On tonight’s season wrap-up show, we announced the winners of our annual Football Friday Night Awards.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:

Nominees:

Max Juergens, Norwalk – 1,995 passing yards (3rd in 3A), 21 passing TD (3rd in 3A) + 500 rushing yards, 5 TD

Kael Kolarik, Indianola – 813 rushing yards, 18 rushing TD (1st in 4A) + 194 receiving yards, 1 TD

Luke Mulder, Pella Christian – 7.5 sacks (3rd in 1A), 21 TFL (1st in 1A)

Auggie Stock, PCM – Class 2A leader in QB rating, 1,069 passing yards, 15 passing TD + 429 rushing yards, 9 TD

WINNER: KAEL KOLARIK

 

PLAY OF THE YEAR:

Nominees:

Pella Christian recovers fumble in the final minute to beat Panorama in Class 1A round of 32

Norwalk’s 2-pointer to upset Glenwood in class 3A postseason opening round

Kody Huisman’s block punt return for a touchdown to help Pella clinch the district championship win over Nevada

Colby Tool’s pick 6 to give PCM the lead for good in an eventual Class 2A quarterfinal victory over West Marshall

WINNER: NORWALK 2-POINT PLAY VS. GLENWOOD

 

COACH OF THE YEAR:

Nominees:

Greg Bonnett, PCM

Mac Jorth, Pleasantville

Eric Kluver, Indianola

Jay McKinstrey, Pella

WINNERS: GREG BONNETT &  ERIC KLUVER

 

GAME OF THE YEAR:

Nominees:

Norwalk defeats Glenwood 30-29 in class 3A postseason opening round

ADM outlasts Norwalk 50-49 in double overtime in the regular season

Pella Christian holds on to knock out Panorama 21-19 in the class 1A round of 32

PCM rallies from halftime deficit, then hangs on to win on the road at West Marshall, 21-20, advancing to the UNI-Dome

WINNER: PCM VS. WEST MARSHALL

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