Kyle Elee, Reid Handy, Tyler Kaffenberger and Trey Rugg of Sterlington have been rewarded for maintaining a 4.0 grade point average by being named to the LHSAA's Academic All-State football team.

Sterlington is well-represented on the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's Academic All-State football team with four selections.

All 91 senior athletes on the team have maintained perfect 4.0 grade point averages throughout their high school careers.

Offensive linemen Kyle Elee and Trey Rugg, wide receiver/defensive back Reid Handy and linebacker Tyler Kaffenberger represent the Panthers on the team. Sterlington is the only Class 3A school with four representatives. Haynes Academy, St. Louis and Westlake were next with two selections each.

Class 5A West Monroe and Class 4A St. Thomas More have five honorees apiece while Class 2A Many has four.

Joining the four Panthers on the team from parish schools are Gordon Wilson of Neville; Ty Pankey, Gavin Shepherd and Jay Strickland of Ouachita Christian; Steven Moore, Ford Sparks and Andrew Williams of St. Frederick; Reece Aultman, Luke Bell, Blaine Holloway, Coplen Johnson and Ethan Swanner of West Monroe, and Garrison Lowder of West Ouachita.

Also representing northeast Louisiana on the squad are David Bruce of Oak Grove and Hayden Savage of Ruston.

Sterlington (8-2) will host New Orleans W.L. Cohen on Friday at 7 p.m. in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs.

The complete Academic All-State football team:

Nathan Coker, Airline

Tommie Lamarche Granger, Alexandria

Mason Zeringue, Ascension Catholic

Brayden Leonard, Assumption

Blake Fagan, Barbe

Hunter Seneca, Berwick

Noah Frederick, Breaux Bridge

Dylan Thomas, Buckeye

Mitchell Hukins, Bunkie

Brian Barber, Calvary Baptist

Harper Massey, Catholic-Baton Rouge

Michael Bergeron, Cecilia

Jace Knott, Cecilia

Lane Armer, DeRidder

Stephen Sonnier, Erath

Taylor Darbonne, Eunice

Na'Drian Dizadare, Evangel

Christian Bobo, Fontainebleau

Dawson Nelson, Fontainebleau

Ryker St. John, Haughton

Ziyad Anwar, Haynes Academy

Jeffery Lin, Haynes Academy

Ethan Coker, Haynesville

Elias Brown, Holy Cross

Daniel Davis, Holy Savior Menard

Ryan Denison, Iowa

Jesse Bethard, Jena

Benjamin Rozas, Jennings

Neehar Desai, Jesuit

Torri Green, Edna Karr

Brennan Broussard, Lafayette

William Delahoussaye, Lafayette

Miles Bourgeois, Lake Arthur

Isaac Trahan, Lake Arthur

Jack Gettys, Lakeshore

Cameron Dickerson, Live Oak

William Brasher, Loranger

Zackery Bulovas, Mandeville

Carson Curtis, Many

Scott Gowen, Many

Andrew Jenkins, Many

William Ross, Many

Leonard Sampson, Marksville

Colt Deblieux, Natchitoches Central

Paul Sheffield, Natchitoches Central

Gordon Wilson, Neville

Tyler Erario, North DeSoto

Austin Thombs, Northshore

Stephen Cormier, Notre Dame

John Lamm, Notre Dame

Bailey Leonards, Notre Dame

David Bruce, Oak Grove

Kade Micelle, Oakdale

Ty Pankey, Ouachita Christian

Gavin Shepherd, Ouachita Christian

Jay Strickland, Ouachita Christian

Jonathan Shelby, Pine

Randall Bush, Ponchatoula

Hayden Savage, Ruston

Cade Manuel, Sacred Heart

Matthew Parker, St. Amant

Kaleb Thompson, St. Amant

Steven Moore, St. Frederick

Ford Sparks, St. Frederick

Andrew Williams, St. Frederick

Benji Chatters, St. Louis

Mark Hoag, St. Louis

Matthew Thibodaux, St. Mary's

Austin Vienne, St. Mary's

Michael Philippe, St. Paul's

Henry Koke, St. Thomas More

Kade Simar, St. Thomas More

Chase Taylor, St. Thomas More

Peyton Wilson, St. Thomas More

Jerry Wimberly, St. Thomas More

Kyle Elee, Sterlington

Reid Handy, Sterlington

Tyler Kaffenberger, Sterlington

Trey Rugg, Sterlington

Jacob Lafleur, Sulphur

Tydarian Quinney, Tioga

Griffin Wild, Welsh

Reece Aultman, West Monroe

Luke Bell, West Monroe

Blaine Holloway, West Monroe

Coplen Johnson, West Monroe

Ethan Swanner, West Monroe

Garrison Lowder, West Ouachita

Justin Chauvin, West St. Mary

Zane Andrus, Westlake

Layne Glover, Westlake