Gehret Medcoff runs with the ball at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna, Alaska on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Gehret Medcoff runs with the ball at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna, Alaska on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

SoHi’s Medcoff gets NLC Offensive Player of Year for 2nd straight season

The All Northern Lights Conference awards were announced this week.

Soldotna, the conference champion, was in on three of the five major awards.

Junior Gehret Medcoff was the conference’s Offensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. Phil Leck was the Assistant Coach of the Year, while Galen Brantley Jr. shared Coach of the Year with Wasilla’s Matt Jaronik.

Aiden Roschi of Eagle River won the Defensive Player of the Year, while Seth Hatton of Eagle River won the Lineman of the Year.

Editor’s note: The article corrects a previous online version. Wyatt Faircloth is a first-team inside linebacker and Rotuma Tonu is a first-team guard.

All Northern Lights Conference awards

Offensive Player of the Year — Gehret Medcoff, Soldotna.

Defensive Player of the Year — Aiden Roschi, Eagle River.

Lineman of the Year — Seth Hatton, Eagle River.

Assistant Coach of the Year — Phil Leck, Soldotna.

Coach of the Year — Matt Jaronik, Wasilla; Galen Brantley Jr., Soldotna.

First team

Quarterback — Jaidas Huffman, Wasilla; Halfback — Tyson Billman, Chugiak; Drew Legenza, Eagle River; Wyatt Faircloth, Soldotna; Fullback — Gehret Medcoff, Soldotna; Wide receiver — Tim Grisso, Wasilla; Tight end — Max Larson, Wasilla; Tackle — Seth Hatton, Eagle River; Hakoa Montoya, Soldotna; Guard — Parker Glastetter, Palmer; Joe Whittom, Soldotna; Rotuma Tonu, Chugiak; Center — Ala Tuisuala, Soldotna; Outside linebacker — Nolan Farr, Eagle River; Aiden Gavalis, Soldotna; Inside linebacker — Aiden Roschi, Eagle River; Kayson Asay, Palmer; Joe Whittom, Soldotna; Wyatt Faircloth, Soldotna; Defensive back — Kaden Lockwood, Chugiak; Kaleb Sherman, Eagle River; Tim Grisso, Wasilla; Zac Buckbee, Soldotna; Interior line — Nehemiah Tauaefa, Eagle River; Eric Kolomeychuk, Wasilla; Luke Miller, Soldotna; Kenai Lepule, Soldotna; Kicker — Andrew Nielsen, Chugiak; Punter — Andrew Nielsen, Chugiak; Return specialist — Zac Buckbee, Soldotna; Long snapper — Dawson Myers, Eagle River; Utility player — Brayden Taylor, Soldotna; Rotuma Tonu, Chugiak; Wyatt Faircloth, Soldotna.

Second team

Quarterback — Zac Buckbee, Soldotna; Halfback — Kayson Asay, Palmer; Kaleb Sherman, Eagle River; Collin Peck, Soldotna; Fullback — Aiden Roschi, Eagle River; Tight end — Same Yeargen, Chugiak; Tackle — Samuel Moose, Wasilla; Logan Katzenberger, Soldotna; Guard — Ramseesess Tuinei-Flora, Eagle River; Center — Liam Brown, Wasilla; Outside linebacker — Max Larson, Wasilla; Tucker, Eagle River; Inside linebacker — Keegan Baker, Chugiak; John Parmer, Eagle River; Defensive back — Keegan Feezel-Wild, Wasilla; Jaidas Huffman, Wasilla; Zeek Miller, Soldotna; Interior line — Parker Glastetter, Palmer; Seth Hatton, Eagle River; Rotuma Tonu, Chugiak; Brendon Creech, Wasilla; Elijah Lee, Soldotna; Kicker — Wesley Settles, Eagle River; Punter — Wesley Settles, Eagle River; Long snapper — Canyen Jorgensen, Palmer.

Honorable mention

Quarterback — Dawson Myers, Eagle River; Halfback — Keegan Baker, Chugiak; Tackle — Noah Guderian, Eagle River; Guard — Grayson Mcdowell, Wasilla; Daniel Moore, Wasilla; Carter Paulson, Palmer; Brock Hiewitt, Eagle River; Alex Brown Chugiak; Center — Brayden Donavan, Chugiak; Inside linebacker — James Lackey, Wasilla; Cade Kohler, Chugiak; Ramessess Tuinei-Flora, Eagle River; Interior line — Brodyn Mariscal, Chugiak; Alex Brown, Chugiak; Liam Brown, Wasilla; Kicker — Jace O’Reagan, Soldotna; Long snapper — Kenai Lepule, Soldotna.

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