3 Cowboy players named to All-State team

 

By JOSH SAMUELSON

Star Sports Editor

Three Custer County District High School Cowboy football players were named to the Class A All-State team today.

Senior quarterback Ben Herzog and junior wide receiver Alec Haughian were listed on offense and junior defensive end Beau Peaslee was on the defensive team.

Herzog completed 99 of 192 passes for 1,352 yards and 14 touchdowns. The completions, attempts and yards are all school records. He also led the team in rushing with 779 yards and another 13 scores.

Haughian set school records for receptions with 68 and yards with 934. He also caught eight touchdowns.

Peaslee was the anchor for the Cowboy defense.

State champion Dillon, along with Columbia Falls and Belgrade, each had seven players selected to the All-State team. Runner-up Billings Central had six.

The Cowboys finished the season 5-4-1 and lost to Havre in the first round of the Class A playoffs. All but three players will return for next season.

Class A All-State

OFFENSE

Quarterback- Ben Herzog, Miles City, 6’0, 175, Sr; Brayden Konkol, Belgrade, 6’1, 185, Jr; Dane Warp, Havre, 6’3, 175, So; J.D. Ferris, Dillon, 5’11, 165, Jr; Josh Bauder, Hamilton, 6’0, 195, Sr; Jared Trinastich, Columbia Falls, 6’4, 190, Sr.

Wide Receivers- Alec Haughian, Miles City, 6’3, 175, Jr; Tristan Walker, Belgrade, 5’11, 160, Sr; Teague Blome, Hamilton, 5’11, 170, Sr; Kris Cleveland, Hamilton, 5’10, 155, Sr; Kale Guldseth, Butte Central, 5’10, 165, Sr; Alex Presnell, Columbia Falls, 5’10, 172, Sr; Ty Morgan, Columbia Falls, 5’10, 163, Jr.

Running Backs- Holden Ryan, Billings Central, 6’3, 205, Jr; Austin Kendall, Sidney, 5’10, 210, Sr; Wyatt Kingston, Butte Central, 5’9, 185, Sr; Zach Darling, Columbia Falls, 6’0, 190, Sr; Cody Lemmons, Frenchtown, 5’9, 150, Sr.

Fullback- Mitch Kaufman, Laurel, 5’9, 180, Sr.

Tight End- Logan Wilcox, Lewistown, 6’5, 210, Sr; Troy Scott, Dillon, 6’3, 215, Sr; Conner McGree, Butte Central, 6’3, 215, Sr.

Center- Weston Marsh, Billings Central, 6’0, 250, Sr; Avery Whelan, Belgrade, 5’9, 275, Jr; Donovan Hucke, Dillon; 6’0, 280, Sr.

Guards- Riley Dublin, Laurel, 6’0, 235, Jr; Zach Cullen, Billings Central, 6’0, 200, Jr; Colton Gavne, Livingston, 6’4, 257, Sr.

Tackles- Ben D’Alton, Billings Central, 6’2, 230, Sr; Kordell Cummins, Hardin, 6’4, 270, Sr; Marcus Ferriter, Butte Central, 6’4, 210, Jr; Gage Smith, Whitefish, 6’2, 205, Sr; Jacob Dilworth, Frenchtown, 6’0, 205, Jr.

DEFENSE

Ends- Beau Peaslee, Miles City, 6’3, 240, Jr; Dace Fisher, Sidney, 5’11, 195, Sr; Colin Holetz, Billings Central, 6’3, 185, Jur; Derek Marks, Belgrade, 6’1, 210, So; Zach Gavlak, Stevensville, 6’4, 230, Sr.

Line- Chris Emter, Livingston, 6’4, 271, Sr; Jaden Bryant, Belgrade, 6’2, 205, Sr; Christian Coiner, DIllon, 6’2, 200, Sr; Spencer Ross, Columbia Falls, 6’5, 255, Jr.

Inside Linebackers- Mathew Martinez-Tilman, Laurel, 5’9, 180, Sr; Garet Fowler, Belgrade, 5’10, 200, Sr; Dylan Stenseth, Lewistown, 6’3, 232, Sr; Carson King, DIllon, 6’3, 215, Sr; Ethan Reich, Anaconda, 6’0, 190, Sr; Ike Schweikert, Columbia Falls, 6’3, 185, Jr; Caleb Thilmony, Whitefish, 5’11, 210, Sr.

Outside Linebackers- Grady Blewett, Belgrade, 6’1, 193, Jr; Gabe Chilson, DIllon, 5’11, 185, Sr; Brady Hislop, Polson, 6’0, 190, Sr.

Safeties- Jonah Oberg, Laurel, 5’10, 170, Jr; Trevor Jenson, Havre, 5’7, 145, Sr; Mick Paffhausen, Dillon, 5’10, 170, Sr; Cedrick Smith, Polson, 5’11, 155, Sr; Josiah Osbourne, Columbia Falls, 5’9, 155, Sr.

Cornerbacks- Jesse Byorth, Billings Central, 6’0, 180, Jr;