Lakers make state |

Lakers make state

Alex Close/Sierra Sun file photoRyan Blount is tackled by an ROP defender during a game last season. Blount was named to the Northern 2A All-State first team punter.

The North Tahoe High football team landed three players on the Northern 2A All-State first team and two players on the second team. Several players made All-League for offense and defense.

James Laughlin was voted by coaches to the first team on both the offensive and defensive line. Joe Erman made the first team at linebacker and Ryan Blount as a punter.

Erman also made the second team at running back, as did Brent Marple. Eddie Longo was voted to the second team at tight end.

Earning honorable mention recognition were Morgan Chambers on both the offensive and defensive line, Blount at quarterback and Marple as a return specialist.

Offensive/defensive line: James Laughlin ” North Tahoe

Punter: Ryan Blount ” North Tahoe

Running back: Joe Erman ” North Tahoe

Defensive linemen: Morgan Chambers ” North Tahoe

Return specialist: Brent Marple ” North Tahoe

MVP: Phil Schmith, Pershing; Armando Gonzales, Pershing; James Roberts, Yerington

Offensive Player of the Year: Karl Fredericks, Pershing

Defensive Player of the Year: Sean Watson, Yerington; Chris Quintana, Pershing

Lineman of the Year: Marcus Fuller, Rite of Passage

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