The Class AA All-State and all-conference football teams were released to Butte Sports this morning, and nine Butte High Bulldogs made the cut.
Senior defensive lineman Corbin Walker led the way, earning a spot on the first team of the Eastern AA All-Conference team. He was the lone Bulldog to receive first-team recognition.
Sophomore Tommy Mellott and junior Kash Kelly each made the second team at two positions. Mellott made it as a quarterback and punter, while Kelly took home the honors at receiver and punt returner.
Bulldog seniors to make the second team all-conference were safety Ty Peterson, offensive tackle Greyson Mandic and running back Bo Mortensen. Juniors to get the call were defensive end Rylan Wannanen, cornerback Kale McCarthy and special teams player Dakota Eggars.
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Mandic and Walker were named second-team All-State. The rest of the all-conference Bulldogs received an All-State honorable mention at the same positions.
Gabe Salser of Billings Senior was named the state’s Offensive MVP. Teammate Nolan Askelson received the Defensive MVP honor.
Levi Janacaro of Missoula Big Sky was named Western AA Offensive MVP. The Defensive MVP on the Western AA was shared by Helena High teammates Caden Suero and Connor Nash.
Click the links below for the complete All-State and all-conference teams.