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Derrick Mahone/Douglas County Sentinel Chapel Hill junior cornerback Miles Richardson was named to the All-Region 5-AAAA first team by the coaches in the region.

As the postseason begins this weekend, the all-region selections are starting to come in.

Chapel Hill had 10 players to make the All-Region 5-AAAA teams, which was released on Wednesday evening.

Named to the first team were junior Miles Richardson and senior Tyre Shelton.

Richardson was selected as a defensive back after leading the team with five interceptions to go with 20 tackles, including a tackle for loss. He also had 10 pass deflections on the season.

Shelton, who has committed to Miami-Ohio, had 25 receptions for 461 yards and four touchdowns.

He also had rushed for 139 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries.

Chapel Hill finished fourth in the region and will travel to second-ranked Ridgeland on Friday for the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs.

Also named to the all-region offense was quarterback K.J. Burton and running back Joshua Milfort.

Burton, a junior, was named second team after passing for 1,047 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also rushed for 719 yards and 13 scores to lead the offense.

Milfort, a junior, rushed for 432 yards and four touchdowns while playing in only nine games.

Joining Richardson on the defense were second-team selections defensive end Micah Cockfield, linebacker Cameron McClain and defensive back T.J. Shelton.

Making the all-region honorable mention were defensive lineman Bradyn Swinson, Kevin Burton and Malik LeBlanc.

Cartersville quarterback Trevor Lawrence was named the region’s player of the year with Trevon Wofford of Cedartown being named the offensive player of the year.

JaCorey Johns of Cartersville was chosen the region’s defensive player of the year.

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