Tigers earn nine spots on 1-2A All District First Team, Atkins named Defensive MVP

District 1-2A tri-champion, Jonesboro-Hodge earned nine spots (six on offense, three on defense) on the All-District, First Team highlighted by Xavier Atkins, the leading tackler in the state, being named Most Valuable Player on defense. Devonate Mozee also came up big by winning the “trifecta” of first team honors as a wide receiver, defensive back and kick returner. Addtional first team award winners were Tydre Malone – Quarterback; Brantrel Thompson – Running Back; Justin Calahan – Wide Receiver; Aiden Price – Offensive Line and Javeon Andrews – defensive line.

The Tigers also earned seven placements on the second team with Freshman, Chance Leonard, gaining three as Running back, Linebacker and Kicker. Jamarriyea “Jay” Lewis – Wide Receiver, Cartavious “Hambone” Waters – Defensive Lineman, Offensive Lineman. Devontae Mozee also received second team honors as punt returner. 

The Coach of the Year award went to Tommy Tharp, who led D’Arbonne Woods to a share of their first district title in school history. The Most Valuable Player on Offense was LSU commitment, Omarrion Miller of North Caddo. 

2021 All-District 1-2A First Team

Coach of the Year: Tommy Tharp, D’arbonne Woods Charter (DWC)
Offensive MVP: Omarion Miller, WR, North Caddo
Defensive MVP: Xavier Atkins, LB, Jonesboro-Hodge


Quarterback: Tydre Malone, Sr., JHHS
Running backs: KJ Black, Jr., North Caddo; Gavin Rawls, Sr., DWC; Brantrel Thompson, Sr, JHHS
Wide receivers: Omarion Miller, Jr., North Caddo; Devontae Mozee, Sr., JHHS; Justin Calahan, Sr, JHHS
Tight end: Aiden Brock, Jr., North Caddo
H-Back: Brady Cranford, Sr., D’arbonne Woods
Offensive line: Win Robinson, Sr., North Caddo; Ethan Ice, Sr., DWC; Andrew Price, Sr., JHHS; Keegan Bryan, Jr., Lakeside; Colin Walker, Jr., North Caddo
Athlete: Juvontavious Hodge, Sr., North Caddo
Kick returner: Devantae Mozee, Sr., JHHS
Kicker: Luis Garcia, Jr., D’abronne Woods


Defensive linemen: Javeon Andrews, Sr., JHHS; Zadarrin Evans, Jr., North Caddo; Dagan Dendy, Sr., D’arbonne Woods; Kris Redden, Sr., Lakeside
Linebackers: Xavier Atkins, So., JHHS; Koby Mangrum, Sr., Lakeside; Kentrell Potter, Sr., North Caddo; Caros Alejo, Jr., D’arbonne Woods
Defensive backs: Reagan Walker, Sr., DWC; Rodney Thomas, Jr., North Caddo; Devontae Mozee, Sr., JHHS; Cade Boley, Jr., Lakeside
Utilility: J’Quay Vinson, Jr., North Caddo
Punter: Junior Martinez, Sr., D’arbonne Woods


Quarterback: Matthew Thomas, NC
Running backs: Ashton Stewart, LS; Carlos Aleho, DWC; Chance Leonard, JHHS
Wide receivers: Jamarriyea Lewis, JHHS; Alden Auger, DWC; Demarcus Williams, NC
H-Backs: Koby Mangrum, LS; Kris Redden, LS
Tight end: Gage Allen, DWC
Offensive linemen: Shawn Basey, DW; Jake Wilkins, LS; Cartavious Waters, JHHS; Philippe Sanders, NC
Athlete: Tarrio Grigsby, LS
Kicker: Chance Leonard, JHHS


Defensive linemen: Chistian Hill, NC; Cartavious Waters, JHHS; Jake Wilkins, LS; Gage Allen, DWC
Linebackers: Antonio Moore, NC; J Watts, LS; Gavin Rawls, DWC; Chance Leonard, JHHS
Defensive backs: Conner Dunfey, LS; Jamarriyea Lewis, JHHS; Demarcus Williams, NC; Abram Garcia, DWC
Utility: Zion King, NC
Punter: Devontae Mozee, JHHS

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