A total of 31 local athletes earn all-state honors in a fall season where teams broughta home one champion and three runner-up trophies
An astounding 22 high school student athletes representing San Juan County were named to All-State football teams for the 2022 fall sports season that recently came to a close.
The Deseret News released its list of football honorees on Wednesday, December 14 based exclusively on coaches’ votes from a list of nominated players from each team.
In addition, six cross country runners from Monticello and San Juan high schools finished in the top ten in their respective state, earning All-State honors.
The San Juan Record honored three local All-State volleyball players in the December 14 issue and is proud to continue presenting each of these outstanding student athletes along with photos and comments from their coaches.
Monticello football players appear in this issue. Additional football players and cross country runners will be honored in coming issues.
Student athletes earning All-State honors who do not appear in this issue include:
San Juan Football
2A MVP - Parker Snyder
2A First Team - Zack Conway, Jerzy Nieves, Garrett Young, Taylor Black, Callen Burke, Trace Bennett
2A Second Team - Collin Baker
2A Honorable Mention - Anthony Done, Jarrod Burke, Isaac Warner, and Jake Ivins
Monument Valley Football
8-Player Second Team - Melias Cly and Tobias Grey
8-Player Second Team - D’Wayne Nakai and Marcus Denny
8-Player First Team - Easton Young, JD McDonald, Donny Atwood, Javlin Robison, Nicholas Lundell
8-Player Second Team - Landon Ewart
Monticello Cross Country
Top Ten Finishers - Caden Pehrson, Jesse Pettit, Ayla Carling, Lilli Burton, and Marah Long
San Juan Cross Country
Top Ten Finisher - Edward Lyman
San Juan Volleyball
2A Second Team - Kinley Noyes
1A Third Team - Ali Barry
Monument Valley Volleyball
1A Honorable Mention - Shimequa Hudson