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Water Valley lands players on MAC 2-3A All Division teams

The surge by Water Valley this season earned them a return to the Class 3A playoffs. Their play also got them noticed for postseason awards.

The Blue Devils had 10 players land on the Mississippi Association of Coaches Division 2-3A Super 22 Team and seven players on the MAC Division 2-3A All-Region First Team.

The lists were announced on Thursday morning.

Senior quarterback Ty Varner, receivers Bud Tolbert and Martavious Rockett joined lineman Marley Cook and place kicker Joseph Washington made the list on offense of the Super 22 team. Linemen Jeremiah Ray and Emanuel Hudson joined linebacker Javarius Benson, defensive back Jayvon Morgan on defense. Varner was also made the team as a punter.

Making the All-Region team was running backs Trenderrious Brock and Devontae Bailey along with offensive lineman Jeremy Jenkins. Defensive linemen Nate Murphy and Paris Adams also made the team along with linebacker Grant Burress. Jacob Truss also made the team, being selected in the athlete slot.

Water Valley hosts South Pontotoc on Friday in the first round of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs.