Derby’s Brody Kooser leaps for a first down past Blue Valley North safety DreSchaun McCallop during the Class 6A championship game in November. Kooser was chosen the West team for the Shrine Bowl. John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com
Derby’s Brody Kooser leaps for a first down past Blue Valley North safety DreSchaun McCallop during the Class 6A championship game in November. Kooser was chosen the West team for the Shrine Bowl. John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com

Varsity Football

Wichita-area high school players selected to Kansas Shrine Bowl

By Hayden Barber

hbarber@wichitaeagle.com

December 27, 2017 05:27 PM

Kansas Shrine Bowl rosters have been announced, and a batch of Wichitans made the cut.

Of the 68 players selected, 18 are from the Wichita area, reaching across four classifications.

The Kansas Shrine Bowl will be played at 7 p.m. July 28 in Pittsburg at Carnie Smith Stadium.

East Players

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Anthony Albertini, St. Paul; Nick Allen, Blue Valley Southwest; KeShaun Anderson, Labette County; Wyatt Beyer, Sabetha; Jack Blumer, Marysville; Josh Boyd, Silver Lake; Andrew Callahan, Fort Scott; Chase Curtis, Pittsburg; Eric Dooley, Olathe North; Sam Eddington, Columbus; Jared Flood, St. Thomas Aquinas; Gage Foster, Lawrence Free State; Dylan Freberg, Blue Valley North; Anthony Geist, Wellsville; Broc Ginavan, Frontenac; Jacob Glendinning, Washburn Rural; Mitchell Grissom, Mill Valley; Jackson Heath, Blue Valley Northwest; Mitchell Henry, Nemaha Central; Cade Holmes, Shawnee Heights; Dante Jackson, Lawrence; Connor Jeffers, Burlington; Marshall Kellner, De Soto; Tristan Lee, Burlingame; Trevor Little, Galena; Tanner Mattias, Topeka; Camron Mitchell-Johnson, Olathe East; Jonathan Olsson, Emporia; Brent Peavler, Topeka-Hayden; Carter Putz, Bishop Miege; Damon Schmidt, Olpe; Dexton Swinehart, Lyndon; Ivan Webb, KC Schlagle; Max Wilson, Pittsburg -Colgan

East Coaches

Warren Seitz, Namaha Central; Walt Alexander, Topeka; Tom Nickelson, Pittsburg; Mark Smith, Frontenac; Garrett Michael, Sabetha; Shawn Seematter, Pittsburg Colgan

West Players

Kyle Anderson, Smoky Valley; Levi Archer, Goodland; Neal Bever, Sedgwick; Andrew Brautman, Arkansas City; Garrett Bridwell, Wichita Northwest; Jhet Burkhart, Buhler; Tate Busse, St. Francis; Xavier Cason, Junction City; Nick Channel, Kapaun Mt. Carmel; Aaron Clark, Great Bend; Kirk Coomes, Phillipsburg; Mac Copeland, Wichita Collegiate; Dalton Cross, Valley Center; Demarcus Elliott, Garden City; Carlos Emanuel, Hanover; Grant Fairchild, Andale; Hayden Gillum, Plainville; Nik Grubbs, Manhattan; Federico Harvey Jr., Haysville Campus; Braden Howell, Bishop Carroll; Tanner King, Goddard Eisenhower; Brody Kooser, Derby; Dalton Kuhn, Smith Center; Peyton Lane, Clay Center; Matthew Lange, Conway Springs; Reese Nebel, Hesston; Jayden Price, Mulvane; Chance Rodriguez, Holcomb; Josh Seabolt, Cimmaron; Wyatt Seidl, McPherson; Luis Sotelo, Salina Centeral; AJ Vang, Goddard; Dalen Williams, Wichita Heights; Dawson Williams, Dodge City

West Coaches

Scott Vang, Goddard; Steve Martin, Wichita Northwest; Dusty Trail, Bishop Carroll; Tim Lambert, Smoky Valley; Tyson Bauerle, Hesston; Darren Sasse, Smtih Center

The West wins 22-21 in dramatic fashion. (July 29, 2017)

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