Three players from the recent Nebraska Shrine Bowl will be in Saturday’s Sertoma Eight-Man All-Star Game at Hastings College.
Lane Edis of Mullen will be on the West team, and Edwen Baptista of Friend and John Christensen of Bruning-Davenport/Shickley are playing for the East.
Kickoff is 6 p.m. at Lloyd Wilson Field. At halftime, the 17 members of the previously announced Eight Man Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame class will be inducted.
East: Edwin Baptista, Exeter-Milligan/Friend; Drew Bippes, Falls City Sacred Heart; John Christensen, Jacob Schoenholz, BDS; Koby Dillon, Palmyra; Braden Freudenburg, Jarrett Weidner, Humphrey St. Francis; Lane Hegemann, Howells-Dodge; Ghatlin Hegge, Wausa; Lane Heikknen, Jake Sharp, Lawrence-Nelson; Anthony Heiman, Osmond; Grant Hollinger, Cross County; Michael Jensen, Winside; Jacob Kneifl, Emerson-Hubbard; Ethan Koch, Hartington-Newcastle; James Lesiak, Fullerton; Mitchell Mackeprang, Bloomfield; Josh McFarland, Elkhorn Valley; Austin Rice, Neligh-Oakdale; Kyle Smith, Allen; Noah Boersen, Jake Twogood, Nebraska Christian; Connor Wilcox, Norfolk Lutheran.
Head coach: Ryan Haughton, Fullerton. Assistants: Carl Ostrand, Nebraska Christian; Corey Uldrich, Hartington-Newcastle; Eric Frenzen, Fullerton.
West: Gentry Anderson, Arapahoe; Bennet Floyd, Sutherland; Schuyler Brown, Overton; Alex Chapa, Ravenna; Ryan Denkert, Kenesaw; Caid Doetker, Wauneta-Palisade; Lane Edis, Zac Sweet, Mullen; Gage Haake, Sandhills-Thedford; Dayne Hinrichs, Giltner; Jordan Holen, Bertrand; Jarred Ivey, Amherst; Tanner Kauk, Alma; Chris Kester, Jacob Long, Clearwater-Orchard; Ty Martinsen, Riverside; Colton Munger, North Central; Cade Payne, Hemingford; Riley Racicky, Pleasanton; Gavin Robertson, South Loup; Chad Samuelson, Palmer; Josh Urbanovsky, Burwell; Isaac Wehls, Loomis; Austin Wolfe, Medicine Valley.
Head coach: Jeff Shabram, Clearwater-Orchard. Assistants: Steve Neptune, West Holt; Scott Jorgensen, Paxton; Mark Dethlefs, Bertrand.
Six-Man Shootout on Saturday
Chadron State College is the new permanent host for the Six-Man Shootout between Nebraska and Wyoming. The eighth annual game will be Saturday at 6 p.m. MDT and televised by News Channel Nebraska.
Wyoming leads the series 4-3 after winning 16-14 in Albion last year. Nebraska’s team includes players of the year AJ Jenkins of state champion Wilcox-Hildreth (offense) and Colton Leslie of Spalding Academy (defense).
Nebraska roster: Mathew Bloom, Colton Leslie, Spalding Academy; Hunter Wilkerson, Harvard; AJ Jenkins, Sidney Gruwell, Clayton Nichols, Wilcox-Hildreth; Christian Timm, Jordan Fangmeyer, Eustis-Farnam; Jaden Gonnerman, McCool Junction; Peyton Dubbert, Hutch Finke, Deshler; Trevor Rasmussen, St. Edward; Trent Reed, Jarret Pieper, Hay Springs; Zane Musgrave, Hyannis; Brye Szakas, Cody-Kilgore; Kutter Rogers, Arthur County; Dylan Hanzel, Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family.
Gatorade honors Raabe
Reagan Raabe of Class A state champion Millard West is the state’s Gatorade player of the year in girls soccer.
The junior, who is planning to graduate early to enroll at Nebraska, had 21 goals and 11 assists and was the captain of the All-Nebraska team.