Pioneers Take Home Numerous COAC Awards
11-9-17 by Josh Poteet
STILLWATER - Eight Pioneer's received postseason honors this week when the Central
Oklahoma Athletic Conference (COAC) announced its all-conference teams on Monday.
Tyler Disidore was selected as the conference's defensive player of the year. The senior tallied
82 tackles in the regular season including a 15-tackle performance against the Moore Lions
earlier in the season. Disidore's award-winning season helped lead a Pioneer defense that
surrendered the seventh-fewest points in class 6A this season.
The conference chose Winston Watkins as the linebacker of the year in central Oklahoma.
The junior led the Pioneers in tackles with 102 on the season, one of the leading marks in the
Offensive lineman, Stone Mesa was selected as the conference's best offensive lineman of the
season. Mesa beat out Brey Walker, a four-star recruit from Westmoore High School, to win
the award. The senior was a major piece of the Stillwater offensive line that blocked for over
2,000 yards this season.
Other Pioneers to receive awards:
- First-team WR: Garrett Leming
- First-team OL: Jake Gray
- First-team defense: Kameron Linsenmeyer
- First-team deep snapper: Steven Gentry
- Second-team defense: Lane Grant
The COAC was formed in 2013 and includes schools from seven districts from Stillwater to