There were multiple players from within the Bell County area that received Class A/2A conference honors recently. Seven players from Pineville were named to the All-Southeastern Kentucky Conference team for Class A-2A while an additional three players received individual honors. Five players from Middlesboro were named to the SEKC team with one player earning an individual award.
Pineville senior quarterback Tucker Woolum earned the top honor as he was named player of the year. Woolum finished his tenure off as a Mountain Lion completing 128 of 239 passes for 2,108 yards and 18 touchdowns.
Woolum also led the team in rushing with 1,059 yards and 18 touchdowns on the ground. This is the senior’s second player of the year award. He won the District 7 Player of the Year award as well.
A go-to target for Woolum, Will Adams was honored by receiving a share for best receiver. The senior finished his career at Pineville with a team-high 787 yards and five touchdowns on 44 catches. He shares the award with Williamsburg’s Hagen Hawn.
The third Mountain Lion to earn an individual award was Luke Kelly, who earned the award for best offensive lineman.
Middlesboro’s Anthony Jackson picked up the lone individual award for the Jackets. He was named best defensive back. The junior finished the year with two interceptions and broke up multiple passes throughout the season. He also tallied 32 tackles.
After leading Williamsburg to the District 7 title, Williamsburg’s Jerry Herron was picked as coach of the year.
Williamsburg’s Alec Poore was named best quarterback. Lynn Camp’s Dalton Cook was selected as best running back. Williamsburg’s Hunter Brown was selected as the best linebacker. Williamsburg’s D.C. Bowing was picked as the best special teams player.
The all-conference team for A-AA teams included:
Williamsburg — Kyle Davis, Jacob Gray, Eli Mattingly, Cody Maxey, Noah Perkins, Dalton Ponder, Caleb Rose, Alex Thomas and Darrell White.
Harlan — Caleb Adkins, John Brady Brock, Bryce Browning, Kilian Ledford, Andrew Saylor and Joey Swanner.
Lynn Camp — Seth Baker, Dylan Brown, Tracy Fee, Jacob Helton and Brenton Medlin.
Middlesboro — Ben Bowling, Evan Brock, Ethan Ellison, Corey Hairston and Taylor McLelland.
Pineville — Thomas Brock, Phillip Bruner, Joe Collett, Trent Lefevers, Nike Mason, Kevin Sexton and Dylan Woodard.