Minden High dominates 1-4A list with 20 players, two MVP’s

The Minden Crimson Tide enjoyed a highly-successful 2015 campaign, culminating with the announcement that a whopping 20 Crimson Tiders made first team, second team and honorable mention all-district.

The Tide finished the season with a record of 9-3 as district 1-4A runner up to Benton. Minden featured a prolific offensive attack and a smothering defense with a knack for causing turnovers. Such is evident in the all-district voting, as the Crimson Tide came away with the co-offensive MVP and defensive MVP of the district. Here is a look at who landed where.

First Team. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald
First Team. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald

First Team

Wide receiver L’Jarius Sneed (Co-Offensive MVP), athlete Antonio Rivette, tight end Kelcey Miller, offensive lineman Ta’Konza Williams, kicker Pedro Hernandez, defensive lineman Zi’Kerrion Baker (Defensive MVP), linebacker Cameron Morgan and defensive back Dekeltric Freelon.

Second Team. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald
Second Team. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald

Second Team

Quarterback Antonio Rivette, offensive lineman Darien Mitchell, punter Justin McCready, defensive lineman Kendall Allums, linebacker Ty’Christopher Harris, defensive back Kenneth Francis, defensive back Patrick Heard and kick returner Dekeltric Freelon.

Honorable Mention. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald
Honorable Mention. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald

Honorable Mention

Running back Rodtravion Rogers, offensive lineman Josh Wilkins, offensive lineman, Cade Coleman, defensive lineman Ethan Culp, defensive back Leonardo McCarty and defensive lineman A’Keedric Holiday (not pictured).

Minden head coach Spencer Heard was more than pleased to see so many of his guys make the cut.

“We were very fortunate this year to have a lot of our kids make it,” Heard said. “I think every one of those guys was very deserving of it. They all put in a lot of effort this offseason and throughout the course of the year. I’m excited for them and excited that a lot of them are coming back next year.”

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