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Ariton All Star Players and Awards

Ariton Purple Cats
Ariton High School

P.O. Box 750 Ariton, AL 36311
Stadium: Robert F. Zumstien Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Steven Kilcrease
Region: 2A-R2
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 Honored Players 
 Player   Year   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   College   Source 
 Alabama vs. Mississippi All Star Game 
 Craig Sanders2009 DL Sr.6-4235 Auburn 
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game 
 Leo Jolly1983 RB 6-3230 Alabama 
 1A Lineman of the Year 
 Craig Sanders2009 LB Sr.6-4235 Auburn ASWA
 1A Player of the Year 
 Leo Jolly1983 RB Sr.6-3225 Alabama ASWA

 All State Players 
 Player   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   College   Source 
 2020   2A 
 CJ McNabbLB So. 5-8190 2nd   ASWA
 Tuff HandOL Jr. 6-1245 2nd   ASWA
 2019   2A 
 Blake CarrollATH Sr. 6-0220 2nd   ASWA
 Chase HughesOL Jr. 6-0270 HM   ASWA
 2018   2A 
 Bryson PeavyATH Sr. 6-3200 1st   ASWA
 Matthews SpencerOL Sr. 6-0295 1st   ASWA
 2017   2A 
 Bryson PeavyDB Jr. 6-3190 2nd   ASWA
 Humberto HernandezK Sr. HM   ASWA
 Matthews SpencerOL Jr. 6-0290 1st   ASWA
 2016   2A 
 Bryson PeavyDB So. HM   ASWA
 2015   2A 
 Tuffy CaseyATH Sr.6-2200 2nd   ASWA
 2012   2A 
 Seth RobertsDL Sr. 6-4240 1st   ASWA
 2009   1A 
 Craig SandersLB Sr.6-4235 1st   ASWA
 2008   1A 
 Craig SandersDL Jr.6-4240 1st   ASWA
 Ty TylerLB Sr. HM   ASWA
 2007   1A 
 Bradley LightnerDb Sr. HM   ASWA
 Craig SandersDL So.6-4225 1st   ASWA
 Ty TylerLB Jr.5-10185 1st   ASWA
 2006   1A 
 Craig SandersTE Fr.6-3215 1st   BN
 Craig SandersTE Fr.6-4215 HM   ASWA
 Ty TylerLB So. HM   BN
 Ty TylerLB So.5-10175 1st   ASWA
 2005   1A 
 Justin MastersRB Jr. HM   BN
 Justin MastersRB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Justin SmithDB Sr.5-9170 1st   BN
 Justin SmithDB Sr.5-9170 HM   ASWA
 2004   1A 
 Aaron ReevesDB Sr. HM   BN
 Aaron ReevesDB Sr. HM   ASWA
 1999   2A 
 Brett LaneyLB Jr. HM   BN
 Jeremy BellDL Jr. HM   BN
 1998   2A 
 Ryan SmithDL Sr.6-2282 1st   BN
 1997   1A 
 Ashley MillerOL Sr. HM   BN
 Matt PetersLB Sr. HM   BN
 1996   1A 
 Kenny SandersLB Sr.6-0180 1st   BN
 Kenny SandersLB Sr.6-0180 1st   ASWA
 1994   1A 
 Brian PeavyQB Sr. HM   BN
 Carey RushingOL Sr. HM   ASWA
 Chris MorrisLB Sr.6-2215 1st   BN
 Chris MorrisLB Sr.6-2215 HM   ASWA
 Corey RushingOL Sr.6-1245 1st   BN
 Larry SandersRB Sr. HM   ASWA
 Larry SandersRB Sr. HM   BN
