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Six Hawks Earn All-District Honors

Posted: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football team was recognized this week by class 2A district five with six all-district selections.

Mid-Prairie’s Jason Tew was a unanimous first team selection at offensive line. Tew was the anchor piece in an offensive line that helped the Golden Hawks rush for 1,348 yards and 15 touchdowns as a team. On the defensive side of the ball, Tew finished with 14.5 tackles for loss, 10th most in the district and seven sacks, eighth most.

Terrhyn Jacoby was a first team all-district selection as a kicker. Jacoby finished 18 of 19 on extra points during the year. That 95% success rate led the district and was fifth in class 2A. He also controlled field position blasting 22 kickoffs for touchbacks, most in the district and third most in the state. His 37 yard punt average was 10th in class 2A. Offensively, Jacoby finished with 26 catches. His 474 yards were fifth most in the district as were his four touchdowns.

Keaton Duwa was a second team all-district selection at running back. Duwa ended his senior year with 875 yards and six touchdowns. Both numbers were sixth most in the district. He is in the top 10 all-time at Mid-Prairie for career rushing yards. Defensively, he was Mid-Prairie’s leading tackler with 42.

Justin Schwartz was a second team all-district selection at wide receiver. Schwartz was fourth in the district with 38 catches. His 434 yards were ninth most. He caught two touchdowns on the year. Schwartz ranks among the top 10 all-time at Mid-Prairie in catches and receiving yards.

Karson Gingerich was an honorable mention all-district selection at quarterback. Gingerich ended 2017 with 800 yards through the air and six touchdowns. He ranks in the top 10 all time at Mid-Prairie for career touchdown passes. Defensively he finished with 32 tackles.

Rex Peck was an honorable mention all-district selection. Peck spent time at linebacker and fullback for the Golden Hawks. On the ground he collected a pair of touchdowns on nine carries. He helped clear the way for a running game that finished with more than 1,300 yards on the season. Defensively, Peck ended the year with 16.5 tackles.

The Golden Hawks ended the season at 3-6.