Barnes, Edwards Lead All-League Football Recognition
Seniors Jamir Barnes (RB/DB) and Nate Edwards (WR/DB) earned Suburban One American Conference First-Team honors on offense and defense to lead the five Panthers recognized with top honors. Senior DB TJ Harris, junior OL Nate Felix and junior DE Darrenmeen Xayamoungkhoun rounded out Panthers first-team honorees.
Barnes totaled more than 2,000 yards in total offense and scored 13 TDs out of the backfield, in addition to serving as part of the shutdown defensive backfield that also included Edwards (three INTs) and Harris (league-leading nine INTs). Edwards was second in the league with 15 TDs scored on the season in a variety of ways, including nine receiving, four kickoff returns, one rushing and another on an interception return. Xayamoungkhoun recorded three sacks, 32 tackles and at least two fumble recoveries on the season, while Felix was an integral to senior QB Adonis Hunter leading the league in total yards (1,876 yards), passing (1,588 yards) and TDs (21).
Also of note, Cheltenham had the top three tacklers in the league this season, led by senior LB Jon-Marc Forman (102), junior LB Zach Gaffin (102) and junior DB Sam Sykes (93). Foreman received honorable mention as a LB and TE, while Gaffin and Sykes were recognized with second-team honors.