Six Eagle football players earn all-district honors
Six Brady Eagle football players have received post-season recognition from coaches of teams in the D2-8 football district.
Junior running back Brad Ward earned the highest honor, being voted to the first team all-district on offense.
Ward led the Eagles this fall with 1,207 yards rushing on 183 carries averaging 134 yards per game. He also tied the school record for number of touchdowns in a season with 23.
Ward earned honorable mention last season.
Ethann Barnes, Dalton Riedel and Corbin Blede each earned second-team honors.
Barnes, a senior, was an offensive lineman for the Eagles while Riedel and Blede received recognition on defense.
Riedel, a junior, plays the defensive end position and Blede, a senior, is a linebacker.
Juniors Kyle Pohlman and Christian Arterburn earned honorable mention.
Teams in the district are Anselmo-Merna, Ansley, Brady, Maywood, Loomis and Sumner-Eddyville-Miller.
Anselmo-Merna had the most players recognized. Several boys in the district received honors for multiple positions.
Others named to the all-district teams are:
Anselmo-Merna—Colton Rush, Adam Crouch, Mitchell Porter
Loomis—Dillon Carmichael, Ethan Nelson
SEM—Travis Line, Dylan Smith
Anselmo-Merna—Andrew Christen, Colten Fales, Cole Geiser
Ansley—Tanner Focken, Alex Ferguson, Logan Ryan
Anselmo-Merna—Adam Crouch, Jacob Parsons, Colton Rush, Andrew Christen
Loomis—Dillon Carmichael, Ethan Nelson, Damon Steinbrink, Clay McNall
Anselmo-Merna—Colten Fales, Mitchell Porter
Ansley—Ryan Hircock, Blain Ryan, Seth Vose
Ansley—Niklas Zinn, Tanner Focken
Ansley—Chris Varney, Joe Gregory
Loomis—Jameson Bartruff, Josh Holt
Maywood—Peyton Littell, Jordan Walther, Joe Fangman
SEM—Lance English, Zach Burden, Dillon Line, Jake Rohde