Cedar Rapids Xavier earned six spots on the 2012 All-Metro Football Team. The honors spread throughout the team, but player and coach of the year stayed within the same household.
Senior quarterback Reggie Schulte received Metro player of the year, while his dad, Duane, took home coach of the year.
Reggie Schulte guided the Saints to 13-1 season and a spot in the 4A state championship game. He completed more than 70 percent of his passes for 2,501 yards. The Saints’ signal caller threw 37 touchdowns, compared to seven interceptions.
Wide receiver Corbin Woods and offensive lineman Seth Fahnle joined Schulte on the first team offense from Xavier. The Saints’ Craig Murtha and Trey Sampson earned spots on the first team defense.
Murtha, a senior, led Xavier in tackles with 85. Sampson picked off eight passes.
Ryan Persick earned the sixth first team spot for his place kicking duties. Prairie’s punter, Jarred Edmonds, also received a special teams accolade, in addition to his spot on the first team as a wide receiver.
Marion and Linn-Mar along with Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Praire and Washington all had two offensive players named Metro first team. Marion and Prairie had two more added on the first team defense.
The Hawks’ quarterback, Jace Hanna, and his top target, Edmonds both notched first team spots. The duo accounted for 1,267 passing/receiving yards and 16 touchdowns alone. Hanna finished with 2,555 yards and 28 TDs total.
Mitch Dellamuth and Cam Rathje also earned first team spots for Prairie.
Jefferson’s Peter Watson took the only first team spot for his school.
Marion’s Ethan Herren and Trev Beiry made the first team offense, while Andrew Davis and Justin Dolley earned first team defensive honors. Beiry totaled more than 1,200 yards on the ground for Indians.
Marion had four more players on the second team, three to the offense and one on defense. Xavier finished with 10 first or second teamers after four more players named to the second team defense.
1ST TEAM OFFENSE:
Reggie Schulte Xavier 12
Corbin Woods Xavier 12
Seth Fahnle Xavier 12
Justin Green Linn-Mar 12
Nick Trabucco Linn-Mar 12
Austin Holzer Kennedy 11
Alex Hillyer Kennedy 12
Jarred Edmonds Prairie 12
Jace Hanna Prairie 12
Ethan Herren Marion 12
Trev Biery Marion 12
Zac Gillis Washington 12
Jason Oney Washington 12
2ND TEAM OFFENSE:
Ross Lembeck Linn-Mar 11
Layne Sullivan Jefferson 11
Bryce Meeker Prairie 10
Drew Heitland Kennedy 11
Mitch Ross Marion 12
Zach Borens Marion 12
Quinn Cannoy Marion 12
1ST TEAM DEFENSE:
Craig Murtha Xavier 12
Trey Sampson Xavier 12
Zach Martins Linn-Mar 12
Peter Watson Jefferson 12
Andrew Davis Marion 12
Justin Dolley Marion 12
Mitch Dellamuth Prairie 11
Cam Rathje Prairie 11
Grant Miller Kennedy 12
Mitch Blades Washington 12
2ND TEAM DEFENSE:
Emiliano Martinez Xavier 12
Miles Sullivan Xavier 11
Matt Nelson Xavier 11
Sean Ickes Xavier 11
Dakota Digmann Linn-Mar 12
Isaac Frazier Marion 12
Drake Allen Jefferson 12
Jesse Vizzini Prairie 11
Casey Becker Prairie 12
Donovan Kosman Kennedy 12
Riley Fergus Kennedy 12
Jake Bjornsen Washington 12
Will Rings Washington 12
First Team Kicker: Ryan Persick (Xavier)
First Team Punter: Jarred Edmonds (Prairie)
2012 METRO FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Reggie Schulte (Xavier)
2012 METRO COACH OF THE YEAR: Duane Schulte & Staff (Xavier)
MARION XAVIER JEFFERSON
Tyler Gunderson Logan Clarahan Dalton Kuehl
Brandon Hornbeck Cole Turner Hunter Kloubec
Trevor Hardman Paul Cavin Anton Robertson
Tristan Beghtol Tristen Scallon Jason McClenahan
John Gorman Ben Helms Raven Johnson
PRIAIRIE KENNEDY WASHINGTON
Demetrius Harper David Hynek Reid Snitker
Jesse Hynek Triston Christopher Connor Vincent
Tristan Beyer Jacob Frazier-Flores Julian Good-Jones
Kentrel Smith Tommy Kaiser Noah Dostal
Andrew Netolicky Andrew Johnson Mitch Bredeson
Luke Meyer, Brandon Jeffries, Tyler Kane, Andrew Holladay & Justin Putz