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2012 8-Man All-Star D1 West Team

Jake Harts, Pratt-Skyline, OL - Jake Harts, Haviland, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Skyline High School.
Football statistics and honors include 2009: HOPL All Conference Defensive Line; 2010; 1st Team DL Center HOPL and All District; 2011: 1st Team DL and Center HOPL, Unanimous All District.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include Regional Track and Field, 2008 Little League World Series Baseball Greenville, South Carolina.
Activities and honors include Academic Olympics, Math Relays, Science Olympiads, Robotics, all 4 years.
Jake enjoys hunting, fishing, horses and livestock and paintball.
Activities and honors in school include Student Council, Student Body President, Senior Class President, Honor Roll of Excellence 4 years, National Honor Society, KSU Foundation Plus Academic Scholarship.
He is the son of Larry and Cristy Harts and plans to attend Kansas State University and major in Biological Systems Engineering.

Joe Carter, South Gray, OL - Joe Carter, Montezuma, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of South Gray High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include: 2009-2010: 1st Team All League Defensive End; 2010-2011: 1st Team All League Defensive End; 2011-2012: 1st TEam All League Offensive Guard and Defensive End, HM Topeka Capital Journal Defensive LIne, HM Wichita Eagle Offensive line and Defensive Line; 2nd Team Garden City Telegram OL & DL, KPREPS 8 Man Division I All- District OL & DL.
IN 2011-12 South Gray had an 11-1 record, was state runner up and tied for 1st in the SPIAA league.
He was a three year letterman in track.
Joe's hobbies include bicycling, weight lifting and 4 wheeling.
Activities and honors in school include: HM Honor roll freshman year, A-B Honor Roll sophomore, junior and senior years; co-captain football team, Forensics- 3 years, letterman club-3 years.
Joe is the son of David Carter and Stephanie Perez and plans to attend college.

Brian Ochs, Quinter, OL - Brian Ochs, Quinter, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Quinter High School.
Football statistics and honors include 364 career tackles and 48 career sacks. Quinter was 2009 State Football Champions and District Champions in 2008.
Brian was a member of the basketball team that placed 3rd in state.
Activities and honors outside school include Boy Scouts, member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, coached 4th grade boys' basketball and was a baseball umpire. He enjoys fishing and dirt bike.
Activities and honors in school include FFA, Stuco, 12 Sport Award, football, track and basketball.
Brian is the son of Sid and Leah Ochs and plans to attend Butler Community College, play football and study construction management.

Lymon Morehead, Kiowa County, OL - Lymon Morehead, Greensburg, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Kiowa County High School.
Football statistics and honors include 2010: 1st Team All-District Offensive Line, 1st Team All-District Defensive Line; 2011: 1st TEam K-Preps All-District Offensive LIne, 1st Team K-Preps All-District Defensive Line, 1st Team All-League Offensive Line, 2nd Team All-League Defensive Line, K-Preps All-State. He lettered in football 4 years.
Kiowa County was District Runner-up, Bi-District Champs and Regional Runner up in 2009.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include basketball letter 2 years, track letter 4 years, 2001 State Powerlifting 6th Place-Hang Clean, 2011 League Track Champs.
Lymon enjoys weight lifting, working out and cooking.
Activities and honors in school include: National Honor Society 2 years, Stuco letter 2 years, Class president 2 years, KU/KSU Honor Banquet 2 years, 2011 Football Homecoming candidate, Academic Olympics, Forensics and Journalism.
Lymon's parents are Bryan and Cinda Morehead and he plans to Butler Community College and play football.

Adam Oak, Macksville, TE - Adam Oak, Macksville, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Macksville High School.
Football statistics and honors include receiving: 135 catches for 2100 yds and 27 TD's; 1310 ids rushing, 20 TDs; 13 interceptions; 240 tackles. He holds the school record in receiving yards and catches, the junior class record in receiving yards and the senior record in yards and catches. He was selected 1st Team End Topeka Capital and Wichita Eagle; 1st Team All Area Hutchinson News; HM Defensive Back Wichita Eagle, Topeka Capital. He was chosen 1st team all district running back, 1st team defensive back, 1st team all league defensive back, 1st team kickoff return specialist and 1st team utility back.
Macksville was sub-state runner up in 2008; regional runner up in 2009; bi-district runner up in 2010 and regional runner up in 2011 with a 10-1 record.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include 2011 1A Division I State Basketball Champion, school record in 110m hurdles, state runner up 200m, 4x100, 4x400, 300m hurdles Class 1A; 3rd place boys team track 2009, 2nd team CPL basketball
Activities and honors outside school include member of United Methodist Church, recreation league referee, fire department.
He enjoys hunting, trapping and fishing. Activities and honors in school include KAYS, Honor Society, Principal's Honor Roll, track and basketball.
Adam is the son of Ned and Lyn Oak and plans to attend the North Central Kansas Technical College.

