• Kevin Franco (5) makes a pass with a bloody hand. BA photo by James Norman
    Kevin Franco (5) makes a pass with a bloody hand. BA photo by James Norman
  • Kyler Knight (7) makes a tackle on a Cisco Loboes player. BA photo by James Norman
    Kyler Knight (7) makes a tackle on a Cisco Loboes player. BA photo by James Norman
  • Angel Ruiz (9) breaks free for a run. BA photo by James Norman
    Angel Ruiz (9) breaks free for a run. BA photo by James Norman

Over a dozen Buckaroos take home All-District honors after 2018 football season

The All-District list was released, with 13 Breckenridge Buckaroos taking home honors. The Bucks finished the season 4-6, qualifying for the playoffs and ending the season with a 34-27 playoff loss to the Brock Eagles.

The MVP’s on the season Rance Russell for defense. Russell is a senior. The defensive newcomer of the year went to Jonas Arellano, a sophomore.

First team offense goes to:

  • Angel Ruiz (9) - Running Back - Senior
  • Kyler Knight (7) - Wide Receiver - Senior
  • Lane Berkley (66) - Center - Senior
  • Marvin Phillips (72) - Guard - Senior

First team defense goes to

  • Marvin Phillips (72) - Defensive Tackle - Senior
  • Eric Valdez (3) - Defensive End - Senior
  • Jake Escalon (15) - Inside Linebacker - Junior
  • Diego Arellano (2) - Outside Linebacker - Senior
  • Kevin Franco (5) - Safety - Senior
  • Kyler Knight (7) - Cornerback - Senior

Second team offense goes to:

  • Kevin Franco (5) - Quarterback - Senior
  • Tanner Cantrell (75) - Guard - Junior
  • Jim McKay (56) - Tackle - Senior

Second Team defense goes to:

  • JT Carraway (51) - Defensive Tackle - Junior
  • Griffin Flournoy (19) - Outside Linebacker - Senior
  • Angel Ruiz (9) - Cornerback - Senior

Ruiz, Knight, Phillips and Franco each received two awards, with Knight receiving first team on both offense and defense. Other awards included academic all-district. Those players include:

  • Diego Arellano
  • Eric Valdez
  • Kyler Knight
  • Jonas Arellano
  • Tristan Garcia
  • Owen Woodward
  • Griffen Flournoy
  • D’Andrey Silva
  • Zach Smith
  • Kelton Wylie
  • Jimmy McKay
  • Lane Berkley
  • Marvin Phillips
  • Tanner Cantrell

Congratulations to these players.

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