Football: Army Hernando County defensive player of the year — Dec. 19

Here are the nominees for the Hernando County football defensive player of the year, sponsored by the Army. Voting lasts until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

LB Madden Buratczuk, Sr., Springstead: Finished with 87 tackles, 21 sacks, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.

DE Noah Frazier, So., Weeki Wachee: Recorded 109 tackles, 11½ sacks and two forced fumbles. 

LB Brady Nowlan, Sr., Nature Coast: Ended up with 108 tackles and four sacks.  

DB Dalton Williams, So., Springstead: Recorded 52 tackles and picked off five passes, returning two for scores. 

DT Devin Williams, Sr., Hernando: The anchor for the Leopards up front had 104 tackles and 15 sacks. 

LB Ryan Wood, Jr., Central: Finished with 88 tackles, four sacks and two interceptions. 

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