Tribune announces All-Area teams

Published 1:53 pm Saturday, November 16, 2013

First Team

Dillon Parpart,
senior, NRHEG

Parpart was the only running back in the area to rush for more than 1,000 yards. He finished with 1,495 yards and 15 touchdowns on 262 carries. Parpart played tight end last season and switched to running back the second game of the season. He was also tied for fourth in the area with 99 tackles.

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Hunter Kingland,
senior, Lake Mills

all.area.1Kingland earned the most completions in the area (88), and threw the ball for 1,252 yards. The two-time All-District selection passed the ball for more than 2,600 yards and 22 touchdowns in his career.

Coleby Bratrud,
junior, Northwood-Kensett

Bratrud had the second-most rushing yards (816 yards on 180 carries) and tackle total (115) in the area. He was also a threat catching the ball out of the backfield with 14 receptions for 206 yards and two touchdowns. His 15 rushing touchdowns matched the most in the area.

Colten Carlson,
senior, USC

Carlson was everywhere on defense. He led the area with 124 tackles, and earned 3.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and an interception. Carlson also paved the way for the Rebels as an offensive guard who had 869 yards of total rushing offense.

Josh Einertson,
sophomore, Northwood-Kensett

Einertson proved to be a dual threat and led Northwood-Kensett to the second round of the state playoffs. Despite throwing half as many passes as multiple area quarterbacks, he led the area with 14 touchdown passes. He also was fourth in the area with 673 rushing yards.

Brady Neel,
junior, Alden-Conger

Neel completed 88 passes for an area-high 1,362 yards and six touchdowns. He added four more scores on the ground with 200 rushing yards.

Brandon Brockman,
senior, Northwood-Kensett

Brockman was a touchdown machine rushing the ball. He scored 11 times on only 104 carries. He averaged more than six yards per carry and also stepped in to play quarterback.

Travis Brown,
senior, USC

Brown threw the ball for 1,140 yards and 10 touchdowns, which was third among the area totals. His passing touchdown total was second in the area.

Matt Erickson,
senior, Alden-Conger

Erickson rushed for 742 yards on 177 carries. He also scored five rushing touchdowns. The senior’s rushing yardage total was third in the area.

Paul Pins,
senior, Lake Mills

Pins led the area with 541 yards and eight touchdowns on 34 receptions. With limited carries, the senior averaged more than 10 yards.

Preston Peterson,
senior, NRHEG

Peterson was one of two wideouts in the area to receive for more than 500 yards (517). He also hauled in six touchdowns. He averaged an more than 30 yards per catch.

Cody Scherff,
senior, Albert Lea

Scherff led Albert Lea and was third in the area in receiving yards (485) and receiving touchdowns (4). He put up these numbers while fighting through a fractured ankle for the last three games.


Second Team

Walker Linde,
senior, USC

Linde led the area with four interceptions. He also had one fumble recovery. As a reciever, Linde hauled in 24 passes for 341 yards and four touchdowns. The yardage total was fourth in the area.

Mitchell Athey,
senior, Northwood-Kensett

Athey, part of Northwood-Kensett’s three-headed monster at running back, racked up 524 yards and six touchdowns rushing. He also caught nine passes for 153 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, he added 66 tackles.

Christian Voss,
senior, Glenville-Emmons

Voss the Wolverines’ MVP, threw the ball for 32 yards and four touchdowns. He also led the team in rushing (428 yards) and tackles (97). His tackle total was sixth in the area.

Josh Peters,
junior, Lake Mills

Peters rushed for more than 600 yards (sixth in the area), in only six games. He averaged 7.9 yards per carry and scored eight rushing touchdowns.

Dylan Herman,
senior, USC

Herman was a recieving and rushing threat for the Rebels. He caught 20 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for 164 yards and a pair of scores.

Gabe Kramer,
senior, Northwood-Kensett

Kramer, a two-year starter at guard, paved the way for Bratrud, Brockman and Athey. Vikings’ head coach Dave Capitani said Kramer did a great job of gap control.

Nate Pederson,
junior, USC

Pederson was one of five receivers in the area to catch for more than 300 yards. He hauled in 23 passes for 330 yards and three touchdowns.

Jakob Kilby,
sophomore, Albert Lea

Kilby was second on the Tigers and sixth in the area with 283 receiving yards. He also caught two touchdowns.

Logan Nielsen,
senior, Northwood-Kensett

Nielsen led the area with nine sacks. He added 35 tackles. Offensively, he scored every time he caught the ball. He made five catches and scored five touchdowns.

Marshall Hall,

Hall was the sixth-leading rusher in the Southeast Conference and seventh in the area with 535 yards and three touchdowns on 105 carries.

Chaden Riles,
senior, Lake Mills

Riles rushed for 414 yards and five touchdowns on 83 carries.

Matt Throne,
junior, Lake Mills

Throne led the Bulldogs defense with 81 tackles. He also grabbed two fumble recoveries.


Honorable Mention

Lincoln Boehmer, senior, Lake Mills
Boehmer was in the top 10 in the area with 73 tackles.

Derek Herman, sophomore, USC
Herman rushed for 281 yards and four touchdowns on 61 carries to lead the Rebels.

Nick Lombard, junior, Northwood-Kensett
Lombard had 67 tackles, which was third-most on the team and 12th-most in the area.

Brian Quinby, junior, Lake Mills
Bulldogs head coach Bill Byrnes said Quinby was the most consistent lineman with good feet and technique.

Derek Van Ryswyk, freshman, Glenville-Emmons
Van Ryswyk led the Wolverines with 14 receptions for 174 yards and three touchdowns.

Trevor Tracy, junior, NRHEG
Tracy passed for 600 yards and seven touchdowns. His touchdown total was third in the area, and the yardage was fifth.

Steve Voigt, senior, USC
Voigt had 41 tackles, 1.5 sacks, an interception and two fumble recoveries.

Noah Irons, senior, Lake Mills
Irons had 62 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery. He also played on special teams as the long snapper.

Jordan Bute, senior, Alden-Conger
Bute was ninth in the area with 72 tackles. He also grabbed two interceptions.

Hunter Gade, senior, Albert Lea
Gade was consistent on the line, Albert Lea head coach Max Jeffrey said. He played both guard positions and pulled on most plays.

Justice Haines, senior, Glenville-Emmons
Haines was second on the Wolverines in tackles. He rushed for 316 yards and three touchdowns in addition to passing for 111 yards and two touchdowns.

Tim Furland, senior, Albert Lea
Furland played football along with playing for the Tigers’ soccer team this fall. He nailed a 48-yard field goal against Rochester Century, and Albert Lea head coach Max Jeffrey said he was a “real weapon.”