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In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson discusses a sports bet he had just placed on the New York Yankees to win the 2019 World Series at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven states that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson discusses a sports bet he had just placed on the New York Yankees to win the 2019 World Series at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven states that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)


This Nov. 20, 2018, photo shows a gambler placing a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)


This Nov. 20, 2018, photo shows a gambler placing a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)


States eye sports betting, wrestle with regulatory details

By WAYNE PARRY

Associated Press

Tuesday, November 27

NEW YORK (AP) — Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it.

How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as thorny issues for states.

So far, seven states offer legal sports betting: Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. And although New Mexico has not passed a sports betting law, the Santa Ana Star Casino & Hotel started taking sports bets last month through a tribal gambling compact.

At a sports betting conference Tuesday in New York, state representatives from Minnesota, New York and Ohio discussed their states’ interest in such bets. They’re also interested in making sure players are protected, taxes are adequate but not punitive and that mobile gambling is widely accessible.

Patrick Garofalo, a Minnesota state representative, said the betting public knows exactly what it wants, and it’s up to states and gambling companies to give it to them.

“The American sports fan has made a decision: they want to be able to bet on their favorite sports teams from their home,” he said. “They want to do it from their couch.”

The illegal, unregulated sports betting market is vast; Sara Slane, senior vice president of the American Gaming Association, cited estimates ranging from $150 billion to $500 billion.

“All we know is there is a lot of money being bet illegally,” she said.

Vic Salerno, president of Nevada-based US Bookmaking, said the size of the illegal market is “unbelievable.”

“I know one guy that does $6 billion just himself,” he said. “It’s much larger than any of us can imagine.”

New Jersey won a U.S. Supreme Court case in May clearing the way for all 50 states to offer legal sports betting should they so choose. David Rebuck, director of New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement, predicted at least 12 states will move “very aggressively” to legalize sports betting in early 2019.

New York, one of the largest potential markets, has yet to pass sports betting legislation, but hasn’t given up.

“In New York, sports betting is on its back with its feet and arms sticking in the air,” said state Assemblyman Gary Pretlow.

In the meantime, New York is watching many of its residents commute to New Jersey to place bets on mobile apps or at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, just outside New York City.

One sticking point in New York’s legislation has been how to regulate mobile gambling, including where gamblers would physically have to be in order to place legal mobile bets, Pretlow said.

New York’s next budget is due in April, and the Legislature is waiting to see whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo will include a sports betting proposal in his budget plan, Pretlow added.

Ohio state Sen. William Coley, president of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, said there is interest in the Buckeye State in sports betting, but a plan has yet to be agreed upon.

“If we do our jobs and get this right the big winners are going to be the leagues,” he said. “If you put $2 on a horse, you care whether that particular horse wins or not.”

Taxes are a thorny issue: Set them too high, and you make it difficult if not impossible for gambling companies to make a profit. New York had considered a rate of 8.25 percent, while Minnesota eyed a 10 percent rate. Ohio has not yet agreed on a number while Pennsylvania set its tax rate at 36 percent — four times the rate of neighboring New Jersey.

Also on Tuesday, sports book operators formed an association to patrol the industry and root out fraud. The Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association is based in Atlantic City and headed by George Rover, the former deputy director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.

It plans to partner with state and tribal gaming regulators, federal, state and tribal law enforcement to detect and report illegal and unethical activity. Officials from MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment will serve on its board.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Division II and III football All-Ohio teams were announced Tuesday (Nov. 27) by a statewide media panel. The teams were selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association.

On Sunday, the Division VI and VII All-Ohio teams were announced. On Monday, the Division IV and V All-Ohio teams were announced. The Division I All-Ohio team and the Ohio Mr. Football Award will be announced Wednesday.

