Atkins named to inaugural All-GeauxPreps Small School First Team

The awards keep rolling in for Jonesboro-Hodge High School linebacker Xavier Atkins who last week was named to the Class AA All-State Defensive First Team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA). Now the sensational sophomore, who led the nation in solo stops and the state in tackles regardless of classification, has earned first team designation to the All-GeauxPreps Small School squad.

Atkins was the only underclassmen selected to the defensive team and one of only two chosen on the 29 man team that represents both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball.atkins2 

In just two years, Geaux Preps has become the primary and most respected source of information regarding high school athletic programs in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA). This is the first year that the online sports platform has chosen this elite combination of the state’s top football talent. 

“I am very happy for Xavier to be given this honor,” said JHHS head coach Terrance Blankenship. “Geaux Preps is highly respected for their knowledge of the teams and players on the high school level across the state.”



Position, Player, School, Class
QB Landry Lyddy Calvary Baptist Senior
RB Harlem Berry St. Martin’s Freshman
RB Grant Ducote Rosepine Junior
RB London Williams Many Senior
WR Jayven Claybrook Logansport Junior
WR Omarion Miller North Caddo Junior
WR Tristan Wiley Ouachita Christian Senior
TE Will Randle Newman Junior
OL Terry Augustine Avoyelles Senior
OL Bo Bordelon Newman Senior
OL Davion Champ Homer Junior
OL Fitzgerald West Lafayette Christian Senior
OL Bryant Williams Grand Lake Senior
PK Caleb Clement Calvary Baptist Senior
AP Angelo Izzard, Jr. Southern Lab Senior


Position, Playe,r School, Class
DL Maxie Baudoin Ascension Episcopal Senior
DL Tonzaiha Bland Logansport Senior
DL Casey Cobb Ouachita Christian Senior
DL Jalen Smith Avoyelles Senior
LB Xavier Atkins Jonesboro-Hodge Sophomore
LB Shane Forman Southern Lab Senior
LB Javae Gilmore Amite Senior
LB Kaiden Jones St. Charles Senior
DB Jordan Allen Lafayette Christian Senior
DB Herman Brister III Southern Lab Senior
DB Tackett Curtis Many Junior
DB Joseph Schlatre St. John Senior
P Landon Graves Ouachita Christian Junior
KR Dmitry Payne Lincoln Prep Senior

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