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Brayden Duke leads a group of ten Cowboys who were honored on this year's All-TVC teams.

PMG FILE PHOTO - Crook County linebacker Brayden Duke (25) was named the Tri-Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year. In addition to making first-team defense, Duke was also named to the All-TVC second-team offense.Despite finishing just fourth in the six-team Tri-Valley Conference, the Crook County High School football team was well represented on the all-league team. Cowboy senior linebacker Brayden Duke was named the conference defensive player of the year. Also earning first team recognition for the Cowboys were senior special teams player Nathan Littrell and senior wide receiver Kyree Willis. In addition to being named defensive player of the year, Duke was also named to the league second team as a running back. Other Cowboys earning second team recognition included wide receiver Eddie Freauff and defensive lineman Dakota Humphreys. Cowboys receiving honorable mention recognition included quarterback Palmer Smith, wide receiver Joshua Knight, guards Easton Perrin and Jacob Vanlueven and linebacker Kaleb Goozee.

2021 Tri-Valley Football All League team

Coach of the year – Andy Mott, Estacada.

Offensive player of the year – Corey James, Estacada.

Defensive player of the year – Brayden Duke, Crook County.

Lineman of the year – Dominic Nacoste, Estacada.


First team – Corey James, Estacada, junior, quarterback. Tate Breichbel, Gladstone, senior, running back. Jake Behrman, Estacada, senior, running back. Waylon Riedel, Estacada, junior, running back. Caleb McDonald, Estacada, senior, tight end. Cael White, Madras, junior, wide reeiver. Kyree Willis, Crook County, senior, wide receiver. Brayde Owen, Gladstone, senior, wide receiver. Charlie Medina, North Marion, junior, center. Dominic Nacoste, Estacada, junior, guard. Devin Gotchall, Estacada, senior, guard. Cody White, Estacada, junior, tackle. Antonio Rodriguez, Gladstone, senior, tackle.

Second team – Dru Boyle, Madras, junior, quarterback. Hunter McDonald, Estacada, senior, running back. Johan Poland, Madras, junior, running back. Brayden Duke, Crook County, senior, running back. Jazeon Hammick, Gladstone, senior, tight end. Jacob Watson, Molalla, senior, wide reciever. Eddie Freauff, Crook County, sophomore, wide receiver. Mariano Martinez, Estacada, junior, center. Tristyn Schmidt, Gladstone, senior, guard. Chase Martin, Molalla, senior, guard. Andrew Turner, Estacada, junior, tackle. William Mason, Molalla, senior, tackle.

Honorable mention – Palmer Smith, Crook County, junior, quarterback. Garrett Finch, Gladstone, senior, quarterback. Marcus Ledesma, North Marion, junior, running back. Skytus Smith, Madras, senior, running back. Jake Sittner, Estacada, senior, wide reciever. Isaac Klementis, Molalla, senior, wide receiver. Joshua Knight, Crook County, senior, wide receiver. Cameron Johnson, Estacada, senior, wide receiver. Easton Perrin, Crook County, senior, guard. Jacob Vanlueven, Crook County, senior, guard. Angel Jimenez, Madras, senior, tackle. Louie Smith, Madras, senior, tackle. Theo Nunn, Molalla, senior, tackle. Colin Elliott, North Marion, junior, tackle.


First team – Dominic Nacoste, Estacada, junior, defensive line. Devin Gotchall, Estacada, senior, defensive line. Ethan Finnigan, Gladstone, junior, defensive line. Reece White, Madras, senior, defensive line. Brayden Duke, Crook County, senior, linebacker. Jazeon Hammick, Gladstone, senior, linevacker. Waylon Riedel, Estacada, junior, linebacker. Jake Behrman, Estacada, senior, linebacker. Corey James, Estacada, junior, defensive back. Brayde Owen, Gladstone, junior, defensive back. Johan Poland, Madras, junior, defensive back. Jacob Watson, Molalla, senior, defensive back.

Second team – Antonio Ridriquez, Gladstone, senior, defensive line. Tracy Montgomery, Gladstone, senior, defensive line. Chase Martin, Molalla, senior, defensive line. Dakota Humphreys, Crook County, senior, defensive line. Ben Olsen, Molalla, sophomore, linebacker. Hayden Smith, Gladstone, senior, linebacker. Alex Areolla, Madras, senior, linebacker. Marcus Ledesma, North Marion, junior, linebacker. Hunter McDonald, Estacada, senior, defensive back. Caleb McDonald, Estacada, senior, defenisve back. Chris Goode, Gladstone, senior, defensive back. Kaden Henderson, North Marion, senior, defensive back.

Honorable mention – Angel Jimenez, Madras, senior, defensive line. Mike Stephens, Molalla, senior, defensive line. Fynn Brechbiel, Gladstone, sophomore, linebacker. Ayden Holcomb, Madras, junior, linebacker. Brock Sandberg, Molalla, senior, linebacker. Kaleb Goozee, Crook County, junior, linebacker. Roberto Ibarra, North Marion, senior, linebacker. Brady David, Madras, senior, linebacker. Maikal Poland, Madras, sophomore, defensive back. Carver Mellema, Gladstone, junior, defensive back.

Special teams

First team – Ayden Hensley, Gladstone, senior, kicker. Jacob Watson, Molalla, senior, punter. Brayde Owen, Gladstone, kick and punt return. Nathaniel Littrell, Crook County, senior, special teams.

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