Eastpointe High’s Kenneth Williams carries the ball in a game earlier this season against Roseville High. Williams was one of a handful of Shamrocks players who made the honor team in the MAC Gold.

Eastpointe High’s Kenneth Williams carries the ball in a game earlier this season against Roseville High. Williams was one of a handful of Shamrocks players who made the honor team in the MAC Gold.

Photo by Patricia O’Blenes


MAC honors top football players

By: Jacob Herbert | C&G Newspapers | Published December 7, 2020

 Roseville High quarterback Robert Salter rolls out for a pass during a game earlier this season. Salter earned a spot on the MAC Gold honor team for his efforts this season.

Roseville High quarterback Robert Salter rolls out for a pass during a game earlier this season. Salter earned a spot on the MAC Gold honor team for his efforts this season.

Photo by Patricia O’Blenes

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MACOMB COUNTY — The Macomb Area Conference has released their annual list of standout football players throughout the league. The season is temporarily suspended for all fall sports still in action, including football, volleyball and swimming and diving.

Following is a list of players that made the MAC football honor team.

 

MAC Red
Macomb Dakota and Sterling Heights Stevenson shared the Red Division title this year, with both teams going 4-1. Next was Grosse Pointe South (3-2), Clinton Township Chippewa Valley (2-3), Romeo High (1-4) and Utica Eisenhower (1-4).

Dakota’s De’Javion Stepney was named the league’s Most Valuable Player, while Stevenson’s Justin Newcomb was Coach of the Year. Ike earned the sportsmanship award.

The All-League honorees were Stepney, Jack Murray, Jordan Rice-Reno, Caiden Sloan, Zach Mullins and Eric Reese, Dakota; Jordan Kwiatkowski, Biagio Madonna, Jordan Ramsey, Adom LeDuc, Giovanni El-Hadi and Tony Schumate, Stevenson; Will Johnson, Max Gavigan, Egan Sullivan, Jackson Lampbers and Joe Klunder, Grosse Pointe South; Quillen Howze, Jailen Howze and Cephus Harris, Chippewa Valley; Weston Jones and Michael Heldman, Romeo; and Anthony Cardamone, Ike.

 

MAC White
New Baltimore Anchor Bay and Warren Mott tied for the top spot in the White with a 3-1 record. Following was St. Clair Shores Lakeview (3-2), Utica High (2-2), Utica Ford II (1-4) and Macomb L’Anse Creuse North (0-2).

Mott’s James Chaney was named Most Valuable Player, and coach Tom Milanov earned Coach of the Year. Lakeview and Utica shared the sportsmanship award.

The MAC White All-League players were Ethan Whitley, Ben Hanson, Liam Karry, Brock Amo, Michael Gorde and Nino Parreley, Anchor Bay; Isaiah Daniels, Tyson Watson, Logan Ramsey, N’Christian Gilbert, James Chaney and KJ Allen, Warren Mott; Evan Kuhle, Ken Soderberg, Jack Majewski, Shamar Askin and Andrew Messina, Lakeview; Brett Berg, Turner Tomatti and Zackri Jacobs, Utica; Gary Nilson and Nicholas Miller, Ford; and Nick Rosado, L’Anse Creuse North.

 

MAC Blue
Port Huron High (4-0) won the Blue, followed by Fraser High (3-2), Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse (3-2), Port Huron Northern (2-2), St. Clair Shores Lake Shore (1-3) and Sterling Heights High (0-4).

Nijere Finney, of Port Huron, was the division’s Most Valuable Player, and Big Reds’ coach Ryan Mullins was Coach of the Year. Lake Shore took home the sportsmanship award.

Players named to the MAC Blue honor team were Finney, Jace Mullins, Shaka Brown, Noah Kindle, Caleb Collier, Jaren Sanderson and Michael Post, Port Huron; Sherard Beatty, Broch Worchol, Darrick Price II, Brady Berozowsky and Eddie Williams, Fraser; Dylan Megge, Kamren Deam, Quincy Green, Dylan Lanthier and Mitchell Rivard, L’Anse Creuse; Isaak Ullenbruch, Danny Fealko and Nick Byrd, Port Huron Northern; Braylon Gaines and Xzorion Simmons, Lake Shore; and Nikko Johnson, Sterling Heights.

 

MAC Gold
Eastpointe High won the Gold with an undefeated 5-0 record. Following was Roseville High (4-1), Grosse Pointe North (3-2), Warren Woods Tower (2-3), St Clair High (1-4) and Warren Cousino (0-5).

Eastpointe coach Al Demps won Coach of the Year, and Ronald Jackson, also of Eastpointe, was the MVP. Cousino earned the sportsmanship award.

The All-League team consisted of Maurice Davis, Tayshawn Trent, Kumuari Bennett, Eddie Higginbottom, Kenneth Williams, Derrick Wallace and Ronald Jackson, Eastpointe; Tyrell Henry, Malachi Clark, Edward Little, Steven Reynolds, Ronald Salter and Amare Snowden, Roseville; Kennard Williams, Colin Duffy, Andrew Hill, Timothy Cleland and Michael Zontini, Grosse Pointe North; David Chaney, Omari Enbree and Mickus Simmons, Tower; Maddox Mozal and Max Schweihofer, St. Clair; and Aleks Marek, Cousino.

 

MAC Silver
Marine City High won the Silver division with a 5-0 record. Following was Marysville High (4-1), Warren Fitzgerald (3-2), Clinton Township Clintondale (2-3), Hazel Park (1-4) and Madison Heights Madison (1-4).

Marine City’s Charles Tigert was named MVP, and his coach Daryn Letson won Coach of the Year. Marysville took the sportsmanship award.

The All-League team was Tigert, Derek Schlottman, Mason Walker, Wyatt Walker, Anthony Renrzel, Leo Pastoria and Luc Pastoria, Marine City; D’Marco Singleton, LeMarus Lee, Zach Meier, Sam Lasher, Hayden Holdburg and Evan Woodward, Marysville; Thomas Lewis, Amari Spalding, Jermaine Anderson, Trey West and Troy West, Fitzgerald; Martial Owens, Decari Jenkins and Aaron Patterson, Clintondale; Matt Diaz and Patrick White, Hazel Park; and DaJuan Ray, Madison.

 

MAC Bronze
Madison Heights Lamphere won the Bronze division at 5-0. The Rams were followed by St Clair Shores South Lake (4-1), Warren Lincoln (3-2), Center Line High (2-3), Clawson High (1-4) and New Haven High (0-5).

Lamphere coach Art Maisano was named Coach of the Year, and South Lake won the sportsmanship award. The Bronze Division did not list an MVP.

The All-League players were Joe McNab, Billy Collins, KJ Whitman, Drew Webster, Tristan Gist, Jake Malek and Nico Hernandez, Lamphere; Kawon Robertson Jr., Da’Zohn Greer, Malcome Smith, Rashah Harris, Caron Mason and Jaheim Frazier, South Lake; Eric Adams, Edward Gordon, Jeremiah Harvey, Tommie Thompson and Trachard Jackson, Warren Lincoln; Isaac Lazarowicz, Jayden Freeman and Seth Fulton, Center Line; Michael Moss and Tendaji Alexander, Clawson; and Angelo Hamilton, New Haven.

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