More about the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association can be found at: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/OPSWA

2018 DIVISION II OPSWA ALL-OHIO FOOTBALL TEAMS

Offensive player of the year: Miyan Williams, Cincinnati Winton Woods

Defensive player of the year: Sam Jackson, Troy

Coach of the year: Shaq Washington, Maple Heights

First team offense

Quarterbacks: Raymell Byrd, Whitehall-Yearling, 6-0, 175, sr.; Alec Sayre, Dover, 6-0, 195, sr.; Max Denman, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne, 6-4, 180, sr.; Ryan Maloy, Avon, 5-11, 180, sr. Running backs: Miyan Williams, Cincinnati Winton Woods, 5-8, 186, jr.; Jaydon Culp-Bishop, Troy, 5-10, 183, sr.; Jamir Thomas, Massillon Washington, 6-1, 211, sr.; John Branham, Jr., 5-10, 218, sr.; Jack Spellacy, Olmsted Falls, 5-9, 180, sr. Receivers: Eric Curless, Cincinnati Anderson, 6-2, 190, sr.; Dimitri Mitsopoulos, Toledo St. John’s, 5-10, 170, jr.; Bernard Bates, Maple Heights, 5-7, 155, sr. Linemen: Zeke Correll, Cincinnati Anderson, 6-4, 280, sr.; Nolan Rumler, Akron Hoban, 6-4, 315, sr.; Kaden Lawler, Dresden Tri-Valley, 6-0, 200, sr.; Michael Bergen, Avon, 6-5, 277, sr.; Ryan Redifer, Whitehall-Yearling, 6-0, 240, sr.; Luke Vannest, North Canton Hoover, 6-4, 300, sr. Kicker: Kyle Rhonehouse, Holland Springfield, 6-2, 180, sr.

First team defense

Linemen: Sam Jackson, Troy, 6-0, 208, sr.; Vinny Sciurry, Massillon Perry, 6-5, 260, jr.; Jack Roesch, Avon, 6-3, 240, sr.; Will King, New Albany, 6-6, 225, sr.; Ja’Kobe Crowell, Toledo Central Catholic, 5-11, 210, jr.; Dontrez Brown, Fremont Ross, 6-2, 269, jr. Linebackers: Darren Davis, Canal Winchester, 5-11, 195, sr.; Chase Kendrick, Dresden Tri-Valley, 6-1, 215, sr.; Donald Willis, Garfield Heights, 6-2, 202, sr.; DeaMonte Trayanum, Akron Hoban, 6-0, 215, jr.; Ben Allen, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne, 6-1, 205, sr.; Mason McMillen, Wadsworth, 6-0, 206, sr.; Keon Freeman, Whitehall-Yearling, 6-0, 220, sr. Backs: Matt Salopek, Akron Hoban, 6-2, 210, sr.; Qian Magwood, Walnut Ridge, 6-0, 175, jr.; Nyles Beverly, Macedonia Nordonia, 6-0, 185, sr.; Alfred Dailey, Toledo Central Catholic, 6-1, 190, sr.; Ian Sexton, Dover, 6-0, 175, sr. Punter: Porter Wilson, Copley, 6-5, 195, sr.

Second team offense

Quarterbacks: Brady Lichtenburg, Toledo St. John’s, 6-1, 170, so.; Isaiah Murphy, Columbus Walnut Ridge, 6-4, 210, sr.; Dylan Dagley, Wooster, 5-10, 180, sr.; Connor Ashby, North Canton Hoover, 6-1, 170, so. Running backs: Michiah Burton, New Albany, 5-10, 185, sr.; Khennedy Scagliozzo, Amherst Steele, 5-9, 180, sr.; Kyree Young, Barberton, 6-2, 195, so.; Jake Rogers, Medina Highland, 5-9, 170, sr.; Konner Riggs, Avon Lake, 5-11, 190, sr. Receivers: Kenyon Pannell, Dublin Scioto, 6-0, 185, sr.; Jase Bowen, Toledo Central Catholic, 6-1, 190, sr. Linemen: Vinnie Klempner, Toledo Central Catholic, 6-3, 280, sr.; Nick Vance, Olmsted Falls, 6-3, 250, sr.; Sam Lofton, Olmsted Falls, 6-1, 250, sr.; Jalen Bradley, Columbus Walnut Ridge, 6-4, 255, sr.; Isaiah Kamner, Parma Heights Valley Forge, 6-0, 255, jr. Kicker: Griffin Crosa, Dublin Scioto, 6-2, 160, sr.