Wyatt Schroeder, Lincoln, TE - Wyatt Schroeder, Beverly, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Lincoln High School.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include: Amos Morris Tournament 1st team 3 years; All League 1st team junior and senior years; 3 year letter winner.
Activities and honors outside school include CYO president for St. Patrick's Parish in Lincoln, MAYB basketball, Ranch Rodeo team.
Hobbies and interests include working on the family farm, ranching and hunting and fishing.
Activities in school include KAY CLub and National Honor Society.
Wyatt's parents are Tim and Dora Schroeder, Lincoln.

Coulter Craft, South Gray, RB - Coulter Croft, Copeland, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of South Gray High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include 4,066 yards rushing on 458 carries and 65 touchdowns, 8.8 yds. per carry. He was selected 1st Team All State Hutchinson News, Topeka Capital, Wichita Eagle, and Garden City Telegram and Offensive Player of the Year by the Hutchinson News.
South Gray was District, Bi-District, Regional and Sub-State Champions in 2011-2012 and State Runner up in 2011-2012.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include 3 three wrestling state qualifier and state track qualifier.
Coulter is a member of 4-H and enjoys roping.
Activities and honors in school include FCCLA and KAYS.
He is the son of J.T. and Shelia Croft, Copeland and plans to play college football.

Damon Schurr, Osborne, RB - Damon Schurr, Osborne, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Osborne High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include 4 year letterman; 2010 & 2011 1st Team All League kick return & runningback; 2010 and 2011 1st Team All DIstrict return specialist & runningback; 2011 District 7 Most Valuable Player; 2010 and 2011 Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital Journal Honorable Mention All State runningback; 2011 Week 4 Kansas Go Army Ironman Award; 2011 Topeka Capital 1st Team All State kick returner; 2011: Hays Daily News All ARea Super 11 team.
Osborne was MCL 8 Man Champs in 2010 and 2011 with a 10-2 record. In 2010 they placed 3rd in state and in 2011 they were 4th in state.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include 3 letterman & state qualifier in track, 4x1`00m relay 2009 3rd in state, 2010 state champs, 2011 3rd in state; 4x400m relay 2009 5th in state, 2010 3rd in state; 100m dash, 2010 4th in state, 2011 6th in state; 200m dash, 2010 4th in state. He holds three high school records - 100m dash, 4x200m & 4x400m relays. He had the 11th best 100m dash time in history in the Salina JOurnal track honor roll (1997)
Damon is a member of Boy Scouts of America, logged 100's of hours of community service, represented North Central Kansa at the 2010 National Scout Jamboree and received the Eagle Scout Award in 2011.
Hobbies and interest include Boy Scouts and hunting with friends. Activities in school include FCCLA for 4 years.
Damon is the son of Dorn and Erica Schurr, Osborne and plans to attend college and play football.

Seth Filbert, Macksville, QB - Seth Filbert, Macksville, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Macksville High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include offense: 4,435 ids passing, 59 passing TD's, 1423 yds rushing, 29 rushing TDs, 1 KI TD; defense: 203 tackles, 6 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries, 6 sacks. In 2009 he was chosen 2nd Team District DB; 2010, 2nd Team League, 2nd District QB; 2011: Honorable Mention All-State QB, 1st Team District & League QB, 2nd Team District LB
Macksville had an 8-4 record in 2008-09 and was sub-state runner up and district champs; 9-2 in 2009-10, regional runner up and district champs; 2010-11, 7-3, bi-district runner up; 2011-12, 10-1, regional runner up, district champs.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include basketball: state championship junior year, Honorable Mention League shooting guard, All tournament team Larned, junior & senior year; track: 4th at state in 1600m, 8th at state in 4x400m relay.
Activities and honors outside school include Lions Club volunteer, church group volunteer, citizenship award. Hobbies and interests include hunting, fishing and woodworking.
Activities and honors in school include: 4.0 all four years, class president 3 years, KAYS, Pratt Academic Olympics 1st place health, 2nd place Spanish; National Youth Leadership Nominee, State Chemistry Team Nominee.
Seth is the son of Dan and Becky Filbert and plans to attend Kansas State University.

