Area players named to INA All-State teams

    A pair of Clear Lake Lions and a Ventura Viking have earned All-State football honors in their respective classes.
    Clear Lake’s Logan Kellogg and Tanner Truesdell were named to the Class 3A Second Team.  Ventura’s Ryan Schmitz was a Third Team selection among 8-player teams.

    Kellogg, a 6’4” 240-pound senior, was honored as a defensive lineman.  He recorded 14 solo tackles and had 59 assists during the season and led the team in sacks with eight.   Truesdell, a 6’3”, 205-pound senior, was a pick as a defensive linebacker.  He led the team in tackles with 26 solos and 69 assisted tackles.  He also had three sacks.
    The Lions finished the regular season undefeated and advanced to the Second Round of playoffs before being defeated by Decorah.
    Schmitz led the district in passing yards and passing touchdowns.  He set the single season record at Ventura passing for 1,736 yards.  He also had 1,263 rushing yards.  He accounted for 2,999 yards of total offense.

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