12/21/2020 1:30:00 PM Two from area named to 9-Man All-State football team
A pair of area football standouts have been named to the 2020 9-Man All-State team, recognizing the state's top players in the nine-man football class.
Westbrook-Walnut Grove senior Ethan Mischke was named All-State as a wide receiver, while Mt. Lake Area senior Mace Herrig was named All-State as a defensive lineman. MLA senior quarterback/defensive back Ethan Nickel was named honorable mention.
Other players in the Nine-Man South West sub-district named to the all-state team included:
* Hills-Beaver Creek senior quarterback Gavin Wysong. * Hills-Beaver Creek senior running back Tyson Bork. * Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda senior defensive lineman Matt Madsen. * Renville County West senior linebacker Jaden Kolker. * Renville County West senior defensive back Riley Ashburn.
Other Nine-Man South West sub-district players receiving honorable mention are:
* Hills-Beaver Creek senior offensive lineman Chase Bosch. * Hills-Beaver Creek senior offensive lineman Tory Knobloch. * Renville County West senior quarterback Brandan Hoberg. * Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda senior quarterback/defensive back Eli Fest.