By Russ Green-Sports Editor
Several area standouts have been selected for the Missouri Football Coaches Association All-District teams.
The Richmond Spartans had four players named to the Class 3, District 8 team. Richmond players selected were seniors Tevin Robinson (5-11, 175) at linebacker and Derek Rickart (6-4, 275) defensive lineman.
Three Spartan juniors were also honored – Lendarrius Pritchett (6-0, 170), a junior wide receiver and another junior, Brock Bowers (6-1, 220), on the offensive line.
Undefeated state champion Maryville dominated the District 8 squad with 15 selections, followed by St. Pius with seven, Cameron with six and Kansas City East with three.
MRVC East champion Higginsville and runner-up Holden dominated the Class 2, District 7 team. After losing the regular season meeting, Holden eliminated the Huskers for the district title and landed 11 players on the All-District team, with Higginsville having eight selections, followed by Knob Noster and St. Paul Lutheran with six each.
Sherwood had two players named and University Academy had one.