FOOTBALL FRIDAY NIGHT ALL-CSRA AWARDS SHOW
January 30, 2019
Augusta Sports Council To Partner With WJBF NewsChannel 6 on
Football Friday Night Awards Show
The Augusta Sports Council and WJBF NewsChannel 6 have partnered to present the 2018 Football Friday Night / ALL-CSRA High School Football Awards Show at the Columbia County Exhibition Center in Grovetown, Georgia on Wednesday, January 30th. The event began at 6 p.m. and was a culmination of a banquet and a live 60-minute broadcast naming the ALL-CSRA Football Team beginning at 7 p.m. This was an invitation only event.
The ALL-CSRA High School Football Team is annually made up of the very best high school football players in the area. Each player selected to this team will receive an ALL-CSRA Football Team ring from WJBF-TV and Jostens. The Augusta Sports Council will also present four scholarships to select players from this year's team.
The Augusta Sports Council, home of the Ray Guy Award presented annually to the top FBS collegiate punter, presented the ALL-CSRA High School Punter of the Year award at the event to Kevin Jones from Harlem with $1,000 scholarship presented by F.L. Russell Group. Hall of Fame punter Ray Guy's son, Ryan Guy, was there to present the award, along with Braden Mann, of Texas A&M University, this year's recipient of the Ray Guy Award.
WJBF NewsChannel 6 began the ALL-CSRA High School Football Awards Show in 2010 to honor the very best high school football players that compete in the Augusta television market. 2018 will mark the first year of partnership with the Augusta Sports Council.
Below are the 2018 selections and their respective player profiles. Major awards and scholarships were also handed out to select players and coaches.
All-CSRA Player of the Year: Dyquan Bloodsaw - Washington County
$1,000 scholarship presented by the Augusta Sports Council
All-CSRA Offensive Player of the Year: A.J. Brown - Harlem
$1,000 scholarship presented by Crosby Roofing
All-CSRA Defensive Player of the Year: Simeon Barrow - Grovetown
$1,000 scholarship presented by Copenhaver Consulting
All CSRA Coach of the Year: Dwayne Garrick - Barnwell
All CSRA Offense:
Quarterback: Tanner White - North Augusta
Running Back: A.J. Brown - Harlem
Running Back: Rayquan Riley - Hephzibah
Running Back: Jaden Jenkins - Jefferson County
Wide Receiver: Kam Brinson - Aquinas
Wide Receiver: KeShawn Toney - Williston-Elko
Offensive Lineman: Briggs Kearse - Barnwell
Offensive Lineman: Charles McCoy - Strom Thurmond
Offensive Lineman: Corby McIntire - Hephzibah
Offensive Lineman: Jabari Brooks - Washington County
Offensive Lineman: Jerred Davis - Jefferson County
Kicker: Patrick Loverling - Aquinas
Kick Returner: Dyquan Bloodsaw - Washington County
All CSRA Defense:
Defensive Lineman: Jeremiah Williams - Grovetown
Defensive Lineman: Elijah Mayes - Hephzibah
Defensive Lineman: Simeon Barrow - Grovetown
Linebacker: Chris Torres - North Augusta
Linebacker: Preston Daniels - Washington County
Linebacker: Bryce Atchison - Greenbrier
Linebacker: Caree Collier - North Augusta
Linebacker: DeShawn Watson - Barnwell
Defensive Back: Derrick Canteen - Evans
Defensive Back: Myles Jackson - Jefferson County
Defensive Back: Torri Taylor - ARC
Punter: Kevin Jones - Harlem
Athlete: Damekus Taylor - Thomson
Presenting sponsors of the event included McDonald's, Stars and Strikes, Jostens/Georgia Campus Services and Coca-Cola.