Gabriel Richard, Willow Run and Manchester represented on Division 5-6 All-State football team
Father Gabriel Richard High School senior Nick Pauze, Willow Run senior NyShaun Marks and Manchester junior Nate Bossory are honorable mention selections on the Associated Press Division 5-6 All-State high school football team released today.
Marks (6-1, 200) was a selection as a specialist. He did a little bit of everything for the 4-5 Flyers, recording 74 tackles, rushing 80 times for 919 yards and three touchdowns and making 24 catches for 329 yards and three touchdowns. Marks, even played some quarterback, completing 8-of-13 passes for 145 yards and a touchdown.
Bossory was selected at quarterback. He completed 156-of-299 passes for 2.083 yards and 26 touchdowns and 12 interceptions for the Flying Dutchmen (8-2).
Lansing Catholic quarterback Cooper Rush (6-4, 225) is the Division 5-6 AP Player of the Year. He leads the unbeaten and top-ranked Cougars into the Division 5 state football championship game against Flint Powers Catholic at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Cooper Rush, Lansing Catholic.
Kolby Lange, Marlette, 6-0, 170, Sr., Cooper Rush, Lansing Catholic, 6-4, 225, Sr.
Tommie Bush, Warren Michigan Collegiate, 6-0, 180, Sr.; Jalin Faison, Grand Rapids West Catholic, 6-1, 212, Sr.; Jackson Gross, Clare, 5-11, 185, Sr.; Tanner Maccoux, Menominee, 6-1, 192, Sr.
Kyle Bryson, Leslie, 6-2, 180, Sr.; Gino Darin, Riverview Gabriel Richard, 6-2, 210, Sr.; Jonah Kok, Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian, 5-10, 170, Sr.; Matt Macksood, Lansing Catholic, 6-0, 170, Sr.
Connor Collins, Millington, 6-4, 275, Sr.; Griffin Dean, Grayling, 6-7, 250, Sr.; Danny O'Brien, Flint Powers Catholic, 6-3, 287, Sr.; Preston Scheurer, Portland, 6-3, 330, Sr.; Ty Thomann, Iron Mountain, 6-2, 240, Sr.; Evan Winston, Muskegon Heights, 6-4, 255, Sr.
Nick Huckabay, Montrose, 6-3, 230, Sr.; Jake Kooistra, Grandville Calvin Christian, 6-0, 205, Sr.; Alvin Mingo, Madison Heights Madison, 6-2, 210, Sr.; Garrett Miniard, Ithaca, 5-11, 210, Sr.
Bryan Jones, Schoolcraft, 6-2, 210, Sr.; Caleb Reinhart, Montrose, 5-10, 180, Sr.; Jake Schmitt, Montague, 5-10, 175, Sr.
Danny Larkins, Madison Heights Madison, 6-0, 185, Sr.
Ben Storm, Calumet, 6-5, 230, Sr.
Brett Scanlon, Dowagiac, 5-11, 197, Jr.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Terry Hessbrook, Ithaca.
SPECIAL MENTION (nominees receiving two or more votes from the 10-member panel):
Brendon Smith, Leslie; Kyle Dinkins, Ecorse.
Travis Turner, Brooklyn Columbia Central; Johnathon Grace, Saginaw Swan Valley.
Aaron Haynak, Clare.
Brock Lavergne, Lincoln-Alcona; Brad Millis, Muskegon Oakridge.
Bo Britigan, Parchment.
Allante Gardner, Warren Michigan Collegiate; David Ritchie, Riverview Gabriel Richard.
Teo Redding, Warren Michigan Collegiate.
HONORABLE MENTION (nominees receiving one or no votes from the 10-member panel):
Tommy Staskiewicz, Grand Rapids West Catholic; Nate Bossory, Manchester; Shane Roelofs, Benzie Central; Anthony Morley, Byron; Brent Luplow, Clare; Peyton Marshall, Sanford-Meridian.
Frank Vuocolo, Grass Lake; Nate Kailing, Reed City; Tristan Eickenroth, Kingsley; James Henderson, Midland Bullock Creek; DeShaun Young, Chesaning; Nick Pauze, Father Gabriel Richard; Evan Shelton, Almont; Mason Courright, Shelby.
Brett Clark, Dundee; Kyle Ohearn, Grand Rapids West Catholic; Zechariah Jenkins, Berrien Springs; Steve Moser, Jackson Lumen Christi; Gavin Shepard, Byron; Charles Schnetzler, Ithaca.
Brad Millis, Muskegon Oakridge; Zach Stedry, Hemlock; Mack Corl, Frankenmuth; Andrew Roe, Standish Sterling; Justin Fabin, Carrollton; Cameron Hobbs, Sanford-Meridian; Brody Bartell, Saginaw Swan Valley; Dan Green, Grand Rapids West Catholic; Joe Niehaus, Grass Lake; Mario Carson, Detroit Consortium Prep; Tyler James, Central Montcalm; Immanuel David, Detroit PEC Preparatory; Chen Martinez, Montague.
Mitch Greenacre, Clare; Lucas Slater, Ithaca; Sam Bourcier, Pinconning; David Park, Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian; Gus Pack, Jackson Lumen Christi; Trent Sims, Reed City; Jimmy Murphy, Maple City Glen Lake; Joey Volz, Marlette.
Allante Gardner, Warren Michigan Collegiate; David Ritchie, Riverview Gabriel Richard; Nicholas Sweat, Southfield Bradford Academy; Josh Fairchild, Ecorse; DeShawn Gilbert, Clawson.
Riley Zigila, Grayling; David Ruhlman, Freeland; NyShaun Marks, Ypsilanti Willow Run.
Daniel Meissner, Flint Powers Catholic.
Mitchell Wilkerson, Millington.
Randy Cole, Grass Lake; Chad Grundy, McBain; Dan Rohn, Grand Rapids West Catholic; Monty Price, Reed City.