Franklin- Simpson Wildcat football seniors running back Tre' Bass, and offensive lineman Jack Randolph were selected to two All-State Teams. Both players were selected to the 2018 All-USA Kentucky First Team and to the Courier Journal All-State Teams with Bass selected to the First Team and Randolph selected to the Second Team.

"[The selection] means everything, man, I'm really at a loss for words," Bass said. "I am blessed with the best teammates I could ask for and the best coaching staff ever, they've led me and motivated me to be the best me and I just go out there and leave it all on the line. I made all state honorable mention so I made it one of my many goals that I've achieved this year to be first team all state. Thankful and blessed to be selected."

Randolph shared his former teammates sentiment.

"It's a great feeling to be honored with such a prestigious award," Randolph said. "It shows all the work my teammates and coaches have put in to get our players rewarded."

Bass and Randolph are part of the Wildcats' football team that finished 26-4 the past two seasons with two state championships. This season, Bass had the best season on record as a running back. He had 172 carries for school records in yardage with 2,101 and for rushing touchdowns with 30. With a kickoff return and a reception, he set the school record for touchdowns scored in a season overall with 32.

Randolph was a part of an offensive line, which anchored one of the best offenses in Franklin-Simpson school history. They gained 5,903 total yards (5,068 rushing with 835 passing), averaging 393.53 total yards of offense per game (averaging 337.87 yards rushing with 55.6 yards passing). The team scored 601 points, averaging 40.67 points per game.

"Two very deserving young men," Wildcats' Head Coach Doug Preston said. "They represent us with greatness on and off the field. I'm always excited to see our players hard work, and commitment to excellence recognized."

2018 ALL-USA KY FOOTBALL TEAM

First Team

QB Cameron Jones (6-7, 250, Sr.), Frederick Douglass (Lexington)

RB Wandale Robinson (5-9, 180, Sr.), Western Hills (Frankfort)

RB Tre Bass (5-8, 180, Sr.), Franklin-Simpson (Franklin)

WR Milton Wright (6-3, 200, Sr.), Christian Academy of Louisville

WR Marquel Tinsley (6-2, 210, Sr.), Daviess County (Owensboro)

TE Michael Mayer (6-5, 240, Sr.), Covington Catholic ark Hills)

OL Bryan Hudson (6-4, 295, Sr.), Scott County (Georgetown)

OL Tanner Bowles (6-5, 280, Sr.), Glasgow

OL John Young (6-6, 280, Jr.), Christian Academy of Louisville

OL Adam Derry (6-3, 275, Sr.), Beechwood (Fort Mitchell)

OL Jack Randolph (6-3, 290, Sr.), Franklin-Simpson (Franklin)

2018 COURIER_JOURNAL ALL-STAR TEAM

FIRST TEAM

QB - Beau Allen, Lexington Catholic

6-2 188 Junior

RB - Tre Bass, Franklin-Simpson

5-8 180 Senior

RB - Wandale Robinson, Western Hills

5-9 170 Senior

WR - Reese Smith, Boyle County

5-11 175 Junior

WR - Marquel Tinsley, Daviess County

6-2 210 Senior

WR - Milton Wright, Christian Academy

6-3 190 Senior

OL - Tanner Bowles, Glasgow

6-5 280 Senior

OL - Eli Cox, West Jessamine

6-4 295 Senior

OL - Bryan Hudson, Scott County

6-4 285 Senior

OL - Johnathan Tucker, Central

6-1 330 Senior

OL - Sam Vaughan, Lexington Catholic

6-7 280 Senior

K - Graham Wald, Henry Clay

5-11 155 Junior

SECOND TEAM

QB - Garrett Dennis, Male

5-11 185 Senior

RB - Damarco Fishback, Frederick Douglass

5-9 175 Senior

RB - Vito Tisdale, Bowling Green

6-1 185 Junior

WR - Demontae Crumes, Butler

6-1 165 Senior

WR - Aubrey Weaver, Wayne County

6-1 180 Senior

TE - Michael Mayer, Covington Catholic

6-5 240 Junior

OL - Adam Derry, Beechwood

6-3 275 Senior

OL - Barrett Hendley, Mayfield

6-4 270 Senior

OL - Walker Parks, Frederick Douglass

6-5 253 Junior

OL - Jack Randolph, Franklin-Simpson

6-3 290 Senior

OL - John Young, Christian Academy

6-6 280 Junior

K - Nathan Hazlett, Danville

6-2 195 Senior

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