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Lawrence County’s Feazell named region’s best

A handful of Lawrence County Cougars have been named to the Region 7-4A All-Region team after standout individual performances in 2017.

Leading the group is senior Kendarius Feazell, who was named the Region 7-4A All Purpose Athlete after playing all around the offense for Lawrence County this season.

Senior Bryonn Bramlett and junior Ikeem Showers were named to the region’s first team, while juniors Avousier Kelly, Oliver Moreman and Jeremiah Sumrall were named to the second team. Senior Sanchez McClendon, junior Jadarius Grandberry and sophomore Brian Bogan were honorable mentions.

“Feazell was our MVP this season and he had a really, really good year,” said Lawrence County coach Jaymie Palmer. “He led us in rushing, passing and receiving. He’s a great kid, too.”

Feazell started the year as a wide receiver for the Cougars, playing four games at that position and totaling 222 yards and six touchdowns on only 10 receptions. The staff swapped him to running back after a few games, and he would go on to accumulate 396 yards and eight touchdowns as the ball-carrier.

Feazell would finish up at quarterback, completing 26 passes for 392 yards and three scores. He finished the season with 1,010 total yards and 17 touchdowns.

Bramlett served as the Cougars’ leading offensive lineman, clearing the way for an offense that totaled more than 3,100 yards of production. Showers did most of his damage on defense, recording 34 tackles and three interceptions, but also pitched in enough on offense to grab 77 receiving yards and a score.

For the second-team juniors, Kelly totaled 18 tackles on defense and shared bulldozing responsibilities with Bramlett on the offensive line. Moreman recorded 41 tackles and forced a fumble from his spot on the defensive line, while Sumrall led the Lawrence County defense with 89 tackles and a pair of fumble recoveries from his spot at linebacker.