Second team defense

Linemen: Cayson Pfeiffer, Dublin Scioto, 6-0, 210, sr.; Frank Soukup, Painesville Riverside, 6-2, 240, sr.; Trae Henderson, Olmsted Falls, 6-1, 247, sr.; Anthony Booker, Cincinnati Winton Woods, 6-5, 280, sr.; Kionnie Dukes, Barberton, 6-1, 250, sr. Linebackers: Julius Wood, Columbus Walnut Ridge, 6-2, 185, sr.; Darren Anders, North Olmsted, 6-0, 212, sr.; Mark Steinmetz, Avon, 6-0, 195, sr.; Justin Schiets, Toledo Central Catholic, 6-1, 220, sr.; Quinten Howell, Hudson, 6-1, 215, sr.; Jack Grice, Wadsworth, 6-0, 205, jr.; Matthias Chmielewski, Parma Heights Valley Forge, 6-0, 205, sr. Backs: Michael Howard, Olmsted Falls, 5-9, 165, sr.; De’Von Fox, Maple Heights, 6-0, 180, sr.; Taylor Robinson, Ashville Teays Valley, 5-10, 165, sr.; Ryan Kerman, Morrow Little Miami, 6-1, 180, sr.; Luke Fedders, Avon Lake, 5-11, 165, sr.; Caleb Harris, Sidney, 5-10, 168, sr.; Cade Sterling, Dresden Tri-Valley, 5-10, 160, sr. Punter: Billy Boehlke, Cleveland Benedictine, 6-1, 190, sr.

Third team offense

Quarterbacks: Kyron Rogers, Dublin Scioto, 6-2, 185, sr.; Connor Haag, Lewis Center Olentangy, 6-0, 195, sr.; Joey Marousek, North Royalton, 6-3, 200, jr.; Robby Levak, 5-11, 200, sr. Running backs: Nick Perusek, Avon, 5-11, 170, jr.; Rondale Smith, Westerville North, 5-11, 205, sr.; Malachi Wise, Toledo St. Francis, 6-0, 205, sr.; Kay’Ron Adams, Warren Harding, 5-11, 195, sr.; Tyris Dickerson, Akron Hoban, 5-10, 210, sr.; Javarus Leach, Columbus Walnut Ridge, 5-9, 190, so. Receivers: Isaiah Johnson, Grafton Midview, 5-8, 155, sr.; Tre’Von Morgan, Massillon Washington, 6-6, 209, sr. Linemen: Deon Williams, Massillon Washington, 6-1, 261, sr.; Dez Turkson, Canal Winchester, 6-2, 220, sr.; Nolan Barber, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne, 6-2, 240, sr.; Donnie Hardin, Dublin Scioto, 6-2, 280, jr.; Jack Wilson, New Albany, 5-10, 220, sr.; Tino Arcuri, Youngstown Boardman, 6-3, 265, sr. Kicker: Jack Deneher, Dover, 6-4, 195, sr.

Third team defense

Linemen: Simahjay Warfield, Warren Harding, 5-11, 320, sr.; Tyler Jones, North Olmsted, 6-1, 281, sr.; Alex Huzicka, Youngstown Boardman, 6-3, 240, sr.; Kaleb Dave, Worthington Kilbourne, 6-0, 212, sr. Linebackers: Manny Powell, Westerville South, 5-9, 175, sr.; Kwauve Booker, Marion Harding, 6-2, 220, sr.; Nick McCafferty, Lewis Center Olentangy, 5-10, 185, sr.; Nathan Soto, Amherst Steele, 6-0, 210, sr.; Marlon Jordan, Garfield Heights, 6-1, 200, sr.; Brody Ingle, Cincinnati LaSalle, 6-1, 215, sr.; Jarin Curtis, Massillon Perry, 5-9, 210, sr.; Evan Brown, Trenton Edgewood, 6-4, 220, sr. Backs: Melvin Tinsley, Whitehall-Yearling, 5-10, 170, jr.; Ryan Tiell, Mount Vernon, 5-11, 170, jr.; Javion Binns, Garfield Heights, 5-10, 185, sr.; Max Turner, Massillon Washington, 6-0, 179, sr.; Alec Miller, Wadsworth, 6-3, 195, sr. Punter: Luke Pawlak, Sylvania Northview, 5-10, 180, sr.