Ross Binford, Kiowa County, QB - Ross Binford, Haviland, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Kiowa County High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include: 2008: 450 yards rushing, 8 TDs; 457 yards passing, 3 TD's; 345 yards receiving, 3 TD's; 40 defensive tackles; 2009: 648 yds rushing, 32 TDs; 674 yds passing, 8 TDs; 30 defensive tackles. 2010: 2,334 yds rushing, 32 TDs; 83 yds passing, 9 TDs; 53 defensive tackles, 1 interception. 2011: 2,9047 yds rushing, 32 TDs; 193 yds. passing, 2 TDs; 41 defensive tackles, 5 interceptions.
Accomplishments and honors include: 2008: SPAA All-League - HB RB; 2009: SPAA All-League 2nd team QB; 8 Man Top 24 HM QB - Hutchinson News; 2010: SPIAA All League, 2nd team QB; All-District Offensive MVP; K-Preps, 1st team RB, Hutchinson News; Elite 8-Man, 1st team RB, Hutchinson News; All-State HM QB, Wichita Eagle Beacon; All-State HM QB, Topeka Capital Journal; 2011: SPIAA All League, 1st team QB; All-District 5, 1st team QB; All-Area 8 man team, 1st team QB, Hutchinson News; All-State HM QB, Wichita Eagle Beacon; All-State HM QB, Topeka Capital Journal.
Honors and accomplishments in other sorts include basketball: 3 year varsity letterman, SPIAA All League HM, Team co-captain; Track: 2 year varsity letterman.
Activities and honors outside of school include Haviland Friends Youth Group and a Mission trip to Houston.
Hobbies and interests include hunting, working out, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Activities and honors in school include Kansas Honors Scholar-Sr, National Honor Society-Jr., Sr; Academic Olympics-all 4 years; Homecoming King Candidate, National Honor Society-jr & sr; Student Council Rep-Sr., American Red Cross Blood Drive Volunteer; Student Council class rep-fresh & jr; and Team 101 - Role Model for Elementary Grades-sr.
Ross is the son of Kent and Lori Binford, Haviland and plans to attend Dodge City Community College and play football.

Brody Kyle, Peabody-Burns, DL - Brody Kyle, Peabody, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Peabody Burns High School.
Football statistics and honors include 1st Team WHeat State League, Honorable Mention All District, Team Captain. Peabody-Burns was 2010 District Runner-up.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include 2010 Marion Winter Classic All Tournament Team basketball, 2010 and 2011 Marion Winter Classic All Academic Team basketball.
Brody enjoys playing the guitar, bowhunting and riding horses.
Activities and honors in school include National Honor Society 2 years, Student Council 4 years, Business Professionals of America 3 years, Superintendent Scholarship 4 years, Kansas Honor Program recipient.
Brody is the son of Bob and Becky Kyle and plans to attend Kansas State and major in Animal Sciences.

Jared McMillian, Pretty Prairie, DL - Jared McMillian, Hutchinson has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Pretty Prairie High School.
Football statistics and honors include 2011: 2nd Team All League Center and D-Line, All District Defensive End. Pretty Prairie was the 2009 sub-state runner up, 2010 regional runner up and 2011 bi-district runner up. They had a 22 regular season winning streak, winning 26 of the last 27 regular season games.
Jared enjoys hunting and fishing and is a member of the FFA Chapter.
He is the son of Larry and Dee McMillian and plans to attend Fort Hays State University.

Pat Prescott, St. John-Hudson, LB - Patrick Prescott, St. John, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of St. John/Hudson High School.
Football statistics and honors include 220 tackles, 7 fumble recoveries, 4 INT, 318 carries for 2276 yds, 39 rushing TDs, 21 2 point conversions; receiving 50 receptions for 795 yards, 11 receiving TDs. He was selected 1st Team District Linebacker, 1st Team League Linebacker, 2nd Team League Runningback and 2nd Team District Runningback.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include 165 1A State Powerlifting Champion, 2nd in 4x100 Relay 1A state track.
Hobbies and interests inched lifting, working on the farm and hunting.
Patrick has been an honor student for three years.
His parents are Ronny Prescott and Vicki Long and he plans to attend Dodge City Community College and play football.

