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Jasper County Tribune

Three area gridders earn all-state honors

Baxter senior Cole Damman put his Bolts team on his back in the final two games of the season to get Baxter to .500.

Colfax-Mingo senior Trystin Ross etched his name into the Tigerhawk record books with a career season.

Fellow Tigerhawk senior Andres Villegas opened holes on the offensive line to pave the way for a 1,000-yard rusher.

All three Jasper County athletes earned all-state football honors by the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association recently. The all-state teams were released on Nov. 26.

Damman and Ross were both second-team selections, while Villegas was a third-team pick.

Damman was a second-team defensive back in Class 8-man. Ross was a second-team selection at wide receiver in 1A and Villegas was a third-team choice on the offensive line in 1A.

Damman was the Bolts’ best player on both sides of the ball.

On defense, he led Baxter with 91.5 tackles, which ranked 14th in 8-man. He also had four tackles for loss, one sack, one interception and two fumble recoveries.

Damman was used sparingly on defense for some of the season, but tallied 51.5 tackles in the final three games of the season. It helped the Bolts go from 3-5 to 5-5.

He also had 12.5 tackles and one sack in the season-opening win over Mormon Trail.

Ross led all of 1A with 81 catches, which also was a school record. He tied for second in 1A with 14 touchdowns, which was another school record. Ross ranked sixth in 1A with 879 yards.

He started the season with 13 catches for 172 yards and three TDs against BCLUW. He had 10 catches against district champion Pella Christian and 11 catches against district runner-up Woodward-Granger.

Against Woodward Academy, Ross had 15 catches for 172 yards and he had nine catches for 140 yards and two scores against Wayne.

Villegas, who has committed to play football at Grand View University, was the best linemen for Colfax-Mingo.

Offensively, he helped C-M rush for 1,416 yards and a 4.2 yards per carry average. The offense ranked 14th in 1A with 3,218 total yards.

The Tigerhawks also scored 37 touchdowns and averaged 29 points per game.

Iowa Print Sports Writers Association

Class 8-man

First Team

Offense

Quarterback — Cael Frost, jr., Don Bosco.

Wide receiver/tight end — Lewis Havel, sr., Don Bosco; Cade Jargo, sr., Easton Valley.

Offensive line — Kody Timm, sr., HLV; Aidan Walters, sr., Gladbrook-Reinbeck; Zach Ott, jr., Rockford.

Running back — Thomas Even, sr.,

Don Bosco; Jeffrey Eagle, sr.,

Coon Rapids-Bayard; Shae Summerfield, sr., New London.

Kicker — Marshall Van DeVegte, jr., Central City.

At-large — Skyler Schultes, sr., Audubon.

Defense

Defensive line — Ethan

Leibold, sr., Turkey Valley; Skyler Waldschmitt, sr., Remsen-St. Marys; Ethan Steffensen, sr., CAM.

Linebacker — Noah

Schroeder, sr., Remsen-St. Marys; Seth Malcom, jr., Fremont-Mills; Braydin Farrell, sr., Easton Valley.

Defensive back — Jacob

Holste, sr., CAM; Caden Schrage, sr.,

Northwood-Kensett.

Punter — Bryce Hall, sr., Southeast Warren.

At-large — Luke Mosinksi, sr., Audubon.

Captain — Thomas Even, Don Bosco.

Second Team

Offense

Quarterback — Nathan Tremkamp, sr., Easton Valley.

Wide receiver/tight end — Brett Livesay, sr.,

Collins-Maxwell; Isaac Ihren, sr., Harris-Lake Park.

Offensive line — Tanner Weichers, sr., AGWSR; Brady Schmitt, sr., Turkey Valley; Brady Homan, sr., Remsen-St. Marys.

Running back — Lane Spieker, so., CAM; Keagan Giesking, jr., Gladbrook-Reinbeck; Dylan Elsbend, sr., Turkey Valley.

Kicker — Eli Thede, sr.,

Gladbrook-Reinbeck.

At-large — Eddie Burgess, so., Montezuma.

Defense

Defensive line — Cade Tenold, so., Don

Bosco; Bryce Vandelune, sr., Southeast Warren; Abdulla Elburytari, sr., Harris-Lake Park.

Linebacker — Patrick Savage, sr., Lamoni; Drew Venteicher, sr., Lenox.

Defensive back — Cole Damman, sr., Baxter; Ethan Klocke, sr., Audubon.

Punter — Augustin McNeill, jr., East Union.

At-large — Wyatt Pryor, sr., Woodbine.

Third Team

Offense

Quarterback — Blaine Harpenam, jr.,

Remsen-St. Marys.

Wide receiver/tight end — Jensen Dodge, sr., Midland; Nic Duysen, sr., East Mills.

Offensive line — Hunter Shoaff, sr., Midland; Jason Allen, sr., New London; Cooper

Langfelt, jr., Fremont-Mills.

Running back — Marcus Kolesar, jr., HLV; Carson Parisean, jr., Janesville; Spencer DeMean, jr., Springville.

Kicker — Jackson Jensen, sr., Audubon.

At-large — Britan Martens, sr., Midland.

Defense

Defensive line — Cedric Yoder, jr.,

Don Bosco; Gavin Holmes, sr., New London; Keegan Kula, sr., Central City.

