Nine WHS Huskies were named to the Academic All-District football team, while three Winterset players made the First Team All-District. Three players also were named to the Second Team All-District, and three were recognized as Honorable Mention.
Making the Academic First Team were seniors Easton Darling, Justin Good, Kate Halstrum, Jake Hoffman, Clayton Hurd, Brock Johnson, Amer Kolic, Jaden Sweeney and Jack West.
The three players named to the First Team All-District included Sweeney, Johnson and Kruise Kiburz.
Jaden Sweeney is First Team Offensive At-Large player. He was top four in the district as a quarterback, and tops in Class 3-A District 9 with 2,201 yards passing and 19 passing touchdowns. Creston-OMs Eli Louden was second in District 9 with 2,095 yards passing. Sweeney also had two rushing touchdowns, and in the second non-district game of the season against Bondurant-Farrar, had a school record 451 yards passing on 25-of-39 passes. Winterset won that game, 36-35.
Wide receiver Brock Johnson led all of Class 3-A had 51 passing receptions for 1,005 yards receiving on 51 catches. He also had a dozen receiving touchdowns.
Defensive back Kruise Kiburz had 41 solo tackles and a combined 64.5 tackles. Two of his 41 solo tackles were for losses of opponent yardage.
Second Team All-District 9
Three Huskies – Christian Barker, Cole Brown and Jack West – were named to the second team.
Christian Barker was named Second Team Offensive At-Large player. Barker had 24 pass receptions for 304 yards and two TDs.
Cole Brown made the Defensive Line Second Team All-District. He had 15 solo tackles and three for solo tackles for a loss. Brown had 27.5 total tackles for the season and three picks.
Jack West made the Second Team as a linebacker. He had 42 solo tackles, a combined 62.5 tackles, four picks, 77 yards rushing and one touchdown.
Receiving honorable mentions included sophomore running back Dawson Forgy paced Winterset with 746 yards rushing and seven TDs on 164 carries; junior Tyler Brown, defensive player at-large with 26 solo tackles and 35.5 combined tackles, and two fumble recoveries; senior Jacob Honkomp received honorable mention as a line backer, with a fumble recovery, 15 solo tackles and 29 combined tackles.