Tucumcari players culled for All-State team

By Albert Trujillo: QCS

The All-State football teams for 2005 will soon be in a huddle, with the Class 2A including several Tucumcari Rattlers on the squad.

Three Rattlers were selected for the first team on offense and two players on defense.

Tucumcari also had two players make the second team offense and three make it on defense, with three players being selected as honorable mentions.

First team offense:
Drew White, tight end
Brian Lopez, lineman
Eric Holt, running back

First team defense:
Drew White, end
Josh Benavidez, defensive back

Second team offense:
Adrian Jones, wide receiver
Anas Badshah, place kicker

Second team defense:
Nathan McDonald, linemen
Brian Lopez, linebacker
Adrian Jones, defensive back

Honorable mention:
Josh Benavidez, quarterback
Nathan McDonald, running back
Eric Holt, defensive back