All-Western Conference teams announced
     2012-11-29      By Terry Gaston   
The three fall All-Western Conference teams include 45 student-athletes from Gering, Scottsbluff and Mitchell.

Four football players from Gering, six from Scottsbluff and two from Mitchell earned all-conference honors, while the honorable mention list included four players each from Gering, Scottsbluff and Mitchell.

Earning all-conference honors from Scottsbluff were seniors Ty Dunkel, Matt T. Klein, Jon Maag, Tim Magdaleno, Eric Moreno and Luke Worden.

From Gering, all-conference honorees are seniors Nick Chitwood, Austin Ferguson and James Guzman, and junior Gage Smith.
Mitchell senior Brendan Swanson and junior Adam Schlotthauer were the Tigers' all-conference picks.

On the honorable mention list for Gering were seniors Walker Britsch and Jake Rexus, along with juniors Elijah Timblin and Dylan Wetherington.

Scottsbluff's honorable mention selections were seniors Randy Wentz and Taylor Winkler, along with juniors Andrew Aratani and Beau Lofink.

Honorable mention picks for Mitchell were seniors Spencer Rien, Brent Vorse and Austyn Wright, along with junior Bo McVay.
The Western Conference all-conference softball team includes four Gering players and three from Scottsbluff, while two Bulldogs and Bearcats each were named honorable mention.

On the all-conference list from Gering are seniors Jennifer Barge and Shayla Garetto, along with junior Alexa Longoria and sophomore Jessica Rogers. Bulldogs who were honorable mention were senior Brooke Satur and sophomore Isabel Thompson.

Scottsbluff seniors Brianna Fliam, Lexi Webber Natalie Wooden were all-conference honorees, while Bearcat seniors Kelsey Albright and Zoey Rada were honorable mention picks.

On the volleyball all-conference team were four area selections: Gering senior Santanna Mitchell, Scottsbluff senior Lauren Miller and Mitchell senior Chalsey Grentz and junior Taylor Peters.

Honorable mention volleyball selections were Gering juniors Kelsea Priells and Savannah Walker, Scottsbluff seniors Brayden Auer and Connor Ehler, and Mitchell junior Mikaela Karpen and senior Brianne Hessler.

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