Special mention

Ryan Beckman, Avon Lake; Isiah Kammer, Parma Heights Valley Forge; Harry Hebert, Avon Lake; Bradley Rinehart, Chillicothe; J’Quan Harris, Chillicothe; Pat Rourke, Chillicothe; Chris Postage, Chillicothe; Luke Fargus, Dresden Tri-Valley; Kyler Folkert, Dover; Ethan Snyder, Dover; Jules Freeman, Dover; Jeff Bielski, Dover; Garrett French, Dresden Tri-Valley; Owen Poland, Dover; Austin Ward, Dover; Kyle Bradshaw, Dresden Tri-Valley; Mason Stutzman, Dover; Bruce Profitt, Medina Highland; Mason Tipton, Akron Hoban; Tye Hunt, Uniontown Lake; Maurice Moore, Warren Harding; Mike Carte, Barberton; Adam Luster, Massillon Perry; Joe Stoll, Wooster; Joe Michalowicz, Akron Hoban; Gavin Krska, Barberton; Kyshad Mack, Massillon Washington; Dean Clark, Massillon Washington; Devin Johnson, Holland Springfield; Jack Ryder, Toledo St. John’s; Nehemiah Cannon, Toledo Central Catholic; Merek Toerne, Toledo St. John’s; Gunner Olsen, Toledo St. Francis; Malachi Wyse, Toledo St. Francis; Ezra Scott, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne; Brady Lichtenberg, Toledo St. John’s; Matt Fortner, Sylvania Northview; Josh Bever, Ashland; Garrett Schneider, Fremont Ross; Victor Copeland, Toledo Central Catholic; Matthew Griffin, Toledo Central Catholic; Andrew Parker, Toledo Central Catholic; Jacob Gordon, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne; Connor Kinnett, Harrison; Wade Phillips, Trenton Edgewood; Sincere Wells, Xenia; Nak’emon Williams, Kings Mills Kings; Spencer Klopfenstein, Troy; Joey Newton, Cincinnati Anderson; Rae’Quan Prince, Cincinnati Winton Woods; Ratez Roberts, Sidney; Levi Tidwell, Harrison; Ben Blevins, Morrow Little Miami; Nathan Garber, Troy; Sam Lockwood, Xenia; Andrew Naughton, Kings Mills Kings; Andy Weaver, Trenton Edgewood; Kyle Farfsing, Harrison; Jameel Clark, Cincinnati Withrow; Braydon Dean, Sidney; De’anthony Martin, Dayton Belmont; Blake Burton, Troy; Jalen Engleman, Cincinnati Winton Woods; Jimmy O’Toole, Cincinnati Anderson; Hunter Warner, Fairborn; Nick Willis, Xenia; Jay Cheatham, Kings Mills Kings; Waseem Ficklin, Cincinnati Winton Woods; Tyquan Fleming, Cincinnati Winton Woods; Darren Taborn, Sidney; Drew Nieman, Cincinnati LaSalle; Tristan McDanel, Ashville Teays Valley; Stephan Byrd, Canal Winchester; Luke Riedel, Lewis Center Olentangy; Mike Hawkins, Lewis Center Olentangy; Christian Harvey, Watkins Memorial; Jack Scharfe, New Albany; Brode White, New Albany; Jared Bulluck, Canal Winchester; Day’myrin Jones, Columbus Franklin Heights; Noah Hubbard, Mount Vernon

2018 DIVISION III OPSWA ALL-OHIO FOOTBALL TEAMS

Offensive player of the year: Ethan Heller, Thornville Sheridan

Defensive player of the year: Cade Stover, Lexington

Coach of the year: Jack O’Rourke, Hillsboro

First team offense

Quarterbacks: Ethan Heller, Thornville Sheridan, 6-0, 175, sr.; Bridger Cline, Millersburg West Holmes, 5-11, 180, jr.; Jon Tomcufcik, Chagrin Falls Kenston, 6-1, 195, jr.; Sam Seeker, Tallmadge, 6-2, 195, sr. Running backs: Savon Edwards, Jr., Columbus Eastmoor Academy, 5-7, 170, sr.; Terion Stewart, Sandusky, 5-9, 205, jr.; Jack Porter, Chagrin Falls Kenston, 5-10, 180, jr.; Jack Fessler, Middletown Fenwick, 5-10, 180, sr. Receivers: Shane Jones, Millersburg West Holmes, 6-1, 190, sr.; Jacob Rhodes, Thornville Sheridan, 5-10, 170, sr.; Matt Buser, Richfield Revere, 5-9, 185, sr.; Blane Himmelheber, Alliance Marlington, 6-0, 175, sr. Linemen: Payton Collins, Columbus Hartley, 6-7, 250, sr.; Jim McAdams, Parma Padua, 6-5, 300, sr.; Ryan Smith, Medina Buckeye, 6-3, 270, sr.; Ethan Knisley, Bellbrook, 6-3, 305, sr.; Jeremiah Hollins, Zanesville, 6-0, 286, sr.; Alex Robarge, Chagrin Falls Kenston, 6-4, 315, sr.; Trey Leroux, Norwalk, 6-8, 315, jr. Kicker: Sam Webster, Richfield Revere, 5-10, 205, sr.

