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HS football: Togiai, Garbett named league’s players of the year

November 15, 2016 GMT

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

FIRST TEAM

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

SECOND TEAM

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

FIRST TEAM

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

SECOND TEAM

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

HONORABLE MENTION

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.