2017 All-U.P. teams

All-Class Offensive Team

Position/Player/School Yr. Ht. Wt.

Center — Zack Albright, Marquette Sr. 5-10 210

Guard — Johnathan Schlenvogt, Escanaba Sr. 5-11 215

John Sturm, Kingsford Sr. 5-9 230

Tackle — Jake Patchin, Hancock Sr. 6-3 225

Bryant Schram, West Iron County Jr. 6-3 295

Quarterback — Sawyer Perpich, Kingsford Sr. 6-0 200

Back — Jayce Brockhagen, West Iron County Sr. 5-11 245

Drew Gale, Marquette Jr. 5-10 170

Logan Carroll, Escanaba Sr. 5-10 215

Ends — Jeff Rahilly, Newberry Sr. 5-10 180

Ethan Martysz, Marquette Jr. 6-0 175

All-Class Defensive Team

Tackle — Joe Rietveld, Kingsford Sr. 5-9 210

Kyle Seely, Manistique Sr. 6-2 290

Blake Hewitt, Westwood Jr. 6-0 220

End — Cooper Twardzik, Calumet Sr. 6-4 250

Sam Gilles, Westwood Jr. 5-8 205

Linebacker — Peter Heikkinen, Lake Linden-Hubbell Sr. 5-10 175

Alex Chouinard, Gladstone Sr. 5-8 170

Ethan Homola, Westwood Sr. 5-10 165

Back — Ethan Mileski, Menominee Sr. 6-2 190

Scout Wunder, Escanaba Sr. 5-11 175

Darin Johnson, Gladstone Sr. 5-10 180

All-Class Special Teams

Kicker — Ethan Martysz, Marquette Jr. 6-0 175

Punter — Parker Wilson, Gogebic Jr. 5-11 170

Returner — Drew DuShane, Negaunee Soph. 5-9 155

Large Schools Offensive Team

Center — Cade Fernstrom, Menominee Jr. 6-0 200

Guard — Francis Scheid, Sault Ste. Marie Sr. 5-10 230

Tackle — Liam Gayan, Kingsford Sr. 6-5 300

Ed Plumley, Kingsford Sr. 6-2 280

Quarterback — Colton Salani, Hancock Soph. 6-0 175

Back — Alex Nordstrom, Hancock Jr. 6-0 170

Aaron Barnes, Hancock Sr. 5-9 165

Luke Terrian, Kingsford Jr. 6-3 215

End — Grant Hokenson, Hancock Sr. 6-0 175

Chase Kreski, Kingsford Sr. 6-3 175

Large Schools Defensive Team

Tackle — Doby Gillis, Gladstone Jr. 5-11 205

Greyson Anthos, Marquette Sr. 6-0 180

Christian Creten, Gladstone Jr. 6-0 210

Jeff Stenson, Gladstone Sr. 6-1 225

Linebacker — Jacob Rivard, Menominee Sr. 5-11 195

Cody Vandermissen, Escanaba Sr. 6-0 230

Jake Huhtala, Sault Ste. Marie Sr. 6-1 205

Back — Brent Loukus, Calumet Jr. 5-10 175

Jordan Jones, Kingsford Sr. 5-8 150

Hayden Haslow, Escanaba Sr. 5-11 170

Large Schools Special Teams

Kicker — Shawn Sandahl, Menominee Jr. 5-10 180

Punter — Doby Gillis, Gladstone Jr. 5-10 205

Returner — Josh Grassel, Escanaba Sr. 5-9 160

Small Schools Offensive Team

Center — Wyatt Garrett, Newbery Jr. 6-0 210

Guard — Logan Kruhlik, Gwinn Jr. 6-3 220

Dante Pedrotti, Norway Sr. 5-10 180

Tackle — Erik Heidelberger, Ishpeming Sr. 6-2 220

David Carlson, Newberry Sr. 6-2 180

Quarterback — George Sevarns, Newberry Sr. 6-1 180

Back — Foster Miller, L’Anse Sr. 5-10 180

Micah Wilson, Norway Sr. 5-9 165

Nathan Beckman, Westwood Jr. 6-0 165

End — Tucker Taylor, Gwinn Jr. 6-3 210