First team defense

Linemen: Shane Cokes, Dayton Chaminade Julienne, 6-3, 240, sr.; DeeArius Reese, Akron East, 6-2, 180, sr.; Colt Jennings, Parma Padua, 6-1, 240, sr.; Brenan Knueve, Wapakoneta, 6-0, 260, sr.; Tche Leroux, Norwalk, 6-3, 225, sr. Linebackers: Joey Velazquez, DeSales, 6-1, 210, sr.; Josh Baldridge, Millersburg West Holmes, 6-1, 190, sr.; Nate Rieple, Mentor Lake Catholic, 5-10, 180, sr.; Crishawn Long, Parma Padua, 6-1, 190, sr.; Matt Centers, Franklin, 6-1, 200, sr.; Bangally Kamara, Akron East, 6-3, 195, jr.; Zach Urda, Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin, 6-0, 215, sr. Backs: Cade Stover, Lexington, 6-5, 220, sr.; Micah Coleman, Columbus Eastmoor Academy, 5-7, 180, sr.; Brice Parks, Jackson, 5-10, 180, jr.; Max Showalter, Bay Village Bay, 6-2, 196, sr.; Bo Buttermore, Granville, 5-8, 160, jr.; Antwann Martin, Kettering Alter, 6-1, 190, jr. Punter: Craig Zies, Granville, 6-1, 160, sr.

Second team offense

Quarterbacks: Cameron Crouch, Granville, 6-1, 180, sr.; Baron May, New Philadelphia, 6-2, 190, jr.; Marquise Laster, Columbus Eastmoor Academy, 5-11, 155, sr. Running backs: Jalan January, Columbus Hartley, 5-10, 215, jr.; Trevon Raymore, Norwalk, 5-10, 223, sr.; Josh Keets, Hillsboro, 6-2, 245, sr.; Tyler Scott, Norton, 6-1, 170, jr.; Jon McKnight, Chardon, 5-10, 185, sr. Receivers: Bransen Stanley, Chagrin Falls Kenston, 6-1, 170, sr.; Dominic Wilcox, Dayton Chaminade Julienne, 6-2, 185, sr.; Sam Zemis, New Philadelphia, 6-1, 185, jr. Tight end: Jordan Kirkbride, Columbus Hartley, 6-4, 240, sr. Linemen: Josh Warren, Columbus Eastmoor Academy, 6-3, 255, sr.; Keaton Macauley, Millersburg West Holmes, 6-3, 275, sr.; Joe Rutherford, Granville, 6-3, 265, sr.; Jaison Williams, Trotwood-Madison, 6-4, 285, sr.; Robert White, Akron East, 6-1, 315, sr. Kicker: Matteo Agriesti, Columbus Hartley, 5-10, 160, sr.

Second team defense

Linemen: Lawrence Kynard, Toledo Scott, 6-5, 255, sr.; Brian Adams, Parma Heights Holy Name, 6-2, 255, sr.; Aaron Maley, Alliance, 5-10, 210, sr.; Kennedy Coates, Trotwood-Madison 5-10, 210, sr.; Connor Meyer, Kettering Alter, 6-3, 265, sr.; Raymon Patton, Columbus Hamilton Township, 5-7, 211, sr. Linebackers: Grant Horvath, Columbus Watterson, 6-2, 215, sr.; Jacob Morgan, Thornville Sheridan, 5-9, 175, sr.; D.J. Bowman, Chardon, 5-10, 185, jr.; DJ McDonald, Bellefontaine, 5-11, 195, sr.; Daquine Petty, Columbus South, 6-2, 213, sr.; Cameron Cox, Alliance, 6-3, 210, sr. Backs: Andy Anthony, Delaware Buckeye Valley, 5-10, 155, jr.; Anthony Sciarroni, Columbus DeSales, 6-0, 180, sr.; De’Zion Coleman, Cincinnati Hughes, 5-10, 170, jr.; Daishaun Hill, Rocky River, 6-2, 185, sr.; Nick Franklin, Chagrin Falls Kenston, 5-11, 170, sr.; Richie Eyre, Tallmadge, 5-9, 180, sr. Punter: Darrick Gibbons, Zanesville, 6-0, 225, sr.

