Prep football: Goodridge-Grygla lands two players on all-state team
Section 8 champion Goodridge-Grygla placed two players on the Minnesota 9-man all-state football team. Selections were made by the state 9-man coaches. Here's a look at the area picks: Goodridge-Grygla - Dillon Olson, running back: The senior is ...
Section 8 champion Goodridge-Grygla placed two players on the Minnesota 9-man all-state football team.
Selections were made by the state 9-man coaches.
Here's a look at the area picks:
- Dillon Olson, running back: The senior is one of 10 finalists for the Mr. Football award in Minnesota. He rushed for 2,334 yards and 31 touchdowns, and also had 19 catches for another 365 yards.
- Robbie Miller, linebacker: The senior was one of the top defenders on the Goodridge-Grygla team. He was in on 93 tackles.
- Evan Schindele, running back: The senior paced the Storm with 873 rushing yards, scoring nine touchdowns.
- Luke Spray, linebacker: Spray was in on 87 tackles, including 10 for losses. He forced one fumble and recovered two fumbles.
- Bill Atwood, linebacker: The senior was in on 80 tackles for the Section 6-champion Cougars, intercepting two passes and recovering one fumble.
- Aaron Olson, running back: Olson rushed for 1,072 yards, averaging 7.2 per carry, and scored 17 touchdowns.
The following area players were honorable mentions on the all-state team: Goodridge-Grygla - Chris Ostby and Tyler Schulz; Clearbrook-Gonvick - Tyler Rogstad; Northern Freeze - Adam Wojciechowski.
Minn. 9-man all-state team
As selected by state 9-man coaches
Quarterback - Jordan Suhonen, Cromwell; Dalton Jampsa, Underwood; running backs - Dillon Olson, Goodridge-Grygla; Evan Schindele, Stephen-Argyle; Aaron Olson, Ada-Borup; Caleb Leichtnam, Grand Meadow; receivers - Preston Hurd, McGregor; Blake Bode, Nicollet; line - Greg Purcell, Cromwell; Elliott Haapoja, McGregor; Wylie Pullis, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley
Line - Jake Reed, Lanesboro; Dan Kneisl, Verndale; linebackers - Luke Spray, Clearbrook-Gonvick; Robbie Miller, Goodridge-Grygla; Bill Atwood, Ada-Borup; Derek Suhonen, Cromwell; Brett Collins, Underwood; Alex Taray, Floodwood; defensive backs - Ryan Buria, Mt. Iron-Buhl; Jared Hoemberg, Bertha-Hewitt; Riley Wilson, Wheaton
Chris Ostby, Goodridge-Grygla; Tyler Schulz, Goodridge-Grygla; Tyler Rogstad, Clearbrook-Gonvick; Adam Wojciechowski, Northern Freeze; Alex Erickson, C-A/H-N; Justin Seifert, CGB; Zerek Marsyla, McGregor; Lucas Johnson, Lanesboro; Nick Halfmann, Nevis; Mitchell Andrews, CGB; Scott Wilson, Grand Meadow; Jeremia Brown, Lanesboro; Jon Brower, Waubun; Zach Taylor, Fergus Falls Hillcrest; Nick Mans, Nicollett; Jordan Villebrun, Orr; Elijahjuan Dotts, Orr; Mike Hedin, Cromwell