The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association All-Northeast Inland District football teams honor the top players from parts of Stark, Summit, Portage, Medina, Wayne, Trumbull, Columbiana, Mahoning and Ashland counties.

Several members of the Aurora football team were recognized in Division III.

Senior linebacker AJ Barner was named the Defensive Player of the Year and head coach Bob Mihalik shared Coach-of-the-Year honors with Streetsboro’s Pete Thompson.

Earning first-team honors were Barner and seniors John Papesh (split end) and Patrick Murray (offensive lineman). Seniors Adam Hicks (offensive lineman), Tony Gramm (running back), Alex Bibza (kicker), Lenny Galaska (defensive lineman), James Austin (linebacker) and Ben Rogge (defensive back) and junior Evan McVay (defensive back) were named to the second team.

Seniors Jack McElwee (linebacker), Tucker Nietert (offensive lineman), sophomores Kevin Paul (defensive lineman) and Alex Moore (quarterback) received honorable mention.