Forum staff reports, Published November 12 2012
Fargo South sweeps EDC football awardsFARGO – The Fargo South Bruins won all three of the Eastern Dakota Conference season-ending awards given out on Monday.
Troy Mattern was named EDC Coach of the Year after guiding the Bruins to an 8-3 record and an appearance in the North Dakota Class 3A state semifinals.
South running back Zach Reich was named the EDC Senior Athlete of Year.
Senior kicker Jacob Weiler was named the conference’s at-large Special Teams Player of the Year.
Eastern Dakota Conference
Fargo South: Zach Reich, Sr., Christian May, Sr., Drew Fahrman, Jr., Austin Wicklund, Sr., James Johannesson, Soph., Jack Ellis, Sr., Joe Mehrer, Jr.
West Fargo: Brody Mertz, Sr., Preston Lehmann, Sr., Shelby Schultz, Sr., Miles Scholl, Sr., Adam Thomte, Sr., Drew Johnson, Sr., Caleb Mattila, Sr.
Grand Forks Red River: Bryan Bjerk, Sr., Loren Bothun, Sr., Jon Lizotte, Sr., Chad Bartosh, Jr., Jake Robson, Jr., Connor Dingle, Sr., Ryan Bothun, Sr.
Devils Lake: Chase Johnson, Sr., Nathan Mertens, Sr., Shane Ebertz, Sr., Austin Schall, Jr.
Fargo North: Matt Connelly, Sr., Hunter Slemmons, Jr., Olaf Hanson, Jr., Seth Brenneman, Jr.
Fargo Davies: Eric Peterson, Sr., Chris Ennen, Jr., Gunnar Kollman, Soph.
Grand Forks Central: Rylie Devier, Sr., Dusty Marynik, Sr.
Special Teams Player of the Year
Jacob Weiler, Sr., Fargo South
Senior Athlete of the Year
Zach Reich, Fargo South
Coach of the Year
Troy Mattern, Fargo South