Trivett named Player of the Year in Mountain East Conference
Published 10:37 am Wednesday, November 22, 2023
The Mountain East Conference released their 2023 All-Conference football team with a slew of Hampton and Happy Valley players and coaches finding their way to the list.
Hampton senior quarterback Dylan Trivett was named the Player of the Year for the conference after helping lead his team to the third round of the TSSAA football playoffs for Class 2-A this season.
Trivett was injured for the Bulldogs third round game, where they were eliminated from the playoffs by York Institute.
The Bulldogs also had Shayden Oliver named as the Offensive Lineman of the Year, while Dominique Burleson was selected as the Athlete of the Year. Geno Carrico was selected as Hampton’s Academic Student-Athlete of the Year.
Happy Valley saw Joseph Sowards named as the Most Outstanding Offensive Player of the Year with Jacob Andes selected as Co-Defensive Lineman of the Year.
Warrior head coach Jason Jarrett was chosen as the Conference Coach of the Year after turning the Warrior program around after a 0-3 start to eight straight wins and an appearance in the Class 2-A playoffs.
Austin Nickles was named the Warriors Academic Student-Athlete of the Year.
Other superlatives named were Dion Blair of South Greene as the Most Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year while Tyson Click of Eagleton was selected as Co-Defensive Lineman of the Year.
Brant Wilhoit of South Greene was named the conference Special Teams Player of the Year.
Others named to the Academic Student-Athlete of the Year were:
- Brendan Lisenby, South Greene
- Trevor Bright, Eagleton
- Wyatt Moody, West Greene
- Nick McCorkel, Cumberland Gap
2023 Mountain East Conference
First Team All-Conference – Offense
Jacob Susong – South Greene
Nate Clemmer – Eagleton
Jamie Esterline – Happy Valley
Nash Radar – South Greene
Ean Kieffer – West Greene
TJ Buckner – South Greene
Colton Relation – Eagleton
Austin Franklin – West Greene
Will Thornton – Hampton
Carlos Lopez – Happy Valley
Jacob Warren – South Greene
Brendan Lisenby – South Greene
Justin Sentelle – West Greene
Damion Sentelle – West Greene
First Team All-Conference: Defense
Jayden Kuhn – Hampton
Jayden Walls – Happy Valley
Jovan Pendleton – South Greene
Braden McCamey – West Greene
Geno Carrico – Hampton
Aiden Paul – Happy Valley
Lane Cope – Eagleton
Wyatt Moody – West Greene
JJ McElyea – Hampton
Landon Keller – Happy. Valley
Trey Gentry – South Greene
Liam Durman – Eagleton
Dawson Daniels – West Greene
Second Team All-Conference