Dogs named to first team


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Swanton’s Xavier Williams puts a hit on Archbold quarterback Gabe Petersen in a game this season. Williams was first team all-district defense for the Bulldogs.

Swanton’s Xavier Williams puts a hit on Archbold quarterback Gabe Petersen in a game this season. Williams was first team all-district defense for the Bulldogs.


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Hunter VanWert of Evergreen tries to break away from an Otsego defender in a non-league game this season. He made honorable mention all-district for the Vikings in Division VI.


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Lukas Reiner, left, and Gage Pachlhofer wield Swanton flags prior to the start of a game this season. Reiner was first team all-district offense, while Pachlhofer was selected first team all-district defense for the Bulldogs.


Patty Stambaugh | Swanton Enterprise

The all-district football teams for the Northwest District was announced last week as several Swanton players were recognized in Division V.

On the defensive side, Swanton lineman Xavier Williams and defensive back Gage Pachlhofer were both first team all-district.

On offense for the Bulldogs, lineman Lukas Reiner was named first team all-district. Kicker Anthony Howard was named second team all-district.

Michael Lawniczak of Swanton was recognized as honorable mention all-district.

In Division VI, Evergreen’s Hunter VanWert, Nick Beemer and Grant Donnald were each honorable mention.

Division V

Offense

First team

Ends- Richie Knowlton, Ottawa-Glandorf, 6-1, 190, Sr.; Will Varner, Ostego, 6-0, 189, Sr.; Brady Patterson, Milan Edison, 5-10, 150, Sr. Linemen- Addison Clark, Eastwood, 6-1, 291, Sr.; Hunter Lacer, Oak Harbor, 6-2, 265, Sr.; Kaleb Kuhlman, Genoa, 6-5, 280, Sr.; Logan Collins, Milan Edison, 6-0, 230, Sr.; Lukas Reiner, Swanton, 6-2, 235, Sr. Quarterback- Mitchell Downs, Otsego, 5-10, 195, Jr.; Gabe Petersen, Archbold, 6-2, 185, Sr. Backs- Jaden Rayford, Eastwood, 6-2, 192, So.; Noah Edwards, Genoa, 5-10, 175, Sr.; Sam Stoll, Milan Edison, 6-1, 190, Sr. Kicker- James Hill, Milan Edison, 6-4, 160, Sr.; Sam Witt, Genoa, 5-10, 180, So.

Player(s) of the Year: Sam Stoll, Milan Edison; Noah Edwards, Genoa.

Coach of the Year: David Dominique, Archbold.

Second team

Ends- Cameron Reynolds, Rossford, 6-4, 195, Jr.; Gram Dick, Bucyrus, 5-9, 165, Sr.; Devin Mauricio, Fostoria, 5-8, 150, So. Linemen- Brandon Hayes, Northwood, 6-0, 205, Sr.; Dalton Andrews, Eastwood, 6-3, 259, Sr.; Matthew Iliff, Van Buren, 6-4, 230, Sr.; Cash Gericke, Archbold, 6-3, 265, Sr.; Nick Bovee, Liberty Center, 6-3, 310, Sr. Quarterback- Skyler Garcia, Fostoria, 5-8, 150, Sr. Backs- Daniel Beemer, Ottawa-Glandorf, 5-9, 200, Sr.; Jacob Leal, Van Buren, 5-9, 175, Sr.; Chris Pickett, Rossford, 6-0, 195, Sr. Kicker- Anthony Howard, Swanton, 6-0, 150, Sr.; Orry Killiam, Liberty Center, 5-11, 146, Jr.

Defense

First team

Linemen- Antonio Salinas, Eastwood, 6-1, 205, Sr.; Marcus Easterwood, Otsego, 5-8, 215, Sr.; Dylan O’Quinn, Lake, 6-5, 6-5, 260, Sr.; Clay Noblit, Van Buren, 6-3, 190, Sr.; Xavier Williams, Swanton, 5-11, 195, Jr. Linebackers- Tyler Schmeltz, Eastwood, 5-10, 182, Sr.; Dalton Limes, Otsego, 5-8, 202, Sr.; Andrew Bench, Genoa, 6-5, 215, Jr.; Christian Kahle, Liberty Center, 5-10, 205, Sr. Backs- Josiah Bradfield, Genoa, 6-1, 175, Sr.; Alex Ross, Eastwood, 5-11, 170, Sr.; Nic Rodriguez, Archbold, 5-9, 150, Sr.; Gage Pachlhofer, Swanton, 5-9, 165, Sr. Punter- Josh McCauley, Eastwood, 5-10, 168, Sr.

Player of the Year: Tyler Schmeltz, Eastwood.

Second team

Linemen- Zach Henline, Eastwood, 6-0, 170, Sr.; Cole Roob, Oak Harbor, 5-10, 250, Jr.; Bret Llewellyn, Ottawa-Glandorf, 5-10, 195, Sr.; Lucas Frankforther, Liberty Center, 5-10, 240, Sr.; Logan Roth, Archbold, 5-9, 180, Sr. Linebackers- Clay Schulte, Oak Harbor, 5-11, 160, So.; Jack Lykins, Milan Edison, 5-10, 170, Sr.; Ben Zimmerman, Archbold, 6-3, 205, Sr. Backs- Jon Lucas, Northwood, 6-1, 160, Jr.; Jac Alexander, Oak Harbor, 5-10, 170, So.; Chris Davis, Huron, 6-2, 180, Sr.; North West, Liberty Center, 5-10, 180, Sr.

Swanton’s Xavier Williams puts a hit on Archbold quarterback Gabe Petersen in a game this season. Williams was first team all-district defense for the Bulldogs.
http://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/11/web1_Xavier-hits-Petersen.jpgSwanton’s Xavier Williams puts a hit on Archbold quarterback Gabe Petersen in a game this season. Williams was first team all-district defense for the Bulldogs. File Photo

Hunter VanWert of Evergreen tries to break away from an Otsego defender in a non-league game this season. He made honorable mention all-district for the Vikings in Division VI.
http://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/11/web1_IMG_6168201782712152276.jpgHunter VanWert of Evergreen tries to break away from an Otsego defender in a non-league game this season. He made honorable mention all-district for the Vikings in Division VI. File Photo

Lukas Reiner, left, and Gage Pachlhofer wield Swanton flags prior to the start of a game this season. Reiner was first team all-district offense, while Pachlhofer was selected first team all-district defense for the Bulldogs.
http://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/11/web1_Reiner-and-Pachlhofer.jpgLukas Reiner, left, and Gage Pachlhofer wield Swanton flags prior to the start of a game this season. Reiner was first team all-district offense, while Pachlhofer was selected first team all-district defense for the Bulldogs. Patty Stambaugh | Swanton Enterprise

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