Football / December 2, 2019 By Kasey McDowell
The AVCTL D4 All League results have been released and the Wildcats have 13 players that were selected to the All League teams at 15 positions. The meeting was a few weeks ago but league rules state that the All League teams cannot be released until all teams are finished playing.
Selected to 1st team defense were seniors Trey Greer at linebacker, Caleb Mader at defensive back, and Cole Diffenbaugh at defensive back. Greer lead the Wildcats in tackles with 85 (32 solo and 53 assists) and finished with 1 sack, 7 tackles for loss for 21 yards, and 2 pass breakups. Mader finished with 84 tackles (31 solo and 53 assists) and had 6.5 tackles for loss for 24 yards, 3 pass breakups, and 2 forced fumbles. Diffenbaugh finished with 40 tackles (24 solo and 16 assists), 0.5 tackles for loss and 4 pass breakups.
Voted to 1st team offense was Cole Diffenbaugh at running back. He finished with 658 yards on 104 attempts for a 6.3 yards per attempt average, 6 rushing TDs, and 65.8 yard per game. Cole was also a great receiving running back and finished with the team high 364 yards receiving on 18 receptions for a 20.2 yard average, and 4 TDs.
On 2nd team offense were seniors Kyle Young and Matt Beyer for offensive lineman. There were no all league 2nd team defensive selections for Mulvane.
Honorable mention defensive selections were seniors Jaxen Young, Tyler Lanzrath, and Tanner Nelson. Young finished with 83 tackles (35 solo and 48 assists), 2.5 sacks for 22 yards, and also a team high 18.5 tackles for loss for 77 yards. Tyler finished with 59 tackles (23 solo and 36 assists), a team high 4 sacks for 36 yards, 8.5 tackles for loss for 51 yards, and 2 pass breakups. Nelson finished with 55 tackles (14 solo and 41 assists), 2 tackles for loss, and 1 forced fumble.
Honorable mention offensive selections were senior Ethan Marshall at offensive line, junior Tanner Claar at running back, and sophomores Mason Ellis at quarterback and Hunter Seier at wide receiver. Claar finished with 426 yards on 59 attempts for a 7.2 average, 4 rushing TDs, and 42.6 yards per game. Mason Ellis lead the team in total offense with 873 yards. Mason had 531 yards passing with 42 completions on 81 attempts and 4 passing TDs. He finished with 342 yards rushing on 102 attempts for a 3.4 yard average and a team high 9 rushing TDs. Seier finished the season with 158 yards receiving on 14 receptions for a 11.3 average and 2 receiving TDs. Hunter also spit quarterback time with Ellis.
Special teams honorable mention selections were junior punter Tanner Claar and freshman kicker Chase Dieker. Claar finished the season with 44 punts for 1459 yards and a 33.2 yard average, a 59 yard longest punt, and 10 punts inside the 20 yard line. Dieker was the primary extra point kicker and went 20-22 for 20 points on the season.