Several present or former KPGFootball All-Staters make the 2018 AP All-State Football Team…

Well, the Associated Press’s All-State Football teams were published across the Commonwealth of Kentucky as voted on by Kentucky’s Press Corp. Many honorees were either former or present KPGFootball All-Staters as we publish the only 8th, 9th, and 10th grade All-State teams in Kentucky. Below are the players both selected and Honorably Mentioned. When you see an “*” to the left of the player named, that player is either a present or former KPGFootball freshman or sophomore All-State Team member. In accordance with the ballots cast and counted from the Kentucky Press Corp, the following is the 2018, Associated Press, All-State Football Team.


Quarterback – Garrett Dennis, Male

Running Back – Wandale Robinson, Western Hills

Running Back – Tre Bass, Franklin-Simpson

Wide Receiver – Milton Wright, Christian Academy of Louisville

Wide Receiver – Demontae Crumes, Butler

*Wide Receiver – Michael Mayer, Covington Catholic

Offensive Lineman – Tanner Bowles, Glasgow

Offensive Lineman – Bryan Hudson, Scott County

*Offensive Lineman – William Long, Hopkinsville

Offensive Lineman – Eli Cox, West Jessamine

Offensive Lineman – Jack Randolph, Franklin-Simpson

Kicker – Josh Giese, Scott County


Defensive Lineman – Stephen Herron, Trinity

Defensive Lineman – J.J. Weaver, Moore

Defensive Lineman – Jacob Lacey, South Warren

Defensive Lineman – Ethan Wine, Corbin

*Linebacker – Austin Gough, Owensboro

Linebacker – Jared Casey, Ballard

Linebacker – ShawnKel Knight-Goff, Doss

Defensive Back – Clayton Bush, South Warren

Defensive Back – Quintez Payton, Central

Defensive Back – Trel Riley, Caldwell County

Defensive Back – Chase Gooch, Franklin-Simpson

Punter – Chance Stayton, Somerset


*Quarterback – Beau Allen, Lexington Catholic

Running Back – Casey McGinness, Covington Catholic

Running Back – Dalron Cook, Lynn Camp

Wide Receiver – Jake Sloan, Pulaski County

Wide Receiver – Josh Moore, North Hardin

Wide Receiver – Jacob Steely, Corbin

Offensive Lineman – Walker Parks, Frederick Douglass

*Offensive Lineman – John Young, Christian Academy of Louisville

*Offensive Lineman – Ethan Woolford, Belfry

Offensive Lineman – Sam Vaughn, Lexington Catholic

Offensive Lineman – Barrett Henley, Mayfield

*Offensive Lineman – Jordan Vaughn, Madisonville-North Hopkins

Kicker – Spencer Laws, South Oldham


*Defensive Lineman – Octavious Oxendine, North Hardin

Defensive Lineman – Brady Smith, Mayfield

Defensive Lineman – Izaiah Reed, John Hardin

Defensive Lineman – Dailliss Cox, LaRue County

Linebacker – Pete Cross, South Warren

Linebacker – Cody Goatley, Graves County

Linebacker – Tucker Holland, Knox Central

Defensive Back – Jacoby Warfield, Male

Defensive Back – Evan Spader, Bowling Green

Defensive Back – Jameer Riley, Caldwell County

Defensive Back – Connor Guthrie, Mayfield

*Punter – Grayson Cook, Belfry


Defensive Back—Sam Boarman, St. Xavier; Trevor Brock, Somerset; Blevin Campbell, Knox Central; Jude Carlon, St. Xavier; David Florence, Trinity; J.D. Gilbert, Madisonville-North Hopkins; Dane Imel, Knox Central; Ramond Jackson, Henry Clay; Ryan Jones, Glasgow; Ty Leonard, Butler; Jack Lucas, Male; Eli Mattingly, Williamsburg; Jerome McKinney, North Hardin; London Stephney, Bell County; Josiah Taylor, Moore

Defensive Line—Ricky Barber, Doss; *Denarius Barnes, Hopkinsville; Richard Bascom, St. Xavier; J.J. Courtney, Simon Kenton; Adam Derry, Beechwood; Landon Fields, Somerset; Matt Horn, Johnson Central; Cyrus Kington, Hopkins County Central; Caden McKinnis, Logan County; Ian Pitt, Henderson County; Collin Preston, Franklin-Simpson; Elisha Smallwood, Harlan County

Kicker—Nick Martin, Knox Central; Mason Molique, Ryle

Linebacker—Michael Bays, Knox Central; Joseph Becherer, Elizabethtown; Andreiss Charlton, Waggener; Jack Coldiron, Covington Catholic; *Grayson Cook, Belfry; Trace Floyd, Knox Central; Grant Grubbs, Walton-Verona; Garry Henson, Harlan County; Alex Horn, Johnson Central; Durrell Howard, Central; Brycen Huddleston, Highlands; Jackson Juett, Madison Central; Joe Kuerzi, Male; *Michael Mayer, Covington Catholic; Patrick Owen, St. Xavier; Michael Punzalan, Franklin-Simpson; DeCorion Rigsby, Warren Central; Jacob Robinson, North Laurel; Connor Rogers, Franklin-Simpson; Rowdy Shea, South Warren; Cole Shelton, Corbin; Lincoln Sisk, Union County; Tre Teague, South Warren; *Justice Thompson, Ballard; Harris Tomblinson, Bowling Green; *Zach Yates, Logan County

Offensive Line—*Austin Collins, Christian Academy of Louisville; Bradyn Hunter, Pikeville; Trent Johnson, Highlands; Zach Jones, Central Hardin; Dagen Rash, Belfry; Tucker Shelton, LaRue County; Jordan Steele, Harlan County; Johnathan Tucker, Central; Shawn Woods, Franklin-Simpson

Punter—Webb Bates, Collins

Quarterback—Beau Buchanan, Bowling Green; Wiley Cain, Pulaski County; Chase Estep, Corbin; Joby Jaggers, Caldwell County; Cam Jones, Frederick Douglass; Ryan Mathis, Graves County; Connor Roberts, Pikeville; Drew Sawyers, Southwestern; Gavin Spurrier, South Warren; Jayden Stinson, Mayfield

Running Back—Anthony Adkins, LaRue County; Ace Allen, South Laurel; Tristan Cox, Pulaski County; Damarco Fishback, Frederick Douglass; *Gary Hardy, Logan County; *Jeriah Hightower, Madisonville-North Hopkins; Joe Jackson, Johnson Central; Carlos McKinney, Franklin-Simpson; *Ethan Mills, Knox Central; Jayden Neace, Perry County Central; Devon Nesbitt, Crittenden County; *DeVito Tisdale, Bowling Green; Kent Trey Matthews, Mayfield; Mykah Williams, Central; *Lavell Wright, North Hardin

Wide Receiver—Blevin Campbell, Knox Central; Jack Coldiron, Covington Catholic; Drew Cooper, Graves County; *Dekel Crowdus, Frederick Douglass; Alonzo Daniel, Mayfield; Ethan Dossett, Crittenden County; *Maurice Jesse, Hopkinsville; Reid Jolly, Campbell County; Blake Muntz, Madison Central; Kade Neely, Mayfield; Oliver Parker, Caldwell County; Diaz Perry, Mayfield; JP Vaught, Southwestern

Coaches—Chris Wolfe, Male; Rob Reader, Moore; Justin Haddix, Corbin; Marvin Dantzler, Central; Darrel Keith, Todd County Central; Eddie Eviston, Covington Catholic

Reporting for KPGFootball, this is Fletcher Long, reminding all of you ballers out there to PLAY THROUGH THE WHISTLE.

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