Choat, Tigers Receive Six-Man Grid Honors

Cedar Rapids senior Brian Choat was recently selected for the Six Man Football Coaches Association 2010 All-State Team.

Choat was named as a defensive end on the All-State 1st team defense after helping lead Cedar Rapids to a 5-4 record that included a loss to eventual state runner-up Greeley/Wolbach in the first round of the six-man playoffs.

Two additional Tigers were named members of the All-State 2nd team offense. Senior Adam McIntyre was selected as an end and junior Tyler Hellbusch at center. Cedar Rapids senior Tyler Zentner received Honorable Mention in the voting, as did St. Edward sophomore Austin Bilstein.

Although Arthur County won its second consecutive six-man state championship, Greeley/Wolbach players were named the Coaches Association Offensive (Dustin Nordhues) and Defensive (Brett Ryan) Players of the Year.

Following are the 2010 Six-Man All-State Teams:

1st Team Defense: Logan Macomber, Arthur Co., DE; Derek Powers, Arthur Co., DE; Brian Choat, C. Rapids, DE; Dakota Hansen, Gr./Wolb., DE; Brett Ryan, Gr./Wolb., LB; Lane Day, Wh. Central, LB; Clint Nunn, Sioux Co., LB; Chris Heiser, Lynch, P.

2nd Team Defense: Frank Lopez, Elk. Valley, DE; Jordan Walther, Maywood, DE; Austin Forbes, Hitch. Co., DE; Wade Oelsligle, Elk. Valley, LB; Hunter Walker, Arthur Co., LB; Bryan Ferguson, Hyannis, LB.

1st Team Offense: Tyler Barta, Loup Co., QB; Dustin Nordhues, Gr./Wolb., RB; Drew Rautenberg, Elk. Valley, RB; Matt Simpson, Arthur Co., RB; Xavier Longoria, Minatare, C; Connor McQuillan, Gr./Wolb., E; Tyrel Hinton, Loup Co., E; Kent Snider, Wh. Central, K.

2nd Team Offense: Zach Cruz, Hitch. Co., QB; Clive Brown, Hitch. Co., RB; Jake Kasselder, Wh. Central, RB; Tyler Hellbusch, C. Rapids, C; Adam McIntyre, C. Rapids, E; Michael Smith, Wh. Central, E.

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