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3A All-State football: Wolverines honored by coaches

Sun Staff report

Truckee football players Jackson Weed and Ben Bolton were voted Defensive MVP and Offensive MVP, respectively, in 3A All-State voting, while Truckee head coach Bob Shaffer was voted Coach of the Year.

Fernley senior quarterback/defensive back Bryce Baker was the 3A MVP, and Colby Powell of Moapa Valley was the Most Valuable Lineman.

The selections were voted on by 3A coaches.

Bolton was voted to the All-State first team at quarterback and Weed at linebacker. Truckee senior Jordan Deiro was voted to the All-State first team at three different positions and#8212; running back, defensive back and kick returner, while Vince Shaffer made the first team at both wide receiver and defensive back, senior Luis Aguilar made the first team at both linebacker and kicker, and junior James DePew made the first team at tight end and defensive end.

Truckee senior Ryan Zusy and junior Trevor Houghton were voted to the first team as offensive linemen, and senior Kyle Mullen was voted to the first team as a defensive lineman.

The following players received honorable mention recognition: Morgan Nevin at linebacker, Weed at running back, Tanner Keese on the offensive line, Marshall Lipke on the defensive line and Mitch Nelson at defensive back.

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Coach of the Year: Bob Shaffer, Truckee

MVP: Bryce Baker, Fernley

Offensive MVP: Ben Bolton, Truckee

Defensive MVP: Jackson Weed, Truckee

Lineman MVP: Colby Powell, Moapa

First team offense

QB: Ben Bolton, Truckee

RB: Jordan Deiro, Truckee

RB: Devon Combs, Boulder City

RB: Mike Kendricks, Fernley

WR: Matt Newton, Moapa

WR: Vince Shaffer, Truckee

TE: James DePew, Truckee

Lineman: Cameron Lim, Moapa

Lineman: Brad Deaton, Fernley

Lineman: Ryan Zusy, Truckee

Lineman: Trevor Houghton, Truckee

Lineman: Colby Powell, Moapa

Second team offense

QB: Bryce Baker, Fernley/ Kelan Weiss, Moapa

RB: Zach Waite, Moapa

RB: Joel Barton, Lowry

RB: Richard Vidal, Virgin Valley

WR: Dillon Gordon, Moapa

WR: David Eastman, Lowry

TE: Preston Swasey, Boulder City

Lineman: Brian Keathley, Fernley

Lineman: Will Thacker, Lowry

Lineman: Robert Lilly Jr., Virgin Valley

Lineman: Colton Doty, Moapa

Lineman: Hector Espinosa, Moapa

First team defense

DT: Brian Keathley, Fernley

DT: Colby Powell, Moapa

DT: Kyle Mullen, Truckee

DE: James DePew, Truckee

DE: Cameron Lim, Moapa

LB: Jackson Weed, Truckee

LB: Jake Pearce, Moapa

LB: Luis Aguilar, Truckee

LB: AJ Estrada, Fernley

DB: Bryce Baker, Fernley

DB: Matt Newton, Moapa

DB: Jordan Deiro, Truckee

DB: Vince Shaffer, Truckee

Kicker: Luis Aguilar, Truckee

Punter: Bryce Baker, Fernley

Kick Returner: Jordan Deiro, Truckee

Second team defense

DT: Will Thacker, Lowry

DT: Justin Ibarra, Moapa

DT: Bleu Huxford, Boulder City

DE: Tony Wilson, Fernley

DE: Luke Leavitt, Moapa

LB: Alex Huerta, Moapa

LB: Jace Billingsley, Lowry

LB: Steven Kaposta, Boulder City

LB: Zach Horlacher, Virgin Valley

DB: Dylan Evans, Fernley

DB: Dillon Gordon, Moapa

DB: Kelan Weiss, Moapa

DB: Hayden Cooper, Moapa

Kicker: Nick Pelligrini, Boulder City

Punter: Matt Newton, Moapa

Kick returner: Devon Combs, Boulder City

Honorable mention (Truckee only)

Jackson Weed, running back

Tanner Keese, offensive tackle

Marshall Lipke, defensive tackle

Morgan Nevin, linebacker

Mitch Nelson, defensive back