(11-9-20) The NE8 released its 2020 All-Conference football team. Two teams dominated the 1st teams, Norwell and Leo.

The Lions had 10 players pick up 1st honors, 2 on offense and 8 on defense, while the Knights had 5 on offense and 4 on defense.

ALL-NE8 FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

Quarterback

Eli Riley, Norwell, senior

Running Back

Max Ringger, Norwell, senior

Justin Marcellus, East Noble, senior

Tight End

Isaiah Brege, Norwell, senior

Wide Receiver

TJ Bedwell, Columbia City, senior

Rowan Zolman, East Noble, junior

Lane Woodson, New Haven, senior

Center

Ethan Stetzel, Leo, senior

Offensive Guard

Landen Livingston, Leo, junior

Brody Bolyn, Norwell, sophomore

Offensive Tackle

Chris Hood, East Noble, junior

Quinn Dreiband, Norwell, senior

ALL-NE8 FIRST TEAM DEFENSE/SPECIAL TEAMS

Damien Gudakunst , Michael O’Brien and Ethan Stewart

Defensive End

DJ Allen, Leo, junior

Trace Holliday, East Noble, junior

Interior Line

Zach Christianson, Norwell, junior

Ethan Stewart, Leo, senior

Inside Linebacker

Joel Rinkenberger, Norwell, senior

Michael O’Brien, Leo, senior

Dre Wright, New Haven, senior

Outside Linebacker

Jacob Van Gorder, East Noble, senior

Tanner Jackson, Leo, junior

Safety

Rylan Crawford, Leo, junior

Bo Morgan, Norwell, junior

Cornerback

Luke Graft, Norwell, sophomore

Damien Gudakunst, Leo, senior

Kicker

Carson McCauley, Leo, senior

Punter

Carson McCauley, Leo, senior

Special Teams

Tanner Jack, DeKalb, senior

ALL-NE8 SECOND TEAM OFFENSE

Quarterback

Greg Bolt, Columbia City, junior

Running Back

Kaeden Miller, Leo, junior

Aden Dennis, Huntington North, junior

Tight End

Brett Christian, East Noble, junior

Wide Receiver

Nick Munson, East Noble, junior

Tanner Jack, DeKalb, senior

Center

Ian Clifford, Columbia City, junior

Offensive Guard

Bryce Charles, East Noble, junior

Hunter Strack, Columbia City, junior

Offensive Tackle

Cole Mosier, Columbia City, junior

Tyson Conley, DeKalb, senior

ALL-NE8 SECOND TEAM DEFENSE/SPECIAL TEAMS

Defensive End

Kaden Ward, Columbia City, junior

Matthew Bobay, Leo, senior

Interior Line

Raymond Britt, New Haven, senior

A’vyonn Creech, New Haven, junior

Inside Linebacker

Dallen Wirtz, Leo, senior

Aiden Rabb, Huntington North, senior

Outside Linebacker

Treyton Lomont, Columbia City, senior

Keagan Landrum, Huntington North, junior

Safety

Ryan Sheets, Columbia City, senior

Jackson Holzinger, Huntington North, senior

Cornerback

Garrett Geiger, Columbia City, senior

Nathaniel Summers, East Noble, junior

Kicker

Aden Dennis, Huntington North, junior

Punter

Cole Schupbach, East Noble, senior

Special Teams

TJ Bedwell, Columbia City, senior

ALL-NE8 HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE

Quarterback

Jakar Williams, New Haven, junior

Running Back

Curtis Martin, DeKalb, senior

Jarrell Jackson, New Haven, junior

Tight End

Bailey Landrum, Huntington North, junior

Wide Receiver

Jalen Carpenter, New Haven, senior

Hunter Herron, Columbia City, junior

Center

Mason Moore, New Haven, senior

Offensive Guard

None

Offensive Tackle

Jon Louden, New Haven, senior

Connor Cannon, New Haven, junior

ALL-NE8 HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE/SPECIAL TEAMS

Defensive End

Matthew Bobay, Leo, senior

Trestan Kern, DeKalb, senior

Interior Line

Landin Markins, Columbia City, senior

Inside Linebacker

Joe Laughlin, Bellmont, senior

Outside Linebacker

Carson Hoeppner, Leo, junior

Jameron Hagler, New Haven, senior

Safety

Trevion Thomas, New Haven, junior

Nate Williams, DeKalb, junior

Cornerback

Jon Colbert, Norwell, sophomore

Kicker

Christian Sanchez, East Noble, senior

Punter

Evan Snider, DeKalb, senior

Special Teams

Dre Wright, New Haven, senior