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Hartford’s Tyler Hamilton (12) and his fellow team captains (from left) Austin Shepard, Justin Bettis and Hunter Perkins line up for the coin toss against St. Johnsbury in the Division I state championship game in Rutland, Vt., on Nov. 11, 2017. St. Johnsbury won, 33-32. (Valley News – James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

As Josh Weinreb reported and Amanda highlighted earlier, Hartford’s Tyler Hamilton has been named Gatorade’s football player of the year for Vermont — and Twitter is abuzz.

(Jordy, a Hartford alum who will play for the Upper Valley Nighthawks next summer, was named the 2016-17 Gatorade Vermont baseball player of the year.)

You can see more about all the players at playeroftheyear.gatorade.com.