Josh Moore

2015 Lexington Herald-Leader All-City football teams

Jedrick Wills (left) and Landon Young
Jedrick Wills (left) and Landon Young

A total of 80 players were named to the 2015 Lexington Herald-Leader All-City football teams, which were voted on by the seven city coaches — Frank Parks (Bryan Station), Sam Simpson (Henry Clay), Eric Shaw (Lafayette), Mark Perry (Lexington Catholic), Ethan Atchley (Lexington Christian), Paul Rains (Paul Laurence Dunbar) and Antoine Sims (Tates Creek).

Three players of the year were selected by the Herald-Leader based on their performance over the course of the season. This year’s Lexington Player of the Year is Mason Alstatt, a Lafayette senior. Alstatt, who has committed to Wofford as a safety, was dynamite in the Generals’ return game. He returned seven kickoffs or punts for touchdowns, including multiple returns of 80 yards or more.

Alstatt finished with 27 TDs on the season, 17 coming on the ground and three through the air. He was the Generals’ second-leading rusher with 1,558 yards on the season and also had 36 tackles on the year.

The Generals’ leading rusher was junior quarterback Walker Wood, the Herald-Leader’s Offensive Player of the Year. Wood, a University of Kentucky commit, threw 21 touchdowns and rushed for 22, finishing with 2,611 passing yards and 1,622 rushing yards. For the second straight season he finished in the top 15 in both catagories among Class 6A leaders.

Davonte Robinson was named Defensive Player of the Year. The UK commit led the Blue Devils with 100 tackles and had one interception on the season. He also scored seven touchdowns for Henry Clay this season — four on the ground, two on catches and one on a 91-yard return of the opening kickoff against Tates Creek in September.

Hudl profile pages are hotlinked for each player named to a team, where available.

ALL-CITY FOOTBALL TEAMS

(Players of the year selected by Josh Moore; teams as voted on by the coaches)

Lexington Player of the Year: Mason Alstatt, Lafayette

Offensive Player of the Year: Walker Wood, Lafayette

Defensive Player of the Year: Davonte Robinson, Henry Clay

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

AthleteAndy Thompson, Lexington Catholic

WRRobbie Lofton, Tates Creek

WRJJ Ogbogu, Lexington Catholic

QBWalker Wood, Lafayette

QBAndre Davis, Bryan Station

OLLandon Young, Lafayette

OLJedrick Wills, Lafayette

OLJordan Forsythe, Henry Clay

OLZach Cozart, Bryan Station

OLColin Carpenter, Lexington Catholic

TEDontell Brown, Paul Laurence Dunbar

RBDillon Wheatley, Lexington Christian

RBJaylen Jones, Lexington Catholic

RBJoquise Buford, Henry Clay

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

SpecialistMason Alstatt, Lafayette

DBSakima Opsal, Tates Creek

DBDevon Key, Bryan Station

DBMahari Sturgis, Bryan Station

DBDavonte Robinson, Henry Clay

DBJack Fagot, Lexington Catholic

LBKe-I Carmichael, Bryan Station

LBKeyshawn Johnson-Sanders, Henry Clay

LBEan Shaw, Lafayette

DLNick Martin, Paul Laurence Dunbar

DLLadarrius Morton, Paul Laurence Dunbar

DLMikel Horton, Bryan Station

DLClay Ach, Lexington Christian

KLiam Hamilton, Lexington Christian

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE

WRQuinten Brown, Lafayette

WRDonnie Morris, Lexington Catholic

WRJackson Beerman, Tates Creek

WRRyan Stucky, Lexington Christian

QBPeyton Burke, Tates Creek

OLWill Bischoff, Lafayette

OLWill Southall, Lexington Christian

OLWyatt Southall, Lexington Christian

OLVence Hill, Lafayette

OLTravis Ryan, Tates Creek

RBJefferson Harkless, Paul Laurence Dunbar

RBAustin Bledsoe, Henry Clay

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE

DBAndy Hickey, Lexington Catholic

DBDrayden Burton, Lexington Christian

DBBraxton Edge, Paul Laurence Dunbar

DBJavarus Blair, Lafayette

DBJames Bryant, Bryan Station

LBJerrod Martin, Tates Creek

LBBranden Layne, Lafayette

LBDerante Sanders, Paul Laurence Dunbar

DLChris Benton, Henry Clay

DLRay-Karl Irving, Henry Clay

DLQuinten Floyd, Bryan Station

K—Evan Works, Henry Clay

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Bryan Station: K-Ci Carmichael (WR), Shane Preston (LB)

Henry Clay: Ben Rider (LB), Tyven McWhorter (WR/DB)

Lafayette: Austin Miller (OL), Xavier Douglas (DL), Daquis Sharp (DB), Alex Simpson (OL)

Lexington Catholic: Eli Mitchell (LB), Zack Newcomb (DB), Davis Rowady (DB), Noah Tubridy (OL)

Lexington Christian: Wade Drake (DL), Clay Elliott (LB), Brayden Miller (QB), Kyle Paske (TE/DL), Brett Wilkins (LB)

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Adrian Bard (OL), Quinton Dixon (DL/OL), Carter Hayslett (LB), Isaiah Yeast (DB)

Tates Creek: Turner Gentry (WR), Connor Gibson (WR/DB), Jaren Shelby (RB)

Josh Moore: 859-231-1307, @HLpreps

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