Three Tri-Nine football. players were named to the All-State 4-A team by ncpreps.com.
Athens Drive's Robert Crisp (pictured below, right), who was also named to the All-State team by N.C. media and All-American by USA Today, was one of the five offensive lineman selected to the squad.
Middle Creek's Garrett Leatham (pictured left), who threw for more than 4,000 yards this year including 451 in a game versus Apex, was named to one of the five "athlete" positions. He was joined by Fuquay-Varina running back Cory Hunter (pictured top) who ran for more than 1,900 yards including 463 in a game versus Panther Creek.
Crisp, a senior, will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl this Saturday. He has committed to N.C. State.
Hunter and Leatham are juniors. Hunter has the lone scholarship offer between them as of now after being offered by New Mexico during the season.