Numerous Blackcats named to All-District football team

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By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports

The 2013 19-3A All-District football team has been released, which includes 19 players from Mexia that made it on the list.

It’s no surprise that state runner-up Fairfield dominated the all-district team in the superlatives category, as well as most of the rest of the list.

Coach of the Year went to John Bachtel and his staff. District Most Valuable Player went to Larry Rose of Fairfield, while teammates Jacob Gallegos and Jeremiah Simpson took Offensive MVP and Defensive MVP honors respectively.

The Blackcats freshman quarterback Jaylon Gipson was named the district’s Newcomer of the Year.

To read more, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Mexia News, or subscribe to our e-edition.