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GRC West announces all-conference football selections

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The eight-team Grand River Conference West has announced selections for first and second team status, in addition to honorable mention for the 2023 season.  Worth County won the regular season title with a perfect 7-0 record, finishing 8-1 overall after a Week 1 setback to Platte Valley, the very same team the Tigers will battle on the road for a district championship this week.

2023-24 Grand River Conference West All-Conference Football Team
(Unanimous selections in BOLD)

1st Team Offense 
QB-Tyler New, Sr.-Worth County
RB-Landon Wilmes, Jr.-Worth County
RB-Tucker Schieber, Sr.-Stanberry
OL-Elias Alarcon, Sr.-Worth County
OL-Bryce Martin, Sr.-Albany
OL-Jaren Padget, Sr.-St. Joseph Christian
WR-Landon Preston, Jr.-Pattonsburg
WR-Kyle Emerson, Jr.-Albany
TE-Grant McIntyre, Sr.-Worth County
All-Purpose-Talan Holt, Sr.-Princeton 

1st Team Defense 
DE-Elias Alarcon, Sr.-Worth County
DE-Bo Collins, Fr.-Worth County
DL-Kolton Smith, Sr.-Worth County
DL-Payton Simmons, Sr.-North Andrew
LB-Gage Iddings, Sr.-Pattonsburg
LB-Lucas Frisch, Soph.-Worth County y
LB-Tyler New, Sr.-Worth County
DB-Grant McIntyre, Sr.-Worth County
DB-Kyle Emerson, Jr.-Albany
DB-Colby McQueen, Jr.-Stanberry
DE/LB-Avery Miller, Jr.-North Andrew

1st Team Special Teams
K-Nate Griffin, Sr.-Stanberry
P-Nate Griffin, Sr.-Stanberry
Returner-Tyler New, Sr.-Worth County

Honorable Mention Offense 
OL-Jaxzen Johnston, Jr.-King City
OL-Ethan Lininger, Fr.-Worth County
TE-Vail Freuchting, Sr.-St. Joseph Christian
Returner-Kyle Emerson, Jr.-Albany 

2nd Team Offense
QB-Gage Iddings, Sr.-Pattonsburg
RB-Quentin Hurkman, Sr.-Albany
RB-Peyton Hausman, Jr.-St. Joseph Christian
RB-Cy Carlson, Jr.-St. Joseph Christian
OL-Jace Estrada, Soph.-Pattonsburg
OL-Payton Simmons, Sr.-North Andrew
OL-Bo Collins, Fr.-Worth County
OL-Evan Houck, Sr.-Princeton
WR-Logan Hubble, Jr.-St. Joseph Christian
WR-Camden Griffith, Soph.-Pattonsburg
WR-Ryder Sample, Soph.-King City
TE-Decker Heyde, Jr.-Stanberry
APB-Colby McQuinn, Sr.-Stanberry

2nd Team Defense
DE-Bryce Martin, Sr.-Albany
DE-Vail Freuchting, Sr.-St. Joseph Christian
DL-Seth Miller, Jr.-Albany
DL-Jaren Padget, Sr.-St. Joseph Christian
LB-Andrew Wiles, Jr.-Albany
LB-Cooper Mooney, Soph.-King City
LB-Landon Wilmes, Jr.-Worth County
LB-Aiden Martindell, Soph.-St. Joseph Christian
DB-Ryder Sample, Soph.-King City
DB-Cy Carlson, Jr.-St. Joseph Christian
DE/LB-Brayden Hahn, Sr.-Stanberry

2nd Team Special Teams
P-Quentin Hurkman, Sr.-Albany
Returner-Treston Williams, Jr.-Stanberry

Honorable Mention Defense
DL-Kavien Aborn, Jr.-King City
DB-Mattox Sybert, Jr.-North Andrew
DB-Shaden Morris, Jr.-St. Joseph Christian
DE/LB-Peyton Hausman, Jr.-St. Joseph Christian

Regular Season Standings 
Worth County 7-0 8-1
Albany 5-2 7-2
St. Joseph Christian 4-3 6-3
Stanberry 4-3 6-3
Princeton 3-4 3-6
King City 2-5 2-7
Pattonsburg 2-5 3-6
North Andrew 1-6 2-7