Alexander Central’s Football team is still winning despite the season ending on November 10th.
The 2017 All Northwestern Conference selections were released Sunday and the Cougars lead the league in honors just like they did in conference wins. Alexander Central has 16 players and coaches to be recognized following a 10-2 season that brought the school it’s 7th conference title.
Senior Quarterback Gunnar Anderson was named the league Player of the Year. Anderson threw for over 1,000 yards and ran for more than 700. He connected on 12 scoring strikes and ran for another 14 for the season.
Junior Tackle Isaac Chapman was named the Co- Defensive Player of the Year by league coaches. Chapman, despite consistent double teaming amassed 24.5 tackles for loss and 10 quarterback sacks. Watauga ‘s Josh Headlee shared the honor with Chapman.
Butch Carter in his second year in Taylorsville was named the league Coach of the Year.
The following players were also tabbed as All Conference:
Bryson Godfrey, Devon Weiss, Kendall Flowers, Kyle Phillips, Caleb Dula, Frank Dockery
Jordan Brown, Lyndon Strickland, Lucas Walker, Tevin Clark
Jaden Houston, Jamison Benfield, Steven Montgomery