Few ballcarriers eluded the grasp of Cherokee Trail senior linebacker Julian Williams (27), who was voted as the Metro East Defensive Player of the Year by league coaches for the 2019 football season. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Sentinel Colorado)

AURORA | Local selections from Cherokee Trail, Eaglecrest, Grandview and Overland as well as those from Arapahoe and Cherry Creek on the Class 5A All-Metro East first and second teams as selected by league coaches for the 2019 football season.

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2019 ALL-5A METRO EAST FOOTBALL TEAMS

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

Aurora selections: Sam Hart, jr. (TE) and Duante Robbins, sr. (OL), Cherokee Trail; Reece Atteberry, sr. (OL), Eaglecrest; Brycen Heil, sr. (OL) and Noah Schmidt, jr. (RB), Grandview

Other selections: Michael Greene, jr. (OL) and Xavier Harrell, sr. (RB), Arapahoe; Julian Hammond, jr. (QB), Gunner Helm, jr. (P), Carson Lee, sr. (OL), Jacob Maestas, jr. (OL), Dante Orlando, sr. (WR), Chase Penry, jr. (WR), Alexi Sanchez-Ventura, sr. (PK), Jayle Stacks, sr. (RB) and James Walker II, jr. (athlete), Cherry Creek

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

Aurora selections: Matty Bartels, sr. (DB) and Julian Williams, sr. (LB), Cherokee Trail; Seyi Oladipo, jr. (DB), Eaglecrest; Cade Bruckman, sr. (LB), Grandview; Camwrin Harris, sr. (DB) and Jawan Lacour, sr. (Return specialist), Overland

Other selections: Cole Bloomer, sr. (DL) and Josh Carlson, sr. (LB), Arapahoe; Jon Adams, sr. (LB), Dade Bissel, sr. (LB), Delonte Dickey, sr. (DL), Myles Purchase, jr. (DB), Arden Walker, jr. (DL) and Gus Zilinkas, jr. (DL), Cherry Creek

Offensive Player of the Year: Jayle Stacks, Cherry Creek. Defensive Player of the Year: Julian Williams, Cherokee Trail. Coach of the Year: Dave Logan, Cherry Creek

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE

Aurora selections:  George Giannou, sr. (OL), Mason Leatherbury, sr. (OL) and Torrey Sanders, sr. (WR), Cherokee Trail; David Creal, sr. (RB), Gavin Fletcher, sr. (OL) and Max Marsh, sr. (QB), Eaglecrest; Jacob Burr, jr. (athlete), Spencer Schwartz, jr. (RB) and Jordan Smith, sr. (WR), Grandview; Kai Ilela, jr. (P), Jaheim Roper, jr. (RB), Mesuna Tekle, sr. (OL) and Mark Thrower, sr. (QB), Overland

Other selections: Adam Bakke, jr. (WR), Arapahoe; George Fitzpatrick, soph. (OL), Gunnar Helm, jr. (TE), and Domingo Prince, jr. (OL), Cherry Creek

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE

Aurora selections: Austin Jandik, sr. (DL), Donnie Swift, sr. (DB) and Gavin Young, sr. (LB), Cherokee Trail; Langston Williams, jr. (return specialist), Eaglecrest; Colton Martin, jr. (DB), Bradley Shafer, sr. (LB), Malique Singleton, soph. (DB) and Makendi Wa-Kalonji, jr. (DL), Grandview; Jalen Fritz, sr. (DL) and Kamari Hampton, sr. (LB), Overland

Other selections: Alek Kilstrom, sr. (LB) and Trenton Lowe, sr. (DL), Arapahoe; Al Ashford III, jr. (DB), Braden Jackson, jr. (DL), Enoch Woolfork, jr. (DB), Cherry Creek