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Fifteen Area Football Players & One Coach Earn Honors from KFBCA
By Mike Smith
Copyright: MSC Sports

2017 Kansas Football Coaches Association All-Class honors - click here

It was a great football season in Northeast Kansas and several teams put together seasons to remember. The Kansas Football Coaches Association awarded their All-Class honors and 15 area football players and one coach were selected. (School must belong to KFBCA to be eligible)

Class 3A the State title game featured two area teams as the Sabetha Bluejays capped their season this year with the State title beating Marysville in the title game. The Bluejays finished the season 13-1 and Head Coach Garrett Michael was named the 3A Coach of the Year by the KFBCA and also the overall Coach of the Year. A trio of Bluejays picked up 3A All-Class honors from the KFBCA as Kyle Grimm earned the honors at offensive line, while Cole Oehm picked up the honors at linebacker and Wyatt Beyer at defensive back. 

Marysville Bulldogs finished the season 12-2 and 3A State runner-up and postseason honors from the KFBCA for Marysville were led by Jack Blumer who was named Top 11 player and 3A All-Class at quarterback. Gabe Pieschl at wide receiver and Bryson Meinhardt at linebacker each were selected to 3A All-Class team. 

Nemaha Central Thunder finished the season 10-1 and made the 3A playoffs yet again, also won the Big Seven League and had three guys earn KFBCA 3A All-Class honors. Eli McWilliams at offensive line, Caleb Henry at defensive line and Mitchell Henry at defensive back all picked up the honors for the Thunder. 

Maur Hill-Mount Academy had Cole Harris at offensive line earn 3A All-Class honors from the KFBCA. The Ravens went 7-3 on the season and made the 3A playoffs. 

In Class 2A both Valley Heights and Jefferson County North had KFBCA All-Class honorees. For the Valley Heights Mustangs Dalton Joseph at offensive line, Jordan Yungeberg at runningback and Harrison Blaske at linebacker all earned 2A All-Class honors. Valley Heights posted a 7-2 mark in the 2017 season.

For JCN both Ridge Robertson and Jacob Schrick picked up All-Class honors at runningback and linebacker, respectively from the KFBCA. The Chargers went 10-1 on the year and made the 2-1A playoffs. 

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