Division II-A state champion Knoxville Webb School leads the Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-state team announced today with nine players being selected for the team.
Coach David Meske was named Coach of the Year in Division II-A after leading the Spartans to a 12-1 record. It was the school's sixth state championship and third in five years.
The Spartans on the All-state offense are Robby Strachan (FB), Aaron Blance (RB), Skip Garner (OL) and Andrew Campbell (OL).
Webb School players on the All-state defense are Todd Kelly Jr. (DB), Brock Beeler (DB), Carter Thomas (DL), Bennett Harrison (LB), and Jack Grayson (P).
Division II-A All-State
Coach of the Year: David Meske (Webb School of Knoxville)
QB - Brent Rooker (Evangelical Christian School)
QB - Ryan Garner (University School of Jackson)
RB - Powers Spencer (University School of Jackson)
RB - Marcus Miller (Fayette Academy)
RB - Aaron Blance (Webb School of Knoxville)
FB - Robby Strachan (Webb School Knoxville)
WR - Austin Orr (University School of Jackson)
OL - Chase Hensley (University School of Jackson)
OL - Skip Garner (Webb School Knoxville)
OL - Andrew Campbell (Webb School Knoxville)
OL - Zach Weaver (Harding Academy)
OL - Tyler Buckley (University School of Jackson)
K - Troy Smigielski (University School of Jackson)
DL - Mack Weaver (Harding Academy)
DL - Dylan Young (St. George's)
DL - Carter Thomas (Webb School Knoxville)
DL - Stephen Davis (Davidson Academy)
LB - Walker Jones (Evangelical Christian School)
LB - Bennett Harrison (Webb School Knoxville)
LB - Tyler Hardin (University School of Jackson)
LB - Joseph Patterson (University School of Jackson)
DB - Steve Wilson (Davidson Academy)
DB - Dalton Ponchillia (Franklin Road Academy)
DB - Todd Kelly Jr. (Webb School of Knoxville)
DB - Brock Beeler (Webb School of Knoxville)
P - Jack Grayson (Webb School Knoxville)
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Junior running back Robby Strachan ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns as the Webb School of Knoxville defeated Evangelical Christian School 47-14 in the Division II-A state championship Thursday at Tennessee Tech's Tucker Stadium.
It was the sixth state title for Webb School (11-1) and the third in four years. The Spartans improved to 4-2 against the Eagles (6-7) in the TSSAA playoffs.
Strachan, who had 18 carries, was named the game's offensive MVP, while teammate Brant Mitchell was the defensive MVP with 10 tackles - four unassisted and six assisted.
The Spartans took control of the game with three second-quarter touchdowns, including two Todd Kelly rushing scores, and led 27-0 at the half. Kelly ran for 118 yards on 13 carries.
Webb School rolled up 453 yards on 59 plays, including 406 rushing yards.
ECS quarterback Brent Rooker threw for 298 yards and two touchdowns on 23-of-29 passing.
The Tennessee Sports Writers Association released its all-state high football teams for this past season in the Division II-A and Division II-AA classifications today.