Playing for the Red Team, four West Holt football players gave it their all Saturday during the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Classic.
The White Team won the fourth annual game 49-14 on a boiling Veterans Memorial Field, which saw on-field temperatures feel like 105 degrees.
Playing for the Huskies were Riley Bilstein, Jaret Laible, Aaron Seger and Grant Wallinger.
Defensively, the White Team held the red offense scoreless in the second half as they evened the series at 2-2.
Six awards were given out to players before and after the game. Niobrara/Verdigre’s Cade Kalkowski and Battle Creek’s Drew Lanman earned “Best Teammate Awards.” Top offensive players awards were given to Gunner Fuelberth of Norfolk (White) and Taggert Bailey of Pierce (Red). Defensively, Clearwater-Orchard’s Andy Kerkman (White) Creighton’s Lane Walton (Red) earned top honors.