Darlington School: 19 named to All-Region 6-A/A team for football
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19 named to All-Region 6-A/A team for football

December 9, 2019 | 1016 views

Griffin Brewster ('20) returned from a torn ACL to lead Darlington to a 9-1 regular season and first place in Region 6-A/A.

A total of 19 Darlington players are on the 2020 Region 6-A/A All-region football team including Player of the Year Griffin Brewster ('20) and Lineman of the Year Tate Ratledge ('20). 

Brewster, who is committed to Colorado State, suffered a torn ACL in the second game of his junior season that sidelined him for the remainder of the year. He recovered and threw for 1,646 yards and 16 touchdowns this season while throwing just three interceptions. Ratledge prepares to play for Georgia next fall and continued his dominance at the line of scrimmage, playing on both sides of the ball and helping Darlington outscore opponents 338-133. The Tigers held teams to a touchdown or less all but three times during the regular season. The 6-foot-6, 315-pound four-star recruit will play in the 2020 All-American Bowl on Jan. 4 in San Antonio, Texas. 

First team offense: 

Runing back Kolin Rogers ('20), offsensive lineman Tysen Dougherty ('20), receiver Trystin Wright ('20), all-purpose player Patrick Shelley ('22), and placekicker Brinson Sumner ('21). 

First team defense: 

Devensive lineman Cade Brock ('20) and defensive back Frank Manning ('20). 

Second team offense: 

Receiver Gil Mauer ('20) and offsensive lineman Davis Watson ('21). 

Second team defense: 

Linebacker Dawson Williams ('20) and defensive back Kobe Nadu ('20). 

Players receiving honorable mention included wide receiver Hampton Watkins ('20), offensive lineman Ayden Langford ('20), defensive linemen Luke Lewis ('21) and DJ Johnson ('22), and linebackers Tyler Watkins ('21) and Gavin Forsha ('20). 

Click here to access the full roster from the Rome News-Tribune.