The Western Trails Conference announced their Football and Volleyball All-Conference Selections. The Gordon-Rushville (6-4) leads the conference’s 11-Man football with six all-conference selections while Bridgeport (6-3) tops the 8-Man football teams with 5 selections.

Bayard (31-2), who made their first trip to the state tournament in 20 years, placed four players on the All-Western Trails Conference volleyball list. Bridgeport (13-17) and Gordon-Rushville (23-11) were right behind with 3 selections each.

WTC FOOTBALL 2022

11-MAN ALL-CONFERENCE

Gordon-Rushville: Also season champion:
1. Carter Anderson QB,12
2. Aydon Mcdonald WR/CB,12
3. Jace Freeseman WR/FS,12
4. Caleb Heck LB, 11
5. Donovan Filmore RB,12
6. Colton Archibald LB,11
HM Curtis Rittgarn OL/DL,12
HM Jace Nelson OL/DL, 12

Mitchell season runner up:
1. Cael Peters QB/LB, 11
2. Hayden Umble RB/LB 12
3. Riley Murphy OL/LB, 12
4. Santiago Castillo WR/DB 11
5. AJ Garza WR/DB 10
HM Jackson Jenkins OL/DL 10
HM Jeremiah Coley, OL/DL 11

8-MAN ALL-CONFERENCE

Bridgeport 4-0: Also season champion:
1. Kason Loomis - RB/LB – 12
2. Peyton Abbott - RB/LB – 11
3. Nolan DeBlois -OL/DL – 11
4. Parker Farrenkopf TE/LB – 12
5. Curtis Jackson OL/DL – 12
HM Nikolas Weibert QB/LB – 9
HM Chase McGrath TE/LB - 12

Bayard 3-1: season runner up
1. Trenton Marquez 12th QB/DB
2. Kolby Houchin 11th RB/LB
3. Ashton Mancias OL/DL 12th 
4. Brock Burry RB/LB 11th
HM Karter Winter WR/LB 12th 
HM Trystan Muhr WR/DB 12th

Hemingford 2-2:
1. Theron Miller, 11, OL/DL
2. Cody Galles, 10, QB/RB/DB
3. Owen Plog, 9, OL/DL
HM Hayden McDonald, 12,  OL/DL
HM Talon Payne, 9, RB/LB

Kimball 1-3:
1. Brandon Paxton 11 - QB/DB
2. James McGinnis 12 - TE/DE
HM Conner DeBoot 10 - OL/DL
HM Derek Kauffman 11 - FB/DE

Morrill 0-4:
1. Reegan French, 11- OL/DL
HM  Nick Arroyo, 11 QB/RB/DB
HM - Ryder Green, 10 - WR

11-Man MVP’s

Offensive MVP: Carter Anderson QB,12 - Gordon Rushville
Defensive MVP: Cael Peters QB/LB, 11 – Mitchell
Special Teams MVP: Santiago Castillo WR/DB 11 - Mitchell

8-Man MVP’s

Offensive MVP: Kolby Houchin 11th RB/LB – Bayard
Defensive MVP: Theron Miller, 11, OL/DL – Hemingford
Special Teams MVP: Colby Lewis, K, 12 – Bridgeport

WTC ALL-CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL 2022 

Bayard:Season Champion
1. Dani Harter 11
2. Danika Hassel 11
3. Kierra Miller  12
4. Lexi Fiscus 11
HM  Leah Nesbitt 11
HM  Joslyn Hopkins 11

Bridgeport: Season Runner-up
1. Brooklyn Mohrman 11
2. Grace Dean    11
3. Aubrey Watts 10
HM Ella Schluterbusch 9
HM Kelsie McVicker 10

Gordon-Rushville:
1. Reaghan Shultz   12
2. Haley Johnson    11
3. Addison Slama    09
HM Rylie Shultz   10
HM Emma Martins  10

Hemingford:
1. Kambree Walker 12
2. Mikayla Kumpf 11
HM Avery Davies 12
HM Brookelynn Warner 11

Mitchell:
1. Emma Robbins 11
2. Aimee Morales 10
HM Anna Cheek 11
HM Addison Lashley 12

Morrill:
1. Kyndall Sprague 11
HM Brooklin Hess 11
HM Katelyn Walker 9

Kimball:
1. Jayden Paxton  12   
HM  Charlotte Hargreaves  12
HM Emma Patterson  12

MVP: Kierra Miller Bayard 12
Sportsmanship (School): Morrill