Connor Ortman, Norway Sr. 6-4 190

Small Schools Defensive Team

Tackle — Brandon Henschel, West Iron County Sr. 6-2 290

Brandon Martins, Norway Jr. 5-10 250

Sena Parker, Newberry Sr. 6-0 240

End — Mike Hall, Bark River-Harris Sr. 6-1 225

Austin Persson, West Iron County Sr. 6-0 180

Linebacker — Matthew Revord, Munising Jr. 5-10 170

Tyler Blakely, Newberry Sr. 5-10 190

Donald Denofre, Ishpeming Sr. 5-11 200

Back — Neil Tomasoski, West Iron County Sr. 6-1 175

Josh Plante, Norway Sr. 5-9 150

Mason Gustafson, St. Ignace Sr. 5-9 175

Small Schools Special Teams

Kicker — Josh Plante, Norway Sr. 5-9 150

Punter — George Sevarns, Newberry Sr. 6-1 180

Returner — Carter Crouch, Lake Linden-Hubbell Soph. 5-8 155

Eight-Player Offensive Dream Team

Line — Garrett Dodds, Pickford Sr. 6-0 225

Robert Ponchaud, Forest Park Sr. 6-1 220

Quarterback — Hunter Riley, North Central Sr. 5-10 160

Back — Montell Glover, Stephenson Jr. 5-10 190

Scout Bigger, Engadine Sr. 6-2 205

Connor Bortolini, Forest Park Sr. 5-6 155

End — Jake Witt, Ontonagon Sr. 6-7 240

Logan Hardwick, Rapid River Sr. 6-5 210

Eight-Player Defensive Dream Team

Tackle — James Domitrovich, Ontonagon Sr. 6-2 185

Gavin Harris, Rapid River Sr. 6-1 225

End — Peter Ropiak, Forest Park Sr. 6-0 185

Bryce Hornick, Stephenson Sr. 6-1 220

Linebacker — Jesus Becerra, Stephenson Sr. 5-9 185

Lucas Dombrowski, North Central Sr. 5-10 155

Jimmy Storey, Pickford Soph. 5-11 170

Back — John LaMothe, Pickford Sr. 5-10 160

Eight-Player Special Dream Team

Kicker — Dalton Zdebski, Engadine Sr. 5-7 140

Punter — Lucas Sundling, Rapid River Sr. 6-2 180

Returner — Montell Glover, Stephenson Jr. 5-10 180

Eight-Player Offensive First Team

Line — Dalton Hanchek, North Central Jr. 5-11 185

Sam Orth, Rapid River Jr. 6-2 230

Quarterback — Trey Norris, Cedarville Sr. 6-4 225

Back — Mason Harris, Brimley Fr. 5-8 145

Jaden Weisinger, Ontonagon Sr. 5-11 155

Roubens Fink, Superior Central Jr. 5-5 160

End — Nick Edington, Pickford Soph. 6-7 200

Dakota Fairchild, Cedarville Sr. 6-0 180

Eight-Player Defensive First Team

Tackle — Jeff Doboy, Stephenson Sr. 6-0 195

Zach Robarge, Forest Park Sr. 5-10 225

End — Tanner Balcomb, Ontonagon Sr. 6-5 185

Jarron Masuga, Cedarville Jr. 6-0 215

Linebacker — Brayden LaPointe, Stephenson Sr. 5-9 145

Noah Gilner, Forest Park Soph. 5-8 170

Back — Travis Bentley, North Central Jr. 5-10 160

Damarius Johnson-Rundell, Rudyard Sr. 5-9 160

Eight-Player Special First Team

Kicker — Zach Robarge, Forest Park Sr. 5-10 225

Punter — Evan Hedtke, Forest Park Soph. 5-8 178

Returner — Brett LaFord, Carney-Nadeau Soph. 6-1 165

Source: Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association

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