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Glenbrook LB Rhett Johnson named to LSWA Class 1A All-State first team

By LSWA and Staff Reports

Glenbrook senior linebacker Rhett Johnson has been named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 1A All-State first team.

The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Johnson had 75 total tackles and 36 assists, 11 tackles for loss, one sack, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries.

He helped the Apaches go 10-0 in the regular season. Glenbrook finished 11-1 after falling to eventual select Division IV state champion Ouachita Christian 28-27 in the quarterfinals.

Glenbrook junior quarterback Ty Feaster and senior defensive back Maddox Mandino were named honorable mention.

Ouachita Christian senior quarterback Landon Graves was named Offensive Player of the Year.

He completed 194-of-302 pass attempts for 2,814 yards and 33 touchdowns with seven interceptions. He also rushed for 518 yards and 10 touchdowns on 89 attempts.

Senior defensive lineman Walteze Champ of non-select Division IV runner-up Homer was named Defensive Player of the Year. 

A two-way starter, Champ recorded 101 tackles, 10 sacks and three forced fumbles. He also scored three defensive touchdowns.

Champ and Johnson shared Defensive MVP honors on the All-District 1-1A team,

Frank Gendusa, who coached St. Martin’s to the first semifinal berth in school history, was voted Coach of the Year.

St. Martin’s went from a three-win club in 2021 to an 11-2 record this season. Under Gendusa’s watch, St. Martin’s made its best postseason run in nearly five decades. 

2022 LSWA CLASS 1A ALL-STATE

OFFENSE

Pos Player school Ht. Wt. Cl

WR Antonio Donahue Southern Lab 6-1, 180, Sr.

WR Calvin Delone, Ascension Catholic 5-8, 160, Sr.

WR Tate Hamby Ouachita Christian 6-1, 180, Jr.

OL Alex Golden Vermilion Catholic 6-1 230, Sr.

OL Amiree Alexander, Riverside 6-2 315, Jr.

OL Edwin Wilson Kentwood 6-3 280 Sr.

OL Ryder Bentley Ouachita Christian 6-6 270 Jr.

OL Kemarion Ivory Haynesville 6-0 270 Jr.

QB Landon Graves Ouachita Christian 6-0 185 Sr.

RB Damondrick Blackburn Central Catholic 6-0 215 Sr.

RB Elijah Davis Riverside 5-9 215 Sr.

RB Harlem Berry St. Martin’s 5-11 215 So.

PK Payne Williams St. Mary’s 5-10 150 Jr.

ATH Jonathan Dartez Vermilion Catholic 5-8 165 So.

DEFENSE

Pos Player school Ht. Wt. Cl

DL Lamikal Callahan, Kentwood, 6-0, 240, So.

DL Ben Devall Ouachita Christian 6-3 245 Jr.

DL Walteze Champ Homer 6-0 225 Sr.

DL Drake Griffin St. Mary’s 6-1 212 Jr.

LB Ashton Belaire Vermilion Catholic 5-11 185 Sr.

LB Luke Fontenot Basile 5-10 175 Sr.

LB Noah Lovelady Ouachita 6-1 205 Jr.

LB Rhett Johnson Glenbrook 5-9 180 Sr.

DB Travin Moore Vermilion Catholic 5-9 175 Sr.

DB Connor Achee Catholic-Pointe Coupee 6-0 185 Sr.

DB Landon Szubinski Ascension Catholic 6-0 190 Sr.

DB Carl Williams IV Southern Lab 6-0 185 Sr.

P Ethan LeBlanc Hanson 5-11 175 Jr.

KR Emmanuel Franklin Riverside 5-5 161 Sr.

ATH William Patrick St. Frederick 6-2 170 So.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: LANDON GRAVES, OUACHITA CHRISTIAN

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: WALTEZE CHAMP, HOMER

COACH OF THE YEAR: FRANK GENDUSA, ST. MARTIN’S

HONORABLE MENTION

Jacori Johnson, Central Catholic; Carson Hebert, Covenant Christian; Cameron Eschete, Covenant Christian. Lawson Lillo, Cedar Creek; Lane Thomas, Cedar Creek; Brandon Heard, Lincoln Prep; Ashton Deaville, Basile; Gage Hildreth, East Beauregard; Kevante Carter, Kentwood; St. Frederick’s OL Vasser Day; St. Frederick’s ATH Micah Bell; St. Frederick’s Aaron Parker; RB Chris Brown, Opelousas Catholic, LB John Michael Jarrel, Opelousas Catholic; Tyrin Singleton, Delta Charter, Juvari Singleton, Delta Charter; Jermichael Carter, Kentwood; GeAuntre Nelson, Arcadia; Jamari Ayrow, Centerville; Ethan Busby. St. Mary’s; Brian Osborne, Cedar Creek; Alex Golden, Vermilion Catholic; Andrew Cavalier, Central Catholic; Jayden Meadows, East Beauregard; Travis Cedotal, Ascension Catholic;  Camron Winzer, Homer; Luke Hymel, Riverside; Bryce Leonard, Ascension Catholic; Ty Feaster, Glenbrook; Khameron Boykins, Logansport; QB Adam Parker, St. Mary’s; Michael Thompson, St. Frederick; Toby Franklin, Haynesville; Elyjay Curry, Homer; Martell Henry, Riverside, So.; Milton Schexnayder, Centerville; Quincy Lewis, Cedar Creek; Grant Gendusa, St. Martin’s; Kaleb Brumfield, Riverside; Noah Carter, Oberlin, Sr.; Patrick Cancienne, Ascension Catholic; LB Alonzo Jackson, Haynesville; Stephen Holloway, Logansport; Tylon Hollins, Central Catholic; Seth Mandella, St. Martin’s; Maddox Mandino, Glenbrook.