Bluffton quarterback CJ Frazier and wide receiver Marquis Webber, along with Whale Branch wide receiver Dee Delaney, have been selected to compete for the South squad in the 64th North-South All-Star Football Game to be held Dec. 8 in Myrtle Beach.
Frazier has completed 125 of his 202 passes this season for 1,956 yards and 30 touchdowns. He has thrown just two interceptions. He also has four rushing touchdowns.
Webber is the Bobcats' second-leading receiver with 37 receptions for 596 yards and 11 touchdowns. He has also rushed 24 times for 318 yards -- a 13.25 average -- and three more touchdowns and has an interception on defense.
"Both are three-year starers, both have been here since I got here," Bobcats coach Ken Cribb said. "They're hard workers, playmakers and well-deserving."
Cribb said he felt the Bobcats should have gotten some recognition earlier.
"I was disappointed," Cribb said. "I was hoping one or two would be selected for the Shrine Bowl, and that would have opened up some more room on the North-South roster for a couple more of our kids."
The Bobcats (10-0), No. 4 in Class 4-A, travel to Summerville on Friday for the regular-season finale. The winner takes home the Region 8-AAAA championship.
Delaney has just 25 catches for the season, but the Warriors, who are a run-first team, have only 36 as a squad. And Delaney has made the most of them, amassing 723 yards -- 28.92 yards per catch -- and 10 touchdowns. He also has 21 tackles, five passes broken up, and two fumble recoveries on defense.
Whale Branch head coach Jerry Hatcher said Delaney is the key to the Warriors' offense.
"He's the guy that makes it go," Hatcher said. "Even when we're not trying to get the ball to him, they have to respect his ability."
Hatcher said he doesn't know why Delaney hadn't gotten more attention from the Shrine Bowl, as well as NCAA Division I schools.
"I think Dee is big-time overlooked," Hatcher said. "I've got two starting on defense at South Carolina that I coached and another on scholarship at Clemson. He's just as good as they are. I think he's a D-I talent all the way. I've been at this 24 years, and he's as good as I've ever seen in the open field. If he catches the ball, I've been watching him long enough, I know the first man is going to miss.
"He's a good kid, he's got the ability. I think he's as good as there is in the state."
64th North-South All-Star Football Game
12:30 p.m., Dec. 8, Doug Shaw Stadium, Myrtle Beach
Last year: North won 42-3
Series: North leads 37-25-2
Tickets: $15, up to two children 7 and younger admitted free with an adult ticket
Nicholas Sims-Metts, rb, Mid-Carolina; Debias Tyson, db, Pageland Central; Lakista Ashmore, db, Byrnes; William Robinson, qb, Dorman; O'Daryl Douglas, db, Northwestern; Tovaris Cureton, wr, Newberry; Wesley Jordan, db, Ware Shoals; John Hicks, lb, Greer; Brennen Griffin, wr, Blue Ridge; Treyvon Parker, db, Blacksburg.
Akeen Peoples, db, Lamar; Kylen Binn, qb, Blythewood; Devin Pearson, ath, South Pointe; Dorian Raines, wr, Seneca; Larenzo Mathis, db, Greenwood; Chris Booker, wr, Union County; Bruce Bufford, rb, Wren; Asheton Hinton, lb, Christ Church; Hakim Frazier, ath, Dreher; Oshamar Abercrombie, rb, Emerald.
Simeon Byrd, lb, Spartanburg; Quardarius Weeks, lb, Gaffney; Kennan Gilchrist, dl, Abbeville; Justin Miller, ol, Daniel; Raheem McDaniel, dl, Fairfield Central; Jacob Smith, dl, Greenville; Melvin Armstrong, lb, Byrnes; Daniel Darling, ol, Greenwood; Elliot Owens, dl, Greenville; Jahmaya Jenkins, dl, Williston-Elko.
Obina Ntiesagwe, dl, Ridge View; Kerry Williams, ol, Gaffney; Alex Waters, ol, Greer; Jemarkus Means, ol, Spartanburg; Christopher Sullivan, ol, Mauldin; Taylor Chambers, ol, Irmo; Adrian McCoy, wr, Nation Ford; Barrett Charpia, wr, Chapin; Ty Garrett, wr, Boiling Springs; Jaleal Scott, wr, Rock Hill.
Taylor Green, k-p, Woodruff; Keith Goss, lb, A.C. Flora; Beau Nunn, dl, York; Zach Riggs, te, J.L. Mann.
Head coach--Joe Montgomery, Rock Hill. Assistants--Will Young, Greer; Louie Alexander, Mid-Carolina; Donald Addis, Whitmire; Leon Hogan, Chapin; Johnny Mangum, Pageland Central.
DeAngelo Stephenson, db, Bishop England; Hykeem Brooks, db, Strom Thurmond; Brandon Hampton, db, Timmonsville; Deandre Schoultz, ath, South Aiken; Jamarious Loynes, db, Orangeburg-Wilkinson; C.J. Frazier, qb, Bluffton; Hishawn Blue, lb, Dillon; Jalen Stevens, lb, Goose Creek; Nick Halmon, db, Bamberg-Ehrhardt; Trey Morgan, db, North Augusta.
Anthony Smalls, qb, Hanahan; Darius Leonard, lb, Lake View; Octavius Thomas, lb, Myrtle Beach; Roderick McCray, db, Timberland; Daitwan Commodore, rb, Fort Dorchester; Rochar Witherspoon, db, Manning; Trey Gattison, wr, Hartsville; Noah Shuler, rb, Stratford; Deaundre Pettes, lb, Airport; Jerod Tucker, rb, Summerville;
Cory Wiedrick, te, Hartsville; Ben Jackson, te, Sumter; Shaquan Ivory, de, Marlboro County; Dovontay Moore, dt, Allendale-Fairfax; Dillon Alford, ol, Georgetown; Austin Turner, ol, Lexington; Adam Crane, lb, Socastee; Montel Webb, ol, Strom Thurmond; Johnny Burch, de, St. John's; Parker Collins, ol, North Augusta.
Shawn Pearce, dl, Stratford; Ashton Julious, ol, West Florence; Anthony Blair, de, Georgetown; Chuck Rouse, ol, Wando; Michael Thomas, ol, West Florence; Max Huggins, k-p, Myrtle Beach; Jon Dial, ol, Sumter; Jordan Berry, wr, Dutch Fork; D'Vonta Delaney, wr, Whale Branch; Rudder Brown, wr, Wando.
Marquis Webber, wr, Bluffton; Jamar Winston, de, Dutch Fork; Eric Hampton, dt, Johnsonville; Michael Myers, dt, Goose Creek.
Head coach--James Waring, St. John's; Assistants--Trey Woodberry, West Florence; Tim Renfrow, Socastee; Jeff Calabrese, Hartsville; Mike Donnalley, Wando; Robbie Brown, Dillon.