys

OL Lucas Jacobs (6-2, 285, Sr.), Cabell Midland (Ona)

OL Riley Locklear (6-6, 270, Jr.), Spring Valley (Huntington)

OL Billy Ross (6-5, 300, Jr.), Huntington

OL Seth Stewart (6-9, 320, Jr.), Point Pleasant

Second Team

QB Dom Smith (5-9, 170, Sr.), Fairmont

RB Savion Johnson (5-10, 205, Sr.), Wheeling Park (Wheeling)

RB Luke Presley (5-9, 175, Sr.), Tolsia (Fort Gay)

WR Jacob Bailey (6-0, 170, Jr.), Liberty-Raleigh (Glen Daniel)

WR Brett Tharp (6-2, 175, So.), East Hardy (Baker)

TE Kyle Ritz (6-3, 225, Sr.), Magnolia (New Martinsville)

OL Kyle Ayers (6-1, 275, Sr.), Wilson (Beckley)

OL Adam Bailey (6-4, 290, Sr.), Hoover (Clendenin)

OL Hunter Brill (5-10, 200, Sr.), Magnolia (New Martinsville)

OL Austin Curnes (6-0, 250, Sr.), Wheeling Park (Wheeling)

OL Austin Ellis (5-11, 235, Sr.), Capital (Charleston)

DEFENSE

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Reese Donahue, Cabell Midland (Ona)

Donahue was playing at a different level than the competition this season, recording 90 tackles (21 for loss) to go with 11 sacks and three forced fumbles. He will stay close to home to play in college at West Virginia.

First Team

DL Savion Brown (6-3, 315, Sr.), Capital (Charleston)

DL Reese Donahue (6-5, 235, Sr.), Cabell Midland (Ona)

DL Josh Goode (6-0, 245, Sr.), Martinsburg

DL Noah Markley (5-10, 250, Sr.), Bridgeport

LB DeLonte Berry (6-2, 215, Sr.), Jefferson (Shenandoah Junction)

LB Dorian Etheridge (6-2, 200, Jr.), Capital (Charleston)

LB Ryan Gatrell (6-2, 215, Sr.), Huntington

DB Dante Bonamico (5-10, 170, Sr.), Bridgeport

DB Garrett Gilkeson (6-3, 185, Sr.), Parkersburg

DB Derek Pitts (6-1, 185, Jr.), South Charleston

DB Austin Skrzyneki (5-11, 160, Sr.), Marshall (Glen Dale)

Second Team

DL Jordan Allen (6-2, 225, Jr.), Weir (Weirton)

DL Isaiah Edwards (6-0, 230, Sr.), Princeton

DL Dante Stills (6-4, 265, So.), Fairmont

DL Darius Stills (6-3, 255, Jr.), Fairmont

LB Teddy Cassell (6-3, 230, Sr.), East Hardy (Baker)

LB Zayvion Lawson (5-9, 185, Sr.), Greenbrier East (Lewisburg)

LB Maverick Wolfey (6-2, 200, Jr.), Morgantown

DB Tre Saunders (5-8, 155, Sr.), Wheeling Park (Wheeling)

DB Wil Schoonover (6-0, 190, Sr.), Moorefield

DB Luke Southern (6-0, 170, Sr.), Bridgeport

DB Devin Stapleton (Sr.), Cabell Midland (Ona)

SPECIAL TEAMS

K Cason Kessinger (5-10, 155, Jr.), Huntington

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