Logan Reed, Quinter, LB - Logan Reed, Quinter, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Quinter High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include 3,775 career yards, 553 career carries, 53 rushing touchdowns (career), 6.71 yards per carry. Quinter was 2009 8 Man Division I State Champions and 2008 District Champions.
Logan is a member of his church youth group and enjoys hunting, fishing and dirt bikes. He is a member of FFA and Student Council.
His parents are Lee and Connie Reed, Quinter, and he plans to attend Kansas State and major in computer science.

Derek Dean, Little River, LB - Derek Dean, McPherson, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Little River High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include 2010-2011: Rushing 197 rushes for 1574 yds., 29 TD's; Tackles: 82 solo tackles, 74 assists, 5 int.; Kicking: 100 kickoffs, 82 touchback; Punting: 32 yd average. In 2010-11 he was selected 1st Team All-League; 2011-2012: All League, K-Preps, All State PUnter, All District runningback, kicker and punter.
Little River had a 13-6 record, placed 2nd in District 8 and was Bid-District Runner up in 2011-12.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include 1st team all area catcher, 8 HR's, 33 RBI's; scored 29 runs, .532 batting average, .584 on-base percentage.
He enjoys playing disc golf and achieved State Assessment Exemplary score sin Math and Reading.
Derek is the son of Dan and Laura Dean, McPherson and plans to attend Garden City Community College and play football.

Tanner Cooper, Pretty Prairie, DB - Tanner Cooper, Wichita, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Pretty Prairie High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include HOPL League HM runningback-2010, 1st Team HPOL All League Runningback-2011, HOPL League HM Defensive Back-2011; 1st Team All Area Runningback 2011, 1st Team All District runningback 2011, 2nd Team All District Defensive Back 2011, 8 Man Football State Football game selection.
Pretty Prairie was District champs in 2010 and 201, HOPI League Champs, 2010 and 2011; Bi-District Champs 2010, Regional Runner Up 2010 and Bi-District Runner Up 2011.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include tennis sub-state runner up in 2009 doubles, HOPL League Track Champions in 2010 and 2011.
Activities and honors outside school include flag football league, Coach YMCA basketball, MAYB basketball league volunteer for Miss Kansas Pageant, CYO.
Hobbies and interests include sports, hunting, fishing, mudding, hanging out with friends and anything with his brother Jordan Cooper.
Activities and honors in school include football, basketball, track, choir, FFA, homecoming candidate, senior class stuco rep.
Tanner is the son of Andy Cooper and Dee Hoeme and plans to attend Dodge City Community College, major in cosmetology and play football.

Benn Kirmer, Central Plains, DB - Benn Kirmer, Claflin, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Claflin High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include 2010: selected running back 2nd team CPL, defensive back 2nd teal CPL, All State DB, District #8 MVP; KO return specialist, 2nd team. 2011: 1st Team DB, RB 1st Team, All League Team. In 2011 he had 476 solo tackles, 105 total tackles, 9.5 per game; 9 kickoff returns for 276 ids. Total rushing yards his junior and senior year were 1,551; with 11.24 yards per carry; 141 yards per game; 29 TD's.
Claflin was District, Bi-District and League champion in 2011.
Accomplishments and honors in other sports include State Tennis freshman year (doubles), sophomore years (6th place doubles), junior year (6th place singles). Regional Tennis: freshman year, 4th place doubles; sophomore year, 1st place doubles; junior year, 1st place singles. He was named the Amos Morris All Tournament team in basketball and the Central Prairie League All League Team.
Benn is a member of the Catholic Youth Group and loves to hunt deer (bow), quail, dove and pheasant. He loves his big family-49 first cousins; wake boarding and water skiing and dodge ball.
Honors and activities in school include FFA, FCLA, Letterman's Club, Class Officer, Land Judging/Cattle Judging, Honor Roll, Homecoming Candidate Football and Basketball, Stuco Rep and Stuco Treasurer.
He is the son of Marvin and Bobette Kirmer, Claflin and plans to attend college and play sports.

