Roseburg senior linebacker Zack Mandera was selected the Southwest Conference football defensive player of the year in voting by the coaches.

Mandera was joined on the first-team defense by teammate Collin Warmouth, a senior safety.

Mandera, a four-year letterman, was also voted to the second-team offense as a running back. Roseburg senior wide receiver D’Angelo Adams also made the second team.

RHS players receiving honorable mention on offense included junior guard Hunter Blix, senior tackle Thomas Ruth and quarterback Warmouth. Blix, a down lineman, and Warmouth, a punter, were honorable mention on defense.

Sheldon senior running back Matthew Burgess was selected the offensive player of the year. Josh Line of Sheldon was the coach of the year.



Offensive Player of the Year — Matthew Burgess, sr., Sheldon.

Defensive Player of the Year — Zack Mandera, sr., Roseburg.

Coach of the Year — Josh Line, Sheldon.


First Team — Center: Andy Adams, jr., Sheldon. Guards: Andrew Prulhiere, soph., Grants Pass; Seth Meier, jr., Sheldon. Tackles: Taylor Johnson, jr., Sheldon; Corbin Anderson, sr., Grants Pass. Tight End: Patrick Herbert, sr., Sheldon. Running Backs: Terrence Butler. sr., South Medford; Elias Spence, sr., North Medford; Matthew Burgess, sr., Sheldon. Receivers: Austin Boster, jr., South Medford; Zach Folsom, sr., Sheldon; Randy Clark, sr., Grants Pass. Quarterback: Michael Johnson Jr., sr., Sheldon. Placekicker: Jay Kartub, soph., Sheldon.

Second Team — Center: Cadin Baker, jr., Grants Pass. Guards: Max Meirer, jr., Sheldon; Fernando Alvarez, sr., South Medford. Tackles: Madden Salisbury, sr., Sheldon; Jake Ramsay, sr., South Medford. Tight End: Jett Carpenter, jr., North Medford. Running Backs — Jaren Emptage, sr., Grants Pass; Zack Mandera, sr., Roseburg; Lane Shields, jr., Sheldon. Receivers — D’Angelo Adams, sr., Roseburg; Blain Hobbs, sr., Grants Pass; Trevor Marthoski, sr., South Medford. Quarterback — Chase Coyle, jr., Grants Pass. Placekicker — Christian Pendleton, sr., Grants Pass.

Honorable Mention — Centers: Tony Bench, sr., North Medford; Ramiro Cabrera, sr., South Medford. Guards: Logan Vinyard, soph., Grants Pass; Kika Stone, sr., North Medford; Hunter Blix, jr., Roseburg. Tackles: Jacob Hermant, jr., South Medford; Thomas Ruth, sr., Roseburg. Running Back: Mason DeVries, jr., South Medford. Receivers: Korbin Lopez, sr., Grants Pass; Jack Folsom, sr., Sheldon; Braden Klinko, sr., Sheldon. Quarterbacks: Giovanni Bottero, sr., South Medford; Collin Warmouth, sr., Roseburg.


First Team — Linemen: Warren Stark, sr., Grants Pass; Austin Lasby, sr., Sheldon; Sam Willis, sr., South Medford; Justin Josephson, jr., South Medford. Linebackers: Jacob Hancock, sr., Grants Pass; Parker Wiles, sr., Sheldon; Cole Boster, sr., South Medford; Zack Mandera, sr., Roseburg. Backs — Jack Folsom, sr., Sheldon; Jace Campbell, sr., South Medford; Randy Clark, sr., Grants Pass; Josh Baptiste, jr., North Medford; Collin Warmouth, sr., Roseburg. Punter: Patrick Herbert, sr., Sheldon.

Second Team — Linemen: Madden Salisbury, sr., Sheldon; Corbin Anderson, sr., Grants Pass; Isaiah Lugo, sr., Sheldon; Vincent Rivera, sr., South Medford. Linebackers: Ben Hehlhaff, jr., Sheldon; Cole Garske, sr., South Medford; Blake Sellars, sr., Grants Pass; Jake Hennricks, jr., Grants Pass. Backs: Jacob Frey, sr., Sheldon; Calin Morgan, sr., Sheldon; Austin Boster, jr., South Medford; Joel Valadez, jr., Grants Pass. Punter: Giovanni Bottero, sr., South Medford.

Honorable Mention — Linemen: Hunter Blix, jr., Roseburg; Juan Velazquez, sr., North Medford. Linebacker: Jett Carpenter, jr., North Medford. Punters: Collin Warmouth, sr., Roseburg; Andrew Medley, jr., Grants Pass.

React to this story:


Sports Editor

Tom Eggers is the sports editor for The News-Review. He can be reached at or 541-957-4220.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.