CHS football team honored at banquet

 The Concordia High School football players and coaches were honored during the Lions Club Football Banquet Friday night at the Catholic Parish Hall.
Kyle Marks was presented the Keith Christensen Outstanding Senior Lineman Award.
Mark, 5-9, 220-pounds, received All-North Central Kansas League honorable mention on offense.
Kaleb Pounds received the Trevor Gennette Outstanding Senior Offensive Player Award.
Pounds, 5-8, 165 pounds, rushed for 360 yards and three touchdowns.
Panthers receiving varsity letters include:
Marks, Pounds, Gilberth Garcia, Jace Coppoc, Drake Hake, Ethan Bechard, Zach Kyle, James McCabe, Caleb Strait, Ryan Vignery, Logan Higbee, Dalton Walters, Lance Collins, Manny Mares, Karter Steinle, Ian Nordell, Shea Crum, Jared Knapp, Gage Canfield, Colby Trost, Stafen Guevara, Trey Workman, Zak Romo, Russell Dethloff, Brandon Johnson, Skyler Hittle and managers Chelsea Martin, Jordynn Gumm, Makayla Nelson, Madeline Hoard, Brianna Hake and Ashley Beaumont.
Receiving participation awards include:
Brenton Edwards, Matthew James, Davin Strait, Cole Larsen, Blaze Payeur, Baley Kindel, Jonas Sallman, Tracer Workman, Braden Brownell, Scott Blochlinger, Jacob Palmquist, Edel Nunez, Dio Nunez, Isai Duenas and Jager Sieben.

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