By Will Johnson
EAST TEXAS – The 68th Annual (2018) Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s All-State Football Teams were released earlier this week and several area schools were represented on the list.
Beginning at the Class 2A level, the Grapeland Sandies placed five players on the list. Grapeland QB Rick Frauenberger was selected as Third Team All-State. Blake Howard was selected as the Third Team All-State center while Lane Dreher was selected as Third Team All-State on the defensive line.
Dreher made a second appearance on the All-State list as he was selected to the Honorable Mention All-State team as an offensive tackle. Teammates Josh Ackley and Cooper Sheridan were also selected for Honorable Mention All-State honors at the linebacker position.
Lovelady Lion Jay Thomas Robinson was selected for Honorable Mention All-State honors at the wide receiver position while Lovelady QB Logan Lowery was also selected for Honorable Mention All-State honors.
Moving to Class 3A, Crockett Bulldog Allen Horace was selected was selected for Honorable Mention All-State honors as a defensive lineman. He was joined on the Honorable Mention All-State team by Elkhart Elk Ky Thomas.
At the Class 4A level, Palestine Wildcat Josh Williams was selected to the Honorable Mention All-State Team as a linebacker.
Congratulations to all of these young men from the staff at The Messenger Sports!
Will Johnson may be contacted via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.