Picked up/received my copy of the 2011 NC Preps.com 2011 Football Yearbook last night, courtesy of Ron Davidson delivery and Deana King publisher and we have a lot to look at, as we look ahead/forward to the upcoming season….
From the pages of the NC Preps.com yearbook we find Brock Stadnik(Western Guilford), DJ Reader(Grimsley), Blake Hickman(Page) and James Summers(Page), all pre-season All-State players…..Stadnik and Reader are listed as offensive linemen, Hickman as an linebacker and Summers as an Athlete…..These four young men are pre-season All-State selections….
When you go to 4-A All-State you have Stadnik, Reader, Hickman, Summers and defensive lineman Brandon Banks, from Southwest Guilford….
The 3-A All-State team shows us Mark Mitchell(Northern Guilford), as a linebacker and Daniel Downing(Northern Guilford), as an Athlete…..
On the 2-A side of things you see Jamari Milliken(High Point Andrews) listed in a defensive back role…..
The pre-season polls at NC Preps.com have in the 4-A’s, Matthews Butler as #1, Mallard Creek at #2, Richmond County #3, Fayetteville Jack Britt #4 and Durham Hillside #5….Then we have Page #9, Dudley #11 and Northwest Guilford #20……
For the 3-A’s we see West Rowan #1, Crest #2, A.L. Brown #3, Charlotte Catholic #4 and Asheville #5…..Plus we have Eastern Alamance #7, Northern Guilford #8 and Northeast Guilford #16……
In the 2-A’s we do see Thomasville at #11 and Reidsville at #15…..
With our area conference predictions we see first the Metro 4-A with:
Player of the Year-James Summers(Page)
From the Piedmont Triad 4-A you find:
4)High Point Central
Player of the Year-Brandon Banks(Southwest Guilford)
When we glance at the Mid-State 3-A’s we see:
Player of the Year-Daniel Downing(Northern Guilford)
The study of the Mid-Piedmont 3-A declares:
Player of the Year-Jamie Cunningham(Southern Guilford)
And finally from our area we have the Piedmont Athletic Conference with:
2)High Point Andrews
Player of the Year-Madison Mills(WS Carver)