Driggers, Berry named to All-State team

Published 2:10 pm Friday, January 6, 2012

Brantley’s Taylor Driggers, shown here during fall practice, was honored as an All-State offensive lineman in Class A.

Several of Crenshaw County’s finest on the football field were recently honored by the Alabama Sports Writers Association and its All-State players.

Highland Home’s Raheem Berry was named one of the two All-State wide receivers for Class 2A.

Raheem Berry of Highland Home was named one of two All-State wide receivers for the Class 2A offense.

Berry is a senior and was the Squadron’s leading receiver and deep threat.

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Brantley’s Taylor Driggers was named an All-State offensive lineman in Class 1A, where he made an impact on both sides of the ball.

Two other Brantley players also received honorable mentions: Taylor Tew was given an honorable mention at defensive back and Jared Wiley was an honorable mention at linebacker.

Crenshaw Christian Academy’s Gunnar McCullough also earned recognition with an honorable mention as defensive athlete.

The statewide awards of Mr. Football and back and linemen of the year will be announced on Jan. 18.