2023 All-Valley football team

Published 11:00 am Wednesday, December 20, 2023

There was some fantastic football this season in Chambers County, and now it is time to recognize some of the best talent from the season. Full list at the bottom of the article. 

The All-Valley Team consists of three athletes, these are players who dominated on both sides of the ball, 11 offensive players, 11 defensive players and one kicker. 

Chambers Academy leads all teams in selections with eight players selected. Valley follows behind the Rebels with six selections. The Springwood Wildcats followed the Rams with five players selected. 

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Cam Dooley made the team as an athlete. Dooley finished the season on offense with 1,586 passing yards, 25 passing touchdowns, 539 rushing yards and 25 rushing touchdowns. Dooley threw nine interceptions and completed 62% of his passes. On defense, Dooley finished with 39 solo tackles, 19 assists, one tackle for loss and one interception. 

Alajawon Whitfield led Lanett on both sides of the ball. Whitfield finished with 1,703 all-purpose yards and 11 total touchdowns. On defense, Whitfield finished with 34 solo tackles, 21 assists and seven interceptions. 

Keondae Huguley was a Swiss army knife for Lanett this season. Huguley played multiple positions on offense and defense. On defense, Huguley finished with 72 tackles, nine tackles for loss, eight sacks, seven forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three interceptions. Huguley finished the season with 1,270 all-purpose yards and 13 total touchdowns. 

Kole Baker led Chambers Academy to a state championship and was selected at quarterback. Baker finished the season with 1,663 passing yards, 16 touchdowns and a completion percentage of just under 74%. 

Luke Hudson was the other quarterback selected. Hudson led Springwood to the state title game, but he left the game with an injury. Hudson finished with 1,672 passing yards, 22 touchdowns and a completion percentage of just under 67%. 

Luke Tarver was dominant at running back for Chambers Academy this season. Tarver finished the season with 1,755 rushing yards, 26 touchdowns and averaged over 11 yards per carry. 

Springwood’s CJ Johnson also made the team as a running back. Johnson finished the season with 1,883 rushing yards, 39 total touchdowns and 596 receiving yards. 

Tilyn Carrell was selected as a running back for Valley. Carrell finished the season with 1,081 rushing yards and six touchdowns. 

Jacob Norgard was selected as the other half of Chambers Academy’s running back tandem. Norgard finished the season with 1,044 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns. 

Koreen Henry was selected as Chambers Academy’s lead receiver. Henry finished the season with 1,511 all-purpose yards and 15 total touchdowns. Brandon Thomas was the other selection at wide receiver, Thomas finished with 700 receiving yards and nine touchdowns. 

The three offensive linemen selected were Springwood’s Brayden Moseley, Chambers Academy’s Blake Reaves and LaFayette’s Malik Burton. Moseley was an AISA All-Star and had 12 pancakes on the season. Burton was LaFayette’s leader on both sides of the ball. Reaves led Chambers Academy at center and graded highly all season. 

The defensive selections this year were even tougher than the offensive selections. Chambers Academy’s Ryan Smith was selected for the defensive line. Smith finished the season with 38 solo tackles, 14 assists, nine tackles for loss, five sacks and two interceptions. 

Valley’s Robert White was also selected for the defensive line. White finished with 48 solo tackles, 19 assists, six tackles for loss and three sacks. 

Chambers Academy’s Eli Whorton was also selected for the defensive line. Whorton finished with 41 solo tackles, 17 assists, nine tackles for loss, five sacks and two interceptions. 

There were four linebacker selections. Beulah’s Bronson Dubose was selected, he finished the season with 75 solo tackles, 37 assists, 15 tackles for loss and one sack. 

Valley’s Hezekyah Avery was selected as a linebacker after finishing with 78 solo tackles, 44 assists, eight tackles for loss and four sacks. 

Lanett’s Nadarious Morgan was selected as a linebacker. Morgan finished the season with 89 solo tackles, 53 assists, 15 tackles for loss and nine sacks. 

Beulah’s Hunter Brown was also selected as a linebacker. Brown finished with 47 solo tackles, 29 assists and 10 tackles for loss. 

Springwood’s Dylan Reeves was selected as a defensive back. Reeves finished with 50 solo tackles, 17 assists, five tackles for loss, three sacks and five interceptions. 

Chambers Academy’s Kyle Hand was also selected as a defensive back. Hand finished the season with 34 solo tackles, 10 assists, three tackles for loss, one sack and four interceptions. 

Valley’s Galvin Goss was also selected as a defensive back. Goss finished with 40 solo tackles, 28 assists, three tackles for loss and two interceptions. 

Beulah’s Reed Maloof was the kicker selection. Maloof connected on 26 of his 27 extra-point attempts and made eight of his 10 field goal attempts. Maloof’s longest field goal came from 40 yards out. Maloof also punted for 865 yards. 

 

ATH – Cam Dooley (Valley)

ATH –  Alajawon Whitfield (Lanett)

ATH – Keondae Huguley (Lanett)

QB – Kole Baker (Chambers Academy)

QB – Luke Hudson (Springwood)

RB – Luke Tarver (Chambers Academy)

RB – CJ Johnson (Springwood)

RB – Tilyn Carrell (Valley)

RB – Jacob Norgard (Chambers Academy)

WR – Koreen Henry (Chambers Academy)
WR – Brandon Thomas (Valley)

OL – Brayden Moseley (Springwood)
OL – Blake Reaves (Chambers Academy)
OL – Malik Burton (LaFayette) 

DL – Ryan Smith (Chambers Academy)
DL – Greg Johnson (Springwood)

DL – Robert White (Valley)

DL – Eli Whorton (Chambers Academy) 

LB – Bronson Dubose (Beulah)
LB – Hezekyah Avery (Valley)

LB – Nadarious Morgan (Lanett) 

LB – Hunter Brown (Beulah) 

DB – Dylan Reeves (Springwood)
DB – Kyle Hand (Chambers Academy)
DB – Galvin Goss (Valley) 

K – Reed Maloof (Beulah)