BETHALTO - The Mississippi Valley Conference has announced its' 2017 All-MVC football team.

Here are the first- and second-team selections by positions and honorable mentions from area schools:

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

Center: Jared Houberg, Triad

Tackles: Ryan Holcomb, Triad; Trevor Zobrist, Highland

Guards: Colton Knebel, Highland; Gavin Bailey, Triad

Backs: Brady Feldman, Highland; Dalton Viglasky, Waterloo; Ronald Clay, Mascoutah

Quarterback: Drew Sauerwein, Jersey

Receivers: Sam LaPorta, Highland; Blake Wittman, Jersey; TreShun Buckingham, Mascoutah

Kicker: Travis Speer, Triad

Kick Returner: Dalton Viglasky, Waterloo

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

Defensive Line: Beau Barbour, Triad; Josh Burke, Highland; Malik Green, Mascoutah; Malone Brown, Triad

Linebackers: Kyle Lane, Highlan; Nathan Clark, Triad; Jesse Matthews, Waterloo; Sebi Wolf, Highland

Defensive Backs: Sam LaPorta, Highland; Ronald Clay, Mascoutah; Brett Tuttle, Jersey; Nick King, Triad; Jack Etter, Highland

Punter: Elliott Prott, Highland

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE

Center: Collin Carey, Jersey

Tackles: Spencer Woodall, Waterloo; Ross Speidel, Jersey

Guards: Dylan Knebel, Highland; Rhylon Desherlia, Jersey

Backs: Kurt Hall, Jersey; Trevor Nott, Triad; Austin Eaton, Civic Memorial; Jake O'Daniell, Waterloo

Quarterback: Garrett Marti, Highland

Receivers: Eddie Wilson, Mascoutah; Jackson Ivers, Waterloo; Brett Tuttle, Jersey

Kicker: Elliott Prott, Highland

Kick Returner: Nate Goldacker, Jersey

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE

Defensive Line: Clayton Watters, Waterloo; Isaiah Harmon, Highland; Brayden Georgeoff, Civic Memorial; Sam Buck, Highland

Linebackers: Christopher Jackson, Jersey; Aric Crehan, Triad; Patrick Beck, Mascoutah; Dallas Morrow, Waterloo

Defensive Backs: Blake Wittman, Jersey; Bryce Kirk, Waterloo; Dylan Shaw, Highland

Punter: Cole Junker, Mascoutah

OFFENSIVE HONORABLE MENTION

Peighton Phillips, Civic Memorial; Evan Anderson, Triad; Travis Wallace, Civic Memorial; Elijah Kelly, Triad; Jack Brandt, Jersey; Cody Qualls, Triad; Spencer Powell, Civic Memorial; Brett Tuttle, Jersey

DEFENSIVE HONORABLE MENTION

Kaleb Woolverton, Triad; Jon Woelful, Jersey; Justin DelRosario, Triad; Caden Farrell, Civic Memorial; Jake Struckhoff, Triad; Brayden Pierce, Civic Memorial; Cody Qualls, Triad

Feeney, 56, is a native of Granite City and graduated from Granite City South in 1978. He was a part-time writer for the old Granite City Journal from 1979-84 before attending Eastern Illinois University in Charleston,
from which he earned his BA in journalism in 1988. He has worked for newspapers in Sikeston, Mo., Rocky Mount, N.C., Seneca, S.C. and in Charleston-Mattoon. He also worked for the old St. Clair County Suburban
Journals.

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