Local players secure all-state honors
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Several local football players have earned all-state recognition by the Pennsylvania Football News..
Mt. Pleasant's Eli Holt and Tyler Mellors, and Frazier's Jaime Fell and Uniontown's Johnathan Hager were each honored.
Fell, a senior, was selected as a wide receiver for the second-team offense in Class A. He led the Commodores with 47 catches for 878 yards and nine touchdowns. Fell helped Frazier finish with a 7-3 record that included a trip to the WPIAL Class A playoffs for the second consecutive season.
The Red Raiders' Hager, a senior, was selected to the second-team defense in Class AAA. Hager was chosen as a punter who averaged nearly 50 yards per punt during the 2012 season. In a game against West Mifflin, Hager connected for a punt of 70 yards.
Holt, a senior, had another strong season at inside linebacker for the Vikings and was picked for the third-team defense in Class AA. Holt was the team's leading tackler for a second straight season, finishing with 120 tackles. He also had two fumble recoveries and a sack.
The Vikings' Mellors, a junior running back, was a Class AA honorable mention. Mellors paced Mt. Pleasant's ground game with 1,490 yards and 25 rushing touchdowns on 173 carries. He also caught six passes for 50 yards.
Mellors and Holt helped Mt. Pleasant post an 8-3 record, which included the team's first WPIAL playoff victory since 2009.
— Staff reports
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