810 Varsity has named its 810 Varsity 2018 Elite 81 award winners, revealed throughout the holiday break.
Adetomiwa Adebawore helped North Kansas City to a 10-2 record and will play ahead at Northwestern. (Photo: Darryl Woods, 810 Varsity)
Adetomiwa Adebawore, North Kansas City
Adebawore helped lead the Hornets to a 10-2 campaign as the anchor of their defense, notching 10 sacks and nearly 70 tackles. The 6-foot-2, 250-pound senior was named to the Missouri Class 6 first team. Adebawore signed as a commit to Northwestern.
Jake FIsher earned Missouri Class 4 first-team honors. (Photo: Ross Martin)
Jake Fisher - Smithville
Fisher helped anchor the Warriors to a 12-2 record and a historic school run to the Missouri Class 4 semifinals. Fisher was named to the Missouri Class 4 first team. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound senior nothced 20 tackles for loss, eight passes batted, six for sacks, and scored two defensive touchdowns.
Fisher committed to Northwest Missouri State.
Javier Derritt helped lead St. Thomas Aquinas to its first state title in 2018. (Photo: Susan Goodwyn)
Javier Derritt - St. Thomas Aquinas
Derritt helped anchor an overwhelming defensive line for the Saints, who won their first state championship in school history. Derritt was named a first-team Eastern Kansas League performer and first-team all Kansas Class 5A selection.
Derritt is committed to North Dakota State.
Jalen Williams helped lead Bishop Miege to another Class 4A state title. (Photo: Darryl Woods, 810 Varsity)
Jalen Williams - Bishop Miege
Williams registered 12.5 sacks for the Kansas Class 4A state champions. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound defensive end holds offers from Army, Navy, Air Force and others.
Jace Friesen - Basehor-Linwood
Friesen was named first-team all Kansas Class 4A, and the United Kansas Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Friesen notched 80 tackles and 8.5 sacks in helping lead the Bobcats to the Class 4A semifinal.
Jace Friesen was named first-team Class 4A and the UKC Defensive Player of the Year.