JACKSON, Ohio — Six members of the 2011 Gallia Academy football team came away with All-Southeastern Ohio Athletic League honors following the annual selection meeting held Sunday, Oct. 30, at Jackson High School.
Four Blue Devils earned first-team honors and two more came away with honorable mention selections after the Blue and White finished second in the SEOAL standings to Jackson for a second straight year. GAHS finished league play with a 3-2 record, while the Ironmen — who collected nine All-SEOAL selections — went unbeaten in league play for a second straight season.
Seniors Aaron Guisinger, Zack Tackett and Brandon Taylor were all named to the first team, as was sophomore Ty Warnimont. Seniors Dallas Moss and Drew Young both came away with honorable mention accolades. Both Guisinger and Taylor were honorable mention selections a year ago.
JHS seniors Drew Ervin and Austin Osborne shared player of the year honors, while Jackson coach Andy Hall was named coach of the year for a second straight season.
Warren joined GAHS with six selections, while Logan and Portsmouth both came away with five honorees. Chillicothe rounded out the All-SEOAL squad with four selections. The teams were chosen by the coaches within the SEOAL.
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2011 All-SEOAL Football Team
(includes school, grade, height, weight and positions)
Aaron Guisinger Gallia Academy Sr 6-3 320 OL-DL
Zack Tackett Gallia Academy Sr 5-11 195 OL-DL
Brandon Taylor Gallia Academy Sr 6-1 180 QB-DB
Ty Warnimont Gallia Academy So 5-9 165 RB-LB
Jalen Jones Chillicothe Sr 5-11 165 WR-S
Tyler Roe Chillicothe Sr 6-3 255 G-DT
O.J. Barr* Jackson Sr 5-9 175 DL
Drew Ervin* Jackson Sr 6-0 225 RB-LB
Tyler Jeffers Jackson Sr 6-0 256 OL-DL
Morgan Landrum Jackson Jr 5-11 210 RB-LB
Ty McNelly Jackson Sr 5-10 176 WR-DB
Austin Osborne Jackson Sr 5-11 201 QB-DB
Cory McCarty Logan Jr 5-9 175 RB-LB
Aaron Wolfe Logan Sr 5-9 210 C-DT
Sean Wotring Logan Sr 5-5 165 WR-K-LB
Wayne Evans Portsmouth Sr 6-2 163 WR-DB
Austin Porter Portsmouth Sr 6-0 170 TE-LB
Zaide Whitley Portsmouth Sr 6-0 173 RB-K-DB
Jeremy Fivecoait* Warren Sr 6-3 210 WR-DB
Jeremy Hastie Warren Sr 5-9 155 RB-DB
Austin Henthorn Warren Sr 6-0 220 OL-LB
Dylan Leffingwell Warren Jr 6-2 210 QB-LB
Co-players of the Year: Drew Ervin, Jackson; Austin Osborne, Jackson.
Coach of the Year: Andy Hall, Jackson
Honorable mention: Stefan Hinty (senior) and Ryan Mathis (sophomore), Chillicothe; Dallas Moss (senior) and Drew Young (senior), Gallia Academy; Josh Cutright (junior) and Nathan Parks (sophomore), Jackson; Jordan Sharb (senior) and Paul Wesselhoeft* (senior), Logan; J.W. Horsley (senior) and Dion McKinley (senior), Portsmouth; Tanner Barrows (junior) and Dustin Harlow (senior), Warren.
Final SEOAL standings
Gallia Academy 3-2
*—Denotes previous All-SEOAL honors. Guisinger, Henthorn, Leffingwell, McCarty and Taylor were honorable mention in 2010. Team was selected in a recent vote of league coaches. Each team received two automatic All-SEOAL honorable mention selections.