Thirteen Ankeny football players have received all-state honors from the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association, which selected the teams in conjunction with the Iowa Football Coaches Association. Two Ankeny Centennial standouts were also honored.
The Hawks, who posted a 10-3 record and earned a runner-up finish in Class 5A, placed seven players on the Class 5A first team. They are running back Colin Kadolph, receiver Brady McCullough, offensive lineman Antonio Espino, kicker Max Pelham, defensive lineman Braden Simonsen, linebacker Tamden Webb-Tate and defensive back Ryan Crandall.
Five more Ankeny players were selected to the second team, including linebackers Sean Gavin and Jackson Penningroth. They are joined on the squad by quarterback JJ Kohl, offensive lineman Joe Kingston and defensive back Will Cornwell.
Ankeny Centennial defensive back Trey Porter was also a second-team pick. He led the Jaguars to a 4-6 mark.
Ankeny offensive lineman Drew Monsivais and Centennial defensive back Keegan Andriano were both third-team selections.