HS football: Togiai, Garbett named league’s players of the year
Highland junior defensive lineman Tommy Togiai was named 5A District 5-6 Player of the Year. The conference’s all-conference teams were released Monday.
Rams senior running back Jake Sorensen earned offensive player of the year honors, and Highland coach Gino Mariani was named coach of the year. Madison senior Kyler Clark earned defensive player of the year honors.
Highland had nine players on the first team, including quarterback Payton McCarthy, defensive linemen Aisa Kelemete and Vincent Kelemete and linebackers Aren Manu and Kolmon Farnsworth. Wide receiver Kyle Taylor, return specialist RJ Palmer, defensive back Hayden Foltz and punter Cameron Cook also earned first-team honors.
Bear Lake senior Mason Garbett earned 2A District 5 Player of the Year honors. The league’s all-conference teams were released Monday.
Bear Lake senior Josh Tanstrum and Bears coach Ryan Messerly were named defensive player of the year and coach of the year, respectively. West Side senior Tate Buttars was named offensive player of the year. Bear Lake quarterback Avery Carlsen was named first-team quarterback.
5A DISTRICT 5-6 ALL-CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM
Player of the year: Tommy Togiai, Jr., Highland
Offensive player of the year: Jake Sorensen, Sr., Highland
Defensive player of the year: Kyler Clark, Sr., Madison
Coach of the year: Gino Mariani, Highland
QB: Payton McCarthy, HIGH
RB: Braden Youngstrom, RIG; Blake Mosely, MAD
TE: Kehari Harrigfeld, BONN
WR: Mason Downy, MAD; Kyle Taylor, HIGH; Jaden Howell, BONN
OL: Nate Franz, RIG; Jesus Playas, BONN; Cooper Williams, HILL; Coby Mumm, MAD; David Rowe, MAD
K: Kris Egstrom, MAD
PR: Bowen Oswald, HILL; RJ Palmer, HIGH
DL: Aisa Kelemete, HIGH; Zeke Birch, MAD; Vincent Kelemete, HIGH; Kage Caldwell, HILL
LB: Aren Manu, HIGH; Dawson Pocock, MAD; Tyler Johnson, HILL; Kolmon Farnsworth, HIGH
DB: Hayden Foltz, HIGH; Hayden Leatham, MAD; Kolby Tamayo, BONN; Sam Hernandez, HILL
P: Austin Good, RIG; Cameron Cook, HIGH
QB: Devin Berry, MAD
RB: RJ Palmer, HIGH; Trevor McDonald, BONN
TE: Braden Perrenoud, RIG; Justin Weiszhaar, MAD
WR: CC Burrup, HIGH; Bowen Oswald, HILL; Austin Good, RIG
OL: Kyle Peterson, MAD; Christian Phillips, RIG; Chris Barber, RIG; Colton Heintz, HIGH; KJ Aldrich, BONN
K: Kyle Taylor, HIGH
DL: Nate Franz, RIG; Cameron White, MAD; David Rowe, MAD; Cameron Peterson, RIG
LB: Isaac DeBell, MAD; Trevor Orr, RIG; Dylan Mangum, HIGH; Logan Cano, RIG
DB: Karson Eborn, HIGH; Jaden Howell, BONN; Mike Kenzy, RIG; Bradley Hahn, RIG
P: Bowen Oswald, HILL
HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE
Tanner Clayton, RIG; Saia Taufatofua, BONN; Taycen Handy, BONN; Taylor Martindale, MAD; Cameron Cook, HIGH; Ivan Duran, HIGH; Sam Liday, HIGH; Kade Guiberson, HIGH
HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE
Alex Holden, HILL; Dylan Prestwich, HILL; Young Chief Washakie, HIGH; Koby Steed; HIGH; Braden Jones, HIGH; Isaiah Williams, BONN; Kehari Harrigfeld, BONN
2A DISTRICT 5 ALL-CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM
Coach of the year: Ryan Messerly, Bear Lake
Player of the year: Mason Garbett, Sr., Bear Lake
Offensive player of the year: Tate Buttars, Sr., West Side
Defensive player of the year: Josh Tanstrum, Sr., Bear Lake
QB: Avery Carlsen, Jr., BL
RB: Sam Roberts, Jr., BL; Rivin Mack, Sr., AB; Kolby Driessen, So., Malad
WR/TE: Dale Langston, Sr., Malad; Andy Stewart, Sr., SS; Hayden Peterson, Jr., BL
OL: Sam Keller, Sr., WS; Hunter Bybee, Jr., SS; Rhett Daniels, Sr., Malad; Sheven Anderson, Sr., BL; Mitchell Spence, So., AB
K/P: Joseph Lemos, Sr., AB
DL: Enoch Ward, Sr., WS; Houston Peterson, Jr., BL; Cannon Hayes, Sr., BL
DE: Riley Harris, Jr., SS; Trey Peck, Sr., AB; Chevey Wolfley, Jr., WS
LB: Jake Moser, So., WS; Baltazar Ortiz, Sr., AB; Logan Mumford, So., SS; Tallon Collins, Sr., BL
DB: Quinn Fuller, Sr., WS; Dale Langston, Sr., Malad; Kaden Romrell, Sr., BL
Utility: Carson Beck, Jr., AB
QB: Matthew Klassen, So., AB
RB: Jared Declark, Jr., BL; Jake Moser, So., WS; Hyrum Webster, So., Malad
WR/TE: Victor Klassen, Jr., AB; Tray Shaul, So., BL; Thomas Nielson, So., SS
OL: Dexton Wallace, Jr., AB; Jacob Alleman, Sr., BL; Jacob Housley, So., SS; Jack Moser, So., WS; Dylan Downs, Sr., SS
K/P: David Bisinger, Jr., BL
DL: Walter Schwarting, Jr., BL; Chase Evans, Jr., Malad; McCoy Bair, Jr., AB; Hunter Bybee, Jr., SS
DE: Cody Weeks, Jr., Malad; Taylor Evans, Jr., Malad
LB: Sam Keller, Sr., WS; Taylor Adams, Jr., SS; McKay Alleman, Sr., BL; Bryson Foster, Jr., AB
DB: Chase Chris, Sr., AB; Dallen Elliot, Jr., AB; Justin Morrison, Sr., SS
Utility: Branson Hatch, Sr., WS
Aberdeen: Jake Hall, Jr.; Hulizes Ortiz, So.; Spencer Watson, So.
Bear Lake: Kasin Parker, Sr.; Colton Keetch, Sr.; Justin Beck, So.
Malad: Devin Wilson, Sr.; Alex Ramos, Jr.; Junior Sua, Jr.
Soda Springs: Kyle Durstelar, Jr.; Kase Griffiths, Sr.; Jeremiah Hansen, Jr.
West Side: Dillan Lemmon, Jr; Enoch Ward, So.; Josh Winward, Sr.