OSKALOOSA — The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association held their football all-state meeting virtually on Sunday due to COVID-19. Five area boys were selected to those teams.

Oskaloosa’s Cooper Spry was a third-team defensive back while Pella’s Kody Huisman was a second-team defensive lineman and Ryan Mace was a third-team punter in Class 3A. In Class 1A, Pella Christian’s Luke Mulder was a second-team defensive lineman and Cody Boender was a second-team linebacker.

Spry, a senior, might have been the MVP for Osky on both sides of the ball. Defensively, the corner had 15.5 tackles and was the team leader with five interceptions, which was tied for fifth in 3A. He also led the Indians with 31 catches for 428 yards and four touchdowns.

Huisman, a senior, anchored both the offensive and defensive lines for Pella. The North Dakota State commit garnered a lot of attention from opposing teams and was still able to finish with 36 tackles, 10 for loss and three sacks, which was second on the team. He also wasn’t a stranger to the end zone as he recovered two fumbles including one he took back for a 58-yard touchdown. Huisman would also line up at fullback in short-yardage situations and would finish with seven carries for 21 yards with two rushing touchdowns.

Mace, a senior, was able to flip the field several times for the Dutch. The strong-legged Mace finished ninth in 3A with an average punt of 41.1 yards. He passed for 1,044 yards with nine touchdowns against nine interceptions while also running for 316 yards (second on the team) with four more TDs.

Mulder, a senior, had himself a heck of a final season for PC. The defensive end finished second on the team with 69 tackles this season. He also broke a couple of school records on the way, his 7.5 sacks (tied for third in 1A) made him the all-time career sacks leader in Eagles history with 15 while his 21 tackles for loss (led 1A) also broke a school record.

Boender, a senior, also broke a school record along the way this season. The linebacker was a tackling machine this season, finishing with 102.5 tackles including 85 solo tackles (led 1A). His 102.5 tackles were good for second in 1A. He also had a team-high three interceptions. Boender was also the team’s leading rusher with 841 yards and 12 TDs.

The Class 1A captain is Cooper DeJean, the OABCIG senior quarterback who will wear the black and gold at the University of Iowa next year. DeJean led the Falcons to back-to-back state championships, in Class 2A in 2019 and in Class 1A this year. He was the leading passer in the state this year, throwing for 3,447 yards, completing 60 percent of his passes. He also rushed for 1,235 yards this year, averaging 9.4 yards per carry. He was a dangerous return man, with most teams trying to kick away from him, averaging 37.8 yards on kickoff returns and 26.2 yards on punt returns.

Washington two-way starter Trashaun Willis is the captain of the Class 3A team. The 6-foot-5 and 235-pound inside linebacker, a three-year starter, had 37.5 tackles and an interception for the Demons, who limited regular-season opponents to fewer than 13 points per game. In his first year as the team’s starting quarterback, Willis passed for 907 yards and 12 touchdowns while also rushing for 523 yards and 13 touchdowns as Washington was 8-1, state-ranked for the entire season and reached the Round of 16 in the playoffs. Willis, named the offensive MVP in District 5, has done all this with just one arm. While in the womb, strands from his mother’s amniotic sack wrapped around his left elbow and stunted his further growth. Also a basketball player, Willis has yet to make a college decision.

Class 3A

1st Team

Position Player Class School

QB Carter Markham (Senior, North Scott)

RB/FB Wyatt Hunter (Senior, Grinnell)

RB/FB Kody Noble (Senior, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley)

RB/FB Jack Lux (Senior, Xavier)

WR/TE Thomas Fidone (Senior, Lewis Central)

WR/TE Ethan Carlson (Senior, Norwalk)

WR/TE Connor Frame (Junior, Harlan)

OL Dodge Sauser (Senior, Grinnell)

OL Truman Klein (Junior, Webster City)

OL Henry Lutovsky (Senior, Mount Pleasant) 

OL Tyler Maro (Senior, Assumption, Davenport)

OL Carson Petlon (Senior, West Delaware)

OL Carson McCaughey (Senior, North Scott)

K Lincoln Oakley (Senior, Xavier)

Off Util Jared Voss (Senior, West Delaware)

DL Hunter Deyo (Junior, Lewis Central)

DL TJ Bollers (Senior, Clear Creek Amana)

DL Mike Steffen (Senior, Xavier)

DL Joey Petersen (Senior, North Scott)

LB Jacob Imming (Junior, Sergeant Bluff-Luton)

LB Wyatt Voelker (Junior, West Delaware)

LB Nick Lemke (Senior, Xavier)

LB Will McLaughlin (Junior, Harlan)

DB Tyler Olson (Senior, Webster City)

