ALMONT — Almont placed three of their players on the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Division 6, Region 3 team which was announced recently.
Brandon Hunsaker, a senior, garnered attention at a linebacker spot.
This past fall he supplied 25 solos and 72 assisted stops.
Mason Smith, a senior, made the lineup for his prowess as a defensive back. He wound up with 21 solo tackles, 38 assisted stops and registered one forced fumble en route.
Matthew Measel, a junior runningback, was the other Almont player recognized for his play.
This past fall Measel rushed the ball for a Tri-City Area best output of 698 yards on 82 totes, an average of 8.5 yards per carry, while collecting nine touchdowns.
He also caught 17 passes for 196 yards, an average of 11.5 yard per reception, with three touchdowns.
They are joined on the squad by:
Line- Brenden Quackenbush, Chesaning; Evan Sampson, Durand; Jaylen Snead, Warren Michigan Collegiate; Kadyn LaChappelle, Millington; and Lavontae Sims Brown, Mount Morris.
Linebacker- Ty Farmer, Brooklyn Columbia Central; Jared Legue, Millington; Ty Wicker. Mount Morris; and Nate Tremble, Standish Sterling.
Backs- Demari Jenkins, Clintondale; Logan Kelley, Lakeville; Zach Miller, Stockbridge; and Luke Matusik, Millington.
Line- Matt Chang, Clintondale; Dylan McDonald, Durand; Blake LaLonde, Lakeville; Anthony Thomas, Warren Michigan Collegiate; Avery Barron, Millington; and Lance View, Standish-Sterling.
Tight end- Chase Raymond, Standish-Sterling.
Receivers- Reese Greenfelder, Chesaning; Tre Redding, Warren Michigan Collegiate; and Jeremy Pilch, Stockbridge.
Quarterback- Deion Black, Warren Michigan Collegiate; and Issac Stough, Millington.
Runningback- Jacob Legue, Millington; and Lane Thibault, Standish- Sterling.
Athlete- Gabe Lynn, Durand.
Special teams- Luke Williams, Millington.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.