East-West All-Stars Football Rosters with Players’ and Coaches’ Bios

2017 East West Football Rosters


#	Player		Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	High School	
7	Jaicari	Boone	DB/QB	5'11	160	Jacksonville 	
9	Luke	Hoggard	QB	6'	205	Holmes		
12	Jonte McMullen	QB/DB	5'11	192	Northside-Jacksonville
14	Amir	McNeill	DB	5'11	165	Scotland 		
16	Daenard	Branch	WR/DB	6'0	180	Kinston 		
17	Will	Jones	DLDB	6'2	185	Wake Forest 	
20	Sage	Lilly	DB	6’0	175	West Craven	
21	Kendall Frazier	HB	5' 10	190	Havelock 		
22	Jo	Leake	RB/DB	5'8	155	West Montgomery 	
23	Anthony	McCray	RB	5'9	205	West Brunswick 	
27	Dennis	Jones	DB	5'10	215	Bunn		
28	Sam	Nay	LB/DB	5'11	215	Croatan 		
29     Quinzel Lockhart	WR	6'3	195	Havelock 		
33    Montrell Pollock	LB	5'11	235	Jacksonville 	
34	Ryheem	Skinner	HB	5'9	202	Clinton 		
35    Duncan Englehardt	LB	6'0	220	East Carteret 	
37    Modica Whitehurst	RB	5'9	174	Ayden-Grifton	
45	Tralenn	Sawyer	LB	5'10	206	Northeastern 	
66	Stevie	Sharpe	OL	6'2	295	Croatan 		
67  Ja'Quan Witherspoon	OL	6'2	305	North Pitt 		
68	Aaron	Cox	DL	6'4	226	Ayden-Grifton 	
71	Thomas	Battle 	DL	6'0	330	Rocky Mount 	
72     Jerome Ferguson 	OL	6'2	270	Lee County 	
73	Rashaun	Hines	OL	6'	275	71st		
74	Karfa	Kaba	LB	6'4	260	Scotland County 	
75Artaviou sRichardson 	DL	6'2	235	Rocky Mount 	
77   Lajarvius   Thomas	OL	6'2	275	Holmes		
78	Taye	Vereen	OL/DL	6'3	250	West Brunswick 	
79 Jimmy"Buck" Williams	OL	5'10	235	West Johnston 	
80	Markel	Freeman	WR	6'6	195	Riverside 		
81	Collin	Hairr	WR	6'2	187	Hoggard 		
82	Shaundre Mims	DE	6'	240	West Craven	
84	Jacob	Scott	WR	5'10	180	Cleveland 		
86   Patrick Morrison	TE	6'4	265	Hoggard		
88	Noel	Ruiz	K	6'0	165	Fike 

Head Coach: Richard Bailey Scotland County
Asst. Coaches: Jason Battle Rocky Mount
Samuel Hales West Johnston
Battle Holley East Duplin
Caleb King East Carteret
Reggie Lucas Wake Forest


#	Player		Pos. 	Ht. 	Wt. 	High School	
9	Josh	Dale	QB	6'2	170	Robinson		
11   Chris  Reynolds	QB	6'	190	Davie County 	
12	Tyshawn	Carter	WR/QB	5'10	165	Rocky River 	
14	Cinsere	Allison	DB	6'	180	A.L. Brown	
16    Brenden Westbrook	DB	6'3	170	Carson 		
17	James	Artis	DB/WR	5'9	160	Eastern Guilford 	
18	Jalen	Hester	DB	5'11	205	Eastern Alamance 	
22	Deyquan	Byrd	DB	6'0	185	West Rowan	
25	Malik	Jackson RB	5'9	205	West Stanly	
26	Aaron	Jolly	DB	5'11	175	Shelby 		
27 JaHare Taylor-Thomas	DB	5’9	160	Thomasville 	
28	Chavis	Little	RB	5'10	180	High Point Central	
29	Ronald	Polite	WR/LB	6'	210	Page		
31	Chris	Scott	DE	5'11	230	Hibriten	
32	Jessie	Malit	LB/DL	6'3	210	Cox Mill 		
33	James	Boyle	LB	6'1	225	Davie County 	
34  Jaron   Letterlough	LB/RB	5'11	185	Reidsville		
37	Darian	McClain	LB	5'8	195	Kings Mountain 	
45	Nigel 	Peele	LB	6'	228	Dudley 		
49     Devan Hairston   LB/DE	6'3	205	West Stokes 	
60	Cooper	Short	OL	6'	250	Kings Mountain 	
64	Austin Sherrill	OL	6'7	305	Mt Pleasant	
66	Noah	Sanders	OL	6'1	313	Burns 		
68	Brian	Macuga	OL	6'2	240	Charlotte Catholic	
70	Darrius	Archie	OL	6'	285	Shelby 		
71	Tremayne Booker	OL	6'2	215	Forestview 	
72	Randall	Chrisco	OL	6'	295	Asheboro 		
73	Sirod	Cook	DL	5'10	276	East Forsyth 	
74	Tyler 	DeBerry	DL	6'	220	Page 		
75	Devin	Harrell	DL	6'3	230	Hunter Huss 	
77	Tyjuan	Hazel	OL	6'3	325	East Forsyth 	
78	Zach  Anderson 	DL	6’3	285	Chase	
80	Tyshun	Odom	WR	5'11	175	Crest 		
81	Makaius Brewer	WR	6'1	181	Asheville 		
86	Juy	Smith	WR/TE	6'3	225	North Davidson	
88	Andrew	Wall	P/K	5' 10	190	A C Reynolds

