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Gar-Field quarterback, coach take top all-district honors, multiple local players named

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Gar-Field High School Bishop Fitzgerald

Gar-Field High School quarterback Bishop Fitzgerald

Senior quarterback Bishop Fitzgerald led Gar-Field to the Cardinal District football title. Although the Indians (6-1) lost to Patriot in the region semifinals, it was the school’s best season since going 9-3 in 2011.

Fitzgerald was named Cardinal District Offensive Player of the Year, with Gar-Field coach Tony Keiling honored as the district's Coach of the Year.

Forest Park junior defensive lineman Gilbert Tongrongou was district Defensive Player of the Year.

Here's a full list of the local high school football players who were named to the all-Cardinal District Football Team:


Quarterback: Bishop Fitzgerald, Sr., Gar-Field. Center: Makye Ramirez, Jr., Freedom.

Offensive line: Aiden Longoria, Jr., Freedom; Gilbert Tongrongou, Jr., Forest Park; Ryan Adams, Jr., Gar-Field; Amonte Thompson, Jr., Gar-Field.

Running back: Julian Edwards, Sr., Freedom; Abdul Kaloko, Sr., Gar-Field; Colby Bonds, Sr., Hylton.

Receiver: Umari Hatcher, Sr., Freedom; Rakim Lamarre, Sr., Potomac; Diego Barrett, Sr., Hylton.

Tight end: JaBari Odoemenem, Soph., Woodbridge. Kicker: Jason Sorto, Sr., Gar-Field.

Kick returner: Jaelen Black, Sr., Freedom. All-purpose: Tyler Mitchell, Sr., Hylton.


Defensive line: Tajaon Williams, Sr., Freedom; Gilbert Tongrongou, Jr., Forest Park; Ryan Adams, Jr., Gar-Field.

Defensive end: DeAvohn Dumbrey, Jr., Gar-Field; Jibreel Al-Amin, Jr., Freedom.

Linebacker: Mason Woods, Sr., Gar-Field; Darryl Overton, Sr., Freedom; John Crawford, Jr., Freedom; Jadon Ford-Hendley, Sr., Potomac.

Defensive back: Jayden Smith, Sr., Freedom; Jalil Singleton, Jr., Gar-Field; Umari Hatcher, Sr., Freedom; Bishop Fitzgerald, Sr., Gar-Field.

Punter: Jason Sorto, Sr., Gar-Field.

Punt returner: Jaelen Black, Sr., Freedom. All-purpose Marcus Young, Sr., Gar-Field.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Bishop Fitzgerald, Gar-Field.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gilbert Tongrongou, Forest Park.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Tony Keiling, Gar-Field.


Quarterback: Pete Woolfrey, Jr., Potomac. Center: Jacob Montross, Sr., Hylton.

Offensive line: Sterling Wiggins, Jr., Woodbridge; Armond Tubbs, Soph., Freedom; Latrell Guy, Sr., Hylton; Alpha Dia, Jr., Potomac. 

Running back: Joe Henry Jr., Jr., Colgan; Jaelen Black, Sr., Freedom; DeAvohn Dumbrey, Jr., Gar-Field.

Receiver: Christian Jones, Jr., Woodbridge; Marcus Young, Sr., Gar-Field; Devin Queen, Sr., Potomac.

Tight end: Darryl Overton, Sr., Freedom.

Kicker: Joseph Turcios, Jr., Freedom. Kick returner: Ronald Pringle, Sr., Gar-Field.

All-purpose: Ahmad Dunbar, Sr., Freedom.


Defensive line: Latrell Guy, Sr., Hylton; Alan Aguilar, Sr., Woodbridge; Cameron Berry, Jr., Freedom.

Defensive end: Jalen Johnson, Sr., Potomac; Sean Leach, Fr., Hylton. Linebacker: Jabari Haslem, Sr., Woodbridge; Ziyon Bovain, Jr. Colgan; Kalvon Saunders, Soph., Gar-Field; Tyhiem Simmons, Jr., Forest Park.

Defensive back: Dylan Wright, Jr., Hylton; Kam Lewis, Sr., Forest Park, Eli Williams, Jr. Potomac; Marcus Young, Sr., Gar-Field. Punter: Brady Frost, Sr., Forest Park. Punt returner: Ronald Pringle, Sr., Gar-Field. All-purpose: Dashawn Davis, Jr., Freedom.

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