By DAVID GRAVELY
Despite being knocked out in the second round of the playoffs and finishing with a 6-6 record, four Pulaski County football players were selected as a part of the All-Region 4 football team this past week.
James King, a 6’4″ 220 pound senior, was selected as a first team defensive end. King finished the season with 79 tackles (60 solo, 19 assists), one forced fumble, three blocked passes, one fumble recovery, one sack, and one quarterback hurry.
Ian Calfee, a 6’1″, 360 pound senior, was selected as the first team nose guard. Calfee ended the season with 64 tackles (49 solo, 15 assists), one sack, one quarterback hurry, and two fumble recoveries.
Two Cougar players recieved honorable mentions on the All-Region squad.
Marcus Johnston, a 6’1″, 205 pound junior, was honored as a punter. Johnston finished the season with a 39.6 yard per punt average while also playing quarterback for the Cougars.
Marcus McClanahan, a 5’10”, 215 pound senior, was selected as one of the honorable mention running backs. In the regular season, McClanahan led the Cougars with 126 rushing attempts for 563 yards, which equates to a 4.43 yard per carry average. The senior also scored ten touchdowns in the regular season for 60 points, and caught 7 passes for 101 yards. In the playoffs, he added another 19 rushes for 65 yards and caught two additional passes for 16 yards.