Football: Gulf Coast 8 team announced — Dec. 21

The Gulf Coast 8 team for public school players in Citrus and Hernando counties has been released. The selections were made by the coaches

Coach of the year: Chop Alexander, Lecanto

Co-Offensive players of the year: Christian Cromer, Nature Coast; Amir Wilson, Lecanto

Defensive player of the year: Madden Buratczuk, Springstead


QB Braden Joyner, Central

RB Conner McCazzio, Springstead

RB Colton McNeeley, Citrus

WR Cason Williamson, Hernando

WR Caden Bergantino, Central

WR Daris Gainer, Lecanto

OL Tim Gray, Crystal River

OL Riley Nilsen, Hernando

OL Trenton Hayes, Nature Coast

OL Hayden Taylor, Central

OL Burke Malmberg, Lecanto

K Zach Van Fleet, Crystal River

UTIL Allan Ho, Nature Coast


DL Gabriel Rios, Nature Coast

DL Mike Rizzuto, Springstead

DL Mike Bryant, Lecanto

DL Devin Williams, Hernando

LB Dwann McCray, Crystal River

LB Westin Fenimore, Hernando

LB Travis Labelle, Lecanto

LB Brady Nowlan, Nature Coast

DB Carlos Rodriguez, Nature Coast

DB Darius Gainer, Lecanto

DB Delonzo Washington, Citrus

P Ryan Kelly, Hernando