9 War Eagles earn all conference honors

Published 2:29 pm Tuesday, November 28, 2023

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Nine War Eagles were named to the All-Central Piedmont Conference team in football.

Five made it from the offense, including junior center Ryder Strickland, senior quarterback Ty Miller, senior running back Markel Summers, sophomore receiver Ethan Driver and senior receiver Grey Deal.

Getting named on defense were senior lineman Matty Warner, freshman linebacker Elijah Chaffin, sophomore cornerback Gavin Reese and junior safety Connor Hood.

The offensive player of the year was West Forsyth senior running back Caman Chaplin. The defensive POY was Mt. Tabor junior safety Jadon Blair. East Forsyth’s Todd Willert won coach of the year.

The following are the Davie athletes who made all-conference in girls tennis, volleyball, boys cross country, boys soccer and girls golf.

Girls tennis: junior Elliot Newsome, freshman Corbin Drum, sophomore Bailey Aderhold and freshman Leah Gibson. Davie’s Collin Ferebee earned coach of the year in the CPC.

Volleyball: senior Lauren O’Connor and junior Emma Willard.

Boys cross country: junior Thomas Essic and sophomore Ethan Lakey.

Boys soccer: junior Felipe Flores.

Girls golf: junior Kate Sakai.