Greatland All-Conference team announced

The Greatland Conference announced its postseason awards Saturday.

 

Eielson, which won the conference, and Nikiski, which took second, each took two of the major awards.


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Nikiski running back Stephen Hartley was the offensive player of the year, while Lincoln Johnson was the lineman of the year.

For Eielson, Wyatt Dunlap was the defensive player of the year and Dave DeVaughn was the coach of the year.

First-team players for the Bulldogs were Johnson at offensive tackle and defensive lineman, Hartley at halfback, return specialist and inside linebacker, Devan Berry at guard, Jesse Ross at defensive back and long snapper, Jesse Eide at defensive linemen, Christian Riddall at outside linebacker, Luke Johnson at punter and Michael Stangel at utility player.

Greatland all-conference teams

Offensive player of the year — Stephen Hartley, Nikiski.

Defensive player of the year — Wyatt Dunlap, Eielson.

Lineman of the year — Lincoln Johnson, Nikiski.

Coach of the year — Dave DeVaughn, Eielson.

First team

Tight end — Taylor Masterson, Barrow.

Tackle — Joey Dahlberg, Eielson; Lincoln Johnson, Nikiski.

Quarterback — Jovante Kincade, Eielson.

Halfback — Stephen Hartley, Nikiski; Anthony Griffith, Eielson.

Guard — Matt Tallman, Eielson; Devan Berry, Nikiski.

Fullback — Wyatt Dunlap, Eielson.

Center — Clayton Innis, Eielson.

Wide receiver — Roderick Bynum, Monroe.

Defensive backs — Jesse Ross, Nikiski; Anthony Griffith, Eielson; Tyler Wells, Monroe.

Defensive lineman — Lincoln Johnson, Nikiski; Jesse Eide, Nikiski; Shawn Smith, Eielson; Matt Tallman, Eielson.

Inside backers — Stephen Hartley, Nikiski; Wyatt Dunlap, Eielson.

Outside backers — Christian Riddall, Nikiski; Jovante Kincade, Eielson.

Kicker — Alex Callahan, Monroe.

Punter — Luke Johnson, Nikiski.

Return specialist — Stephen Hartley, Nikiski.

Long snapper — Jesse Ross, Nikiski.

Utility player — Michael Stangel, Nikiski.

Second team

Tight end — Michael Neville, Monroe.

Tackle — Ben Jones, Barrow; Jackson Wallace, Monroe.

Quarterback — Tyler Wells, Monroe.

Halfback — Tyler Ellsworth, Eielson; Brandon Hursh, Valdez.

Guard — Shawn Smith, Eielson; Luke Johnson, Nikiski.

Fullback — Tristin Apted, Nikiski.

Center — Jesse Cobb, Nikiski.

Wide receiver — Alex Callahan, Monroe.

Defensive backs — Tyler Ellsworth, Eielson; Jesse Sanchez, Barrow; Roderick Bynum, Monroe.

Defensive linemen — Joey Dahlberg, Eielson; Justin Long, Valdez; Michael Neville, Monroe; Tevita Vehikite, Barrow.

Inside backers — Isaac Deaton, Valdez; Kyle Coiley, Monroe.

Outside backers — Brandon Hursh, Valdez; Dylan Gavora, Monroe.

Kicker — Caleb Fickes, Valdez.

Punter — Brandon Hursh, Valdez.

Return specialist — Anthony Griffith, Eielson.

Long snapper — Kyle Coiley, Monroe.

Utility player — Dezmond Smith, Seward.

Honorable mention

Tight end — Tyrone Anderson, Seward

Quarterback — Seth Carstens, Nikiski.

Halfback — Christian Riddall, Nikiski; Jesse Sanchez, Barrow; Alex MacDonald, Valdez.

Guard — Justin Long, Valdez.

Fullback — Devin Freitag, Valdez; Dylan Gavora, Monroe.

Center — Matt Young, Monroe.

Defensive backs — Alex Callahan, Monroe; Preston Fifarek, Valdez; Devin Freitag, Valdez; Alex MacDonald, Valdez; Terrance Annogiyuk, Seward; Kalib Dunlap, Eielson.

Defensive linemen — Branden Derifield, Valdez; Matt Young, Monroe; Darrin Johnson, Monroe.

Inside backers — Joash Tifflin, Barrow.

Kicker — Michael Stangel, Nikiski.

Punter — Tyler Wells, Monroe.

Return specialist — Roderick Bynum, Monroe.

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