Third team offense

Quarterbacks: Clay Davis, Athens, 6-2, 218, sr.; Josh Anderson, New Richmond, 5-10, 190, sr.; Colin McNamara, Aurora, 6-1, 195, sr.; Jayshon Bester, Cleveland Collinwood, 5-8, 165, sr.; Connor Bazelak, Kettering Alter, 6-4, 215, sr. Running backs: Evan Kaeck, Wapakoneta, 6-1, 205, jr.; Sonny Ray Jones II, Ravenna, 6-0, 175, sr.; Justin Sloan, Bellbrook, 5-7, 165, sr.; Rob Savin, Niles McKinley, 5-10, 190, sr. Receivers: Jordan Walker, Parma Padua, 5-9, 170, sr.; Jack Voudouris, Hunting Valley University, 6-3, 195, sr. Tight end: Justin Stephens, Trotwood-Madison, 6-6, 225, sr. Linemen: Drew Davis, Columbus Watterson, 6-4, 245, sr.; Ben Christman, Richfield Revere, 6-6, 300, so.; Matt Sawicki, Parma Heights Holy Name, 6-1, 250, sr.; Carson McNellie, Mentor Lake Catholic, 6-1, 270, sr.; Devin Lee, Clyde, 6-3, 325, sr. Kicker: Luka Zurak, Mentor Lake Catholic, 5-11, 160, sr.

Third team defense

Linemen: Kyle Hooper, Zanesville Maysville, 6-2, 295, sr.; Francis Sherman, Bay Village Bay, 6-3, 225, sr.; PJ Hallof, Canfield, 6-3, 230, sr. Linebackers: Elijah Hairston, Columbus Beechcroft, 6-2, 195, sr.; Mason Sawyer, Columbus Hartley, 6-1, 220, jr.; Tommy Wolfe, Granville, 6-0, 190, sr.; Dom Monaco, Medina Buckeye, 6-3, 205, sr.; Ross Hartman, Rocky River, 6-0, 195, sr.; Matt Ikiodi, Chagrin Falls Kenston, 5-10, 180, sr. Backs: Syquee Womack, Columbus Centennial, 5-10, 180, so.; Devon Wooden, Columbus Beechcroft, 5-10, 155, jr.; John Harris, Parma Padua, 5-10, 175, jr.; Graham Aldredge, Aurora, 6-3, 180, sr.; Sean Fitzgerald, Mentor Lake Catholic, 6-2, 170, sr. Punter: Patrick Green, Rocky River, 6-2, 175, sr.

