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Southwest Wake Athletic all-conference football team, 2013

Panther Creek’s Dorrel McClain (5) drives past Leesville Road's Brock Pyper (44) in Raleigh, N.C. on Friday, September 20, 2013. Panther Creek won 34-21.
Panther Creek’s Dorrel McClain (5) drives past Leesville Road's Brock Pyper (44) in Raleigh, N.C. on Friday, September 20, 2013. Panther Creek won 34-21.

Southwest Wake Athletic champ Middle Creek won three of the four all-conference awards, as voted on by head coaches. Linebacker Tom Hartshorn was defensive player of the year, kicker/punter Michael Rubino was special teams player of the year and Mike Castellano was coach of the year.

Panther Creek running back Dorrel McClain was voted offensive player of the year.

The first-team offense was led by Green Hope quarterback Luke Massei. He completed 253-of-449 passes for 2,860 yards and 29 touchdowns.

The running backs were McClain (1,562, 26 TDs) was joined by Fuquay-Varina’s Damarus Williams (1,574 yards, 12 TDs) and Athens Drive’s Dominique Lynch (1,351 yards, 18 TDs). Green Hope’s Eli Murrane (1,064, 13 TDs), Middle Creek’s Jay Schuller (1,196 yards, 11 TDs) and Holly Springs’ Jordon Kornegay (733 yards, 10 TDs) were the first-team receivers.

Green Hope’s Ben Albert, Holly Springs’ Anthony Gomez, Athens Drive’s Curtis Hill, Panther Creek’s Nick Palazzo, Middle Creek’s Terry Patterson and Cary’s Jake Saliani made up the offensive line.

The first-team defense had Panther Creek’s J.T. Wise, Holly Springs’ Nic Jonson, Cary’s Anthony Rush and Patterson on the line. Panther Creek’s Matt Powell and Terrence Lasater joined Hartshorn and Holly Springs’ A.J. O’Neal were the linebackers.

Panther Creek’s Juwan Byrd, Holly Springs’ Myiles Harrison, Green Hope’s Ridge Ford, Fuquay-Varina’s Tyler MacBrideand Middle Creek’s Terrance White were the selected defensive backs.

Rubino was the first-team kicker and punter. Patterson was the only other player to make all-conference on both sides of the ball.

First-team offense

QB: Luke Massei, junior, Green Hope 253/449 passing, 2,860 yards, 29 TDs
RB: Damarus Williams, junior, Fuquay-Varina 1,574 yards, 12 TDs
RB: Dorrel McClain, senior, Panther Creek 1,562 yards, 26 TDs
RB: Dominique Lynch, senior, Athens Drive 1,351 yards, 18 TDs
WR: Jordon Kornegay, senior, Holly Springs 733 yards, 10 TDs
WR: Eli Murrane, senior, Green Hope 1,064 yards, 13 TDs
WR: Jay Schuller, senior, Middle Creek 1,196 yards, 11 TDs
OL: Ben Albert, senior, Green Hope
OL: Anthony Gomez, senior, Holly Springs
OL: Curtis Hill, senior, Athens Drive
OL: Nick Palazzo, senior, Panther Creek
OL: Terry Patterson, junior, Middle Creek
OL: Jake Saliani, senior, Cary
K: Michael Rubino, junior, Middle Creek

First-team defense

DL: J.T. Wise, senior, Panther Creek
DL: Terry Patterson, junior, Middle Creek
DL: Nic Johnson, senior, Holly Springs
DL: Anthony Rush, junior, Cary
LB: Matt Powell, senior, Panther Creek
LB: Terrence Lasater, senior, Panther Creek
LB: Tom Hartshorn, senior, Middle Creek
LB: A.J. O’Neal, junior, Holly Springs
DB: Juwan Byrd, junior, Panther Creek
DB: Myiles Harrison, senior, Holly Springs
DB: Ridge Ford, sophomore, Green Hope 81 tackles, 6 INTs
DB: Tyler MacBride, senior, Fuquay-Varina
DB: Terrance White, senior, Middle Creek
P: Michael Rubino, junior, Middle Creek

Second-team offense

QB: Brant Grisel, junior, Middle Creek 255/470 passing, 3,385 yards, 35 TDs
RB: Isaiah Totten, sophomore, Apex 711 yards, 9 TDs
RB: Tray Staten, sophomore, Holly Springs 1,504 yards, 21 TDs
RB: Kelvin Wilson, senior, Holly Springs 857 yards, 11 TDs
WR: Bryce Dixon, sophomore, Green Hope 654 yards, 5 TDs
WR: Alec Slusser, senior, Panther Creek 436 yards, 2 TDs
WR: Keon Smith, senior, Middle Creek 628 yards, 5 TDs
OL: Nick Luedeke, senior, Holly Springs
OL: Gregg Storey, senior, Panther Creek
OL: Michael Swift, senior, Apex
OL: Roelvis Vargas, senior, Fuquay-Varina
K: Philip Stone, junior, Panther Creek

Second-team defense

DL: Tyree Manuel, junior, Athens Drive 75 tackles, 8 sacks
DL: Josh Guest, junior, Middle Creek
DL: Trevor Phillips, senior, Fuquay-Varina
LB: Marcus Cox, junior, Holly Springs
LB: Warren Messer, junior, Middle Creek
LB: King Kiaku, senior, Middle Creek
LB: Matt Wall, senior, Green Hope 104 tackles, 1 sack
DB: Jordan Betts, senior, Panther Creek
DB: Ben Foote, junior, Apex 22 tackles, 1 INT
DB: Jackson Wetherby, junior, Athens Drive 89 tackles, 6 INTs
P: Brandon Cox, junior, Apex 33.4 avg, 10 inside 20