COLUMBUS, Ohio — 18 athletes from the OVP area earned mentions on the 2013 All-Ohio football teams.
Southern, which finished 8-3 and made the playoffs for the first time in school history, was represented two second team selections, one third team selections and three special mentions on the Division VII All-Ohio list.
Senior runningback Tyler Barton earned a second team All-Ohio selection, while Southern junior Ryan Billingsley was named second team punter. SHS senior defensive back Zac Beegle was named All-Ohio third team. Hunter Johnson, Tristen Wolfe and Paul Ramthun each were named special mention for the Tornadoes.
South Gallia finished 6-4 this season and earned two third team selections and two special mention selections on the Division VII All-Ohio team. Defensive backs Jared Northup and Brayden Greer each earned All-Ohio third team selections. Jacob White and Ethan Spurlock each were both named special mention for the Rebels.
Eastern senior Roger Bunce was named special mention All-Ohio for the 2-8 Eastern Eagles.
The Meigs Marauders finished 7-3 this season and earned special mentions on the Division IV All-Ohio list. Kaileb Sheets, Ty Phelps, Devon Cundiff and Michael Davis each earned All-Ohio special mention selections for the Marauders.
Gallia Academy finished 5-5 this season with three All-Ohio Division IV special mentions. Blue Devil seniors Wade Jarrell, Logan Allison and Reid Eastman all three earned special mention honors.