Pearl River Central and Picayune well represented on Region 4-5A post season selections
Both Pearl River Central and Picayune were well represented on the Region 4 Class 5A football awards voted on by the coaches of the teams in the region.
On offense, running backs Austin Samples (Picayune) and Ty Herring (PRC) were selected on the MVP team as well lineman John Linden (PRC), Collen Penton (Picayune), and Garrett Hunter (Picayune).
On defense, outside linebackers Brady Johnson (PRC) and Isaac Hickman (Picayune) were joined by defensive lineman Dekevion “Birdman” Jones (Picayune) on the MVP team.
The entire listing as voted on by the coaches is included below:
Coach of the Year: Lewis Sims, Pascagoula
Player of the Year: Keilon Parnell, Pascagoula
Offensive MVP: Kaden Irving, Gautier
Defensive MVPs: Tomacio Robinson, Hattiesburg / Martavious Evans, Wayne County