Adrian football coach, players clinch top state honors

Michael Babcock runs with the ball in the Antelopes’ state championship final, played before packed stands in Hermiston. The Lopes defeated St. Paul 38-32 for the crown. (File photo/Angie Sillonis)

ADRIAN – The Adrian/Jordan Valley football team raked in a host of all-state honors to cap an undefeated season and a state title.

Adrian head coach Bill Wortman was named the coach of the year while quarterback Conley Martin was named Class 1A football co-player of the year along with St. Paul’s TJ Crawford. 

Martin also clinched first team, all-state quarterback honors. 

“I feel honored to be selected as coach of the year. It was a great year and for my peers to recognize the accomplishments we had this year is truly awesome,” said Wortman. 

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