2019 Kansas 8-Man All-Star Game Selections Announced

8-Man Division 1 East Roster

  • Austin Watts – Madison
  • Braden Nielson – Solomon
  • Christian Hess – South Central
  • Clayton Cook – Central-Burden
  • Codie Cannon – West Elk
  • Cody Joslin – Sedan
  • Corbin Rice – Caldwell
  • Dakota Bayliff – Medicine Lodge
  • Davin Stutesman – Madison
  • Eli Basvic – Solomon
  • Ezra Goodman – Attica/Argonia
  • Garrett Burden – Medicine Lodge
  • Jalen Risley – Caldwell
  • Jobe Fowles – Solomon
  • Josh Fielder – Udall
  • JT Ohlson – Bennington
  • Masen McDaniel – Attica/Argonia
  • Seth Greenwood – Burlingame
  • Trevin Lewis – Burlingame
  • Tristen Scurlock – Udall

Coaches

  • Head Coach: Sean Blosser – Caldwell HS
  • Assistant Coach: Alex McMillian – Madison
  • Assistant Coach: Jeff Slater – Burlingame

8-Man Division 1 West Roster

  • Cody Baxter – St. Francis
  • Drew Biggs – Lincoln
  • Conner Born – Hill City
  • Mason Doll – Central Plains
  • Jarrod Dible – Hoxie
  • Matt Dougherty – Little River
  • Wyatt Dreiling – Victoria
  • Ethan Eckhoff – Hodgeman County
  • Angel Guzman – Ness City
  • Kody Hawkinson – Little River
  • Blake Hernandez – Wichita County
  • Colton Heskett – Hoxie
  • Austin Jantz – South Gray
  • Brett Lieble – Central Plains
  • Myles Menges – Central Plains
  • Jordan Raby – St. Francis
  • Andres Rios – Ness City
  • Drake Steinbrock – Clifton Clyde
  • Karson Waters – Macksville
  • Cooper Windholtz – Victoria
  • ​Kolby Stein – Spearville

Coaches

  • Head Coach: Matt Housman – Hodgeman County
  • Assistant Coach: Doug Oberle – Victoria
  • Assistant Coach: Chris Steiner – Central Plains

 

8-Man Division 2 East Roster

  • Thomas Atkins – Hanover
  • Nate Buessing – Axtell
  • Brody Carlgren – Pike Valley
  • Collin Carlson – St. Paul
  • Cade Cohorst – Hanover
  • Zane Colson – Rock Hills
  • Tristan deKoning – Axtell
  • Kail Dubbert – St. John’s-Tipton
  • Dereck Gillett – Rock Hills
  • Xavier Espinoza – Centre
  • Joel Hutfles – Wetmore
  • Hunter Koch – Axtell
  • Jon Lee – Waverly
  • Dawson Leimkuhler – Southern Coffey County
  • Skylur Merritt – Wakefield
  • Cole Montgomery – Blue Valley-Randolph
  • Kyle Naerebout – Centre
  • Jake Newton – Waverly
  • Carson Schreiner – Frankfort
  • Daiken Stallbaumer – Hanover

Coaches

  • Head Coach: Matt Heuer – Hanover
  • Assistant Coach: Mike Hevel – Waverly
  • Assistant Coach: Brock McMillan – Mankato-Rockhills

8-Man Division 2 West Roster

  • Caden Bach – Northern Valley
  • Tyler Barrientes – Sylvan-Lucas
  • David Cramer – Dighton
  • Josh Daily – Wallace County
  • Anton Foust – Otis-Bison
  • Landon Gehring – Thunder Ridge
  • Brandon Grauerholtz – Thunder Ridge
  • Luke Higgason – Otis-Bison
  • Blair Hoffman – Dighton
  • Dalton Hoffman – Dighton
  • Darnell Holloway – Osborne
  • Luke Johnson – Wallace County
  • Nick Malone – South Barber
  • Kade Miller – Osborne
  • Richie Oswald – Hutch Central Christian
  • Jeremy Pfaff – Minneola
  • Sam Princ – Sylvan-Lucas
  • Nick Stutsman – Northern Valley
  • Kris Wagner – Satanta
  • Jordan Wherry – Osborne

Coaches

  • Head Coach: Chuck Fessenden – Northern Valley
  • Assistant Coach: Brandon Wise – Osborne
  • Assistant Coach: Lee Smith – Hutchinson Central Christian
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.