Preseason Northwest Herald All-Area football team


Billy Bahl, senior, Marian Central

Running back

Josh Walker, senior, Jacobs

Ryan Williams, senior, Crystal Lake Central

Tyler Pennington, sophomore, Cary-Grove

Wide receiver

Jack Ortner, senior, Crystal Lake Central

Josh Esikiel, senior, Huntley

Offensive line

Trevor Ruhland, senior, Cary-Grove

Carson Shoemaker, senior, Jacobs

Karl Rude, senior, Marian Central

Chris Dolleton, senior, Prairie Ridge

John Conroy, junior, Johnsburg

Defensive line

Michael Gomez, senior, Cary-Grove

Alec Baron, senior, Crystal Lake Central

Gavin Dineen, junior, Marian Central

Josh Andrae, junior, Crystal Lake South


Michael Hartlieb, senior, Marian Central

Alex Gardeck, senior, Crystal Lake South

Travis Myerson, junior, Cary-Grove

Defensive back

Matt Sutherland, senior, Cary-Grove

Malik Dunner, senior, Dundee-Crown

Cody Ferencz, senior, Jacobs

Brad Garber, senior, Crystal Lake Central


Peyton Schneider, senior, Harvard

– Compiled by Jon Styf

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