Lowcountry football standouts earn all-state recognition

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The area’s top football players were recognized with all-state honors by the South Carolina Football Coaches Association. 

May River’s Ahmad Green made the Class 4A first team, as did May River defensive standouts Eli Hall and Steffin Gadson.  

Bluffton defensive end DJ Aiken and Beaufort’s Tyler Haley were first-team performers. May River’s Will Wilson, Garrett Bonneville and Moxon Zehr earned honorable mentions.  

For Class A, Whale Branch’s Jaylen Reeves and offensive lineman Aaron Rhode earned spots on the first team. 

Green, who was also a finalist for South Carolina’s Mr. Football, completed a decorated career by rushing for a team-high 547 yards with 10 touchdowns in five games, according to stats at LowcoSports.com. He also threw for 512 yards and two touchdowns.  

Hall recorded 66 tackles, including six for a loss; He was also named the LowcoSports.com SCHSL defensive player of the year. 

Gadson had 26 tackles, including four for a loss. 

Whale Branch’s Reeves had four interceptions and ran for 607 yards and 13 TDs. 

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