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Kansas Shrine Bowl Announces 2021 Rosters

Kansas Shrine Bowl Announces 2021 Rosters

The Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors would like to announce the East and West teams for the 2021Kansas Shrine Bowl. These players have been invited to participate in the 48th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl to be played at Gowans Stadium in Hutchinson, Kansas on Saturday, June 26th at 7 p.m.

The 2021 Head Coaches, as selected by votes from the 2020 coaching staff, trainers, managers, and camp directors, are DeSoto’s Brian King for the East and Norton’s Lucas Melvin, leading the West.

Players are selected each year by a combination of media votes and selections from the Kansas Shrine Bowl Coaching Staff. Players must be nominated by their high school coach or athletic director. The players selected to the 2021 Kansas Shrine Bowl join the just over 3,000 players who have participated in the annual event since 1974.

“We are very excited about the great group of young men selected for this year’s game,”

said B.J. Harris, ExecutiveDirector of the Kansas Shrine Bowl. “These players and coaches now

have an incredible opportunity ahead of them, one that is sure to have a lasting impact in their life.”

“This is a very talented group of kids,”said East Head Coach Brian King.“

Getting the roster down to thirty-six was tough,there are a lot of special players out there. I’m impressed by this group and I’m excited to get to work with them.” 

There are so many great players out here in the West,” said West Head Coach Lucas Melvin.

“I feel like we havetremendous talent at every position. I don’t think they’re just talented players, but great young men and I’m excited toget to work with them.”

 The Assistant coaches for the East team are 6A Assistant, Steve Rampy (Lawrence); 5A Assistant, Anthony Orrick (BlueValley Southwest); 4A Assistant, Rod Stallbaumer (Basehor-Linwood); 3A Assistant, Brooks Barta (Holton); 2A Assistant, Andrew Gantenbein (Osage City), 1A Assistant, Chris Schmidt (Olpe).

The East coaching staff had a combined record of 57-16 in 2020, including a State Champion with Olpe.

Assistant coaches for the West team are 6A Assistant, Randall Zimmerman (Junction City); 5A Assistant, Mike Vernon(Hutchinson); 4A Assistant, Jon Wiemers (Arkansas City); 3A Assistant, Troy Black (Wichita Collegiate); 2A Assistant, ZachBaird (Hoisington); 1A Assistant, Jeff Hennick (Oakley). The West Coaching staff had a combined 59-20 record in 2020, with three State Runner-Up finishes.

2021 Kansas Shrine Bowl East Squad

TannerBarcusParsons 3A5’10”180
JordanBarnardOlpe High School1A6’1″200
MalikBensonLansing 4A6’1″170
Danny CarrollSt. Thomas Aquinas 5A6’2″260
LeoClennanBlue Valley Northwest 6A6’4″215
MaxCloseShawnee Mission South6A6’4″225
TristenEverardBlue Valley Southwest5A6’1″165
Ma’rrellFountainOlathe East6A5’9″190
DenverGardnerSpring Hill5A6’2″275
TylerGeretyNemaha Central 2A6’0″175
JacobHartmanMill Valley5A6’1″175
AustinHolthausCentralia 1A6’0″245
DarellJonesField Kindley 4A6’0″175
EthanKremerMill Valley5A6’1″275
Branden MartinTonganoxie 4A6’1″200
Jackson MillerDe Soto5A6’0″185
MackMoellerBishop Miege4A6’3″200
Cole MondiLawrence6A5’11”200
CalebMurilloColumbus  3A6’2″295
ClaytonPowerBlue Valley6A6’2″303
DesmondPurnellHayden Catholic3A6’1″210
EthanReynoldsGardner Edgerton 6A5’9″155
DrewSchmelzleSabetha 3A6’5″210
Andrew SchwinnMaur Hill – Mount Academy2A5’11”200
CarterStanchfieldPaola 4A6’3″255
KolbyTalbotAxtell 8 Man-II6’0″225
DaneWhalenOsage City2A5’10”250
LaJames WhiteSt. James Academy4A5’8″186
DeeWidemanGirard 3A6’2″245
CameronWiseWest Franklin 2A6’5″230
LukeZegunisOlathe West 6A6’0″255

2021 Kansas Shrine Bowl West Squad

Ethan AbellOakley1A5’10”180
Nic AllenRiley County 3A6’0″180
ShadryonBlankaSt. Francis 8 Man-II6’2″205
JuliusBoldenWichita Northwest5A5’11”195
NoahBolticoffRose Hill 4A6’5″285
CarterBrownInman 1A6’0″180
TannerCashClearwater 3A6’2″215
Trevor EricksonChapman3A6’2″185
JaydenGarrisonLittle River8 Man-I6’2″170
Holt HanzlickHoisington2A6’0″205
GavenHaselhorstHays 5A6’1″230
ChristienHawksNorton Community2A6’5″260
JackHawverHutchinson 5A6’0″202
NickHerrmanWichita Collegiate 3A6’0″245
DamianIlalioManhattan 6A6’2″270
Jake JohnsonMaize South 5A6’1″190
WetuKalomoWichita Northwest5A6’0″180
KoyKennyUlysses 4A6’1″217
Andrew KhouryJunction City 6A6’1″200
Isaiah MaikoriAndover5A6’1″180
Trey NuzumGarden City6A6’3″290
HarlanObiohaHoxie8 Man-I6’10”315
OzPerezHolcomb 3A6’2″290
BenPurvisBishop Carroll Catholic5A6’3″285
Jacob ReesAndover Central 4A5’10”182
Darby RoperHaven 2A5’11”170
MaximusShannonArkansas City4A5’11”285
TySidesPhillipsburg 2A5’9″160
Ethan StuhlsatzKapaun Mt. Carmel 5A6’4″205
Cayden WinterAndale 3A6’1″235

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