Douglas Byrd dominates Cape Fear Valley awards

Posted December 1, 2013

Douglas Byrd's Alonzo Hurtado is tackled by Seventy-First's Carlos Lawrence during their game Friday night.

Douglas Byrd's football team dominated the Cape Fear Valley Conference postseason awards this year, taking three of the four honors.

Russell Stone, the head coach of the Eagles, was named the Coach of the Year. Stone led his team to a 12-3 overall record, including a perfect 6-0 mark in the conference.

Stone's team fell in the third round of the state playoffs to Hunt.

Douglas Byrd running back Alonzo Hurtado and linebacker Montez Samuels also earned conference awards.

Hurtado, who rushed for 1,371 yards and 17 touchdowns on 208 carries, was named the Offensive Player of the Year. He also caught 24 passes for 324 yards and completed 17-of-32 passes for 271 yards and six touchdowns.

Samuels was named the Defensive Player of the Year in the Cape Fear Valley. He posted 147 tackles for the Eagles this season.

The Special Teams Player of the Year award went to Gray's Creek's Taylor Sawicki, who connected on 24-of-28 extra points and hit 10 field goals, scoring 54 points this season.

Here is the full list of all-conference selections:

1st Team Offense

QB: Duane Bland, Southern Lee

RB: Jahmaal Daniel, Terry Sanford
RB: Jerry Pullman, Lee County
RB: Calvin Boys, Gray's Creek
RB: Justis Richardson, Gray's Creek

WR: Aaron Blockman, Southern Lee
WR: Jonathan Blackmon, Terry Sanford
WR: Jose Sanchez, Douglas Byrd

OL: Marley Conley, Douglas Byrd
OL: Mike Martin, Douglas Byrd
OL: Nolan Groce, Lee County
OL: Tyler Evers, Terry Sanford
OL: Tyler Southern, Union Pines

1st Team Defense

DL: Khalil Ashali, Douglas Byrd
DL: Byron Cousins, Douglas Byrd
DL: Paris Black, Terry Sanford
DL: Thomas Ferguson, Lee County

LB: Orrion Hill, Gray's Creek
LB: Willie McDonald, Douglas Byrd
LB: Alex Brantley, Douglas Byrd
LB: Derrick McIver, Lee County

DB: Eric Peed, Douglas Byrd
DB: Phillip Hall, Union Pines
DB: Presley Hales, Lee County
DB: Will Shoop, Lee County

2nd Team Offense

QB: Elijah Bulger, Douglas Byrd

RB: Raheem Generette, Douglas Byrd
RB: Kaleb Johnson, Union Pines
RB: Dana Dudley, Douglas Byrd
RB: Jordan McRae, Terry Sanford

WR: Isaiah Morris, Gray's Creek
WR: Demarius Hampton, Union Pines
WR: Deonte Richardson, Westover

OL: Ethan Lucas, Lee County
OL: Isaiah Rainey, Gray's Creek
OL: Aaron Love, Southern Lee
OL: Olisaeka Udoh, Terry Sanford
OL: Grayson Johnston, Union Pines

2nd Team Defense

DL: Darquese Robinson, Douglas Byrd
DL: Jamie Cummings, Gray's Creek
DL: Josh Armstrong, Terry Sanford
DL: Brandon Prevette, Lee County

LB: Makyi Sanders, Gray's Creek
LB: Jonathan Huskey, Union Pines
LB: Conner Showalter, Southern Lee
LB: Dalton Parker, Southern Lee

DB: Jeff Gibson, Gray's Creek
DB: Thomas Jordan, Terry Sanford
DB: Isaiah Stallings, Terry Sanford
DB: Donte Buckley, Gray's Creek

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  • kuman3 Dec 4, 2013

    Duane Bland plays for Lee County, not Southern Lee.