By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
The 2016-17 District 9-4A DII all-district team was recently released as four Mexia Blackcats were named to the team.
Senior Jaylen Gipson earned honors at quarterback on the all-district second team. Gipson was joined by teammates Marcos Gonzalez, who made the second team offense at fullback; Colton Jones made second team offense as a tackle and Jaquay Martin earned second team defense honors at safety.
A total of nine Blackcat players were named to the all-academic team, which included Travion Carter, Gipson, Jo’Rel Lockhart, Gonzales, Jason Coffey, Jekahre Hackett, Darian Garcia, Bryce Sterling and Davion Carter.
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