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Truckee football: Macken voted All-State Defensive Player of the Year

Sun Staff reports

The Northern 3A had to endure Ryan Macken’s smashmouth style of play the past three seasons. This year, with Truckee advancing to the 3A state championship for the first time since 2005, the South got a full taste as well.

After Northern 3A coaches voted Macken Defensive Player of the Year shortly after Truckee’s championship campaign, Southern coaches awarded the linebacker with the same honor atop the All-State team.

Sharing the honor is Jake Pearce of defending state champion Moapa Valley, which led the voting with four of the top awards. (Brad Weiss was voted MVP, Tyler Lomprey Lineman of the Year and Brent Lewis Coach of the Year.)

Besides Macken’s Defensive Player of the Year for his linebacker play, senior Ryan Roberts was voted onto the first team at wide receiver. Dylan Crosby ” the North’s All-League Lineman of the Year ” made the first team at offensive guard and defensive tackle, while Travis Dwyer was voted to the first team at offensive tackle and C.J. Ackerman at safety.

Senior Robert Raber was voted to the All-State second team at running back, while Flynn Rice was voted in at tight end, Ackerman as a kick returner, Jackson Weed at linebacker, Cory Sharp at cornerback and Justin Vosburgh as a punter.

Earning honorable mention recognition were Vosburgh at quarterback, Jordan Deiro at running back, Ryan Zusy at center, Dwyer at defensive end, and Ryan Cook at linebacker.

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MVP: Brad Weiss, Moapa Valley

Offensive Player of the Year: Bryce Baker, Fernley

Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Ryan Macken, Truckee; Jake Pearce, Moapa Valley

Lineman of the Year: Tyler Lomprey, Moapa Valley

Coach of the Year: Brent Lewis, Moapa Valley

First Team Offense

Quarterback: Bryce Baker, Fernley

Running back: Brad Weiss, Moapa Valley

Running back: Mike Kendricks, Fernley

Running back: Colton Teerlink, Virgin Valley

Wide receiver: Jonathan Gleave, Virgin Valley

Wide receiver: Ryan Roberts, Truckee

Tight end: Zach Horlacher, Virgin Valley

Center: Cameron Lim, Moapa Valley

Guard: Travis Ozaki, Moapa Valley

Guard: Dylan Crosby, Truckee

Tackle: Tyler Lomprey, Moapa Valley

Tackle: Travis Dwyer, Truckee

Kicker: Joe Portaro, Faith Lutheran

Kick returner: Matt Newton, Moapa Valley

First Team Defense

Defensive end: Riley Staley, Moapa Valley

Defensive end: Andrew Richson, Fernley

Tackle: Tyler Lomprey, Moapa Valley

Tackle: Dylan Crosby, Truckee

Tackle: Andrew Andersen, Moapa Valley

Linebacker: Jake Pearce, Moapa Valley

Linebacker: Ryan Macken, Truckee

Linebacker: Chris Parker, Virgin Valley

Linebacker: Travis Ozaki, Moapa Valley

Cornerback: Brad Weiss, Moapa Valley

Cornerback: David Sperry, Faith Lutheran

Safety: C.J. Ackerman, Truckee

Safety: Dallin Seely, Moapa Valley

Punter: Max Jenkins, Moapa Valley

Second Team Offense

Quarterback: Terran Leavitt, Virgin Valley

Running back: Pearce, Moapa Valley

Running back: Robert Raber, Truckee

Running back: Zack Smith, Sparks

Wide receiver: Stephen Abrams, Fernley

Wide receiver: Don Pearson, Faith Lutheran

Tight end: Flynn Rice, Truckee

Guard: Staley; Miguel Ovies, Fernley

Tackle: Colton Bulloch, Virgin Valley

Tackle: Bryan Keathley, Fernley

Kicker: Chris Garcia

Kick returner: C.J. Ackerman, Truckee

Second Team Defense

Defensive end: Horlacher, Virgin Valley

Defensive end: Alex Dillon, Boulder City

Tackle: Beau Bawcorn, Spring Creek

Tackle: D’Andre Mathews, Virgin Valley

Linebacker: Tommy Merrill, Fernley

Linebacker: A.J. Estrada, Fernley

Linebacker: Steven Kaposta, Boulder City

Linebacker: Jackson Weed, Truckee

Cornerback: Josh Perry, Fernley

Cornerback: Cory Sharp, Truckee

Safety: Prince Hall, Sparks

Safety: Don Pearson, Faith Lutheran

Punter: Justin Vosburgh, Truckee

Honorable mention (Truckee only)

Quarterback: Justin Vosburgh, Truckee

Running Back: Jordan Deiro, Truckee

Center: Ryan Zusy, Truckee

Defensive End: Travis Dwyer, Truckee

Linebacker: Ryan Cook, Truckee