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Gill takes DCHS football MVP
An honor his father won 26 years earlier
Pictured back row from left are Cameron Rhea, Jonathon Munoz, Steven Jennings, Eli Gill, Aaron Patterson, Matthew Poss, and Lane Ball. Front row are Hunter Stone, A.J. Mooneyham, Sarah Edwards, Patrick Spare, and Devonta Milan.
In an apparent first for DCHS football, a father and son have won the Most Valuable Player award.Senior defensive lineman Eli Gill took the honor at the Tigers’ football banquet Saturday night, and his father, Darrell Gill was awarded the big trophy for his play in the 1987 season. Tiger Coach Steve Trapp presented the trophy to the younger Gill, whose work on the line helped take the Tigers to the state play-offs for the third consecutive year in 2013.Senior cheerleading Captain McKenzie Poteete was presented the Most Valuable Cheerleader award by Cheer Coaches Amanda Fuller and Sonya House. The Coach Clay Edwards Memorial Tiger Pride Award went to Sarah Edwards, a senior manager and the late Clay Edwards daughter.