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Advocate-Messenger 2016 All-Area football team

Listed below is the All-Area football team for the 2016 season. Votes were given to area coaches and the staff of the Danville Advocate-Messenger.

First Team Offense

Quarterback ­— Zach Dampier (Danville)

Running backs — Jacob Foley (Garrard County), Collin Miller (Casey County)

Wide receivers — Dmauriae VanCleave (Danville), Reese Smith (Boyle County)

Linemen — Will Bramel (Boyle County), Jacob Wilson (Casey County), Brandon Bryant (Lincoln County), Collin Allen (Casey County), Jaylon Brashear (Danville)

Athlete — Breece Hayes (Casey County)

Kicker — Nik Ruby (Boyle County)

First Team Defense

Linemen — Mitchell Paycheck (Boyle County), Tyus Short (Mercer County), Ethan Ponton (Garrard County), Colton Barker (Garrard County)

Linebackers — Donlevy Harris (Danville), Kaden Gervacio (Boyle County), Grayson Blevins (Mercer County)

Defensive backs — Evan Tarter (Boyle County), Trevon Faulkner (Mercer County), Dalton Lawrence (Casey County), D Smith (Mercer County)

Punter — Anthony Justus (Garrard County)

Offensive Player of the Year — Dampier

Defensive Player of the Year — Paycheck

Lineman of the Year — Bramel

Coach of the Year — Steve Stonebraker (Casey County)

Honorable Mention

Boyle County — Gunner Ashburn, Zach Hodge, Nick Walker, Hunter Floyd, Wade Acey, Tanner Crawford

Casey County — Preston Tucker, Dalton Summers, Britt Pendleton

Danville — Ellison Stanfield, Christian Hill, David Walker, Tres Walker

Garrard County —Daylan Logan, Jarreth Davis, Josh Warren, Devan Logan

Lincoln County — Tra Carey, Tanner McAninch, Emmanuel Beasley, Christian Vergara

Mercer County — Chase Logue, Tanner Robins, Seth Tatum, Gunnar Gillis, Dustin Baker, Aaron Johnson, Austin Logdon