ACAC football champion South Adams landed nine players on the all-conference first team, which was released Sunday.
The Starfires are represented on first team by quarterback James Arnold, running back Christian Summerset, wide receiver Drew Stutzman, tight end Nick Miller and offensive lineman Carter Lewis, all juniors. On defense, junior defensive lineman Austin Gorney, senior linebackers Grady Sprunger and Nic Stuber and sophomore defensive back Aiden Wanner were all first-team picks.
Adams Central, which beat the Starfires in a rematch in the Class 1A regional title game, had six first-team picks: sophomore offensive lineman Corbin Hirschy, defensive linemen Joseph Collier (junior) and Ben Voirol (senior), sophomore linebacker Blake Heyerly and defensive backs Dalton Gerber and Dallas Schwaller, both seniors.
Bluffton was represented by senior offensive lineman Ryan Thompson, senior wide receiver Kain Thornton, junior running back Cody Mittlestedt, senior linebacker Cam Coleman and junior kicker Kody Kinsey.
Woodlan's picks included seniors Trevor Wallace, recognized at both tight end and punter, defensive lineman Jaden Keller and linebacker Keegan Jones, all seniors.
Senior offensive linemen Charlie Brunswick (Jay County) and Justin Burnham (Heritage) and Southern Wells senior Jed Perry (picked at "first-team athlete" position) round out the first team.
The full team is listed below:
Offensive Line: Charlie Brunswick, 12, Jay County; Justin Burnham, 12, Heritage; Corbin Hirschy, 10, Adams Central; Carter Lewis, 11, South Adams; Ryan Thompson, 12, Bluffton.
Tight End: Nick Miller, 11, South Adams; Trevor Wallace, 12, Woodlan.
Wide Receiver: Drew Stutzman, 11, South Adams; Kain Thornton, 12, Bluffton.
Running Back: Cody Mittlestedt, 11, Bluffton; Christian Summerset, 11, South Adams.
Quarterback: James Arnold, 11, South Adams.
First Team Athlete: Jed Perry, 12, Southern Wells.
Defensive Line: Joseph Collier, 11, Adams Central; Austin Gorney, 11, South Adams; Jaden Keller, 12, Woodlan; Ben Voirol, 12, Adams Central.
Linebacker: Cam Coleman, 12, Bluffton; Blake Heyerly, 10, Adams Central; Keegan Jones, 12, Woodlan; Grady Sprunger, 12, South Adams; Nic Stuber, 12, South Adams.
Defensive Back: Dalton Gerber, 12, Adams Central; Dallas Schwaller, 12, Adams Central; Aiden Wanner, 10, South Adams.
Punter: Trevor Wallace, 12, Woodlan.
Kicker: Kody Kinsey, 11, Bluffton.
Offensive Line: Caleb Augusberger, 12, South Adams; Beau Brooks, 10, Woodlan; Paul Faurote, 12, Adams Central; Bryon Hernandez, 11, South Adams; Orion King, 12, Bluffton; Clay Riddle, 12, Heritage; Josh Smith, 11, Adams Central.
Tight End: Hunter Teichman, 12, Heritage.
Wide Receiver: David Bischoff, 12, Woodlan; Joe Reidy, 10, Woodlan.
Running Back: Bailey Cox, 11, Jay County; Jacob Roemer, 9, Woodlan.
Quarterback: Hayden Nern, 11, Bluffton.
Defensive Line: Braden Baumer, 12, South Adams; Kiel Eldridge, 10, Heritage; Lukas Hunt, 10, Bluffton; Chance Jacobs, 11, Adams Central; Kreigh Roush, 12, Southern Wells.
Linebacker: Dan Herschberger, 12, Woodlan; Rylee Huftel, 11, Jay County; Reece Johnston, 11, Bluffton; Gage Pritchad, 11, Heritage.
Defensive Back: Alex Currie, 10, Adams Central; Quinn Faulkner, 10, Jay County; William Fletcher, 12, Southern Wells.
Punter: Nick Miller, 11, South Adams.
Kicker: Aiden Wanner, 10, South Adams.