As the football season is drawing closer to completion in Ohio, the annual Awards season begins to kick in full gear. And while we will have to wait for the GMC honors, the Associated Press in the Southwest district released their 1st, 2nd and Honorable Mention teams for the 2016 season.
As is the case almost every year, our Colerain Cardinals are well represented on the heels of their undefeated 10-0 season. Below were those recognized for their achievements this season.
AP Southwest District 1st Team
Linemen-Howard Watkins, Cincinnati Colerain, 6-5, 280
Linebackers-Kyle Bolden, Cincinnati Colerain, 6-1, 215
Backs-Keontae Jones, Cincinnati Colerain
Defensive player of the year: Kyle Bolden, Cincinnati Colerain.
Coach of the year: Tom Bolden, Cincinnati Colerain.
Backs-Monalo Caldwell, Cincinnati Colerain, 5-10, 220, sr.;
Linebackers-Dan Bolden, Cincinnati Colerain, 6-1, 225, jr.
Backs-Amir Riep, Cincinnati Colerain, 6-0, 185, sr
Kawantay Stanley, Cincinnati Colerain
All of the teams can be seen HERE.
Congratulations to these fine young men on their outstanding seasons and for representing Colerain so well on the field of play! And special Congrats to Head Coach Tom Bolden for being chosen as Coach of the year!