Six Glenvar boys were named to seven spots on the Virginia High School League Class 2 All-State football team that was announced this month, including four first team selections.
On offense Glenvar senior Will Johnson was a first team choice on the line, and on defense his younger brother Nate Johnson, a junior, is a first team selection at defensive end. Also named to the all-state first team were Jackson Swanson at punt return and Jack Camper at punter. Swanson is a senior and Camper is just a sophomore.
Camper was also named to the second team at linebacker. Other second team selections from Glenvar included Caleb Crowder on the defensive line and Tyler Pierce at placekicker. The All-Region 2C first team offense has Will Johnson and Crowder on the offensive line and Pierce at placekicker. First team defensive Highlanders are Crowder and Nate Johnson on the line, Camper at linebacker and punter and Swanson at punt return.
The All-Region second team offense has Swanson at both receiver and “allpurpose.” The second team defense has junior Dawson Anderson at defensive back and senior Nick Woodson at “all-purpose.” The All-Three Rivers District first team offense includes Glenvar’s Will Johnson, Crowder and Pierce along with Swanson at three positions, receiver, kick return and all-purpose. Jackson is also first team punt return on defense and other Highlanders on the All-3RD first team defense are Nate Johnson, Crowder, Woodson, Anderson and Camper at both linebacker and punter. Nate Johnson was named defensive Player of the Year and Glenvar coach Kevin Clifford is the district Coach of the Year.
Freshman Brody Dawyot made the All-District second team at quarterback. Joining him from Glenvar on the second team offense are senior Lucas Birdlebough on the line, junior Anthony Larosa at center, senior Elijah Carter at runningback, and seniors Gabe Ford and Woodson at receiver. The All-Three Rivers second team defense has Carter and senior Avone Noel at defensive back and junior Ben Holiday on the d-line.