 Terry SandersRB Sr. HM   BN
 Terry SandersDL Sr. HM   ASWA
 1993   1A 
 Chris MorrisLB Jr.6-1205 HM   BN
 Chris MorrisLB Jr.6-1205 HM   ASWA
 Tim KilowRB Sr. HM   BN
 1992   1A 
 Billy MantellWR Sr.5-11175 HM   BN
 Billy MantellWR Sr.5-11175 HM   ASWA
 Chris RollinsOL Sr.6-3220 HM   ASWA
 Josh HerringQB Sr. HM   BN
 1991   1A 
 Billy MantellWR Jr. HM   BN
 Billy MantellWR Jr.6-1175 1st   ASWA
 Dennis EzellOL Sr.6-1230 1st   BN
 Dennis EzellDL Sr.6-0235 1st   ASWA
 Josh HerringQB Jr. HM   BN
 Josh HerringQB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Tracy ThomasDL Sr. HM   BN
 1990   1A 
 Adam ThomasOL Sr. HM   BN
 Dennis EzellOL Jr.5-11240 HM   ASWA
 Jason RobinetteTE Sr.6-1200 HM   ASWA
 Kerry LeeRB Sr.5-11180 HM   BN
 Kerry LeeRB Sr.5-11180 1st   ASWA
 1989   1A 
 Chris CarrollOL Jr. HM   BN
 Jeremy HerringLB Jr. HM   BN
 Kerry LeeRB Jr.5-11175 1st   BN
 Kerry LeeRB Jr.5-11175 1st   ASWA
 Robin BellQB Sr. HM   BN
 1988   1A 
 Lorenzo PearsonLB Sr.6-0205 1st   BN
 Lorenzo PearsonLB Sr.6-1220 1st   ASWA
 Ron GoodsonRB Sr.6-1190 1st   BN
 Ron GoodsonRB Sr.6-1190 1st   ASWA
 Wes AlumsWR Sr.6-1180 1st   ASWA
 Wes AlumsWR Sr.6-1180 HM   BN
 1987   1A 
 Lorenzo PearsonOL Jr. HM   BN
 1984   1A 
 Jerry GurskiLB Sr.5-10150 HM   BN
 Jerry GurskiLB Sr.5-10150 1st   ASWA
 Ronnie StinsonPK Sr.6-0175 1st   ASWA
 Ronnie StinsonPK Sr.6-0175 1st   BN
 Stacy AlumsOL Sr.6-0205 1st   ASWA
 Stacy AlumsOL Sr.6-0200 1st   BN
 1983   1A 
 Chuck CarterPK Sr.5-9195 1st   ASWA
 Jerry GurskiLB Sr.5-10150 HM   BN
 Leo JollyRB Sr.6-3225 1st   ASWA
 Leo JollyRB Sr.6-2225 1st   BN
 Ronnie StinsonQB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Stacy AlumsOL Jr. HM   BN
 1982   1A/2A 
 Charles McLaughlinDL Sr.6-1185 1st   BN
 Charles McLaughlinE 2nd   BPH
 Leo JollyRB Jr. HM   BN
 Leo JollyRB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Richard ThomasOL Sr. HM   BN
 Richard ThomasOL Sr. HM   ASWA
 Richard ThomasL HM   BPH
 Ronnie StinsonDB So. HM   ASWA
 1981   1A/2A 
 Leo JollyB So. HM   BN
 Ronnie PearsonL HM   BN
 Steve BellE Sr.210 1st   BN
 1978   1A/2A 
 CulverhouseE HM   BN
 1975   1A 
 James AlumsQB HM   BPH
 1972   1A 
 Robert ThomasIL 2nd   BPH
 Tim LoganLB HM   BPH
 Tim LoganC HM   BN
 1970   1A 
 Ben Key HM   BPH
 Larry AlumsE Sr.190 1st   BPH
 Larry AlumsT Sr.190 1st   BN
 1969   1A/2A 
 Larry AdamsT Sr.6-0180 2nd   BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1925 Langdale tied a record by defeating Milltown 125-0. Hamilton had set the record by thrashing Fayette 125-0 in 1915.