Special mention

Haisuan Martin, Columbus South; Luchene Davis, Columbus Centennial; Zach Garber, Delaware Buckeye Valley; Kealin Harden, Columbus Independence; Phillip Cole, Columbus Hartley; Zach Walsh, Granville; Darius Littlefield, Columbus Independence; Lamont Rankin, Columbus Centennial; Deonte Wade, Columbus Marion-Franklin; Kiron Anderson, Columbus Hartley; Quintell Quinn, Columbus DeSales; Alhaji Sidibe, Columbus Beechcroft; Michael Crawford, Cincinnati Mount Healthy; Ryan Martin, Vandalia Butler; Davon Starks, Hamilton Badin; Cam Coomer, Wilmington; Bryant Johnson, Vandalia Butler; Marcus Wood, Greenville; Caden Clark, Piqua; Ryan Pool, Bellefontaine; Sam Secrest, Middletown Fenwick; Trevor VanVliet, Hamilton Ross; Ben Sauls, Tipp City Tippecanoe; Nathaniel Armstrong, Kettering Alter; Fred Butts, Dayton Carroll; Lonnie Phelps, Cincinnati Mount Healthy; Nick Coyle, Vandalia Butler; Jason Fehr, Cincinnati McNicholas; Mason Gostomsky, Tipp City Tippecanoe; Diego Neri, Cincinnati Northwest; Evan Schlensker, Hamilton Badin; Sammy Anderson, Trotwood-Madison; Ta’Ronn Britt, Trotwood-Madison; Henry Nenni, Middletown Fenwick; RJ Clesceri, Middletown Fenwick; Tony Munos, Marietta; Reece Bloomfield, Hillsboro; Reid Evans, Jackson; Taylor Deem, Thornville Sheridan; Max Conover, Hillsboro; Jared Icenhower, Jackson; Deon Burns, Hillsboro; Evan Adams, Athens; Brandon Simoniette, Vincent Warren; Cole Casto, Thornville Sheridan; Evan Steenrod, Athens; Owen Loughman, Thornville Sheridan; Logan Maxfield, Athens; Justin Hynes, Athens; Logan Hester, Hillsboro; Matt Humphreys, Jackson; Lane Heller, Athens; Kail Hill, Marietta; Nick Ranalli, Thornville Sheridan; Mason Swayne, Hillsboro; Brody Landrum, Jackson; Justin Shoemaker, Washington C.H. Miami Trace; Brandon Haraway, Norwalk; Nick Koerper, Tiffin Columbian; Angelo Grose, Mansfield Senior; Chad Gunder, Tiffin Columbian; Anthony Hawkins, Mansfield Senior; Devin McBride, Wapakoneta; Chase Frankhauser, Tiffin Columbian; Garrison Smith, Norwalk; Andy Adams, Clyde; Michael Dwyer, Lexington; Alec Maloney, Norwalk; Jared Flewelling, Clyde; Alamar Grose, Mansfield Senior; Nick Herzog, Defiance; Christian Warren, Toledo Rogers; Kaden Livingston, Norwalk; Tabian Goodman, Tiffin Columbian; Aaron Chambers, Wapakoneta; Cam Farrar, Clyde; Ben Everson, Zanesville; Cale Ogi, Millersburg West Holmes; Caden Mercer, Zanesville Maysville, 6-2, 230, sr.; Julius Murphy, Zanesville; Jent Joseph, New Philadelphia; Grady Hay, Millersburg West Holmes; Jeremiah Norman, Zanesville; Justin Rimer, New Philadelphia; Noah Fulp, New Philadelphia; Braden Brock, Zanesville Maysville; Antoine Brandon, Zanesville; Mark Blitz, Millersburg West Holmes; Laterrian Cunningham, New Philadelphia; Gabe Howard, Zanesville Maysville; Kayden Male, Zanesville; Ike Gilt, Millersburg West Holmes; Ryan O’Donnell, Millersburg West Holmes; Carrick Miller, Millersburg West Holmes; Easton Smith, Zanesville Maysville; J.C. Curtis, Zanesville; Zarek Morgan, Zanesville; Cole Tompkins, Zanesville Maysville; Ethan Evancho, Zanesville Maysville; Josh Jones, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary; Jared Mathie, Louisville; Jarod Tincher, Canfield; Jacob Lyons, Beloit West Branch; Robert White, Akron East; Luke Pritchett, Ravenna; Max Hartline, Louisville; Kyre Williams, Akron East; Nate Clingan, Lodi Cloverleaf; Colin Hritz, Canfield; Blake Jones, Norton; Anthony Watkins, Medina Buckeye; Deshawn Jones, Akron East; Bryce Zuppe, Louisville; Jack Robinson, Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin; Aidan McDonald, Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin; Michael Shoaf, Rocky River; Khari Tidmore, Hunting Valley University; Matt Iklodi, Chagrin Falls Kenston

In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson discusses a sports bet he had just placed on the New York Yankees to win the 2019 World Series at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven states that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
https://www.sunburynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2018/11/web1_121854319-b0bdf17a8c774e909b13e5da25d25489.jpgIn this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson discusses a sports bet he had just placed on the New York Yankees to win the 2019 World Series at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven states that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

This Nov. 20, 2018, photo shows a gambler placing a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
https://www.sunburynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2018/11/web1_121854319-82e4f389701d4b52b915e2c6837e01f7.jpgThis Nov. 20, 2018, photo shows a gambler placing a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

This Nov. 20, 2018, photo shows a gambler placing a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
https://www.sunburynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2018/11/web1_121854319-78607cbed4c143cf82cc05d8a96f8571.jpgThis Nov. 20, 2018, photo shows a gambler placing a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
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