Linebacker — Cale Yoder, sr., Lone Tree; Titan Opperman, sr., AGWSR; Carson Tenold, so., Don Bosco.

Defensive back — Mason Merfield, jr., Southeast Warren; Tyler Towne, jr., River Valley.

Punter — Conner Piehl, jr., Tripoli.

At-large — Grant Gloekner, jr., Springville.

Class 1A

First Team

Offense

Quarterback — Hunter Dekkers,sr., West Sioux.

Wide receiver/tight end — Kade Lynott, sr., West Sioux; Parker Kiewiet, sr., Dike-New Hartford; Alec Wiek, jr., Iowa City Regina.

Offensive line — Jordan Van Meer, sr., West Lyon; Brett Berg, sr., Van Meter; Brian King, sr., South Central Calhoun; Russell Hingst, sr., Iowa City Regina; Brock Fox, sr., Treynor; Jordan DeSmett, sr., West Lyon.

Running back — Kade Bennett, sr.,

Dike-New Hartford; Logan Meyer, sr., West Lyon; Cale Anthony, sr., Pleasantville.

Kicker — Michael Dunn, sr., Iowa City Regina.

At-large — Anthony Potthoff, sr., Van Meter.

Defense

Defensive line — Kristian Martens, sr., Treynor; Jeff Bowie, jr., West Branch; Levi Vanden Bos, jr., Western Christian; Elliot Mohr, sr., Mediapolis.

Linebacker — Nathan Graves, sr., Dike-New Hartford; Landon Schlesiman, sr., South Central Calhoun; Parker Fryar, sr., Van Meter; Caleb Bacon, jr., Lake Mills.

Defensive back — Jaylin Granstad, sr., West Lyon; Chase Scheidegger, sr., South Central Calhoun; Jake Fischer, sr., Treynor; Brady Duwa, jr., Sigourney-Keota.

Punter — Kody VanEnglenburg, jr., Sumner-Fredricksburg.

Returner — Gavin Lorenzen, sr., West Lyon.

At-large — Davion Sterner, sr., West Lyon.

Second Team

Offense

Quarterback — Drew Sonnenberg, sr.,

Dike-New Hartford.

Wide receiver/tight end — Trystin Ross, sr., Colfax-Mingo; Bryce Coppock, sr., West Sioux; Brayden Wollan, jr., Underwood.

Offensive line — Kye Borrison, sr.,

Mediapolis; Jared Wassou, so., Panorama; Kris Kammerer, jr., Woodward-Granger;

Dawson Baumert, sr., Sigourney-Keota; Caden Wendt, sr., North Cedar; Landon Nelsen, sr., Underwood.

Running back — Ian Abrahamson, sr., Van Meter; Tanner Lukavsky, sr., West Branch; J.D. Stout, jr., Sigourney-Keota.

Kicker — Jason Topete, jr., West Sioux.

At-large — Austin Miller, sr., North Linn.

Defense

Defensive line — Luke Mulder, jr., Pella Christian; Eli VanGinkel, sr., Western

Christian; Isaac Gross, sr., Mount Ayr; Noah Sletten, sr., Osage.

Linebacker — Joey Bregar, sr., Interstate 35; Jack Tiarks, sr., Treynor; Brennan Holder, jr., South Central Calhoun; Gauge Erickson, sr., West Lyon.

Defensive back — Bryce Achenbach, sr., Woodward-Granger; Zach Madden, sr., Van Meter; Brock Galetich, jr., South Hamilton; Nick Ravlin, sr., Underwood.

Punter — Zane Niebaum, sr., South Central Calhoun.

Returner — Luke South, sr., Panorama.

At-large — Seth Walker, jr., West Sioux.

Third Team

Offense

Quarterback — Ashton Cook, jr., Iowa City Regina.

Wide receiver/tight end — Trey Eagle, sr., West Branch; Spencer Mooberry, jr., Osage; Dawson Frost, sr., Mount Ayr.

Offensive line — Andres Villegas, sr.,

Colfax-Mingo; Logan Tierney, sr., Denver; Rhett Smith, sr., Wapello; Blake Sade, sr., Treynor; Rowan Udell, sr., Iowa City Regina; Quynton Younker, sr., ACGC.

Running back — Tate Lettow, sr.,

Woodward-Granger; Ricky Pforts, sr.,

Wapello; Nick Haynes, sr., Missouri Valley.

Kicker — Cael Fiderlein, jr., West Branch.

At-large — Dan Jungling, sr., Pella Christian.

Defense

Defensive line — Dalton Block, sr., Sumner-Fredricksburg; Jacob Dragstra, jr., Unity Christian; Deast Eledge, so.,

Underwood; Jeremiah Smith, sr., South Hamilton.

Linebacker — Nick Gerdes, sr., East Sac County; Reese Jamison, sr.,

Woodward-Granger; Drew Taylor, jr.,

Panorama; Beau Butler, jr., South Hardin.

Defensive back — Kobi Baccam, sr., Western Christian; Ben Dunlap, jr., Emmetsburg; Ryan Hurd, sr., Cherokee; Owen Timmerman, sr., Mediapolis.

Punter — Blade Koons, sr., Van Meter.

At-large — Evan Taylor, jr., Panorama.

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