Five Clayton Civitan Football players earned All-American honors at the Offense-Defense N.C. State Camp this summer and have been invited to Orlando to take part in the eighth annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week.
Sawyer Worrell, Mason Middleton, Robert Hogg, Garrett Hill and Noah Glover were all named Youth All-Americans at their respective positions.
Worrell won the 12-year -old Quarterback MVP award, Hogg the 12-year-old Offensive Lineman MVP award and Glover the 10-year-old lineman MVP award. Middleton and Hill won performance awards for excelling during Wednesday evenings games.
Worrell, Hogg and Hill play for the Civitan Pee Wee White squad, while Middleton plays for the Blue Pee Wee team. Glover plays for the Mighty White team.
Worrell, Hill and Middleton have won similar awards on previous occasions as well.
The Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl, set for Dec. 30 through Jan. 5, is part of a week-long series of events including showcasing 88 of the top high school seniors in the country and has featured current NFL pros such as Cam Newton, Carlos Dunlap and Dez Bryant among others before they were collegiate and later professional stars.