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THE NEWS TRIBUNE’S 2011 ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAM
STATE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tyler Hasty, Bellevue
QB/DB, 5-11, 185, Senior
Hasty makes top-ranked Bellevue’s fine-tuned offensive go and provides pop on defense. He turned in his finest offensive performance in one of the Wolverines’ biggest games, rushing for 113 yards and four TDs on 17 carries in a 35-14 win over Lakes in the quarterfinals on the way to a fourth straight trip to the Class 3A state finals. He also helped run-oriented Bellevue add a passing attack this season, throwing for almost 1,000 yards and 9 TDs. KingCo 3A/2A’s Defensive Player of the Year, Hasty has four interceptions. He has offers from Colorado, Oregon State and Idaho.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Randy Davis, Cascade Christian
Gutted by graduation, the defending Class 1A state champions took early-season lumps, but have found their way to the state finals for the fourth straight season
QB Max Browne 6-5 210 Jr. Skyline
Completed 71.3 percent of passes for 3,813 yards, 43 TDs and 5 interceptions
RB Matt Hadley 5-11 195 Sr. Connell
BYU recruit ran for 2,162 yards; owns state records for career TDs, points scored
RB Parker Henry 6-0 205 Sr. Skyview
Heart of the Storm rushed for 2,161 yards, 31 TDs, has team in state finals
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Pos. Name Ht. Wt. Grade School
QB Max Browne 6-5 200 Jr. Skyline
Set team records in passing yards (4,189) and touchdowns (50) in 2010
RB Kei’Varae Russell 5-11 170 Sr. Mariner
Ran for 1,850 yards in 10 games last year; has nearly 20 Division-I offers
RB Matt Hadley 5-11 190 Sr. Connell
Two-time 1A Player of the Year, BYU-commit scored 50 TDs in 2010
WR Michael Rector 6-1 180 Sr. Bellarmine Prep
UW-commit flashed big-play potential in 3-TD quarterfinal vs. Bothell
WR Trent Sewell 6-2 205 Sr. Bothell
Pac-12 recruit enjoyed breakout in 2010, tallying 1,133 yards, 12 TDs
TE Caleb Smith 6-6 240 Sr. Kentridge
Chargers former quarterback has blossomed into a pass-catching tight end
OL Zach Banner 6-9 330 Sr. Lakes
The most recruited player in the Northwest, he has more than 40 offers
OL Nathan Dean 6-5 275 Sr. Juanita
Massive UW-commit is another of state’s top O-line prospects
The Washington State Baseball Coaches Association has selected its all-state teams. Here they are:
Co-Players of the Year: Zach Abruzza, Redmond; Brian McAfee, Bothell
Coach of the Year: Keith Gradwohl, Walla Walla HS
PLAYER NAME HIGH SCHOOL POS. GRADE
Spencer Ansett Ferris P 12
Drew Christina Walla Walla P 12
Clint Coulter Union C 11
Dylan Davis Redmond P 12
Austin Jones Edmonds-Woodway INF 12
Nick Kiel Jackson P 12
Reese McGuire Kentwood C 10
Michael Nelson South Kitsap INF 11
Kyle Olson Jackson C 12 Read more »
Player of the year, all classes — Gary Bell, sr., Kentridge.
Player of the year — Gary Bell, sr., Kentridge
First-team — Gary Bell, sr., Kentridge; Tony Wroten, Jr., sr., Garfield; Brett Kingma, sr., Jackson; Chris Sarbaugh, sr., Gonzaga Prep; DaVonte Lacy, sr., Curtis.
Honorable mention — David Trimble, jr., Davis; Riley Stockton, sr., Ferris.
Player of the year — Issac Winston, sr., Lakes.
First-team — Issac Winston, sr., Lakes; Nate Sikma, sr., Bellevue; Mitch Brewe, jr., Seattle Prep; Jerron Smith, sr., Decatur; Case Rada, sr., Kamiakin.
Honorable mention — Dustin Watts, sr., O’Dea; Sekou Wiggs, jr., O’Dea.
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Tacoma News Tribune’s All-Classification All-State basketball teams
Player of the Year: Gary Bell, guard, 6-2, Kentridge, Senior
Gonzaga University signee averaged 28.0 points per game. … Set West Central District single-game scoring mark when he scored 47 in a winner-to-state, loser-out contest. … Led Kentridge to a share of the SPSL North title and a sixth-place finish at the Class 4A state tournament.
Coach of the Year: Matty McIntyre, Gonzaga Prep
Second-year coach guided alma mater to the Class 4A state championship, the first state title in school history
G Tony Wroten, 6-5, Garfield, Senior
Athletically gifted University of Washington recruit averaged 25.0 points per game
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Here is the Tacoma News Tribune’s 2010 preseason all-state football team. There’s quite a bit of geographic and classification variety on this team, with players from 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A and even 2B represented.
Of course, picking all-state teams is not an exact science. We spoke to coaches and reporters from around the state, and used our own observations, too. Selecting these teams is always difficult and hard decisions must be made. There are many worthy players that are not on this list and many will find their way to it by the end of the season.
2010 Tacoma News Tribune Preseason All-State Football Team
QB Trey Wheeler 6-1 195 Sr. Liberty
Led the Patriots to 3A title game in 2009, throwing for 2,385 yards and 29 TDs
RB Bishop Sankey 5-11 190 Sr. Gonzaga Prep
Two-time member of the TNT preseason all-state team has given oral commitment to WSU, but still being pursued by UW Read more »