The East Ridge High School football team recently held its banquet to recognize superlative players.
In a press release, coach Tim James said congratulations are in order for the following football players: Alonzo Russell was named the Region 2/4A Offensive Player of the Year in addition to being named to the Chattanooga Times-Free Press Best of Preps All Star Team.
Several of his teammates were also named to the All-Region Team; they are Tra Jett, Solomon Taylor, Nico Johnikin, Jalen Boykin, Keanu Johnson and Caleb Serrato.
“If you get a chance to congratulate these fine young men please do,” James said.
Dino Sabic was awarded the highest GPA Award. James said there are now over 20 players who have a 3.0 or higher GPA.
Awards given at our recent banquet are as follows:
Brandon Burlsworth Character Award – Jordan Hill
Scout Team Players of the Year – Jordan Hill and Dejaun Norris
Coaches Award – Alonzo Russell
Jim Starling Love of the Game Award – Solomon Taylor
Ed Wooham Community Service Award – Drew Goodwin
Jim Steele Scrap Iron Award – Kenau Johnson
Underclassman Award – Jalen Boykin
Mack Franklin True Grit Award _ Kenyatta Gustus
Stump Martin Big Guy Award – Joey Boles
The Raymond James True Pioneer Award _ Tra Jett