HHS trio named TSWA 4A all-state football
Walker named to third team; Freeman, Gray honorable mention
The Texas Sports Writers Association has announced its all-state football teams for the 2021 season, and a number of Ellis County student-athletes are among the honorees from across the state.
In Class 4A, Midlothian Heritage senior offensive guard Carson Walker was voted to the TSWA’s all-state third team. HHS defensive end D’Angelo Freeman and linebacker Noah Gray, both seniors, were honorable-mention all-state.
The Ennis Lions received four honorable mentions on the Class 5A all-state team: quarterback Collin Drake, offensive tackle Dorian Strawn, defensive lineman Jarveon Williams and linebacker Payton Chapman. All four are seniors.
Red Oak senior wide receiver Raymond Gay was also named honorable-mention all-state on the Class 5A team.
In Class 2A, the Italy Gladiators had four honorees. Junior running back Jaiden Barr was voted second-team all-state by the TSWA, while senior guard Rocklin Ginnett, senior defensive lineman Jacob Kimmons and senior placekicker Jesus Luna were voted honorable mention all-state.