Local football players named Academic All State
Last updated 12/13/2022 at 3:30pm
This week the state high school football championships in all of the classifications will be played. The University Interscholastic League also released the names of the football players named to the Academic All-State Team. Bridge City, Little Cypress-Mauriceville, and Orangefield each had players so honored.
Brayden Parker of Orangefield was the only local player named to the first team Academic All-State. Other Bobcats receiving Honorable Mention were Cameron Dischler, Leyton Loft, Koen Maddox, and Morgan Sampson.
Bridge City had three players JS Bearden, Keaton Watts, and Matt Livingston named to the Academic All-State second team. Noah Broussard and Shaun Hallman of the Cardinals got Honorable Mention.
Dean Reynolds of the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears made the second team Academic All-State. Honorable Mention went to Lucas Wright, Isaiah Picard, and Brenner Portie of the Bears.
In other football news the Orangefield Bobcats received their trophy symbolic of their district championship and winning their bi-district playoff game. Coach Josh Smalley said the school will have a plaque engraved to go on the trophy.