Sioux Valley, Howard Football rake in All-BEC honors

Sioux Valley and Howard Football brought in the most selections in the Big East All-Conference honorees announced on Monday. The Cossacks tallied 7 players in 11-man while the Tigers finished with 7 players either named All-Conference or Honorable Mentions in 9-man. Both teams finished the regular seasons with undefeated records in the BEC, Sioux Valley was 5-0 and Howard 3-0.

The Cossacks were led by 5 players on the All-Conference list including Daymien Lucas, Andrew Mullaney, Brennan Stoltenberg, Jake Schneider and Tyler Schwartz. Sioux Valley’s football season came to an end in the 11B semifinals, falling to Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan and finished with a 10-1 record. Seniors Chase Ringheimer and Hudson Wagner were named to the Honorable Mention team.

Howard’s All-BEC selections were among the core groups of players that led to a turnaround 2017 season for the Tigers. Seniors Evan Kizer, Aidyn Feldhaus, Ethan Kramer and Michael Hofer were rewarded after their 9-2 season. The Tigers fell to eventually State runner-up Corsica-Stickney in the 9A Semifinals. Other playmakers from Howard were named to the Honorable Mention team with two-way players Mitch Kramer, Zach Pardy and EJ Leetch making the list.

Alex Tammen and Cole Pry of Chester Area were named All-Big East Conference for the Flyers. McCook Central/Montrose was bestowed with 3 All-Conference selections and Flandreau also had a pair of players named to  the end of the season list.

11-man                                                                                         9-Man

Daymien Lucas – SV – Senior                                                Evan Kizer – Howard – Senior

Andrew Mullaney – SV – Senior                                            Aidyn Feldhaus – Howard – Senior

Brennan Stoltenberg – SV – Senior                                      Ethan Kramer – Howard – Senior

Jake Schneider – SV – Senior                                                Michael Hofer – Howard – Junior

Tyler Schwartz – SV – Senior                                                Sam Muston – Baltic – Junior

Dustin Weber – BEE – Senior                                               Houston Wentzel – Baltic – Senior

Bradlee Schultz – BEE – Senior                                            Jon Wilhelmsen – Baltic – Senior

Jamin Arend – BEE – Junior                                                Keaton Lenderts – Baltic – Senior

Carter Dye – BEE – Junior                                                    Dakota Johnson – Garretson – Junior

Tanner Grocott – MCM – Senior                                         Keisean Deehr – Garretson – Senior

Kyle Tuschen – MCM – Senior                                             Jack Konechne – Garretson – Senior

Bryce Smart – MCM – Senior                                               Alex Tammen – Chester Area – Junior

Logan Donelan – EPJ – Senior                                            Cole Pry – Chester Area – Senior

Jared Merkley – EPJ – Senior                                             Tanner Even – Parker – Sophomore

Blake Peterson – Beresford –  Junior                                 Grant Plucker – Parker – Senior

Bradley Christensen – Beresford – Senior

Michael Witte – Flandreau – Senior

Brendan TenEyck – Flandreau – Senior

Honorable Mention:                                                               Honorable Mention:

Chase Ringheimer – SV – Senior                                         Mitch Kramer – Howard – Senior

Hudson Wagner – SV – Senior                                            Zach Pardy – Howard – Junior

Brayden Havrevold – Junior – Senior                               EJ Leetch – Howard – Junior

Lucas Berg – BEE – Senior                                                 Cobain Goehring – Baltic – Sophomore

Mason Potter – BEE – Senior                                            Isaak Swartwout – Baltic – Junior

Brady Hawkins – BEE – Sophomore                               Zach Polzin – Baltic – Sophomore

Paul Lauck – MCM – Senior                                              Dimtae Lymon – Garretson – Senior

Joe Eichacker – MCM – Senior                                        Cory Bryan – Garretson – Junior

Austin Thu – MCM – Junior                                            Marc Rattenburg – Garretson – Senior

Preston Fejfar – EPJ – Senior                                         Devin Eppard – Chester Area – Senior

Cash Hemmingson – EPJ – Senior                                Riley Greenhoff – Chester Area – Senior

Ethan Marx – EPJ – Senior                                             Riley Philips – Chester Area – Junior

Jack Antonson – Beresford – Junior                             Trey Christensen – Parker – Junior

Caleb Carnes – Beresford – Senior

Beau VanGelder – Beresford – Junior

Josh Pauley – Flandreau – Senior

Matt Pauley – Flandreau – Sophomore

Nate Kneebone – Flandreau – Junior