2021 Division I West Roster (Red)

East meets West in the 2021 edition of the Kansas 8-Man All-Star Games from Trojan Field in Beloit, Kansas. Below is the released roster for the Division I West squad. Join us on Saturday, June 11th beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the Division II game, and the Division I game at 1:30 p.m. Both games will be broadcast live on the Kansas 8-Man All-Star Game Radio Network and streamed live on this website.

Click on player name for bio & number for photo.  Bios & photos courtesy of Barbara & Charles Axtell.

DI West Player & Coach Info


No. Name High School
0 Isaac Salmans Hodgeman County High School
1 Blake Goodman Attica High School
3 Gavon Uehlin Decatur Co. Community High School
4 Trace Tasset Spearville High School
5 Ethan Salmans South Gray High School
8 Matthew Delaney Ness City High School
10 Aaron Skidmore South Gray High School
11 Manuel Chavez Wichita Co. High School
12 Brody McDowell High City High School
14 Kayde Rietzke Wichita Co. High School
20 Edwin Robledo Ness City High School
23 Jayce Hamel Hill City High School
24 Cleven Huggins Macksville High School
34 Cyrus Green Rawlins Co. High School
54 Tanner Miller Spearville High School
56 Lucas Webster LaCrosse High School
62 Ishaias Hermosillo Wichita Co. High School
69 Harlan Obioha Hoxie High School
87 Noah Phillips Argonia High School
99 Caden White Hoxie High School
HC Lance Baar Hoxie High School
AC Brant Douglas Leoti High School
AC Pat Haxton Trego Community High School
AC Jon Webster LaCrosse High School
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.