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Kuntz, Henke named to All-USA Today team

Dickinson Trinity running back Kaden Kuntz and New Salem-Glen Ullin's quarterback and lineman Evan Henke were named to the the All-USA Today North Dakota high school football team, which was released on Dec. 27.

Kuntz, an NDSU commit, was named to the First Team Offense, while Henke, the 9-man Senior Athlete of the Year and a DSU commit, was named to the First Team Defense for his work on the line.

Will Madler of Bismarck High was named the Offensive Player of the Year and Haley Bucholz of Fargo Shanley earned Defensive Player of the Year. Meanwhile, Langdon-Edmore-Munich head coach Josh Krivarchka was named Coach of the Year after leading the Cardinals to a state championship over Hillsboro-Central Valley, who defeated them last year.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Josh Krivarchka, Langdon/Edmore/Munich

OFFENSE - First Team

QB Will Madler (5-11, 180, Sr.), Bismarck

RB Isaiah Olsen (6-0, 185, Sr.), Bismarck

RB Kaden Kuntz (5-9, 160, Sr.), Trinity (Dickinson)

WR Elijah Klein (6-5, 185, Jr.), Mandan

WR Ty Satter (6-1, 180, Jr.), Davies (Fargo)

TE Dawson Weisenberger (6-4, 230, Sr.), Fargo South

OL Tanner Thorsness (6-4, 240, Sr.), Century (Bismarck)

OL Chase Dockter (6-0, 245, Sr.), Bismarck

OL Noah Johnson (5-10, 195, Sr.), Shanley (Fargo)

OL Clay Ludwick (6-3, 300, Sr.), Fargo South

OL Peyton Amundsen (6-2, 270, Sr.), Fargo North

Second Team

QB Jonah Lietz (6-3, 190, Sr.), Central Cass (Casselton)

RB Joey Heinert (6-0, 160, Jr.), St. Mary's (Bismarck)

RB Nathan Goldade (5-10, 200, Jr.), Sheyenne (West Fargo)

WR Josh Martinson (6-0, 180, Sr.), Milnor/North Sargent

WR Jacob Halvorson (6-3, 175, Sr.), Central Cass (Casselton)

TE Luke Lennon (6-5, 220, Sr.), West Fargo

OL Konnor Stordalen (6-0, 305, Jr.), Century (Bismarck)

OL Dylan Short (6-3, 248, Sr.), Turtle Mountain (Belcourt)

OL Tyler Jessen (6-3, 200, Sr.), Minot

OL Paul Vandal (6-1, 230, Sr.), Jamestown

OL Seth Owens (5-11, 245, Sr.), Hillsboro/Central Valley

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Will Madler, Bismarck

DEFENSE - First Team

DL Joe Kava (6-1, 235, Jr.), Shanley (Fargo)

DL Canyon Stonecipher (6-3, 200, Sr.), Bismarck

DL Mason Leingang (6-2, 225, Sr.), Century (Bismarck)

DL Evan Henke (6-1, 230, Sr.), New Salem-Glen Ullin

LB Oscar Benson (6-1, 180, Jr.), Hillsboro/Central Valley

LB Zach Rodgers (5-10, 195, Jr.), Sheyenne (West Fargo)

LB Mason Spies (6-1, 180, Sr.), St. Mary's (Bismarck)

DB Haley Bucholz (6-2, 185, Sr.), Shanley (Fargo)

DB Cadyn Schwabe (5-9, 170, Sr.), Thompson

DB Jesse Forknell (6-3, 195, Sr.), Davies (Fargo)

DB Caden Jastram (5-11, 165, Sr.), Sheyenne (West Fargo)

Second Team

DL Chris Birnbaum (6-2, 210, Jr.), St. Mary's (Bismarck)

DL Carter Currey (5-9, 205, Sr.), Langdon/Edmore/Munich

DL Caleb Doeden (6-2, 190, Jr.), Williston

DL Tucker Hermes (6-3, 290, Sr.), Wahpeton

LB Nathan Kraft (6-1, 210, Sr.), Century (Bismarck)

LB Thomas Colby (6-0, 185, Jr.), Bismarck

LB Luke Knowski (5-10, 185, Sr.), Devils Lake

DB Jeremy Williams (6-0, 160, So.), Jamestown

DB Adam Zavalney (6-3, 195, Sr.), Park River

DB Peyton Fisher (5-11, 185, Jr.), Fargo North

DB Andy Clark (5-8, 155, Sr.), Shanley (Fargo)

SPECIAL TEAMS

K Evan Arenz (6-0, 140, Sr.), Mandan

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Haley Bucholz, Shanley (Fargo)