Brenden Helfrich, Joey Hamlin, Bart Laretz and Dallas Smith. Standing are Holden Van Poppel, Ben Baker, Max Gamez, Mikey Humphries and Trent Jester.
PHOTO BY PAUL SNYDER
Football fans had a chance to meet the all-conference teams from the Big Eight and Cascades Conferences Saturday. All-conference players were announced at halftime of the Union City/Napoleon Crossover Championship football game on Saturday. Here is the list of all-conference performers in the Big Eight and Cascades Conferences as voted on by their respective coaches.
Grass Lake All-Conference players include Jack Pine, Jack Reid, William Higgins, Andrew Stockton, Josh Claussen and Robert Anderson.
Quarterbacks, First Team: Adrian Putnam, Michigan Center
Honorable Mention: Brayden Lape, Grass Lake; Kannon Duffing, Manchester; and Grant Bradley, Napoleon.
Running Backs, First Team: Spencer Brown, Addison; Andrew Stockton, Grass Lake; Kyran Lane, Michigan Center; and Bart Laretz, Napoleon.
Honorable Mention: Caleb Weaver, East Jackson.
Receivers, First Team: Landon Roberts, East Jackson; Robbie Anderson, Grass Lake; and Jaxon McGuigan, Manchester.
Honorable Mention: Lukas Howard, Michigan Center.
Tight Ends, First Team: Trent Jester, Napoleon
Honorable Mention: Gunnar Demeuse, Addison
Offensive Tackles, First Team: Michael Humphreys, Napoleon.
Honorable Mention: Cameron Miller, Addison
Offensive Guards, First Team: Dallas Smith, Napoleon; and Gabe Pepper, Addison.
Centers, First Team: Josh Claussen, Grass Lake.
Honorable Mention: Max Gamez, Napoleon.
Kicker, First Team: Nick Laurain, Manchester.
Addison Panthers named to the Cascades All-Conference team include Jay Griewahn, Nathan Sines, Spencer Brown and Gabe Pepper.
Defensive Line, First Team: Nathan Sines, Addison; Caleb Kerley, East Jackson; Braelon Carr, Grass Lake; Willie Higgins, Grass Lake; Nathan Smith, Hanover-Horton; Max Gamez, Napoleon; and Ben Baker, Napoleon.
Linebackers, First Team: Jay Griewahn, Addison; Jack Reid, Grass Lake; Craig Foote, Hanover-Horton; Brody Shannon, Michigan Center; and Joey Hamlin, Napoleon.
Honorable Mention: Trent Jester, Napoleon.
Defensive Backs, First Team: Jack Pine, Grass Lake; Logan Blackledge, Hanover-Horton; Kyran Lane, Michigan Center; Brendan Helfrich, Napoleon; and Holden Van Poppel, Napoleon.
Honorable Mention: Jeffrey Peterson, Grass Lake.