Archive for Wednesday, December 8, 2004

THS football players named to 4A squad

December 8, 2004

Kaleb Lawrence sacked quarterbacks and tackled running backs plenty of times this season. On Sunday, he was named to the all-state team for Class 4A by the Topeka Capital-Journal.

Lawrence, who also spent half of the season as a fullback in the Tonganoxie backfield, was one of four linebackers on the all-state defensive team. Lawrence, a 6-0 200-pound senior for the Chieftains, helped Tonganoxie to a 9-2 record. Other linebackers include Eudora's Chris Durkin, Hayden's Kyle Ingenthron and Goodland's Brock Lohr.

Tonganoxie junior lineman Kent Fleming was named Class 4A honorable mention, as was senior Ross Starcher as a back.

McLouth junior Kevin Stewart also was named honorable mention as a running back for the 4-5 Bulldogs.

Other Kaw Valley League selections were: David Woods, sr., Mill Valley, honorable mention back in 5A; Alex Angelotti, sr., Piper all-4A offensive end; TJ Dorian, sr., Piper, honorable mention lineman in 4A; Garrett Weddle, sr., Piper, honorable mention back in 4A; John Tytla, sr., Lansing, honorable mention specialist; Danny McEvoy, sr., Immaculata, honorable mention end in 3A.

Other Delaware Valley League selections were: Jacob Hendee, jr., Pleasant Ridge, all-3A kicker; Ryan Dercher, sr., Pleasant Ridge, honorable mention lineman in 3A; Kyle Powers, sr., honorable mention lineman in 3A; Matt Koch, sr., Pleasant Ridge, honorable mention back in 3A; Chris Langley, jr., Pleasant Ridge, honorable mention back in 3A; Doug Self, sr., Valley Falls, honorable mention end in 2A; Miley Corey, sr., Troy, honorable mention lineman in 2A; Nolan Franken, sr., Troy, honorable mention back in 2A; Blake Hoffman, sr., Jefferson County North, honorable mention back in 2A; Beau Sigrist, sr. Wathena, honorable mention back in 2A.

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