The Tennessee Sports Writers Association has honored a handful of Williamson County football players to its 2019 lists for D-II AA and D-II AAA. 

In D-II AA, Battle Ground Academy's Nick Semptimphelter was recognized with the quarterbacks, and Lipscomb Academy's Kyle McNamara was honored with the wide receivers. 

Christ Presbyterian Academy had two offensive linemen -- Jarrett Matthews and David Enoch -- make the cut. 

CPA linebacker Antonio Stevens and BGA defensive back Antonio Stevens were recognized on defense, and Franklin Road Academy punter Jack Norris earned a nod. 

In D-II AAA, Brentwood Academy saw OL Eli Sutton, linebacker Devyn Curtis and kicker Paxton Perry on the list. 

Below are the full rosters, courtesy of the TSWA.



QB – Nick Semptimphelter, Battle Ground Academy, Sr.

QB – Cooper Riggs, Grace Christian Academy-Knoxville, Jr.

RB – Jamichael Baxter, Chattanooga Christian, Jr.

RB – Jeffrey Watkins, Notre Dame, Sr.

WR – Jalen Geer, Grace Christian Academy-Knoxville, Sr.

WR – Issac Smith, St. George’s, Sr. 

WR – Kyle McNamara, Lipscomb Academy, Sr.

OL – Dietrick Pennington, Evangelical Christian School, Jr. 

OL – Jacob Brigman, Notre Dame, Sr.

OL – Jarrett Mathews, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Sr.

OL – Jackson Bradley, Webb School-Knoxville, Jr. 

OL – David Enoch, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Jr.

ATH – Caleb Curcio, Grace Christian Academy, Jr.

K – Zander Tonkin, Christian Academy of Knoxville, Sr.


DL – Hamilton Chadwell, Boyd-Buchanan, Sr.

DL – Treveon Scott, Chattanooga Christian, Jr. 

DL – Garrett Staley, Grace Christian, Jr. 

DL – Luc Nadaud, Webb School-Knoxville, Sr. 

LB – Max Smith, Christian Academy of Knoxville, Sr.

LB – Austin Hill, Evangelical Christian, Sr.

LB – Dee Hinton, Chattanooga Christian, Sr.

LB – Langston Patterson, Christ Presbyterian Academy, So.

DB – Eli Evans, Boyd-Buchanan, Sr.

DB – Preston Edmondson, Boyd-Buchanan, Sr. 

DB – Carson Gagnon, Evangelical Christian, Sr.

DB – Antonio Stevens, Battle Ground Academy, Sr.

ATH – Eli Morris, Boyd-Buchanan, Jr.

P – Jack Norris, Franklin Road Academy, Jr.



QB – DeAngelo Hardy, McCallie, Sr.

QB – Gerard Bullock, Ensworth School, Sr.

RB – Elijah Howard, Baylor School, Jr.

RB – Jabari Small, Briarcrest Christian, Sr.

WR – Eric Rivers, McCallie School, Jr.

WR – Andre Turentine, Ensworth School, Jr.

WR – Rory White, Pope John Paul II, Sr.

OL – Cooper Mays, Knox Catholic, Sr. 

OL – Austin Gentle, McCallie School, Jr.

OL – Bryn Tucker, Knox Catholic, Sr.

OL – Marcus Henderson, Memphis University School, Sr. 

OL – Eli Sutton, Brentwood Academy, Jr.

ATH – BJ Harris, McCallie School, Jr.

K – Paxton Perry, Brentwood Academy, Sr.


DL – Jay Hardy, McCallie School, Sr.

DL – Tyler Baron, Knox Catholic, Sr.

DL – Omari Thomas, Briarcrest Christian, Sr. 

DL – James Howard, McCallie School, So.

LB – Noah Martin, Baylor School, Sr.

LB – Devyn Curtis, Brentwood Academy, Sr.

LB – Graham Holzapfel, Montgomery Bell Academy, Sr.

LB – D.J. Brown, Memphis University School, Jr. 

DB – Riley Jenne, Baylor School, Jr.

DB – Cole Allen, Montgomery Bell Academy, Jr.

DB – Keshawn Lawrence, Ensworth School, Sr.

DB – Cody Hopkins, Memphis University School, Sr. 

ATH – Thompson Byrd, McCallie School, Sr.

P – Paxton Robertson, Knox Catholic, Sr.

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