defensive lineman Antar Thompson was the only athlete from Maplewood or Brentwood named to a first team in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's All-Metro team for the fall.
Thompson was named to the newspaper's All-Metro football first team for defense. The newspaper put defensive back Kabron Thomas, a junior at MRH, on its All-Metro football defensive third team.
The list of All-Metro players was released in a special section of the newspaper on Friday. The Post-Dispatch selected an All-Metro defensive team and offensive team and made Thompson one of its choices for first-team defense, noting that "Thompson anchored the Blue Devils' offensive and defensive lines as MRH went 11-3 and advanced to the Missouri Class 2 semifinals."
A the 6-foot-3 junior for the MRH Blue Devils has , according to his coach Brandon Gregory.
“I told him that’s kind of big-time,” Gregory told Patch in September. “I know K-State and Mizzou are very interested. It’s only mail, but when I got that Notre Dame envelope for him, it was pretty impressive.”
The Post-Dispatch names All-Metro teams after the three high school seasons: fall, winter and spring.