Prep football: Plain Dealing’s Mitchell defensive co-MVP on All-District 1-1A team; Carper first-team offense and defense

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Plain Dealing senior linebacker Bijan Mitchell has been named defensive co-MVP on the All-District 1-1A football team selected by the coaches.

Mitchell shared the honor with senior linebacker Brian Randle of district champion and state runner-up Haynesville.

Amanda Simmons/Press-Tribune Plain Dealing senior linebacker Bijan Mitchell (54) has been named defensive co-MVP on the All-District 1-1A football team.
Amanda Simmons/Press-Tribune
Plain Dealing senior linebacker Bijan Mitchell (54) has been named defensive co-MVP on the All-District 1-1A football team.
Plain Dealing junior Keldrick Carper, who played multiple positions during the season, made the first team on offense and defense. Carper was named at wide receiver on offense and “athlete” on defense.

Carper caught 66 passes for 947 yards and 13 touchdowns in 11 games. He also rushed for 716 yards on 112 carries and scored seven touchdowns.

Haynesville senior running back Keandre Harris was named the offensive MVP.

Plain Dealing placed three players on the second team — senior offensive tackle Jared Harris, senior defensive lineman Jarvis Harris and senior linebacker Herb McCauley.

Amanda Simmons/Press-Tribune Plain Dealing junior Keldrick Carper (2) made first-team All-District 1-1A on offense and defense.
Amanda Simmons/Press-Tribune
Plain Dealing junior Keldrick Carper (2) made first-team All-District 1-1A on offense and defense.
Plain Dealing’s honorable mention selections were junior center Saxon Cavanaugh, junior linebacker Jarvis Johnson, senior defensive back Alex Dupree, senior defensive back Frankie Kimble, senior defensive back Matt Sullivan, “athlete” Thomas Gay and punter Shavolyea McKinney.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com