Knight football recognized for outstanding sportsmanship

From KITSAP NEWS Reports

It’s not easy to play at maximum effort year in and year out to help turn around a struggling football team. It’s even harder to do so with good spirits.

But the Bremerton Knights’ undying desire to do just that didn’t go unrecognized. When the All-Olympic League football teams were announced in November, every Knight was honored as the team won the league’s sportsmanship award.

But that was just the tip of the iceberg.

L:isted below are the 2007 All-Olympic League 3A football teams.

All-Olympic League Football Team

Class 3A Division

Offensive MVP — Larry Dixon, Olympic

Defensive MVP — Kodi Otero, Peninsula

Coaching staff of the year — Olympic

Sportsmanship — Bremerton

First-team offense

QB — Eric Lane, Port Angeles

RB — Jamiere Abney, Bremerton; Rashad Greene, Olympic; Brandon James, Peninsula.

WR — Jake Madison, Port Angeles; Dimitri Alston, Bremerton

OL — AJ Angle, Bremerton; Donovan Conley, Peninsula; Justin Allard, Peninsula; David Reynolds, Olympic; DJ Nouges, Olympic

First-team defense

DL — Rashad Greene, Olympic; Kody Gray, Port Angeles; Aaron Johnson, Peninsula

LB — Garrett Brown, Olympic; Chris Martindale, Bremerton; Kellen Delano, Peninsula; Brian Ellison, Peninsula; Richard Kendrick, Bremerton

DB — Blake Johnson, Olympic; Jake Madison, Port Angeles; Zach Moore, Peninsula; Nathaniel Younchild, Peninsula; Sam Luce, Port Angeles

Second-team offense

QB — Jake Belden, Bremerton

RB — Al Rasmussen, Peninsula; Alex Griffin, Bremerton; Nollan Quinn, Olympic

WR — Jacob Pasion, Peninsula; Tony Lewis, Peninsula

OL — Jeff Hill, Olympic; Kellen Delano, Port Angeles; John Wittenberg, Bremerton; Mike D’Astoli, Olympic; Danny Fremont, Peninsula

Honorable mention

QB — Zach Bird, Olympic

Second-team defense

DL — Christian Doucett, Peninsula; David Reynolds, Olympic; Courtney Stone, Bremerton

LB — Chad Roncevich, Peninsula; Kenny Field, Peninsula; Garrett Torchiani, Bremerton; Stephan Grimes, Peninsula; Nollan Quinn, Olympic

DB — Geoffrey Grant, Peninsula; Tony Lewis, Peninsula; Mike Marvelle, Port Angeles; Alex Griffin, Bremerton

Special Teams

P — Matt Johnson, Peninsula (1st), Eric Lane, Port Angeles (2nd)

K — Matt Johnson, Peninsula (1st), Jason Davidson, Olympic (2nd)

KR — Blake Johnson, Olympic (1st), Darrian Cramer, Peninsula (2nd)

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