Augustus, Taylor earn district honors

Patterson head coach Ryan Taylor (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Larry Turner (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Nehemiah Augustus (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Audwin Williams (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Patterson Lumberjacks were well represented on the District 9-3A squad, with a share of the Most Valuable Player Award as well as the Coach of the Year.
Patterson sophomore Nehemiah Augustus was named Co-MVP with Donaldsonville senior Jamal Jones, while Patterson coach Ryan Taylor was named the district’s Coach of the Year.
The Lumberjacks finished its district season as co-champs with Donaldsonville as both recorded 7-1 marks and split their district contests with each other.
Senior Larry Turner also represented Patterson on the first team.
Other Patterson selections included junior Daylon Charlot on the second team, while seniors Dontrell Benjamin and Jedrick Gunner were named honorable mention as well as sophomore Taylan Grogan.
Other first-team selections included Jones, Donaldsonville sophomore Stephen Sullivan and E.D. White senior Logan Sullivan.
Below are the first- and second-teams as well as the honorable mention selections:

First team
Jamal Jones, senior, Donaldsonville; Stephen Sullivan, sophomore, Donaldsonville; Larry Turner, senior, Patterson; Nehemiah Augustus, sophomore, Patterson; Logan Gravois, senior, ED White
Second team
Daylon Charlot, junior, Patterson; Kevin Johnson, freshmen, ED White; Jaquel Gant, junior, Donaldsonville; Jalen Pedescleaux, senior, Donaldsonville; Audwin Williams, sophomore, Berwick

Co-MVP
Nehemiah Augustus, Patterson; Jamal Jones, Donaldsonville
Coach of the Year
Ryan Taylor, Patterson

Honorable mentions
Dontrell Benjamin, Jedrick Gunner, Taylan Grogan (Patterson); Leondre James (Donaldsonville); Brandon Naverro (Berwick); Deandre Charles (Franklin)

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