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December 29, 2013

Athens leads with four players on 2013 All-County defensive team


Garrett Miller, Ardmore: Miller was one of the best athletes in Limestone County this season and could have easily made the team as First Team quarterback.  On defense, Miller had 54 tackles and four interceptions as a safety, including a 96-yard interception return against Catholic.

Alex Hyde, East Limestone: Hyde was one of the most consistent punters in the county with 38 punts for a 38-yard net-punt average.

Honorable mention:

Defensive line: Kody Clark, Elkmont; Chris Welling, Ardmore; Taylor Northern, Athens; D.J. Pride, Athens; Shamaud Baker, Tanner; Junior Fierro, West Limestone;

Linebacker: Jarrett McLin, Athens; Valdarian Collier, Athens; Carson Pack, Ardmore; Jared Bailey, Elkmont; Ty Mayberry, Tanner;

Defensive back: Reed Blankenship, West Limestone; Stevie Romero, West Limestone; Sylvaughn Turner, East Limestone; Derek Teague, Athens.

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