Ethan Slothower, Osborne, DB - Ethan Slothower, Osborne, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Osborne High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include: Honorable Mention Quarterback-2009; 2nd Team Quarterback, 2nd Team Defensive Back, 2010; 1st Team LInebacker, 1st Team Quarterback, 2011; lettered 4 years.
Osborne was league champions and reached the state semi-finals in 2010 and 2011.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include state track qualifier, 3rd place 4x100, letter in basketball 3 years and track 4 years.
He attended American Legion Boys State of Kansas and enjoys sports, hanging out with friends.
Activities and honors in school include FCCLA, Stuco, football, basketball, track, and National Honor Society.
Ethan is the son of David and Linda Slothower and plans to attend Garden City Community College.

Levi Hirsh, Kinsley, TE - Levi Hirsh, Kinsley, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of Kinsley High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include being named All League Honorable Mention, All League First Team Offense and All League Second Team Defense.
Levi has qualified for the state track meet and is active in St. Nicholas PSR, LCE Youth Group and Cooperative Leadership Trip. His hobbies and interests include sports and hunting.
Activities and honors in school include participating in all sports and Big Brothers and Big Sisters.
Levi's parents are Monte and Bonnie Hirsh, Kinsley. He plans to attend college and play football.

Steve Westrup, South Central, LB - Steven Westrup, Protection, has been selected to play on the West squad. He is a 2012 graduate of South Central High School.
His football statistics and accomplishments include 2011: 2nd Team All League TE,1st Team All League LB, 2nd Team District 5 (Coaches) LB, HM All State LB-Topeka Capital Journal, HM All State LB-Wichita Eagle, All District 5 1st Team LB-Kansas Preps. He carried the ball 21 times for 292 ydsd and 5 TDs, averaging 14 tackles per game.
Activities and honors outside school include Youth Group, attending Boys State at KSU in June of 2011.
Hobbies and interests include shooting with his older brother, Brett; playing with his niece and he loves history.
Activities and honors in school include Stuco President, Stuco VP, Class president 2 years, Honor Society, Football-4 years, Basketball-4 years, Track 1 year, Golf-1 year and Forensics-3 years.
Steven is the son of Scott and Connie Westrup and plans to attend a small Christian College and major in business and youth ministries.

Coaches:
Clint Young, Kiowa County - Clint Young graduated from Skyline High School in 1997. He attended Emporia State University and played football.
Clint was an assistant football coach at Erie High School from the 2002 season through 2004. He was then hired by Greensburg to teach 5th grade and coach JH football, basketball, and track.
He took over the high school program after two seasons as JH football coach. Clint's first year as a head high school coach was the year after the tornado struck Greensburg. His teams have a combined record of 29-23 with a state playoff appearance in 2009 making it to the 2nd round.
Clint is currently employed by Kiowa County Schools, teaching 5th grade, Head football coach, asst. JH track coach. He has been married to wife, Adina, for 10 years and they have two daughters, Halle and Riley.

Jeff Blattner, South Gray - Jeff Blattner graduated from Pawnee Heights High School in 1975 and Kansas State University with a BS in the Fall of 1980. Currently he is teaching K-5 and 9-12 Physical Education at South Gray High School
Jeff coached at South Gray for 3 years with a record of 24-6; Haviland for 22 years, Minneola for 3 years and Winona/Triplains for 3 years. South Gray was State Runner-up last year (2011)
He has also coached the South Gray High School golf team the past three years
Jeff and wife Yolanda Blattner have a daughter Rachelle Blattner who is getting married June 16th - the week after the All-Star game - to Trevor Seibert

Chris Bamberger, Ness City - Chris Bamberger graduated from Jetmore High School in 2004. He attended Kansas State University where he played football for five years. He graduated with a degree in Elementary Education in 2009. He is currently employed at Ness City Elementary School where he teaches 6th grade.
He started his football coaching career at Arkansas City as an assistant coach for one year. Chris was then hired as Ness City's head football coach in 2010 and has been there for two years. In the two seasons, his teams have earned a combined record of 13-7 and two playoff appearances. He also serves as an assistant track coach.
Chris has been married to his wife Lacey for three years and has a 10 month old daughter, Ryann.

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