Student athletes honored on 2019 D-2-5 All-District Football team

The 2019 D-2-5 All-District Football team has been announced. 

Regarding the first team offense, Central Valley’s Ty Nekoliczak (QB), Morgan Behnk (TE), and Jackson McIntyre (Athlete) were honored.  Twin Loup’s Colby Coons (RB & P), Raif Ruppert (OL), Bryce Lamb (WR) reached the first team offense.  Chambers/Wheeler Central/Ewing’s Wyatt Wagner (RB), Logan Sanford (OL), & Fran Ferran (K) were honored.  Also reaching the first team offense were Clearwater/Orchard’s Eli Macke (RB) & O’Neill St. Mary’s Isaiah Wiese (OL).  Honored on the D-2-5 All-District Football first team defense were Central Valley’s Trevor Cargill (DL), Rope Bottorf (DL), & Damyn Rother (LB).  Twin Loup’s Quade Young (LB) & Cooper Coons (DB) reached the squad.  Also honored on the first team defense from Chambers/Wheeler Central/Ewing were Joshua Klabenes (DL), Trevor Stamp (DL), & Jackson Waldo (PR).  Also recognized were Stuart’s Wade Paxton (DB) & O’Neill St. Mary’s Grant Winkelbauer (LB).  Honored with second team status regarding offense & defense from Chambers/Wheeler Central/Ewing were Cole Duba, Samuel Jesse, & Rex Day.  Central Valley’s Enrique Martinez, Thomas Bonge, Cage Landers, Kyle Oakley, and Kordaynian Thorin were recognized.  Honored with second team accolades from O’Neill St. Mary’s were Connor Semin, Adam Everitt, Tate Thompson, and Aidan Hedstrom.  Twin Loup’s Shawn Quandt & Lathyn Collins along Stuart’s Grant Pease, and Clearwater/Orchard’s Colton Thiele were also recognized.

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