Pirates recognized for outstanding season

Joseph Cox, right, receives the most outstanding offensive back award from Coach Nathan Dean.

By Luke Brantley Staff writer

BRILLIANT — The Winfield City High School football team held its annual banquet on Sunday, Jan. 9, to celebrate the 2021 season. The banquet was held at the Barn on Coleman Farms in Brilliant.

The Pirates advanced to the third round of playoffs, the farthest any Winfield team has ever gone.

Several players received awards for their achievements during the season.

Brock Cotton was named most outstanding offensive lineman. Joseph Cox was named most outstanding offensive back, with 122 carries for a total of 1,040 yards. He averaged 8.5 yards per carry and scored 16 touchdowns.

Seth Kemble was the most outstanding receiver with 19 receptions for 294 yards and four touchdowns.

Phoenix Sandlin was named most outstanding special teams player.

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