Thomasville Times Enterprise

Local Sports

December 19, 2012

Two Bulldogs named to all-region first team

THOMASVILLE — Two Thomasville seniors were rewarded with spots on the Region 1-AA coaches all-region team.

Linebacker Deon Sanders and tight end Colby Marsh were first-team selections by the region coaches.

Sanders finished as the Bulldogs’ fourth-leading tackler with 33.5 stops. He also collected four tackles for loss and one interception. Thomasville coach Richie Marsh couldn’t be happier for Sanders’ selection.

“He clearly worked himself into a position on our team where he was playing both sides of the ball. Several games, we didn’t have him, his shoulder went out and it really hurt when we didn’t have him,” Marsh said. “I can’t be more pleased with what Deon gave this program over his time here. I’m happy for him.”

Marsh, Richie’s son, snagged eight receptions for 115 yards.

“Colby ended up playing tight end, fullback, linebacker and outside linebacker. It was good that there was a spot to try to get him on that team,” Marsh said. “I’m going to miss him, that whole senior group.”

Thomasville’s second-team selections included senior center Randy Herndon, sophomore guard Allen Robinson, senior defensive lineman Jeffery Ross and senior defensive back Khalil Hill. Ross finished as the team’s second-leading tackler with 40.5. Ross also tallied nine tackles for loss. Hill was in on 22 tackles, one interception and a team-leading four pass-breakups. Region champion Brooks County was led by quarterback Malcom Parrish, the region’s player of the year. Brooks County coach Maurice Freeman was named coach of the year after guiding the Trojans to the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs and a 12-1 record.

For full details, see Thursday's edition of the Times-Enterprise.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

Does it bother you that the Thomasville-Thomas County Central football game won't be played for at least the next two years?

Yes
No
     View Results
Smoky Day in Thomasville
CHS AC Work
Project IMPACT 2011
SCBC Harry Potter Themed Blood Drive
TOSAC Rehearses "High School Musical"