Oregon 5A Conference Player of the Year Watch: By Jordan Johnson

This list is composed of the top athletes within each league, who are the current favorites for Conference Player of the Year honors within Oregon at the 5A level. This is not based on the top collegiate recruits. It is a prediction that takes into account what that individual could do for his team during the season, regardless of where he projects at the college level.

One of the state's top Jr QB's;  Cole Chandler of Silverton
One of the state’s top Jr QB’s; Cole Chandler of Silverton

MWC

OFFENSIVE

1. Jake Lacoste Sr. RB West Albany
2. Tanner Sanders Sr. QB Crescent Valley
3. Cole Chandler Jr. QB Silverton
4. Max Wilson Sr. RB Silverton
5. Nick Pozzesi Sr. RB Crescent Valley
6. DJ Knuth Sr. RB Lebanon
7. Drew Kell Jr. WR Crescent Valley
8. Cody Lahoda Sr. QB West Albany
9. Jonas Dahl Sr. WR Silverton
10. Chase McFadden Sr. Slot Crescent Valley

DEFENSIVE

1.Matt Craig Sr. LB/DL Silverton
2.Gabe Stone Sr. LB West Albany
3.Jacob Bucher Sr. LB Crescent Valley
4.Max Wilson Sr. LB Silverton
5.Michael Chen Sr. DL Crescent Valley
6.JT Valenzuela Jr. DB West Albany
7.Joey Roos Jr. DB West Albany
8.Kaj Christensen Sr. DL Dallas
9.Caleb Naughton Sr. LB Dallas
10.Cole Garrett Sr. DB Corvallis

Returning Conference POY Mason Montgomery of Ashland
Returning Conference POY Mason Montgomery of Ashland

MIDWESTERN

OFFENSIVE

1.Andrew Park Sr. RB Marist
2.Tyler Reid Sr. RB Churchill
3.Trever Watson So. QB Springfield
4.Austin Owen Sr. WR Marist
5.Peyton Dole Sr. ATH Eagle Point
6.Taylor Travess Sr. Slot Springfield
7.Alex Smith Jr. WR Springfield
8.Trae Gould So. ATH Marist
9.Carlos Flores Sr. WR Eagle Point
10.Danial White Sr. QB Ashland

DEFENSIVE

1.Mason Montgomery Sr. LB Ashland
1.Korey Thompson Sr. DL Marist
3.Taylor Travess Sr. DB Springfield
4.Cody King Sr. LB Marist
5.Austin Holmes Sr. DE Eagle Point
6.Peyton Dole Sr. LB Eagle Point
7.Daulton Hankins Sr. DL Churchill
8.Joe Hearn Sr. DL Ashland
9.Seth Arena Sr. DB Eagle Point
10.Latrell Tinsley Sr. LB Springfield

Keegan Lawrence #21 of Sherwood will be a threat on both sides of the ball
Keegan Lawrence #21 of Sherwood will be a threat on both sides of the ball

NWOC

OFFENSIVE

1.Mickey Shaefer Sr. RB Sherwood
2.Keegan Lawrence Sr. RB Sherwood
3.Derek Sunkle Sr. ATH Wilsonville
4.Brandon Culp Jr. RB Putnam
5.Austin Mason Jr. RB Liberty
6.Michael Hurlic Jr. WR Parkrose
7.Jake Reimer Sr. RB Sherwood
8.Cole Wilson Jr. RB Wilsonville

DEFENSIVE

1.Scott Skurdahl Sr. LB Sherwood
2.Keegan Lawrence Sr. S Sherwood
3.Jordan Kurahara Sr. DE Sherwood
4.Zak Taylor Jr. LB Sherwood
5.Parker Nielsen Sr. DL/LB Wilsonville
6.Jake Reimer Sr. LB Sherwood
7.Cooper Whittaker Sr. LB Wilsonville
8.Chris Beesaw Sr. LB Milwaukie
9.Andrew Spencer Sr. DL Sandy
10.Jacob Zartman Sr. DL St Helens

Jace Johns should be one of the best in the IMC
Jace Johns should be one of the best in the IMC

INTERMOUNTAIN

OFFENSIVE

1.Boomer Fleming Sr. RB Ridgeview
2.Keenan Springer Sr. RB Mt View
3.Joe Van Kessell Jr. RB Mt View
4.Jack Bowman Sr. WR Ridgeview
5.Reece Rollins Sr. RB Ridgeview
6.Nick Hjelm Sr. WR Mt View
7.Austin Albin Jr. WR Mt View
8.Hunter Mcdonald Jr. RB Bend
8.Tyler Mullen Sr. WR Summit

DEFENSIVE

1. Jace Johns Sr. LB Mt View
2. Ben Klein Jr. DL Mt View
3. Coleman Aamodt Sr. LB Ridgeview
4. Jack Bowman Sr. DB Ridgeview
5. Hunter McDonald Jr. LB Bend
6. Anthony Rushton Jr. DB Mt View
7. Dru Bernstein Sr. DL Bend
8. Josh Cherry Sr. DB Summit
9. Brodie Blok Sr. DB Mt View
10. Tanner Hanson Jr. LB Bend

Jr. QB Chase Knutz of Hermiston
Jr. QB Chase Knutz of Hermiston

COLUMBIA RIVER

OFFENSIVE

1. Chase Knutz Jr. QB Hermiston
2. Trenton Anteau Sr. RB Hermiston
3. Cory Adams Jr. RB Hermiston

DEFENSIVE

1. Costa Rodriguez Sr. DB Hermiston
2. Lio Tunai Sr. DL The Dalles
 3. Ramon Contreras Sr. DB Hermiston
4. Jacob Harmon Sr. LB Hermiston
5. PJ Schubert Sr. DL Pendleton