Havelock Places 2 On All-State Football Team

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- State champion Havelock and finalist Shelby Crest each placed two players on The Associated Press all-state prep football team for 2011 in North Carolina.

Havelock's Pharoh Cooper made the team at receiver and versatile threat Zach LaHaie was named at athlete Tuesday after the team's unbeaten run to the Class 3-A championship. Crest had a pair of all-state performers in defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard and defensive back Rhaheim Ledbetter after reaching the 3-AA final.

Havelock and Crest were the only schools to have multiple AP all-state picks on the 27-player squad.

Two other players made the team after leading their schools to state titles. James Summers of 4-AA champion Greensboro Page made the team at quarterback, while Todd Gurley II of 2-A champ Tarboro made the team at running back.

The voting breakdown for the 2011 Associated Press all-state prep football team for North Carolina, as cast by a 16 statewide media members in voting results released Tuesday. Number of votes are in parentheses.
OFFENSE
QB--James Summers, Greensboro Page (6)
RB--Todd Gurley II, Tarboro (15)
RB--Keith Marshall, Raleigh Millbrook (8)
WR--Alex Moore, East Chapel Hill (10)
WR--Pharoh Cooper, Havelock (8)
WR--B.J. Bunn, Western Alamance (7)
TE--Matthew Fuhr, South Granville (12)
OL--D.J. Humphries, Charlotte Mallard Creek (16)
OL--Mark Harrell, Charlotte Catholic (14)
OL--Brock Stadnik, Western Guilford (11)
OL--Casey Blaser, South Mecklenburg (8)
OL--Cole Blankenship, Davie County (6)
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DEFENSE
DL--Jamal Marcus, Durham Hillside (14)
DL--Jonathan Bullard, Shelby Crest (13)
DL--Carlos Watkins, Forest City Chase (9)
DL--Alex McCalister, West Forsyth (5)
LB--Larenz Bryant, Charlotte Vance (12)
LB--Nick Dawson, Charlotte Berry (9)
LB--Peter Kalambayi, Matthews Butler (8)
DB--Marcus Kincaid, Morganton Freedom (9)
DB--Rhaheim Ledbetter, Shelby Crest (9)
DB--B.J. Fields, Hope Mills South View (7)
DB--Chris Duffy, Indian Trail Porter Ridge (6)
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SPECIAL TEAMS
PK--Paul Griggs, Charlotte Latin (9)
P--Bradley Pinion, Northwest Cabarrus (11)
KR--Marquis Gorham, Greenville Rose (8)
ATH--Zach LaHaie, Havelock (5)


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