- Created: Wednesday, 16 November 2022 05:45
By RICK PETERSON
Twenty-five city players have earned All-United Kansas Conference football recognition, led by seven first-team picks.
Shawnee Heights put a city-high four players on the All-UKC first team, with junior running back Allen Baughman, senior offensive lineman Gavin Zuperku, junior all-purpose pick Jayden Moore and junior defensive lineman Christian Gonzales all earning first-team berths.
Seaman is represented on the first team by senior running back Bryson Vawter and senior offensive lineman Sean Miller while Topeka West senior Xavier Alexander was named the All-UKC first-team punter.
Earning second-team all-conference honors on offense were Topeka West senior quarterback Malachi Berg, Seaman junior receiver Callen Barta, Shawnee Heights junior tight end Jayden Holly and Shawnee Heights junior lineman Rykan Carver.
Eight city players earned second-team spots on defense -- Seaman senior lineman Kasen Hasenkamp, Topeka West junior lineman Kyrece Robinson, Seaman senior linebacker Jaxson Thomas, Shawnee Heights junior linebacker Alex Dittman, Shawnee Heights senior linebacker Sean Wunder, Seaman junior back Jack Bloom, Shawnee Heights senior back Jayden Berry and Heights senior back Jaye Jones.
In addition to earning first-team honors at punter, West's Alexander received All-UKC honorable mention on offense while Seaman's Vawter, a first-team running back, received honorable mention on defense. Six other city players received honorable mention.
ALL-UNITED KANSAS CONFERENCE FOOTBALL