Blythe, Jameson earn player of the year awards

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Doreen Heintz
Sports Editor

Wyatt Blythe

Wes Jameson

Senior linebacker Wyatt Blythe and junior running back Wes Jameson were named as the Central A conference’s MVPs. Blythe earned MVP on defense, while Jameson was named the MVP on offense. In addition, Fergus Coach Vic Feller earned “Coach of the Year” honors in the Central A conference.
Blythe averaged 10 tackles per game for the Golden Eagles from his inside linebacker position. He also had one interception and one fumble recovery during the season.
Jameson rushed for 1,106 yards (110.6 yards/game) during the season. He carried the ball 209 times. In addition, Jameson also caught 13 passes for 137 yards in the 10-game season.
Blythe and Jameson were also named as first-team all-state players for Class A.
On offense, eight Golden Eagles received first-team all-conference honors on offense in the Central A conference. Besides Jameson, other Fergus players to earn first-team honors were Mitchell Norslien at quarterback, Mason Harrison and Matt Weeden as guards, Jayce Philipps at tackle, Tanner Trafton at tight end, Blythe at fullback and Matt Welsh as the punter.
Norslien, Harrison, Weeden, Philipps and Trafton are juniors, while Blythe and Welsh were seniors.
Defensively, seven Fergus players earned first-team all-conference honors. Harrison was named to the defensive line, Blythe at inside linebacker, Welsh at outside linebacker, Jameson at strong safety, Landon Henderson at defensive end, Jake Clinton at free safety and Cody Henderson at cornerback. The two Hendersons are seniors, while Clinton is a junior.
Fergus players named to the second-team all-conference squad on offense were junior Grady Gilpatrick at center and senior Bridger Grover at wide receiver. On defense, sophomore Elijah Greenberg and Weeden were named to the second-team all-conference squad on the defensive line. Senior Noah Agostinelli earned second-team all-conference honors as a cornerback.
Senior Bridger Grover earned honorable mention honors as a return specialist.

Five Golden Eagles earn all-state honors
Besides Blythe and Jameson earning all-state honors, three other Golden Eagles also earned all-state honors. They were Harrison at offensive guard, Welsh as an outside linebacker and Clinton as a defensive safety.  

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