MICDS and John Burroughs dominated the selections on the final ABC League all league selections. Quietly, the group will officially morph into the Metro Conference next season.
The Rams of MICDS, runners-up in the Class 4 Show-Me Bowl placed nine players on offense and defense on the first team and seven on the second team.
The Burroughs Bombers, runners-up in the Class 3 Show-Me Bowl placed five on the first unit, and six on the second.
Dominating stars are Mizzou bound Michael Scherer and Dartmouth bound Thomas Militello of MICDS; Todd Hearnes, Peter Schlafly, Scherer and Denzell Conway and Burroughs standouts Ezekiel Elliott and Nathan Adams on offense, and Christian Bledsoe, Bear Kaminer and Foye Oluokun on defense.
Scherer rushed for 28 TDs and 172 points, fourth best in the area. He picked up 1,324 yards rushing and 24 TDs and had 22 catches for 370 yards and four more TDs. Defensively, he had 68 tackles, 24 assists for 92 points.
Militello completed 232 of 229 passes for 70 percent for 3,400 yards and 44 TDs.
Senior Burroughs quarterback Davey Holmes completed 64 percent of his passes for 2,403 yards and 32 TDs.
Ezekiel Elliott, a junior rushed for 1,802 yards and 42 total TDs.
Here’s the entire ABC League All League team, Offense first:
Quarterback Thomas Militello, MICDS; running backs Ezekiel Elliott, Burroughs and Ryan Moore, Lutheran North. Wide receivers: Nathan Adams, Burroughs, Foster Bundy, MICDS, Jack Howell, MICDS and Anthony Virdure, Lutheran North. Linemen: Daniel Boothman, Lutheran South, Chris Hiemenz, MICDS, Jon Kelley Lutheran South, Jack Kurzu, MICDS and Demetrious Mosley, Lutheran North.
Quarterback Davey Holmes, Burroughs; running backs Thomas Raybuck, Priory, A.J. Washington, MICDS, and Isaiah Laster, Principia. Wide Receivers: Christian Beckerie, Lutheran South, Conrad Bollinger, Principia and Jeremy Dehn, Lutheran South: Linemen, Steven Akre,MICDS, Solo Ceesay, Burroughs, John Houser, Priory, Griff Palan, Burroughs and Brian Vaporean, Priory.
ABC League, All Legue team, Defense:
Defensive line: Todd Hearns, MICDS, Steve Kaline, Lutheran South, Peter Schlafly, MICDS and Fernando Whitham, Lutheran Nortyh. Linebackers: Christian Bledsoe, Burroughs, Bear Kaminer, Burroughs, and Michael Scherer, MICDS. Safeties: Denzell Conway, MICDS, and Seve Esparrago, Priory. Cornerbacks, A.J. Hicks, Lutheran North, and Foye Oluokun, Burroughs. Punter: Dalton Schumer, Lutheran South, kicker Conner Buenger, Lutheran North and returner: Nathan Dehn, Lutheran South.
Defensive line: Chris Brothers, MICDS and Reed Brown, Lutheran South. Linebackers:Joel Cardin, Lutheran North, Jemiok Farson, Principia, Sam Hefler, Burroughs and Collin Palmer, MICDS. Safeties: Sean Bartlow, Lutheran South and Peter Schnuck, Burroughs. Cornerbacks: Bobby Davis, Lutheran South and Clark Rogers, MICDS. Punter: Otie George, MICDS, kicker: Rushil Sheth, Burroughs, returners: Denzell Conway, MICDS, Seve Esparrago, Priory and Anthony Virdure, Lutheran North.