Introducing the 2022 All-KMAland Boys Football Team | Sports

(KMAland) — The All-KMAland Boys football team returns in 2022 with a slightly different look.

We’ve heard protests about honoring some of KMAland’s best defenders, so we’re going to do it. Below you will find the 11-man All-KMAland offense and the 11-man All-KMAland defense. There are probably boys who could fall into both categories, but we have limited them to one in order to recognize 22 different athletes.

Without further ado, say hello to the 2022 All-KMAland Boys football team.

Note. Athletes from the Hawkeye Ten Conference, Western Iowa Conference, Council Bluffs, and Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley are eligible to compete on these teams.


Sam Burmeister, Jr., Traynor

Burmeister was second in KMAland this season with 19 assists for 15 goals and 49 points.

John Churchill, Sr., Lewis Central

Churchill became the top scorer in KMAland’s top team as he led the Titans to the 2A State Championship with 18 goals and 12 assists.

Colton Costello, Sr., Lewis Central

Costello, another Titans standout, finished his career with 17 goals and 10 assists.

Mitchell Dixon, Sr., Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley

Dixon finished third in the state this season with 36 goals and 21 assists to lead the NV/WCV to the state tournament.

Rydden Groub, Sr., AHSTW

Grobe has once again proved himself on the pitch this year, scoring 23 goals and seven assists in just 13 games for the Vikings.

Boston Hensley, Jr., Lewis Central

Another state champion. Hensley scored 10 goals and 12 assists for the Titans, controlling most of the action in midfield throughout the season.

Caden Johnson, Jr., Glenwood

Johnson led the region with 70 points, finishing his junior season with 30 goals and 10 assists, and was named the KMAland Boys Footballer of the Year.

Jade Nanfito, Sr., Glenwood

Nanfito has been next to Johnson as a scoring option for the Rams this season. He finished with 23 goals and 13 assists in 18 games for 59 points.

Caden Ogle, Sophomore, Underwood

KMAland’s top scorer, Ogle scored 31 goals in just 12 games last season. He also had five assists for 67 points.

Thomas Schwartz, Sr., Traynor

Schwartz was one of the highest scoring players in the Western Iowa Conference, finishing his career with 22 goals and 12 assists.

Gavin Tarbox, Sr., St. Albert

Tarbox, one of only three Hawkeye Ten players to score 20+ goals, has scored 21 goals this season. He also had three assists and 45 points in 18 games.


Easton Adams, Sr., Lewis Central

Top 2A State Championship defenseman with 14 shutouts in the 2022 season. Adams also scored two goals and provided one assist.

Christopher Campos, Jr., Denison-Schleswig

Campos has been the standout defenseman for the Monarchs this season, earning All-Hawkeye Ten Conference First Team honors. He also scored a couple of goals.

Ryder Davidson, sophomore, Traynor

Davidson, an all-state first-team draftee, also scored one goal and three assists in 19 games at quarterback for the Cardinals.

Will Devine, Sr., Lewis Central

A star goaltender for state championships, Devine made 59 saves and an 86.8% save percentage in his senior season. He conceded just nine goals in 1398 minutes.

Luc Freund, Sr., Harlan

Freund was selected as the All-Hawkeye Ten’s second-team quarterback. He finished with two goals and two assists to help the offense a little.

Nate Gerling, Sophomore, Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley

An amazing 88.4% shooting percentage for Gerling, who scored just 11 goals all season and made 84 saves in 1,407 minutes played.

Casey Godbout, Sophomore, Glenwood

Godbout has conceded just 11 goals in 1,383 minutes for the Rams this season. The outstanding goaltender made 84.7% of saves and made 61 saves.

Danny Kinsella, sophomore, Traynor

Kinsella had seven goals and four assists for the Cardinals, but he was also one of the best defensive players in the area. He was selected by the All-WIC First Team.

Grant Parrott, Freshman, Abraham Lincoln

Parrott had a really strong defensive season for the Lynx, and coaches from the Missouri River Conference noticed him putting him on the All-MRC Second Team.

Nate Petersen, Jr., Trainor

Petersen conceded just nine goals all season while recording 98 saves and a 91.6% save rate for the Cardinals.

Anthony Silva, Jr., Thomas Jefferson

Silva, the last goaltender in a year that featured many outstanding players in KMAland in that position, made 102 saves in 857 minutes and was awarded an honorable mention in every state.

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