Nikiski’s Dwyght Mullins is tackled by Homer’s Austin Hanson on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Nikiski’s Dwyght Mullins is tackled by Homer’s Austin Hanson on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Denali Conference awards announced

The Denali Conference football awards have been announced.

Nikiski, which won the conference with a 2-0 record, made off with three major awards, while Seward had two.

Dwyght Mullins was named the Offensive Player of the Year for Nikiski, while Matt Trammell was named Coach of the Year. Nikiski’s Charlie Chamberlain was Lineman of the Year along with Seward’s John Van Buskirk. Seward’s Landen DeRoos was Defensive Player of the Year.

Denali Conference Awards

Offensive Player of the Year — Dwyght Mullins, Nikiski.

Defensive Player of the Year — Landen DeRoos, Seward.

Co-Lineman of the Year — John Van Buskirk, Seward; Charlie Chamberlain, Nikiski.

Coach of the Year — Matt Trammell, Nikiski.

First team

Quaterback — Brett Gilmore, Seward; Tight end — Seth Payne, Nikiski; Outside linebackers — Seth Payne, Nikiski; Judah Brueckner, Seward; Halfbacks — James Hemphill, Nikiski; Kupono Albino, Seward; Tackles — John Van Buskirk, Seward; Tim Goodnight, Nikiski; Inside linebackers — Truit McCaughey, Nikiski; Landen DeRoos, Seward; Guards — Charlie Chamberlain, Nikiski; Jesse Colton, Nikiski; Defensive backs — James Hemphill, Nikiski; Dwyght Mullins, Nikiski; Brett Gilmore, Seward; Fullback — Dwyght Mullins, Nikiski; Center — Robert Isabell, Nikiski; Defensive lineman — Charlie Chamberlain, Nikiski; Mayaac Schmit, Nikiski; John VanBuskirk, Seward; Kupono Albino, Seward; Wide receiver — Hunter Forshee-Kurtz, Seward; Kicker — Thayne Quiner, Nikiski; Punter — Landen DeRoos, Seward; Utility player — Oliver Parrish, Nikiski; Emerson Cross, Seward.

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