Cedar Falls quarterback Luke Gillett earned Offensive Player of the Year accolades and Brad Remmert and his staff were named coaching staff of the year Wednesday when all-district honors were announced for Class 4A’s District 5.

Gillett, the Tigers’ senior quarterback, completed 57 percent of 175 passes for 1,564 yards and 20 touchdowns with just three interceptions. He also rushed for 328 yards and five scores.

Joining Gillett on the all-district first team are Cedar Falls’ Austin Smiley, Blake Christensen, Sam Gary, Logan Wolf, Jack Campbell and Colin Klatt, Waterloo West’s Marrio Wright, Ross Brown and Caleb Dodd, and Waterloo East’s Damon Johnson and Ja’Cee Clark.

Defensive Player of the Year honors went to Cedar Rapids Jefferson senior defensive lineman Keenan Stewart.


First team — Luke Gillett, sr. (Cedar Falls), Austin Smiley, sr. (Cedar Falls), Blake Christensen, sr. (Cedar Falls), Sam Gary, jr. (Cedar Falls), Logan Wolf, soph. (Cedar Falls), Jack Campbell, jr. (Cedar Falls), Colin Klatt, sr. (Cedar Falls), Haven Henningsen, sr. (C.R. Washington), Andrew Todd, sr. (C.R. Washington, Nolan Potter, sr. (C.R. Washington), Andrew Hammer, sr. (C.R. Washington), Tyonchi Johnson, sr. (C.R. Washington), Kyler Bell, sr. (C.R. Jefferson), Josh Furrow, sr. (C.R. Jefferson), T.J. Kuennen, sr. (C.R. Jefferson), Logan Pady, sr. (C.R. Jefferson), Marrio Wright, sr. (Waterloo West), Ross Brown, sr. (Waterloo West), Caleb Dodd, sr. (Waterloo West), Kade Kloster-Hodak, jr. (Mason City), Noah Demaris, sr. (Mason City), Danny Kamm III, sr. (Mason City), Damon Johnson, sr. (Waterloo East), Ja’Cee Clark, sr. (Waterloo East).

Second team (metro only) — Jackson Leistikow, jr. (Cedar Falls), Matthew Cook, jr. (Cedar Falls), Ben Gerdes, sr. (Cedar Falls), Keegan Larson, sr. (Cedar Falls), Daequan Thomas, sr. (Cedar Falls), Adijan Muhamedagic, sr. (Waterloo West), Cade Dodd, sr. (Waterloo West), Noah Susong, jr. (Waterloo West), Kalen Burt, sr. (Waterloo West), Dylan Reyes, soph. (Waterloo East), Brody Card, jr. (Waterloo East), Lakey Martin, soph. (Waterloo East).

Honorable mention (metro only) — Tate Johnson, jr. (Cedar Falls), Adam Wilson, sr. (Cedar Falls), Ben Saak, jr. (Cedar Falls), Jackson Frericks, jr. (Cedar Falls), Tanner Pollock, jr. (Wat. West), Amel Saric, jr. (Wat. West), Richardson Gbeynie, sr. (Wat. West), Brenden Burton, jr. (Wat. Werst), Ahkil Muhammad, soph. (Wat. East), Aidan Ernst, soph. (Wat. East), Javontez Jefferson-Sisk, soph. (Wat. East), Kendall Robinson, jr. (Wat. East).

All-academic (metro only) — Cedar Falls: Rhett Smeins, Jace Rea, Jakob Courbat. West: Kadin Paulus, Evan Baker. East: Jason Wright, Tyrell Gordon.

Offensive player of year — Luke Gillett, sr. (Cedar Falls)

Defensive player of year — Keenan Stewart, sr. (C.R. Jefferson)

Coaching staff of year — Cedar Falls (Brad Remmert)


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