The North Piedmont Conference released all-conference teams for football, volleyball, boys soccer and cross country this week. Iredell County athletes and coaches garnered some of the league’s top honors.
In football, Statesville defensive lineman Jason Shuford was named the NPC defensive player of the year. The Greyhounds’ Randall Gusler was named NPC football coach of the year.
In addition to Shuford, other members of the all-NPC football team from Statesville included Nebanye Moore, Caylon Imes, Ky’Wuan Dukes, Jasaiah Gathings, Tynan Tucker, Steven Myers, Kinstin Reaves and Seth Williams.
Making the all-NPC football team from South Iredell were Cullen Smith, Sam Buff, T.J. Boller, Juan Gomez, Alterek Adams and Darius Smyre. North Iredell’s Jayden Turner and Hunter Bolden also made the team.
South Iredell had the most from the county on the all-NPC volleyball team. Representing the Vikings were Malina Harris, Taylor Osborne and Marissa Meyerhoefer. North Iredell’s Karli Gray and Caitlin Guzik made the all-NPC team, as well as Statesville’s Destiny McIntosh.
In boys soccer, South Iredell’s Dylan Dellinger was named the NPC player of the year. North Iredell’s Tyler Carter was recognized as the NPC coach of the year.
Joining Dellinger on the all-NPC boys soccer team from South Iredell were Ben Bogard, Carter Cooke, Ellison Johnson and Thomas Moreno.
Members of Statesville making the all-NPC boys soccer team were Landon Wilhelm, Jamie Woodard, Edgar Arroyo and Johnathan Marino. Representing North Iredell on the all-conference squad were Juan Nieto, Froylan Luna, Matthias Moorefield and Zach Pope.
North Iredell state champion Jonna Strange was named the NPC girls cross country runner of the year. Joining her on the all-NPC girls cross country team were Statesville’s Karli Townsell and Maddie Simmons.
South Iredell’s Adam Weber made the all-NPC boys cross country team.