Running back Luke Lenoch and defensive lineman Jacob Giese were named District Most Valuable Players at their positions for the West Branch football team as all-district selections were announced by Class 1A, District 5.
Quarterback Lucas Lamont, offensive guard Drew Finnegan, linebacker Matt Mac and offensive tackle Jon St. John also made the first team for the Bears.
Matt Shawver, Devin Kindon, Nick Westcott and Travis Wolf made the second team, and Austin Black, Mason Hays and Sam Aspelmeir were honorable mentions.
QB – Jayden Johnson, North Cedar; RB – Luke Lenoch, West Branch; WR – Ian Malaby, North Cedar; OL – Noah Sander, North Cedar; DL – Jacob Giese, West Branch; LB – Gavin Blake, Durant; DB – Tyler Banowtiz, Bellevue; K – Joey Philip, Alburnett; P – Will Bentley, Durant.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Chet Knake, Bellevue.
First team – Jacob Giese DT, Lucas Lamont QB, Luke Lenoch RB, Drew Finnegan OG, Matt Mac LB, Jon St. John OT.
Second team – Matt Shawver, Devin Kindon, Nick Westcott, Travis Wolf.
Honorable mention – Austin Black, Mason Hays, Sam Aspelmeir.
First team – Jayden Johnson, Noah Sander, Adam Poduska, Ian Malaby, Nick Frommelt.
First team – Keenan Ploessl, Tyler Banowetz, Alex Hinke, Ty Oster.
First team – Gavin Blake, Brandon Dykes, Alik Lorenz, Kyle Lafrenz.
First team – Connor Shulista, Austin Hoyle, Brandon Huff, Joey Philipp.
First team – Bryce Oveson, Cody Navarro, Javin Drake, Aaron Cameron.