The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association (IPSWA) Tuesday announced the 2019 football all-state teams Tuesday. The teams were selected by print sports writers in Iowa during a meeting on Saturday.
Team captains were selected in each of the six Iowa high school football classes. Captains must be a senior and selected to the first all-state team and are voted on by sports writers in each class.
Captains selected were Thomas Even, Don Bosco, Gilbertsville (8 man); Tate Hagen, West Hancock (Class A); Hunter Dekkers, West Sioux (Class 1-A); Wyatt Wegener, Algona (Class 2-A); Calvin Harris, Western Dubuque (Class 3-A); Michael Keough, WDM Dowling (Class 4-A).
Coaches attending the meeting to offer perspective and input included Garrison Carter and Logan Hansen, ADM (Adel); Paul Patterson, Norwalk; Eric Trudo, Van Meter; among others.
Class 1-A First Teams
First team offense—QB: Hunter Dekkers, West Sioux. TE/WR: Kade Lynott, West Sioux; Parker Kiewiet, Dike-New Hartford; Alec Wick, Iowa CIty Regina; OL: Jordan Ver Meer, West Lyon; Brett Berg, Van Meter; Brian King, So. Central Calhoun; Russell Hingste, Iowa City Regina; Brock Fox, Treynor; and, Jordon DeSmett. OB: West Lyon; Cade Bennett, Dike-New Hartford; Logan Meyer, West Lyon; Cale Anthony, West Lyon. K: MIchael Dunn, Iowa City Rgina. At-large: Anthony Potthoff, Van Meter.
Defense—DL: Kristian Martens, Treynor; Jeff Bowie, West Branch; Levi Vanden Bos, Western Christian, Elliot Mohr, Mediapolis. LB: Nathan Graves, Dike-New Hartford; Landon Schlieisman, So. Central Calhoun; Parker Fryar, Van Meter; and, Caleb Bacon, Lake Mills. DB: Jaylin Granstad, West Lyon; Chase Scheidegger, So. Central Calhoun; Jake Fisher, Treynor; and Brady Duwa, Sigourney-Keota. P: Kody VanEnglenberg, Sumner-Fredericksburg. KR: Gavin Lorenzen, West Lyon. At-large: Davion Sterner, West Lyon.
Offense—OB: Ian Abrahamson, Van Meter.
Defense—LB: Joey Bregar, I-35 (Truro). DB: Zach Madden, Van Meter.
Defense—P: Blade Koons, Van Meter.