ROBERT MAGOBET

Several Chanute High School football and volleyball players have earned their way to All-SEK teams, announced on Tuesday. 

In football, the following players earned All-SEK first-team offense honors: senior Ty Bowman (quarterback), senior Briley Peavy (wide receiver), senior Jacob McDonald (offensive lineman) and junior Brayden Dillow (offensive lineman). 

Of the defensive side of the football, first-team CHS players were McDonald (defensive lineman), Dillow (defensive lineman), Tyler Davis (linebacker), Peavy (defensive back) and Bowman (defensive back).

Players on the All-SEK special teams are Peavy (punter and returner) and senior Jacob Adams (kicker).

Davis (running back) and junior Garrett Almond (tight end) earned on the All-SEK second team. Second-team defensive members included senior Hunter Zubieta (linebacker).

Those on the All-SEK Honorable Mention team are senior Collin Hutson (defensive lineman), senior Kolten LaCrone (defensive lineman), Almond (defensive lineman), junior Curtis Harris III (defensive back), senior Jaden Costin (defensive back) and senior Colten Fritch (defensive back).

All of these gridiron warriors led the Blue Comets to their best record (9-2) since 2013, and a trip to the Kansas Class 4A state sectional game versus Paola High School last Friday. The trip to the sectional game for the regional champs was just the seventh time in school history.

For volleyball, junior Sabry Trout achieved All-SEK first-team honors, while seniors Sophi Emiling and Makayla Schoenhofer made the All-SEK second team. 

These volleyball players led the Lady Blue Comets to the sub-state finals.

“Well deserved for all three players,” CHS head coach Jory Murry said of her team members’ recognition. “Sabry led the team in aces, kills, blocks, and serve receive average. Makayla was second only behind Sabry in aces and kills. Sophi led in assists and was second in digs, even though she only played two rotations outside of the setting role.”

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