Four from Verndale named to All-State squad
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.