Below are some final nominations for the Illini Conference Offense and Defensive Player of the Year. (Max two nominees per school per category,there will be write in polling) Please comment if you feel there needs to be a glaring change. Poll will be up very soon.
Offense Ahmad Bradshaw(sr, QB),Brooks Cleveland Clark(sr, RB), Brooks Elcee Burke(sr, QB), Simeon Sharoid Roach(sr, RB), Simeon Chris Covington(jr, QB) Raby Charles Bournes(RB) Morgan Park Devon Sanders(sr, RB/LB), Robeson Defense Antoryio Barton(sr, LB/RB) Harper Egypt Johnson(sr, LB) Brooks Khairi Bailey(sr, DL), Morgan Park Reggie Spearmon(sr, LB) Simeon Kendall Moore(sr, DL) Simeon Jamal McDowell(sr, S) Orr Torrion James(sr, DL) Curie
David Lowisz(sr, 5-11, 195lbs, QB), Kennedy - quote from Lowisz "I finished the season with record breaking 2100 passing yards , 130
rushing ,23 touchdowns ,8 interceptions to lead Kennedy to a 7-2 season.
This was my best season at Kennedy an I broke and set a new passing
record at my school. I'm 5'11 - 195lbs."
Leshawn Miles(6-0,168lbs, WR/OLB), Urban Prep West - Led
Inter-City 2 conference champion Urban Prep West with tackles. Defense
gave up a grand total of 6 points in coference games.
Jonathan Alvarez(5-8, 185lbs, FB/LB/KR, sr), Roosevelt- 8TD's Over 8yds per carry; Solid blocking, good defender; captain of Roosevelt team that won the Inter-City 1 Conference.
Kevin Tello(6-2, 220lbs, FB/DE), Pritzker - At least 800 yards and over 10 touchdowns. Carried Pritzker to its third undefeated season and the Inter-City 3 conference title.
Congratulations to Darvell Harris for winning the CPSfan.com fan voting Player of the Year Award.
Darvell Harris(sr), Dunbar (football,basketball, track)- All city quarterback for a Dunbar football team that finished 2nd in conference to city champion Simeon. All-conference basketball player. 200 meter city and state champion. Set the CPS all-time Fully Automatic (FAT) record in the 200 meter dash. Anchored Dunbar's state championship 4x100 and 4x200 state championship teams in track. The 2012 boys state track meet will be forever remembered as the day Dunbar won 3 state championships. A large part of that was due to Darvell Harris.
Oh, and even though he is from the south side, Darvell is a Cubs fan!
Final Fan Voting Player of the Year Results 1. Darvell Harris(sr)- Dunbar - 101 votes 2. David Timlin(sr)- Lane Tech - 95 votes 3. Jamison Dale(jr)- Jones College Prep- 40 votes 4. Brian Carter(sr)- Kelvyn Park- 10 votes 5. Jamal McNeeley(sr)- Kelvyn Park - 2 votes 5. Kijana Evans(jr)- Harlan- 2 votes (write-in) 5. Max Schneider(sr)- Lane Tech (wrestling)(write-in)
Other write-ins receiving 1 vote Eugenio DeJesus(sr)- Westinghouse Tavin Allen(sr)- Fenger Jordan Diamond(sr)- Simeon Jason Aguirre Tyler Pierce(sr)- Lane Tech Leo Wilson(jr)- Morgan Park Phillip Martin(sr)- Kenwood Andre Newell - Morgan Park Ben Vaughn Mac Melto(sr)- Northside Prep Fanya Option Danny-Zimny Schmitt(sr)- Lane Tech Qudus Lawal(sr)- Mather (soccer)