The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

High School Sports

November 26, 2013

Ernst named all-state


First team defense

Linemen -- Joe Ricker (Mount Ayr), 6-0, 290, jr.; Ryan Moser (Clayton Ridge), 6-6, 260, sr.; Elliott Halch (Regina), 6-3, 236, sr.; Chandler Harden (Tipton), 6-1, 195, sr. Linebackers -- Michael Gould (West Branch), 6-1, 200, sr.; Koy Snider (Wilton), 5-9, 180, sr.; Mason Beezley (St. Albert), 5-9, 173, sr.; Dylan Preston (Clayton Ridge), 6-2, 210, sr. Secondary -- Carson Parker (Dike-New Hartford), 6-1, 170, sr.; Shay Mortenson (Emmetsburg), 5-11, 160, sr.; Caleb Frey (Ogden), 6-0, 170, sr. Punter -- Will Bentley (Durant-Bennett), 6-1, 180, so. Utility -- Tyler Hetzler (Wilton), 6-2, 160, sr.

Others from District 5

Second team

Offensive lineman -- Scott Stueland (Tipton), 5-11, 250, sr.; Noah Sander (North Cedar), 6-7, 275, jr. Quarterback -- Jayden Johnson (North Cedar), 6-4, 195, jr. Running back -- Derrick Gray (North Cedar), 6-2, 190, sr. Defensive lineman -- Adam Poduska (North Cedar), 6-2, 210, jr. Linebacker -- Kris Ihde (Clayton Ridge), 6-1, 205, sr. Punter -- Colten Rastetter (Clayton Ridge), 6-2, 185, jr.

Third team

Offensive linemen -- Tanner Hargrafen (Maquoketa Valley), 6-0, 230, sr.; Jacob Kahle (Clayton Ridge), 6-1, 215, sr. Defensive lineman -- Jared Gerner (Clayton Ridge), 5-10, 160, so.


First team offense

Quarterback -- Brandon Snyder (West Lyon), 6-1, 192, sr. Running backs -- Kaleb Heyer (West Lyon), 6-0, 186, sr.; Jack Kline (BGM), 5-10, 160, sr.; Chase Clark (Gladbrook-Reinbeck), 6-3, 205, sr. Tight ends/wide receivers -- Chance Hoffman (Akron-Westfield), 6-4, 193, sr.; Patrick Sheehey (Pleasantville), 5-11, 145, sr.; Taylor Sams (BCLUW), 5-9, 150, sr. Linemen -- Matt Metzger (West Lyon), 6-0, 208, sr.; Matt Fatt (Audubon), 6-2, 225, sr.; B.J. Weepia (Wapsie Valley), 6-0, 270, sr.; Drew Young (AHST), 6-4, 195, sr.; Darek Schipper (AGWSR), 6-4, 240, sr. Kicker -- Kyle Gritsch (BGM), 6-1, 200, sr. Utility -- Joe Burgmeier (Mason City Newman), 6-1, 195, sr.

First team defense

Linemen -- Jake Newberg (West Lyon), 6-4, 270, jr.; Tanner Canova (Woodward-Granger), 6-2, 215, sr.; Zach Pierce (Gladbrook-Reinbeck), 6-4, 240, jr.; Devan Amick (Lawton-Bronson), 6-2, 230, so. Linebackers -- Conner Langerman (Algona Bishop Garrigan), 6-0, 205, sr.; Adam Hawkins (BGM), 6-0, 210, sr.; Austin Fink (AHST), 5-9, 175, sr.; Michael Stang (East Mills), 5-9, 170, sr. Secondary -- Kyle Groneweg (West Lyon), 5-11, 165, sr.; Nathan Herbst (AHST), 5-11, 165, so.; Cole Ashman (Woodward-Granger), 6-1, 170, jr. Punter -- Chris Loss (Bishop Garrigan), 6-4, 210, sr. Utility -- Luke Kuennen (Turkey Valley), 6-4, 245, sr.


First team offense

Quarterback -- Jake Hogan (Gilbertville Don Bosco), 5-10, 185, sr. Running backs -- Elias Nissen (Springville), 6-6, 205, sr.; Clayton Plowman (Adair-Casey), 6-0, 220, sr.; Brady Bohe (Newell-Fonda), 5-9, 185, sr. Wide receivers -- Garret Pettyjohn (Twin Cedars) 5-10, 165, sr.; Zack Hickson (Don Bosco), 6-2, 195, jr. Linemen -- Hud Johnson (West Central), 6-3, 215, sr.; Dalton Becker (Don Bosco), 6-4, 210, sr.; Tanner Venteicher (Glidden-Ralston), 5-10, 250, sr. Kicker -- Brian Allsup (Springville), 5-9, 155, sr. Utility -- Andrew Rider (Murray), 5-10, 170, sr.

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