ROANOKE, VA. – The Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA) announced its All-State football teams today. Senior Jordan Lowery earned First Team honors as a wide receiver for the fourth consecutive year and was also recognized as a First Team defensive back for the second year in a row. Senior Brett Jones and junior Davis Call were the Raiders’ other First Team honorees, at offensive line and linebacker, respectively.
Lowery holds career receiving records at North Cross with 177 catches, 3093 yards, and 39 receiving touchdowns. Call makes the First Team list for the third consecutive season, though in his previous two appearances he was a defensive lineman. Call moved to linebacker this year. Jones makes his second appearance on the All-State First Team at offensive line.
Senior defensive lineman Zander Theoharis, junior linebacker Lucas Arnold, and junior linebacker Jarion Jenkins-Saunders each received Honorable Mention recognition. Lowman also joined the Honorable Mention list as a punter.
Coach Stephen Alexander issued the following statement following the announcement:
"I believe football is the consummate team sport and requires individuals to put the team's goals before their own. However, it is great to see tremendous individual accomplishment recognized, and I am happy for the guys honored on the All-State teams."