October 5, 2022

All-GWAC Football selections released


Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The 2014 All-GWAC Football selections were released on Monday. Scott City led the selections with 10 First-Team selections, and five Honorable Mentions, followed by Holcomb with seven First-Team selections and seven Honorable mentions. 

The Great West Activities Conference champion was Scott City, followed by Holcomb, Ulysses, Colby, Goodland and Hugoton.

 

Offense
First Team
Quarterback: Trey O’Neil, Sr, Scott City
Wide Receiver: Brett Meyer, Sr, Scott City; Luke Avila, Jr, Goodland
Running Back: Ben Matchell, Jr, Colby; Wyatt Kropp, Jr, Scott City; Ian Rudzik, Jr, Ulysses
Tight End: Sloan Baker, Sr, Scott City
Offensive Line: Austin Hart, Jr, Colby; Aaron Hernandez, Jr, Holcomb; Wyatt Eitel, Sr, Scott City; Hector Torres, Sr, Ulysses; Andrew Perez, Sr, Ulysses
All-Purpose: Kolt Traschel, Sr, Goodland

Honorable Mention
Quarterback: Trey Teeter, Jr, Holcomb
Wide Receiver: Christian Merz, Jr, Holcomb; Freddy Romero, Sr, Ulysses
Running Back: Blake Richmeier, Sr, Holcomb; Cooper Griffith, Jr, Scott City; Zach Romero, Jr, Ulysses
Tight End: Conner VanCleave, So, Holcomb; Zack Leininger, So, Hugoton
Offensive Line: Lane Hayes, Sr, Scott City; Mark Persinger, Jr, Hugoton; Brandon Verlinden, Sr, Goodland
All-Purpose: Brandon Stegman, So, Holcomb; Ulises Armendariz, Sr, Hugoton

Defense
First Team
Defensive End: Garrett Janda, Sr, Holcomb; Diego Maravilla, Jr, Ulysses
Defensive Tackle: Ethan Jay, So, Colby; Chantz Yager, Sr, Scott City; Brandon Verlinden, Sr, Goodland
Linebacker: Blake Richmeier, Sr, Holcomb; Dillon Williams, So, Holcomb; Cooper Griffith, Jr, Scott City; Ian Rudzik, Jr, Ulysses
Defensive Back: Calen Rupp, Sr, Holcomb; Trey O’Neil, Sr, Scott City; Brett Meyer, Sr, Scott City; Bryce Rodriguez, Sr, Ulysses

Honorable Mention
Defensive End: Wyatt Eitel, Sr, Scott City
Defensive Tackle: Austin Hart, So, Colby; Austin Ochoa, So, Ulysses
Linebacker: Sloan Baker, Sr, Scott City; Ben Matchell, Jr, Colby; Zach Romero, Sr, Ulysses
Defensive Back: Brady Holzmeister, Jr, Colby; Freddy Romero, Sr, Ulysses; Ulises Armendariz, Sr, Hugoton; Kolt Traschel, Sr, Goodland

Special Teams
First Team
Punter: Braden Showalter, Jr, Holcomb
Kicker: Trey Teeter, Jr, Holcomb
Punt Returner: Wyatt Kropp, Jr, Scott City
Kick Returner: Ben Matchell, Jr, Colby

Honorable Mention
Punter: Gerrell Miller, Sr, Goodland
Kicker: Tre Stewart, So, Scott City
Punt Returner: Christian Merz, Jr, Holcomb; Manny Mendez, Jr, Hugoton
Kick Returner: Brandon Stegman, So, Holcomb