Head Coach: Greg Lloyd Kings Mountain
Asst. Coaches: Larry Brow A.C. Reynolds
Greg Hill Ashbrook
DeVore Holman Davie County
Lonnie Jones High Point Central
Jimmy Upchurch West Stokes

West Players’ Bios with Guilford Connections:
James Artis(Eastern Guilford High School)
James…Eastern Guilford…5-9, 160…DB/WR…coached by Doug Robertson…as senior, named All-Region, All-County, All-Conference, team Defensive Player of the Year…had 80 tackles…on offense, had 20 receptions for 350 yards and 9 TDs…as junior, named All-Region, All-Conference, All-County…had 100 tackles…on offense, had 12 receptions for 200 yards and 4 TDs…as sophomore, had 50 tackles…also ran track…member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes…worked on school newspaper…plans to play for N.C. A&T State University as a walk-on…plans to major in computer graphic design…wants to pursue a career in animation for the movie industry…his mother is his role model…favorite college athlete is Adorie Jackson…favorite pro athlete is Tyrann Matthews…says “I am excited to play with some of the top players in the state. I am looking forward to seeing how I stack up playing against some of the top talent in the state of North Carolina.”

Tyler DeBerry(Page HS)
Tyler…Page…6-0, 220…DL…coached by Kevin Gillespie…as senior, named All-Conference, All-County, County Defensive Player of the Year, Conference Defensive Player of the Year…had 122 tackles, 27 sacks…also competed in basketball and baseball…signed an athletic grant-in-aid with Randolph Macon where he will major in communications…wants to pursue a career as a sports agent…his father is his role model…favorite college athlete is Miles Garret…favorite pro athlete is Tryann Mathieu…says “It feels amazing to be able to play in a game where the best players in the state are being recognized. I am expecting to gain the experience of a college speed game.”

Chavis Little(High Point Central HS)
Chavis…High Point Central…5-10, 180…running back…coached by Wayne Jones…as senior, named All-Conference…rushed for 1,762 yards and 6 TDs…as junior, rushed for 912 yards…as sophomore, named All-Conference…rushed for 1,585 yards…also competed in track and field and baseball…A/B Honor Roll…wants to major in sports medicine…his dad is his role model…favorite college athlete is Dalvin Cook…favorite pro athlete is Eziekel Elliott…says “It’s an honor to be chosen to play in the East-West All-Star game. I’m very excited, and I’m just ready to have fun at doing what I love.”

Nigel Peele(Dudley HS)
Nigel…Dudley…6-0, 228…LB…coached by Stephen Davis…as senior, named All-Area, All-Conference, state championship game Defensive MVP…had 183 tackles, 108 tackles for a loss, 3 forced fumbles…as junior, named All-Area, All-Conference…had 160 tackles, 96 tackles for a loss, 2 INTS…signed an athletic grant-in-aid with Fayetteville State University where he will major in criminal justice…wants to pursue a career in the NFL…favorite pro athlete is Ray Lewis…says “I feel honored and blessed to be chosen to play in the all-star game. Who wouldn’t want to be in a mini-pro bowl for high schools? That’s the way I look at it. I’m expecting to gain a great experience from this game and to play against and alongside good athletes.”

Ronald Polite(Page HS)
Ronald…Page…6-0, 210…WR/LB…coached by Kevin Gillespie…as senior, named NCPreps 4A All-State, All-Area, All-Conference…had 91 receptions for 1,395 yards and 22 TDs…plans to major in sports management…wants to pursue a career in business…favorite college athlete is Mike Williams…favorite pro athlete is Odell Beckham, Jr….says “I’m really honored and excited for the opportunity to play in the all-star game. I can’t wait to play one last high school game.”

Coach Wayne Jones(High Point Central High School)
Lonnie Jones
West assistant coach is entering his 11th season at High Point Central High where he has compiled a career record of 66-51 in 10 seasons and his team have won 1 conference title and made 9 state playoff appearances…named Ray Correll Coach of the Year…also serves as track and field coach at High Point Central where his teams won the 2017 4A indoor track championship…previously served as an assistant coach at High Point Central High, including on the 1999 state championship team…previous coached track at TW Andrews High and currently coaches track at High Point Central where his teams have been state runners-up and regional runners-up and regional champions over the years…1984 graduate of Hart County High (GA) where he competed in football (named All-Region), track, and basketball and was named MVP in track and football and was named Male Athlete of the Year in 1984…1989 graduate of High Point University…says “I consider it to be a great honor to be able to coach some of NC’s best players. I’m excited to be able to work with some of NC’s best coaches. I look forward to coaching on the team.”

1 comment

  1. What college is Ronald Polite going to and is he playing football in college? Still shocked Deberry didn’t get recruited more.

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