Gridiron Wildcats claim all-conference awards

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Cassville quarterback and running back Leigh Cox was one of five Wildcat players to earn all-conference honors. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

Cassville nabs 7 spots on All-Big 8 football list

The first postseason awards of the year for the Cassville football have been release in the form of the Big 8 All-Conference teams.

Wildcat players collected a total of seven awards.

Colton Dilbeck thrilled Cassville fans with his play on the field and earned enough votes to make the all-conference football list. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

Earning First Team recognition was River Phelps as a running back.

Wildcats collecting Second Team honors included: Leigh Cox, defensive back; Cox, running back; and Colton Dilbeck, guard.

Cassville players named to the Honorable Mention squad include: Kane Kellner, tight end; Zack Boley, center; and Phelps, punter.

The complete Big 8 teams are as follows:

Coach of the Year: Scott Bailey, Lamar

Offensive Player of the Year: Danny Embry, Lamar

Defensive Player of the Year: Jed Stahl, Lamar

First Team

Quarterback

Ryan Devore, Carl Junction

Running back

Kane Kellner zeros in on another tackle during the regular season. Kellner was rewarded for his play with a spot on the all-conference team. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

Dominnic Burnett, Carl Junction, unanimous

Danny Embry, Lamar, unanimous

River Phelps, Cassville

Michael Branch, Monett

Payton Oehlschlager, Mount Vernon

Receiver

Braydon Allen, Carl Junction, unanimous

Skylar Cahill, Aurora

Jonah Paszek, Monett

Tight end

T.W. Ayers, Lamar

Guard

Jackson Schooley, Carl Junction

Keegan Duncan, Lamar

Center

Joey Dankelson, Carl Junction

Tackle

Riley Cunningham, Lamar, unanimous

All-purpose

Cameron Witt, Monett

Linebacker

Jed Stahl, Lamar, unanimous

Tanner Phipps, Lamar

John Saunders, Monett

Payton Oehlschager, Mt. Vernon

Cole Carter, unanimous, Carl Junction

Defensive back

Luke Hardman, Lamar, unanimous

Cameron Witt, Monett, unanimous

Billy Meredith, Aurora

Hunter Adams, Carl Junction

Defensive tackle

Sean Campbell, Carl Junction

Will Jeffries, Lamar

Defensive end

Mason Husmann, Aurora

Zeke Wall, Carl Junction

Punter

Cameron Witt, Monett

Kicker

Todd Morrow, Lamar, unanimous

Return specialist

Anthony Wilkerson, Lamar

Second Team

Quarterback

Payton Evans, Aurora

Running back

Caelum Friggle, Aurora

Issreal DeSantiago, McDonald County

Lance Hymer, Seneca

Receiver

Jarrett Massie, Mt. Vernon

Quentin Cotton, Seneca

Evan Hutcheson, Carl Junction

Tight end

Alex Turner, Monett

Guard

Bryce Logan, Monett

Colton Dilbeck, Cassville

Center

Keegan Jones, Lamar

Brett Gollhofer, Monett

Tackle

Chase McClane, Lamar

Kurran Bartkoski, Monett

Trace Williams, Mt.Vernon

Parker Southern, Carl Junction

All-purpose

River Phelps ran his way onto the all-Conference list this season. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

Matt Whyman, Lamar

Linebacker

Lance Hymer, Seneca

Tanner Schnelle, Aurora

Logan Bader, Aurora

Quincy Weston, Carl Junction

Defensive back

Anthony Wilkerson, Lamar

Michael Elbert, Carl Junction

Zay'Shawn Weston, Carl Junction

Leigh Cox, Cassville

Defensive tackle

Kendal Morrow, Lamar

Gabe Pryor, Monett

Defensive end

Cooper Lucas, Lamar

Alex Turner, Monett

Punter

River Phelps, Cassville

Kicker

Jayden Buttram, Mt. Vernon

Return specialist

Dominic Burnett, Carl Junction

Honorable Mention

Quarterback

Stuart McKaras, Lamar

Ian Meyer, Monett

Running back

Leigh Cox, Cassville

Receiver

Dagan Stites, McDonald County

Aaron Ludders, Carl Junction

Billy Meredith, Aurora

Clay Eldridge, Mt. Vernon

Tight end

Kane Kellner, Cassville

Guard

Logan Phillips, Mt. Vernon

Sam Buzzard, Lamar

Nic Granger, Seneca

Center

Zack Boley, Cassville

Tackle

Mason Husmann, Aurora

Gerritt Montgomery, Aurora

All-purpose

Billy Meredith, Aurora

Linebacker

Coleman Booker, East Newton

Hunter Gepner, Lamar

Dillon Welch, Monett

Clay Eldridge, Mt. Vernon

Kitch Channel, Carl Junction

Defensive back

Daniel Brisbin, Lamar

Daniel DeSantiago, McDonald County

Dagan Stites, McDonald County

Dustin Hearne, Mt.Vernon

Defensive tackle

Griffin Richardson, Mt.Vernon

Garrett Cox, Seneca

Defensive end

Alec Burd, Carl Junction

Isaiah Cornell, Mt. Vernon

Punter

Ryan Devore, Carl Junction

Kicker

Lindi Osmani, Aurora

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