LEBANON — Former Eagleville standout linebacker/running back Nathan Jernigan was named the Mid-South Conference West Division Co-Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday.
Jernign finished with 104 tackles, second most in the conference. He led Cumberland in tackles for the third straight season.
Teammate Justus Dauscha was chosen for the Second Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division.
Dauscha, a former Blackman standout, posted 41 tackles with 8 tackles for loss and 6 sacks.
But they weren’t the only former Rutherford County athletes honored on Thursday.
Former Blackman volleyball standout Danielle Ged, a Lincoln Memorial freshman volleyball player, was selected to the South Atlantic Conference All-Freshman team..
Ged, a 5-foot-10 freshman, has 129 kills, 1.55 kills per set and a .251 attack percentage, ranking 12th in the SAC in that category.
Ged, a Smyrna native, also produced 43 block assists and seven solo blocks.
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