2020 All-Chronicle Football Team
Nehemiah Vann, sophomore, Seven Rivers Christian
Joel Velazquez, freshman, Crystal River
Zaire Wilcox, senior, Lecanto
Mario Aguilera, junior, Seven Rivers Christian
C.J. Phillips, senior, Seven Rivers Christian
Brock Summers, senior, Seven Rivers Christian
Logan Alford, junior, Seven Rivers Christian
Hunter Beyer, senior, Citrus
Jacob Cameron, junior, Lecanto
Evan Louden, senior, Crystal River
Tanner Short, senior, Lecanto
Zach Van Fleet, sophomore, Crystal River
Offensive Player of Year finalists
C.J. Phillips, Sr., wide receiver, Seven Rivers Christian
Far and away paced the county in receiving with 34 receptions for 505 yards, hauling in four touchdown passes. Also ran for a score and threw for a pair of touchdowns, and added 375 yards as a kick returner to total 986 all-purpose yards.
Joel Velazquez, Fr., running back, Crystal River
In just six games he rushed for a team-high 623 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 5.9 yards per carry and 103.8 per game. Additionally, he tossed two touchdown passes. He ran for a combined 293 yards and two scores against Citrus and Lecanto.
Zaire Wilcox, Sr., running back, Lecanto
The 2019 Offensive Player of the Year with Citrus, he rushed for county bests of 730 yards and nine touchdowns in just seven games. He also ran for eight 2-point conversions and served as a ‘Wildcat’ style quarterback for the Panthers.
Logan Frederick, junior, Citrus
Daunte Gunter, senior, Crystal River
Jarred Newell, senior, Crystal River
Cole Richardson, junior, Seven Rivers Christian
Ian Richardson, senior, Seven Rivers Christian
Caleb Holloway, junior, Citrus
Jose Rodriguez, senior, Lecanto
Dwann McCray, sophomore, Lecanto
Jacob Palmeri, junior, Citrus
Aiden Topping, senior, Citrus
Jared Sheley, senior, Lecanto
Manny Hampton, senior, Crystal River
C.J. Henry, senior, Lecanto
Cason Williamson, sophomore, Citrus
Defensive Player of Year finalists
Logan Frederick, Jr., defensive end, Citrus
He paced the Hurricanes in both total tackles (69) and tackles for a loss (13), as well as sacks with seven out of 13 total for the team. He caused two fumbles, and in four games had double-digit tackles and three times recorded two sacks.
Daunte Gunter, Sr., defensive end, Crystal River
In his lone season of playing high school football, the basketball standout totaled 43 tackles, including a team-best eight for a loss. Plus he recorded seven of the team’s nine total sacks, and was first team All-Gulf Coast 8 as a defensive lineman and tight end.
Dwann McCray, So., safety, Lecanto
Out of the defensive backfield he was one of the top Panthers in tackles with 85, including four for a loss. Four times he posted double digits tackles, with 17 against Citrus and 18 in a playoff game at Pasco. He recovered two fumbles and had two pass breakups.