By Times staff
© St. Petersburg Times, published August 30, 2001
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Clayton Trenary, Crystal River
COACH OF THE YEAR: Jere DeFoor, Crystal River
QUARTERBACK: Sam McLain, Sr., Citrus. Led area with 888 yards passing, punted for an area-best 41-yard average.
WIDE RECEIVER: Jeff Hill, Jr., Springstead. Area-best 341 receiving yards, 2 touchdowns.
TIGHT END: Will Bleakley, Jr., Crystal River. Compiled 139 receiving yards, is a strong blocker, was third on the team with 75 tackles.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: John Malott, Sr., Crystal River. Two-year starter, highest blocking percentage for area's top rushing team.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: Sam Forrester, Sr., Hernando. Top blocker for district runner-up.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: Ryan Garrett, Sr., Citrus. Two-way standout, was Hurricanes' top blocker and leading tackler.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: Willie Winslett, Jr., Central. Most consistent blocker for area's second-best offense.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: Josh Gardner, Jr., Crystal River. Helped Pirates' ground attack average more than 300 yards per game.
RUNNING BACK: Ryan McNally, So., Crystal River. Racked up 868 yards and 11 touchdowns on 10 yards per carry.
RUNNING BACK: Justen Durr, Sr., Springstead. Third-leading rusher in Hernando County, led team with seven touchdowns.
RUNNING BACK: Jerry Daniels, Sr., Central. Rushed for 810 yards and 9 touchdowns on 9.9 yards per carry, was a force at linebacker.
UTILITY: Joe Calcagino, Sr., Citrus. Rushed for 740 yards and 10 touchdowns and was area's top punt returner.
KICKER/PUNTER: Matt Davis, Sr., Citrus. Connected for 11 field goals, including a 54-yarder.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN: Lance Holland, Sr., Central. Led area with 18 sacks.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN: John Sirvent, Sr., Central. A utility man who filled in at many positions.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN: Jeff Demars, Jr., Hernando. All-Gulf Coast Athletic Conference performer.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN: Matt Hinman, Jr., Crystal River. Had 55 tackles, tops among Pirates' down linemen.
LINEBACKER: Dee Brown, Sr., Hernando. FACA District 8 Defensive MVP, rushed for 1,001 yards and 11 touchdowns.
LINEBACKER: Shaunn Spivey, Sr., Springstead. Dominating figure at middle linebacker, was FACA all-district pick.
LINEBACKER: Andy Crawford, Sr., Crystal River. Had 68 tackles, considered heart and soul of Pirates' defense.
LINEBACKER: Sam Force, Jr., Crystal River. Recorded team-high 103 tackles.
DEFENSIVE BACK: Clayton Trenary, Jr., Crystal River. Had 95 tackles, 7 pass breakups, 5 fumble recoveries, ran for 291 yards and passed for 710.
DEFENSIVE BACK: Mike Jones, Jr., Crystal River. Made 51 tackles with 3 interceptions, rushed for 453 yards.
DEFENSIVE BACK: Ozzie Whitten, Sr., Hernando. Considered county's top DB, played quarterback.
UTILITY: Terence Hollis, Jr., Lecanto. Team's top defensive player, led squad in rushing and was special teams standout.