DECEMBER 4, 2017 - COVINGTON
Several Buccaneer football players earned post-season honors recently for outstanding performances on the football field in 2017.
The Buccaneers, who finished 5-5 on the season, had nine players earn league honors voted on by the coaches in the Cross County Conference. Five players were first-team selections, while one was voted to the second-team and three were named honorable mention in the league.
Five Buccaneers earned recognition at the district level with four players gaining first-team recognition and one more being selected honorable mention by the Southwest District.
The Buccaneers also were recognized at the state level with senior Joe Schmelzer leading the way as a second-team All-Ohio selection on defense. Seniors Ty Freeman, Zach Parrett and Ethan Herron all were chosen as honorable mention.
Second-Team Defense - Joe Schmelzer, LB
Honorable Mention - Ty Freeman, DB
Honorable Mention - Zach Parrett, WR
Honorable Mention - Ethan Herron, DB
ALL-SOUTHWEST DISTRICT SELECTIONS:
First Team Offense - Ethan Herron, RB
First Team Offense - Zach Parrett, WR
First Team Defense - Joe Schmelzer, LB
First Team Defense - Ty Freeman, DB
Honorable Mention- Cade Schmelzer, QB
First-Team Offense - Cade Schmelzer, QB
First-Team Offense - Zach Parrett, WR
First-Team Defense - Ethan Herron, DB
First-Team Defense - Ty Freeman, DB
First-Team Defense - Joe Schmelzer, LB
Second-Team Defense - Parker Dysinger, LB
Special Mention - Andrew Cates, WR/DB
Special Mention - Jesse Fisher, OL/DL
Special Mention - Gage Kerrigan, FB/DL