Coaches honor Lion, four Firebirds

Four Free State High players earned berths on the All-Sunflower League football team selected by league coaches.

Chucky Hunter earned two first-team slots. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound junior was tapped at both running back and kick returner.

The other Free State first-teamers, all seniors, are offensive lineman Scott Williams, linebacker Ryder Werts and defensive back Craig Rosenstengle.

Williams and Rosenstengle also were second-team picks at defensive line and quarterback, respectively. Also on the second team were junior lineman Graham Saunders and senior linebacker Mike Santee.

Lawrence High senior Skyler Countess was a second-team selection as a defensive lineman. Several other Lions and Firebirds earned honorable mention.