The Ava Bears football squad had 11 players recognized for South Central Association all-conference teams.
Jacob Lakey, offensive line, and Mason Cole, defensive end, were selected for the SCA all-conference first team.
Blayne Mendel, defensive back; Spencer Skyles, defensive back; and Jacob Bruffett, linebacker, were second team selections.
Receiving honorable mention were Zach Richards, defensive back; Zack Miller, running back; Colby Miles, running back; James Pueppke, offensive line; Payton Evans, defensive back; and Brett Coonts, linebacker.
Selected for the All-Area second team were Jacob Lakey, offensive line, and Blayne Mendel, defensive back. Mason Cole received honorable mention to the All-Area team.
Bears receiving All-District recognition were Zach Richards, Blayne Mendel, Jacob Bruffett, Jacob Lakey, Brett Coonts, Mason Cole and James Pueppkee.