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Shelbyville's Cael Lux selected to All-HHC Football Team

Shelbyville senior Cael Lux was named to the Hoosier Heritage Conference All-Conference Football Team.

Lux (photo) was one of six defensive backs selected after producing a 125-tackle season with two interceptions to lead the Golden Bears.

A total of 17 players were selected to the All-HHC squad of defensive players.

Others selected were defensive linemen Hunter Wallace (Delta), Brad Allen (Greenfield-Central), Tyler Kimberly (Mt. Vernon) and Michael Thacker (New Palestine), linebackers Jake Hinton (Greenfield-Central), Dylan Manor (Delta), Kellan LaBelle (Mt. Vernon), Jonathan Eberhart (New Castle), Eli Hook (New Palestine) and Luke Wilhelm (Yorktown), defensive backs Cael Lux, Nolan Souders (Pendleton Heights), Daniel Thacker (New Palestine), Blaine Nunnally (New Palestine), Brevan Thrine (New Castle) and Kirk Knecht (Greenfield-Central), and punter Justin Beeler (Pendleton Heights).

Sixteen athletes were selected to the All-HHC squad of offensive players.

Those honored were offensive linemen Brayden Flener (Greenfield-Central), Tyler Grill (Mt. Vernon), Thomas Wood (New Palestine), Sam Mossoney (Pendleton Heights) and Jackson New (Yorktown), wide receivers Isaiah Thacker (New Palestine), Kolton Nanko (Yorktown), Eli Bridenthal (Mt. Vernon), George Burhenn (Mt. Vernon) and Quintin Boatright (New Castle), quarterbacks Mason Moulton (Yorktown) and Daniel Tippit IV (New Palestine), running backs Grayson Thomas (New Palestine), Jalen Thomas (Yorktown) and Andrew Zellers (Greenfield-Central) and kicker Brendon Tanksley (New Palestine).

Yorktown’s Mike Wilhelm and New Palestine’s Kyle Ralph were named Co-Coaches of the Year.

New Palestine (12-1) won the HHC title with a 7-0 record.

Mt. Vernon (6-4, 6-1 HHC) was the runner-up ahead of Yorktown (9-3, 4-3), Greenfield-Central (7-4, 4-3), Pendleton Heights (5-5, 4-3), Delta (3-7, 1-6), New Castle (3-8, 1-6) and Shelbyville (1-9, 1-6).

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