Statistics for all-state football players

Carlos Ceniceros of Pateros takes off after another reception. Ceniceros set state records for reception yardage and touchdowns in a single season and touchdowns for a career.

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Carlos Ceniceros of Pateros takes off after another reception. Ceniceros set state records for reception yardage and touchdowns in a single season and touchdowns for a career.



— Football statistics were unavailable when the Associated Press announced all-state teams Dec. 23.

The Chronicle announced the winners in its Sunday, Dec. 28, edition.

Okanogan’s Tyler “TJ” Morris, a senior who was named the state 2B Player of the Year, finished with 2,311 yards and 32 touchdowns. The Bulldogs finished with 5,556 total yards on offense.

Named to first teams were Okanogan’s Jim Townsend and Gage Cotner, both seniors, on offense and defense; Brad Nearents, senior, on the offensive line; and Jalen Moses, junior, at defensive back.

Townsend finished with 67 solo tackles and 50 assists. Coach Erick Judd said at the end of the season that the statistics were probably missing some tackles. Townsend also had 3 sacks, 2 interception, 2 fumble recoveries and 2 fumbles caused.

Cotner finished with 26 solo and 22 assisted tackles plus 3 quarterback sacks.

Moses finished with 19 solo and 19 assisted tackles, 5 interceptions, 3 kickoff returns for 62 yards and 8 punt returns.

Named to second teams for Brewster were Timbo Taylor, junior, at quarterback; Hayden Bayha, senior, on the defensive line; and Mitch Boesel, junior, as a defensive back.

Taylor completed 123 of his 228 passes for 1,986 yards, 23 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. He also ran 39 times for 188 yards.

The Bears finished with 4,388 total yards of offense, of which 2,638 was through the air. Boesel was quarterback for several games.

Boesel finished with 73 solo tackles, second only to Chris Varelas with 84. Boesel also had a fumble recovery and 4 interceptions, returning them for a total of 57 yards. Cade Smith led the Bears with 6 interceptions.

Bayha finished with 69 solo tackles and 2 interceptions.

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Republic's Lucas Rittel, who was named to the 1B all-state second teams on the offensive and defensive lines, tackles Curlew's Mathan Knapp during the Tigers homecoming game Oct. 17.

In 1B, Carlos Ceniceros, a senior at Pateros, was named to the first team as a receiver after breaking several state and school receiving records last year.

The records include 26 touchdowns in a single season and 46 touchdowns in a career.

“Earlier this year he also set the new mark for yards receiving in a game at 373 yards and also had 6 touchdowns in that game (Oct. 10) against Almira/Coulee-Hartline,” Pateros coach Marcus Stennes said of Ceniceros, who played in every game for four years. “His total career stats including his freshman, 11-man stats are 132 catches for 2,915 yards and 50 touchdowns.

Lucas Rittel, a senior at Republic, was named to the second teams on offensive and defensive lines.

Statistics were not received for the 6-4, 195-pound Rittel.



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