Area student-athletes named to Class AA all-academic team
Benson's Matt Ahrndt and Colin Ose and BOLD's Cole Mertens were among the 15 players named to the Minnesota Football Coaches Association's Class AA All-State Academic Football Team. BOLD's Tyler Seehusen also was among the 22 Class AA nominees.
The players are selected based on excellence in the classroom, leadership in the school and on the football field. This year's team grade-point average is 3.84 on a 4.0 scale.