Rosters Set for SD High School All-Star Football Game

Vermillion, SD - The Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company, along with the South Dakota High School Football Coaches Association, is proud to announce this year’s rosters for the South Dakota High School All-Star Football Game presented by Sanford, scheduled for Saturday, June 8th. This marks the game’s fourth year in Vermillion.

Red Team:
1. Zach Leisinger – Lennox
2. Morgan Harkless – Hot Springs
3. Tupak Kpeayeh – Sioux Falls Washington
4. Nate Rice -Dakota Valley
5. Austin Thu - Canistota
6. Noah Wiersma - Castlewood
7. Max Anderson – Harrisburg
8. Jay Krull – Sturgis Brown
9. Teigen Heckel – Rapid City Stevens
10. Rex Ryken - Yankton
11. Bo Donald - Kimball
12. Alec Landis – Colman-Egan
13. Jetzon Olson – Rapid City Central
14. Carson Wilson – Sioux Falls Washington
15. Tucker Kraft – Timber Lake
16. Elijah Blare - Winner
17. Jacob Just - Harrisburg
18. Shea Connot - Winner
19. Michael Hofer - Howard
20. Keenan McKnight – Rapid City Central
21. Michael Drotzmann - Yankton
22. Cole Tiegen - Harrisburg
23. Gavin West – Sturgis Brown
24. Tyler Kropuenski - Beresford
25. Scott Peterson - Canton
26. Clayton Koppatschek – Deubrook Area
27. Sam Muston - Baltic
28. Avry Rice – Sioux Falls Lincoln
29. Zach Hanson – Sioux Falls Lincoln
30. Bradan McDonnell - Wall
31. Sam Chesterman – Dakota Valley
32. Jhett Andersen – Sioux Falls Washington
33. Andrew Wendland – Hot Springs
34. Dakota Johnson - Garretson
35. Cliff Johnson – Andes Central
36. Taylor Hojer – Oldham-Ramona
37. Hunter Jacobsen - Canton
38. Tyler Resick - Kimball
39. Manny Gallosa – Sturgis Brown
40. Casey Voichahoske – Dakota Valley
41. Brady Hoftiezer – Stanley County
42. Peyton Nieuwsma – Sioux Falls Washington
43. Justin Steedly - Spearfish
44. Caleb Stukel - Gregory
45. Tyson Stoebner - Lennox

Blue Team:
1. Trejon King – Irene-Wakonda
2. Karst Hunter – Miller-Highmore
3. Zane Schuchard - Pierre
4. Cole Siegfried – Brandon Valley
5. Carter Olthoff – Brandon Valley
6. Devlin McManus – Sioux Falls Roosevelt
7. Caleb Schentzel - Northwestern
8. Josh Rowland – Todd County
9. Joseph Slama – Bon Homme
10. Carson Max - Mitchell
11. Parker Beers - Brookings
12. Lynden Williams – Wolsey-Wessington
13. Broc Haldeman – West Central
14. Carter Max - Mitchell
15. Jonathan Ricke - Madison
16. Dillon Woods – St. Thomas More
17. Mason Amato – Sioux Falls Roosevelt
18. Bryce Steffen - Huron
19. Doyle Brown - Milbank
20. Jack Maher - Pierre
21. Eddie Price – Dell Rapids
22. Gage Gehring - Pierre
23. Noah Reeves – O’Gorman
24. Alex Aesoph - Faulkton
25. Aidan Thomas – O’Gorman
26. Blake Holden - Watertown
27. Jay Szafryk - Brookings
28. Rylie Stevens – Wessington Springs
29. Talon Shaving – Cheyenne-Eagle Butte
30. Devonte Murphy – Sioux Falls Roosevelt
31. Kaden Johnson – Aberdeen Central
32. Jamin Arend – Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan
33. Jett McGirr - Huron
34. Carter Healy – West Central
35. Lucas Hinman - Groton
36. Daylin Simon - Warner
37. Barret Wren - Redfield
38. Jerett Lurz - Madison
39. Dylan Waxdahl – West Central
40. Isaac Olson - Mobridge
41. Connor Hansen – Aberdeen Roncalli
42. Jackson Rohlfs – Aberdeen Central
43. Grayson Florey - Clark
44. Clayton Kurtz - Webster
45. Kipp Red Dog – Cheyenne-Eagle Butte

Beginning June 5th, Vermillion will once again display their hosting talents as we welcome this year’s players to begin their preparations for the prestigious sports event. Ninety players from across the entire state of South Dakota will arrive that Wednesday for the 3-days of preparation before playing out the All-Star game. They’ll be coached by the following coaches:

Red Coaches
Head Coach: Max Hodgen, Madison
Assistant Coach: Kent Mueller, West Central
Assistant Coach: Jason Kolousek, Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanboard Central
Assistant Coach: Ben Connot, Colome
Assistant Coach: Sioux Falls O’Gorman

Blue Team Coaches
Head Coach: Ross Flemmer, Dell Rapids St. Mary Catholic
Assistant Coach: Doug Ruesink, Castlewood
Assistant Coach: Chad Stadem, Sioux Falls Washington
Assistant Coach: Dan Hughes Sioux Valley
Assistant Coach: James Strang, Canistota/Freeman

After check-in at the USD dorms, these honored young athletes will begin a non-stop experience of great food catering, special entertainment events, and daily practices at the new USD practice field. On the night before the big game, they and their visiting family and friends will gather for an All-Star Recognition Banquet. This year’s game will be additionally special as the game will be played outside at the recently renovated Veterans Sports Complex at Vermillion High School.

“We are proud that Vermillion has been able continue, as well as elevate, the tradition of the South Dakota All-Star Game,” explains Nate Welch, President & CEO of the VCDC. “We are also grateful and excited to showcase the beautiful football field at the Veteran’s Sports Complex. This is an opportunity to showcase one of the best natural fields in South Dakota.”