By Wayne Crick
The long, but abbreviated 2020 football season, brought some memories for sports-starved fans across the nation. There were a few to be shared in Cedaredge as Cedaredge High School’s football team released the names of seven Bruins who were selected to the 2020 Class 1A WSL All Conference team. That list included seniors Alex Barron (WR/CB, First Team), Jacob Brown (QB/S, First Team), AJ Robidoux (WR/SS, First Team), Brody Wagner (G/LB, First Team), Connor Brooks (RB/LB, Honorable Mention) and Blake Tullis (T/DE, Honorable Mention). Also on the list is junior Marshall Meyers (C/DT, Honorable Mention).
Barron played in six games and had six receptions for 144 yards for a 24.3 average in 2020. Barron scored three touchdowns for the Bruins and was part of Cedaredge’s special teams with five kickoff returns for 159 yards. Barron had 22 solo tackles for the Bruins on defense for a 5.7 per game average during the season. Barron scored 24 points for Cedaredge in 2020.
Brown completed 34 of 71 passes for 456 yards in 2020 and recorded three touchdowns and two interceptions for the season. Brown also rushed for 174 yards on 33 carries and two touchdowns in 2020.
Robidoux played in six games and was one of Brown’s top receivers with five catches for 57 yards and was a key performer on defense for the Bruins with 22 solo tackles and 18 assists for a total of 40 total tackles for a 6.7 average during the season.
Wagner also played in six games for Cedaredge with key roles on defense with 30 solo and 22 assisted tackles for the Bruins and an 8.7 average each game. Wagner was the Bruins’ PAT kicker and was good on 11 of 13 kicks (80%) in 2020.
Brooks played a key role in Cedaredge’s offense and defense in 2020. He carried the ball 75 times as a running back and recorded 425 yards and six touchdowns for the Bruins. Brooks had 100-plus yards in two games for Cedaredge and averaged 70.8 yards a game in 2020. Brooks was Cedaredge’s primary kickoff return specialists and had 10 returns for 151 yards and had another five returns as a punt returner for 104 yards. Brooks was Cedaredge’s leading scorer with 36 points.
Tullis played in six games with 23 tackles (18 solo, 5 assists) for a 3.8 average in 2020.
Meyers made his mark on defense with 17 tackles (8 solo, 8 assists) for a 2.8 average.