Sherman and Denison had players earn honorable mention status on the Class 4A Associated Press all-state teams.

Sherman and Denison had players earn honorable mention status on the Class 4A Associated Press all-state teams.

Five Sherman players were selected from the 13-4A district champions. Senior offensive lineman Moises Castaneda was chosen while senior linebacker Braylon Mitchell and junior Kahlee Woods were named as well as senior defensive back Ryan Reid and sophomore defensive back Tre Mask.

Senior defensive lineman Richard McKinney, senior kicker Dalton Hestand and senior punter Roy Patti were the honorable mention picks for Denison.

Voting was done based on regular season statistics.

Among other 13-4A teams, Texas High offensive lineman John Michael McGee was a first-team all-state selection while Sulphur Springs offensive lineman Reese Harred and receiver Cody Clayton gained honorable mention status.

Record-setting Aledo running back Johnathan Gray was named the 4A Offensive Player of the Year while Lake Travis senior defensive back Dane Balazs was picked as the Defensive Player of the Year.