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Four from Verndale named to All-State squad
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Verndale's Amos Schmidt, Clay Cottrell, Colby Schmidt and Jon Kohlhase have been named to the 2009 Nine-Man Football All-State Team.

Schmidt, a 190-pound senior, was named to the team as a running back. Amos Schmidt scored 32 touchdowns during the season and rushed for more than 2,000 yards.


Cottrell, a 225-pound senior, was named to the offensive line.

Kohlhase, a senior lineman and Colby Schmidt, a senior quarterback-defensive back, received honorable mention.

Hillcrest standout Jared Schultz was named to the defensive team. Schultz was also an outstanding quarterback for the Comets.