ATLANTA - After making the playoffs for a fourth consecutive season, the Mount Vernon varsity football team was awarded by placing nine players on the 2019 All-Region Team at Wednesday's Region 5-1A Meeting.
"I am so proud of this group of young men that made the All-Region Team this year," Head Coach Wayne Dabbs said. "In one of the toughest regions in 1A, for us to get nine players representing Mount Vernon speaks volumes to the hard work put in by them."
Below are the accolades for the Mustangs.
Defensive Player of the Year: Sr. Jonathan Hammond
First Team Offense WR: Jr. Andrew Douglas
Second Team Offense QB: Jr. Blake Kytle
Second Team Offense RB: Skylar Stefaniak
Second Team Defense DB: Sr. Alex VanLandingham
Honorable Mention Defense: Jr. DL Erik Dodder, Sr. DL Bijan Nikain, Sr. LB Alex Mette
Honorable Mention Offense: Sr. Alex Holliday
Added Dabbs: "Each of these young men deserve the award and we are proud of them for this major accomplishment, but I personally am more proud of the leadership and character each of these young men display off the field as well. They are great representatives of the Mount Vernon program!"
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The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.