CASPER — A week after knocking off defending champion Buffalo for 2A football bragging rights, the accolades continue to roll in for the Mountain View High School football team.
Three seniors on the Mountain View squad – quarterback Braeden Walk, running back Kimball Madsen and offensive/defensive lineman Hunter Gross – were named to the Casper Star Tribune’s Super 25, honoring the 25 best high school football players in Wyoming, regardless of position or school classification.
Fellow seniors Briggin Blumel and Breckin Barnes were named to the Super 25 second and third team, respectively; junior Ashton Schofield was also named to the third team.
Walk, Madsen, Gross and Mountain View head coach Brent Walk were in Casper Thursday of last week for the Super 25 banquet.
“It was awesome, it was a great experience,” said coach Walk of the trip to Casper. “Having three guys there just made it that much more special. All three of these kids were two-way starters their sophomore, junior and senior years, played in three state championships and won two. All three of them are absolutely phenomenal football players, and even better young men off the field.”
Named to the 2A West All-Conference and 2A All-State teams were: Seniors Breckin
Barnes, Briggin Bluemel, Hunter Gross, Caleb Knutson, Kimball Madsen, Trevor Sweeney and Braeden Walk; juniors Hunter Meeks and Ashton Schofield.
Madsen was named the 2A West’s Defensive Player of the Year and Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year, while Walk was named 2A West Offensive Player of the Year and Class 2A Offensive Player of the Year.
Gross was named 2A West Lineman of the Year and Class 2A Lineman of the Year.
Head coach Brent Walk was named 2A West Coach of the Year and Class 2A Coach of the Year.