7 players are return selections on 9-man all-state teamSeven players were named to the North Dakota 9-man football all-state team for the second consecutive year on Monday.
By: Dustin Monke, The Dickinson Press
Seven players were named to the North Dakota 9-man football all-state team for the second consecutive year on Monday.
North Star senior quarterback Jacob Hagler and receiver Daniel Grande, South Border senior running back Blake Bosch, Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter offensive lineman Andrew Beine, Cavalier senior defensive lineman Spencer Robbins and junior defensive back Ryan Chrest and Wyndmere-Lidgerwood senior offensive lineman Jeff Illies and senior defensive back Luis Vasquez were all first-team selections for the second straight year.
It was the third all-state selection for Vasquez and Illies, who were named to the second team as sophomores.
Senior linebacker Josh Edmondson and junior defensive back Ethan Haley represented 9-man champion New Rockford-Sheyenne while senior quarterback Lance Knudson, senior offensive lineman Ethan Feil and junior linebacker Isaac Jacobs represented championship game runner-up Divide County.
Beach senior Parker Abraham was the lone player from The Dickinson Press’ coverage area to earn a spot. He was a second-team selection.
North Dakota 9-man all-state team
QB — Jake Hagler, sr., North Star; Lance Knudson, sr. Divide County; RB — Jaron Moor, sr., Lakota/Adams-Edmore; Kayne Griffith, jr., Richland; Blake Bosch, sr., South Border; Dylan Ruff, sr., Central McLean; WR/TE — Daniel Grande, sr., North Star; Jeff Illies, sr., Wyndmere-Lidgerwood; OL — Luke Bacon, jr., Towner-Granville-Upham; Andrew Beine, sr., Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter; Ethan Feil, sr., Divide County
DL — Spencer Robbins, sr., Cavalier; Steven Hunt, sr., North Star; Nathan Rauhauser, sr., Central McLean; LB — Josh Edmonson, sr., New Rockford-Sheyenne; Brady Thielges, jr., LaMoure-L-M; Isaac Jacobs, jr., Divide County; DB — Ryan Chrest, jr., Cavalier; Ethan Haley, jr., New Rockford-Sheyenne; Eli Luna, soph., Towner-Granville-Upham; Luis Vasquez, sr., Wyndmere-Lidgerwood
No positions designated
Cavalier — Brock Robbins, soph.; Lakota/Adams-Edmore — Dylan Eichelberger, sr.; North Border — Brandon Anderson, sr.; North Star — Brooks Larson, sr.; New Rockford-Sheyenne — Chance LaBrie, sr., and Alex Perleberg, sr.; LaMoure-L-M — Logan Shockman, sr., Anthony Olson, soph., and Jared Meiklejohn, sr.; Hankinson — Cody Birnbaum, sr.; Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter — Trent Fettig, jr., and Steven Weigel, sr.; Towner-Granville-Upham — Ridge Bachmeier, sr.; Drake-Anamoose — Darin McClintock, jr.; Surrey — Bryan Dye, jr., Tayler Wallstrum, sr., and Holden Hartley, sr.; Shiloh Christian — Blake Emmel, soph., and A.J. Dale, soph.; Divide County — Bennett Lystad, sr.; Beach — Parker Abraham, sr.; Central McLean — Mitchell LeRoy, sr.