Seven Baltimore area players were named to the Consensus All-State Football Team Tuesday with numerous others making the big school, small school and private school teams.
McDonogh's Dom Damico, who guilded the Eagles to an 11-0 season and the MIAA A Conference championship, shared Coach of the Year honors with Fort Hill's Todd Appel, whose Sentinels finished 14-0 with the Class 1A state title.
DeMatha wide receiver Cameron Phillips, who is headed to Virginia Tech, was named Offensive Player of the Year. Middletown lineman Ricky Leonard, committed to Florida State. was named Defensive Player of the Year.
The All-State team is selected by Maryland high school football media with the top 30 vote getters named to the Consensus All-State Team.
Archbishop Spalding quarterback Zach Abey, The Baltimore Sun Offensive Player of the Year, made the consensus first team as an all-purpose selection. McDonogh lineman Jared Cohen and Meade lineman Jake Hawk were also selected first team.
On defense, Gilman defensive end Melvin Keihn made the team for the second straight year. McDonogh linebacker Wyatt Cook, The Sun's Defensive Player of the Year, Eagles defensive back Josh Woods and Annapolis Area Christian defensive back Demetrius Johnson also made the consensus team.
To read more about all the players selected to the Consensus All-State Team, click here.
Local players named to the Big School (Class 4A/3A) teams:
First Team Offense
Jacquez Adams, Franklin, quarterback
Kyle Evans, Meade, running back
Steven Smothers, Franklin, wide receiver
Jake Hawk, Meade, lineman
David Robbins, Glenelg, lineman
Matt Thompson, Perry Hall, lineman
Sean Bowling, North Harford, kicker
First Team Defense
Niquekko Cook, Meade, lineman
Randy Fischer, Broadneck, linebacker
Zach Nicholas, Mount Hebron, defensive back