HS Football: 2013 SWL All-Conference selections

By: Krystle Sonmore Email
By: Krystle Sonmore Email

2013 SWL All-Conference Selections  First Team

Offensive POY: Tyler Heisnma, GJHS
Defensive POY: Tanner Griffin, GJHS
Coach of the Year: Todd Casebier, Montrose

Grand Junction:
Tyler Heinsma
Austin Lewis
Theron Verna
Tanner Griffin
Quinton Walton
Robbie Gonzalez
Kaleb Johnson

Conner Lawson
Pete Shearer
Gavin brown
Ira Wooten
Matt Maestas
Mike Rocha
Allen Tieme
Angelo Youngren

Fruita Monument:
Ty Schroeder
Nate Hammond
Matt Story

Jacob Crosby
Justice Morrow


2013 SWL All-Conference Selections   Honorable Mention

Grand Junction:
Michael McKnight
Jack Parsons
Dion Martinez
Austin Gray
Dawson Thomason

Kameron Devincentis
Nick Foster

Fruita Monument:
Isaac Rodriguez
Jacob Lynch
Juston Erekson

Mike Estep
Jacob Sebesta


GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The 2013 SWL All-Conference football selections were announced Monday. The conference champion Grand Junction produced both SWL Players of the Year.

On offense quarterback Tyler Heinsma helped lead his team to an 8-3 finish and the second round of the playoffs. He capped off his senior season with over 1,700 passing yards and 16 touchdowns. Heisnma also rushed for over 1,000 yards and added another 16 touchdowns on his own.

The defensive player of the year honor was given to Tanner Griffin. The senior registered 47 solo tackles and 41 assists. He also put out 4 sacks for a total loss of 41 yards. Griffin recovered 6 fumbles and blocked 2 punts.

Switching teams as Montrose's head coach Todd Casebier was named the SWL's Coach of the Year. This year marked his ninth season with the team. The Indians were in the top of the rankings the majority of the season and made their way to the state title game where they finished as Class 4A's runner-up.

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