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Seven Wolves earn Class A, District 2 honors

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Wolves earn all-district honors

IKM-Manning landed seven players on the 2018 Class A, District 2 football teams released recently.

Four Wolves earned first-team recognition.

Named to the first-team offense were senior lineman Ian Bornhoft and senior running back Stephen Grimm.

Senior Nathan Blankman earned a spot on the first-team defense as a defensive back, while senior Grant Stracke was recognized as the first-team kicker.

Senior end Alex Lingle earned a position on the second-team offense, while senior linebacker Dane Blom and junior linebacker Colten Brandt both were honored on the second-team defense.

Sioux Central senior running back Ben Hargens was named the District 2 offensive player of the year.

The defensive player of the year was Alta-Aurelia senior lineman Nick Gaes, while Ridge View senior Ezra Miller was recognized as the District 2 lineman of the year.

IKM-Manning’s Cory McCarville also was recognized as one of the two assistant coaches of the year in District 2, joining TJ Schaefer of Alta-Aurelia.

Alta-Aurelia co-head coaches Chris Reinhart and Grant Peckenschneider were honored as the league’s head coaches of the year.

The All-District 2 teams are below.

First Team Offense

Sam Zimmerman, Alta-Aurelia, OL, Sr.; Levi Sleezer, Alta-Aurelia, OL, Soph.; Jayden Harder, Sioux Central, OL, Soph.; Ezra Miller, Ridge View, OL, Sr.; Ian Bornhoft, IKM-Manning, OL, Sr.; Jake Hanson, Sioux Central, QB, Sr.; Derek Girard, Manson-Northwest Webster, QB, Sr.; Jake Tokheim, Ridge View, QB, SR.; Ben Hargens, Sioux Central, RB, Sr.; Stephen Grimm, IKM-Manning, RB, Sr.; Anthony Krier, Alta-Aurelia, RB, Jr.; Sean Newell, Fort Dodge St. Edmond, RB, Sr.; Logan Cuthrell, Ridge View, TE, Sr.

First Team Defense

Nick Gaes, Alta-Aurelia, DL, Sr.; Alex Deroos, Alta-Aurelia, DL, Soph.; Jackson Benrich, Fort Dodge St. Edmond, DL, Jr.; Trevor Robbins, Alta-Aurelia, LB, Sr.; Prestan Sampson, Sioux Central, LB, Sr.; Jake Kliegl, Ridge View, LB, Sr.; Ben Quade, Manson-Northwest Webster, LB, Sr.; Nathan Blankman, IKM-Manning, DB, Sr.; Blake Cavanaugh, Sioux Central, DB, Sr.

First Team Punter

Riley Peters, Manson-Northwest Webster, Sr.

First Team Kicker

Grant Stracke, IKM-Manning, Sr.

Specialist of the Year

Blake Cavanaugh, Sioux Central, Sr.

Second Team Offense

Keaton Mork, Alta-Aurelia, OL, Sr.; Brady Madsen, Sioux Central, OL, Jr.; Matt Brosamle, Ridge View, OL, Sr.; Nick Lawler, Fort Dodge St. Edmond, OL, Jr.; Jared Vohs, Ridge View, OL, Jr.; Michael Ryhard, Alta-Aurelia, RB, Jr.; Kevin McGuire, Ridge View, Sr.; Caden Webber, Sioux Central, End, Sr.; Alex Lingle, IKM-Manning, End, Sr.; Drew Schaeffer, Fort Dodge St. Edmond, End, Soph.; Dawson Estergraaf, Manson-Northwest Webster, End, Sr.

Second Team Defense

Jair Lopez, Alta-Aurelia, DL., Jr.; Trent Anderson, Sioux Central, DL, Jr.; Nick Gisch, Ridge View, DL, Sr.; Zach Siefken, Manson-Northwest Webster, DL, Sr.; Logan McCoy, Alta-Aurelia, LB, Jr.; Dane Blom, IKM-Manning, LB, Sr.; Colten Brandt, IKM-Manning, LB, Jr.; Zach Isa, Alta-Aurelia, DB, Sr.; Jake Saunders, Sioux Central, DB, Jr.; Aric Stephan, Alta-Aurelia, DB, Sr.; Teagan Pritchard, Sioux Central, DB, Jr.

Second Team Punter

Nick Gaes, Alta-Aurelia, Sr.

Second Team Kicker

Anthony Krier, Alta-Aurelia, Jr.

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Area Sports Schedule

Tuesday, Feb. 19


Ar-We-Va B vs. AHST/W at Elk Horn, 5:30 p.m.

IKM-Manning B vs. Newell-Fonda at Sioux Rapids, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 20


Glenwood at Denison-Schleswig G, 7 p.m.


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