DB Jaxon Rexroth (Senior, Xavier)

DB Oskar White (Senior, Bondurant-Farrar)

DB Oliver Hughes (Junior, North Scott)

P Tate Stine-Smith (Senior, ADM)

Ret Brock Califf (Senior, Fort Madison)

Def Util Trashaun Willis (Senior, Washington)

2nd Team

Position Player Class School

QB Garrett Baumhover (Senior, Western Dubuque, Epworth)

RB/FB Dawson Forgy (Junior, Winterset)

RB/FB Trey Mathis (Senior, Webster City)

RB/FB Logan Katzer (Senior, Lewis Central)

WR/TE Tommy DeSollar (Senior, Western Dubuque, Epworth)

WR/TE Ryan Blum (Senior, Glenwood)

WR/TE Aidan Hall (Sophomore, Harlan)

OL Nathan McCormick (Senior, Carlisle)

OL Zach Morrison (Senior, Sergeant Bluff-Luton)

OL Matayas Durr (Senior, Grinnell)

OL Nate Timmons (Senior, Assumption, Davenport)

OL Kale Krogh (Junior, Ballard)

OL Kade Tippet (Senior, North Scott)

K Nathan Donovan (Senior, Wahlert Catholic)

Off Util Zach Brand (Senior, Dallas Center-Grimes)

DL Kody Huisman (Senior, Pella)

DL Nick Miller (Junior, Lewis Central)

DL Nick Bandy (Senior, Wahlert Catholic)

DL Callum Tackes (Senior, Keokuk)

LB Eli Rose (Senior, Grinnell)

LB Landyn Van Kekerix (Junior, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley)

LB Myles Butkowski (Senior, Xavier)

LB Blake Willey (Senior, Dallas Center-Grimes)

DB CeJay Whisler (Senior, Carlisle)

DB Gabe Anstoetter (Senior, Wahlert Catholic)

DB Silas Bales (Senior, Glenwood)

DB Nic Lawton (Senior, Dallas Center-Grimes)

P Ben Swails (Junior, Clear Creek Amana)

Ret Tucker Hanson (Senior, Gilbert)

Def Util Owen Hamel (Senior, Assumption, Davenport)

3rd Team

Position Player Class School

QB Tyler Smith (Sophomore, Sergeant Bluff-Luton)

RB/FB Caden Jones (Senior, Nevada)

RB/FB Nic Goodhue (Senior, Carlisle)

RB/FB Dayne Hodge (Senior, Assumption, Davenport)

WR/TE Caeden DaSilva (Junior, Nevada)

WR/TE Jack Breitbach (Senior, Xavier)

WR/TE Max Weaton (Sophomore, Fairfield)

OL Cole Miller (Senior, Dewitt Central)

OL Javier Mendez (Senior, Spencer)

OL Cody Felt (Junior, ADM)

OL Nick Tobin (Senior, Xavier)

OL Grant Waymire (Senior, Dallas Center-Grimes)

OL Jacob Schechinger (Senior, Harlan)

Off Util Caden Matson (Junior, Humboldt)

DL Ryan Volk (Senior, Xavier)

DL Zayne Laws (Senior, Washington)

DL Adam Allen (Junior, North Scott)

DL Jameson Bieker (Junior, Harlan)

LB Blake Bellamy (Junior, Winterset)

LB Gabe Heitz (Junior, ADM)

LB Keaton Poe (Senior, Fort Madison)

LB Joseph Fah (Junior, Harlan)

DB Cooper Spry (Senior, Oskaloosa)

DB Chase Williamson (Senior, Mount Pleasant) 

DB Joe Manternach (Senior, Assumption, Davenport)

DB Colby Burg (Senior, Creston OM)

P Ryan Mace (Senior, Pella)

Ret. Joey Moser (Junior, Harlan)

Def Util Christian Nunely (Senior, West Delaware)

Class 1A

1st Team

Position Player Class School

QB Cooper DeJean (Senior, OABCIG)

RB/FB Trevor Thompson (Senior, South Hamilton)

RB/FB Sam Sieren (Senior, Sigourney-Keota)

RB/FB Dalten Van Pelt (Junior, Van Meter)

WR/TE Evan Taylor (Senior, Panorama)

WR/TE Easton Harms (Junior, OABCIG)

WR/TE Brayden Wollan (Senior, Underwood)

OL Colton Willis (Senior, South Hamilton)

OL Jacob Leohr (Senior, Dike-New Hartford HS)

OL Alex Buser (Senior, Waterloo Columbus)

OL Easton Eledge (Junior, Underwood)

OL Zach Smithart (Junior, Sigourney-Keota)

OL Lincoln Olsen (Junior, Van Meter)

