News 13 Holds Annual High School Football Blitz Banquet

High School Blitz

Conway, SC (WBTW) – On Thursday night, a number of high school football standouts came together at Coastal Carolina for the annual News 13 Blitz Banquet.  The event honors the best players from around the viewing area with dinner, awards, video, and a guest speaker.  This year’s was former Clemson and NFL standout Ricky Sapp. 

Player of the Year – Ailym Ford – West Florence Running Back 

Coach of the Year – Donnie Kiefer – Green Sea Floyds 

2018 All-Blitz Team

OFFENSE:

QB – Cooper Wallace – West Florence  
QB – Elijah Blair – Marlboro County 
QB Luke Doty – Myrtle Beach
QB – Tiyon Evans – Hartsville
QB – Xavier Legette – Mullins
QB – Janaz Sumpter – Carvers Bay
RB – Jacquez Lucas – Lamar
RB – Eli Brayboy – Florence Christian
RB – Jermani Green – Myrtle Beach
RB – Ailym Ford – West Florence
RB – Jaquan Dixon – Green Sea Floyds
WR – Marcus Grissett – Myrtle Beach
WR – Antwan Smith – Wilson
WR – Cameron Profit – Hannah-Pamplico
OL – Evan Jumper – Myrtle Beach
OL – Lee Prescott – Hartsville
OL – Khalil Bethea – Dillon
OL – Darin Goss – Carolina Forest
OL – Trey Davis – Waccamaw
Athlete – Jamaric Morris – Timmonsville

DEFENSE:

DL – Shamar McCollum – Dillon  DL
DL – Tonka Hemingway – Conway
DL – Michael Mason – South Florence
DL – J.B. Favorite – Myrtle Beach
DL – Darius “JuJu” Williams – Hemingway
LB – Daniel Foster – Wilson
LB – Cameron Weeks – Mullins
LB – Justin Abraham – Hartsville
DB – Deonte Stanley – Latta
DB – Kenney Solomon – Socastee
DB – Anwain Graham – Green Sea Floyds
DB – Darius Taylor – Hemingway
DB – Jordan Waters – Fairmont (NC)

Special Teams: 

Kicker – Michael Hayes – West Florence
Kicker/Punter – Zane Smith – North Myrtle Beach 

Blitz Players of the Week: 

Week 0: 
Grand Strand – Loris RB Waderek Hemingway
Over 200 rushing yards, 3 touchdowns in win over St. James  
Pee Dee – Carvers Bay RB Toronto King
325 rushing yards, school record, 5 touchdowns in win over Waccamaw

Week 1:
Grand Strand – Myrtle Beach QB Luke Doty 
3 Touchdown passes in shutout win over Hanahan, 37-0 
Pee Dee – West Florence RB Ailym Ford 
274 rushing yards, 4 touchdowns in win over Darlington 

Week 2:
Grand Strand – Carolina Forest RB David Legette
239 rushing yards, 2 TDs in win over Colleton County
Pee Dee – Pee Dee Academy QB Jake Lane
Over 350 passing yards, 5 TDs in win over Dorchester Academy 

Week 3:
Grand Strand – Green Sea Floyds RB Jaquan Dixon
126 yards, 4 TDS in 32-28 victory over Loris  
Pee Dee – Mullins QB Xavier Legette
338 total yards, 3 TDs in 42-8 win over CE Murray 

Week 7: 
Grand Strand – Aynor RB Noah Seaver 
147 rushing yards, 3 TDS in 37-13 win over Marion 
Pee Dee – Lake City QB Austin Montgomery 
228 passing yards, 4 TDS in 39-37 win over Cheraw

Week 8: 
Grand Strand – Carolina Forest QB Mason Garcia
193 yards, 3 TDS in 56-13 win over St. James 
Pee Dee – Carvers Bay QB Janaz Sumpter 
311 total yards, 5 TDs in 68-0 win over Johnsonville 

Week 9 : 
Grand Strand – Waccamaw WR/DB Tyree Funnye
183 total yards, 4 TDS in 57-0 win over Academic Magnet 
Pee Dee – Hartsville QB Tiyon Evans 
215 total yards, 5 TDs in 35-12 win over North Myrtle Beach 

Week 10: 
Grand Strand – Green Sea Floyds RB/LB Eric Small
15 tackles, 1 touchdowns in 63-8 win over Creek Bridge 
Pee Dee – Lake View RB – Benji Kelley
272 rushing yards, 3 TDs in 37-21 win over Hemingway  

Week 11: 
Grand Strand – North Myrtle Beach DE Marcelous Livingston 
8 1/2 tackles, 2 1/2 sacks in 12-0 win over Marlboro County
Pee Dee – Carolina Academy QB – Shay Hall 
173 yards, 3 TDs in 42-22 win over Colleton Prep 

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