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Badlands Bowl rosters

Yes the Badlands Bowl rosters were announced months ago, but with the game coming up at the end of the week I thought we might need a brief reminder.

The 20th annual Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl at Connors Stadium in Miles City is this Saturday. Here’s a look at the Montana talent that’ll be on display — with western Montanans bolded — against the neighbors from the east:

Montana roster
Quarterbacks — Dawson Reardon, Helena; Quinn McQueary, Manhattan.
Running backs — Zach Bunney, Butte; Nolan Saraceni, Billings Senior; Gunnar Brekke, Helena Capital.
Wide receivers — Jacob Stanton, Billings Central; Austin Carver, Dillon; Josh Janssen, Loyola Sacred Heart; Kyle Griffith, Kalispell Flathead; Bryce Armstrong, Butte.
Centers — Drew Schleeman, Butte; Cody Walk, Billings Skyview.
Offensive line — Riley Sampson, Polson; Dylan Mahoney, Great Falls Russell; Melvin Ware, Hardin; Caleb Gillis, Dillon; Nick Butorovich, Butte.
Tight ends — Josh Horner, Great Falls Russell.
Defensive ends/line — Devin Jeffries, Kalispell Glacier; Anthony Moritz, Butte; Avery Baldry, Billings Central; Nate Bradley, Billings West; Levi Dawes, Helena Capital.
Linebackers — Dylan Hanser, Billings Central; Tucker Schye, Malta; Mac Bignell, Drummond; Riley Martello, Bozeman; Jason Baker, Billings West; Colton Welhaven, Billings Central.
Defensive backs — Tucker Meyer, Fairfield; Cody Vitt, Fairview; Adam Kay, Superior; Reid Siderius, Kalispell Glacier; Rial Gunlikson, Kalispell Glacier.
Alternates — Sean Sullivan, Red Lodge; Cole Baker, Missoula Big Sky; Christian Parr, Forsyth; Matt Fuhrman, Billings Skyview; Bryce Herman, Laurel; Connor Cerkovnik, Billings Central; B.J. Briggs, Colstrip; Drew Singer, Miles City; Andrew Alt, Roundup; Jim Topp, Sidney; Devin Beggar, Miles City; Nathan Vanderby, Manhattan; Thurman Holdsclaw, Havre; C.J. Holland, Helena; Stewart Harris, Billings West; Sam Van Beek, Belgrade; Josy Orrino, Anaconda; Garrett Flaming, Billings Central; Nico Graham, Missoula Big Sky; Blake Schwagler, Forsyth; Jace Taylor, Fairview.
Coaching staff — Arie Grey, head coach (Butte). Assistants: Bryan Arntson (Butte), Jim Stanton (Billings Central), Scott King (Malta), Dale McQueary (Manhattan) and Alan Labbe (Superior).

And for the super curious among the bunch, here’s what North Dakota has to offer:

North Dakota roster
Quarterbacks — Ben Joliffe, Bismarck; Trevor Zacher, Beulah; P.J. Peterson, Larimore.
Running backs — Seth Ewoniuk, Belfield; Brennan Fetch, Bismarck; Preston Lehmann, West Fargo; Riley Plant, Bismarck; Zach Reich, Fargo South; Abramah Roehrich, Stanley; Tyler Sadowsky, Mandan; P.J. Peterson, Larimore; Layne Johs, Bismarck.
Wide receivers — Dan Arnold, Fargo Shanley; Nick Goulet, Bismarck; Jeff Illes, Wyndmere; Dustin Iverson, Grant Co. Christian Lunde, Grafton-St. Thomas; Josh Seibel, Bismarck; Brady Zittleman, Mandan.
Offensive line — Trevor Anderson, Griggs-Barnes Co.; Zachary Drevlow, North Sargent; Josh Berg, Fargo Shanley; Ethan Feil, Divide Co.; Christian May, Fargo South; Brock Pittsley, Killdeer; Cordell Schroeder, Carrington; Jamie Thorson, Bismarck.
Tight ends — Logan Shockman, LaMoure; Justin Thorson, Bismarck; Jeff Illes, Wyndmere; Dustin Iverson, Grant Co.; P.J. Peterson, Larimore.
Defensive ends/line — Trevor Anderson, Griggs-Barnes Co.; Ethan Feil, Divide Co.; Jeff Illies, Wyndmere; Dustin Iverson, Grant Co.; Jesse Kubik, Dickinson Trinity; Preston Lehmann, West Fargo; Christian May, Fargo South; Zachary Peterson, Grafton-St. Thomas; P.J. Peterson, Larimore; Brock Pittsley, Killdeer; Cordell Schroeder, Carrington; Logan Shockman, LaMoure; Jamie Thorson, Bismarck.
Linebackers — Dan Arnold, Fargo Shanley; Stetson Carr, Hazen; Brennan Fetch, Bismarck; Dustin Iverson, Grant Co.; Drew Johnson West Fargo; P.J. Peterson, Larimore; Riley Plant, Bismarck; Abraham Roehrich, Stanley; Tyler Sadowsky, Mandan; Justin Thorson, Bismarck; Austin Wicklund, Fargo South.
Defensive backs — Lee Braunagel, Bismarck; Nick Goulet, Bismarck; Christian Lunde, Grafton-St. Thomas; Zach Reich, Fargo South; Abraham Roehrich, Stanley; Trevor Zacher, Beulah.
Alternates — Dalton Njos, Berthold; Logan Gunderson, Berthold; Cody Nelson, Beulah; Brett Adam, Bismarck; Tysen Rosenau, Carrington; Spencer Robbins, Cavalier; Dillon Pierce, Bismarck; Jacob Loraas, Bismarck; Chase Johnson, Devils Lake; Nathan Mertens, Devils Lake; Trevor Raymjond, Fargo; Konner Chinn, Grassy Butte; Austin Winnegge, Langdon; Nathan Mangin,Lisbon; Nathan Schmidt, St. Anthony; Tanner Gust, Minot; Ricardo Gamon, Oakes; Chad Jelinek, Pisek; Cole Rehousky, Park River; Paul Koppinger, Richardton; Kyle Loucik, Rugby; Joe Laskey, Fargo; Kale Enget, Stanley; Holden Hartley, Minot; Tayler Wallstrum, Minot; Isiah Binstock, Dickinson; Ben Gordon, Dickinson; Nathan Rauhauser, Turtle Lake; Tayler Lentz, Valley City; Taylor Barstad, Velva; Brody Martz, West Fargo; Caleb Mattila, West Fargo; Shelby Schulz, West Fargo; Paul Michaelson, Williston; Markus Noeske, Williston; Luis Vazquez, Wyndmere.
Coaching staff — Mark Gibson, head coach (Bismarck). Assistants: Tom Maus (Grafton), Matt Weidler (Velva), Scott Thorson (Towner-Granville-Upham), Dale Colby (Bismarck), Chris Clements (Bismarck).

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