K Jason Topete (Senior, West Sioux)

Off Util Jack Pettit (Junior, Van Meter)

DL Aaron Graves (Junior, Southeast Valley)

DL Chris Gardner (Senior, Underwood)

DL Jeff Bowie (Senior, West Branch)

DL Casey Trudo (Junior, Van Meter)

LB Brennan Holder (Senior, South Central Calhoun)

LB Kaleb Brouwer (Senior, Dike-New Hartford)

LB Ethan Shever (Junior, OABCIG)

LB Calvin Sieck (Senior, Van Meter)

DB Dane Fuller (Senior, Dike-New Hartford)

DB Ben Dunlap (Senior, Emmetsburg)

DB Alex Feldmann (Senior, Waterloo Columbus)

DB Brady Duwa (Senior, Sigourney-Keota)

P Kody VanEngelenburg (Senior, Sumner-Fredericksburg)

Ret Cayden Jensen (Junior, ACGC)

Def Util Beau Butler (Senior, South Hardin)

2nd Team

Position Player Class School

QB Domonic Walker (Senior, Panorama)

RB/FB Blake McAlister (Junior, South Central Calhoun)

RB/FB Griffin Diersen (Sophomore, OABCIG)

RB/FB Jack Menster (Sophomore, Cascade)

WR/TE Griffin Greiner (Junior, Cardinal)

WR/TE Logan Thie (Senior, Mediapolis)

WR/TE Caden Budde (Senior, West Sioux)

OL Dalton DeWitt (Senior, Central Springs)

OL Carson Pibal (Senior, South Central Calhoun)

OL Caydon Christensen (Senior, Belmond-Klemme)

OL Chris Schmidt (Senior, West Sioux)

OL Max Gilliland (Senior, Van Meter)

OL Cael Lyle (Senior, Pekin)

K Caden Wareham (Senior, OABCIG)

Off Util Nolan DeLong (Sophomore, Durant)

DL Levi Vanden Bos (Senior, Western Christian)

DL Dane Johnson (Senior, Pocahontas)

DL Luke Mulder (Senior, Pella Christian)

DL Ted Weber (Senior, Cascade)

LB Geo Ehrig (Senior, OABCIG)

LB Payton Weehler (Senior, Mount Ayr Community)

LB Gavin Cornelison (Junior, ACGC)

LB Cody Boender (Senior, Pella Christian)

DB Bailey Baccam (Senior, Western Christian)

DB Brock Galetich (Senior, South Hamilton)

DB Lucas Leiferman (Senior, Panorama)

DB Wyatt Sieren (Senior, Sigourney-Keota)

P Blake McAlister (Junior, South Central Calhoun)

Ret Trent Koelker (Senior, Beckman Catholic)

Def Util Drew Taylor (Senior, Panorama)

3rd Team

Position Player Class School

QB Gavin Hierseman (Senior, West Branch)

RB/FB Logan Cassady (Junior, Interstate 35)

RB/FB Drew Larsen (Senior, Dike-New Hartford)

RB/FB Cole Shirk (Senior, Emmetsburg)

WR/TE Elliot Naughton (Junior, Beckman Catholic)

WR/TE Caylor Hoffer (Junior, Denver)

OL Tegan Carson (Junior, Central Decatur)

OL Jared Wasson (Junior, Panorama)

OL Keaton Railsback (Junior, OABCIG)

OL Victor Gonzalez (Junior, ACGC)

OL Brayden Moffit (Senior, Sigourney-Keota)

OL Luke Koepke (Junior, Denver)

K Simon Wagner (Senior, Kuemper Catholic)

Off Util Alex Ravlin (Sophomore, Underwood)

DL Ryley Snell (Junior, Interstate 35)

DL Tage Henrichs (Senior, Sibley-Ocheyedan)

DL Carter Hewitt (Senior, South Hamilton)

DL Brady Hawkins (Senior, West Sioux)

LB Jayden Soard (Junior, South Central Calhoun)

LB Tristan Mulder (Senior, Western Christian)

LB Dallas Westhoff (Junior, Waterloo Columbus)

LB Samuel Bandstra (Senior, East Marshall)

DB Peyton Schmitz (Junior, Sumner-Fredericksburg)

DB Beau Jenness (Senior, Sibley-Ocheyedan)

DB Trae Ehlen (Senior, Mount Ayr)

DB Scott Pearson (Junior, Underwood)

P Treyton Bainbridge (Senior, Van Buren)

Def Util Nathan Zupke (Senior, Sumner-Fredericksburg)

Colin Peters can be reached at 641-672-2581, by email at cpeters@oskyherald.com or on Twitter @ColinPetersOH.

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