North Kitsap running back Isaiah Kahana is the 2A Olympic League offensive MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap running back Isaiah Kahana is the 2A Olympic League offensive MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Isaiah Kahana, McCoy Retome, Hunter Wallis nab league MVP honors

All-league teams for the Olympic League and South Sound Conference have been announced.

North Kitsap’s Isaiah Kahana and Bremerton’s McCoy Retome were named the 2A Olympic League’s offensive and defensive MVPs respectively. Klahowya’s Hunter Wallis was named the 1A Nisqually League defensive MVP.

Kahana was one of the top rushers in the West Sound this season, going over 1,000 yards and double-digit touchdowns. Retome led the Knights with 83 total tackles, including 26 solo tackles, and recorded a sack, two forced fumbles and two interceptions.

Sequim quarterback Riley Cowan was named the league MVP.

Notable first-team selections include Bremerton running back Rasheed Joiner, who rushed for 1,282 yards and 16 touchdowns; Olympic wide receiver Adam Johnson, who caught 43 passes for 652 yards and seven touchdowns; and North Kitsap’s Andrew Blackmore, Blake Wetzsteon and Aidan Allsop.

2A Olympic League, Kitsap selections

Offensive MVP — Isaiah Kahana, sr., North Kitsap.

Defensive MVP — McCoy Retome, sr., Bremerton.

First team offense

Quarterback — Andrew Blackmore, sr., North Kitsap.

Running back — Rasheed Joiner, sr., Bremerton.

Wide receiver — Blake Wetzsteon, sr., North Kitsap; Adam Johnson, jr., Olympic; Darelle White, sr., Olympic.

Tight end — Aidan Allsop, sr., North Kitsap

Offensive line — Robbie Shipp, sr., North Kitsap; McCoy Retome, sr., Bremerton; Chance Fredericksen, jr., North Kitsap; Jonah Maatouk, jr., Olympic.

First team defense

Defensive line — Kyle Green, sr., North Kitsap; Bowen Price, jr., Kingston; Cameron Bailey, jr., Olympic; Kaleb Peterson, sr., Bremerton.

Linebacker — Aidan Allsop, sr., North Kitsap; Colton Bower, fr., North Kitsap.

Defensive back — John Jones, sr., North Kitsap; Adam Johnson, jr., Olympic.

First team special teams

Kick returner — Darelle White, sr., Olympic.

Second team offense

Quarterback — Zeke Gillick, jr., Olympic

Running back — Malcolm Dewalt, jr., Olympic

Tight end — Kaleb Peterson, sr., Bremerton.

Second team defense

Defensive line — DJ Schmidt, sr., North Kitsap; Derrick Collins, so., Bremerton.

Linebacker — Kyler Coe-Yarr, so., Kingston.

Defensive back — Blake Wetzsteon, sr., North Kitsap; Taylor Andrews, jr., Olympic.

Second team special teams

Kicker — Aiden Harvey, fr., Bremerton

Long snapper — Ryan Saylor, sr., Bremerton

Seven Cougars make first and second All-SSC teams

Alex Refilong led the Central Kitsap offense all year, finishing with 1,801 yards and 20 touchdowns. He lands on the first-team offense for the South Sound Conference.

First team selections include offensive lineman Avery Schuette, linebacker Colton Van Dijk and wide receiver Jason Almonte, who made the team as a specialist.

3A SSC, Kitsap selections

First team offense

Running back — Alex Refilong, sr.

Offensive line — Avery Schuette, sr.

First team defense

Linebacker — Colton Van Dijk, jr.

First team specialist — Jason Almonte, so.

Second team offense

Offensive line — Aiden McLaughlin, so.

Second team defense

Linebacker — Ty Callao-Zeman, so.

Defensive back — Nigal Hardee, jr.

Honorable Mention — Elijah McGee, sr.; Nate Larson, sr; Andrew Ahlstrom, so.; Nathan Flatau, so.

Wallis named Nisqually defensive Player of the Year

Hunter Wallis had a fine sophomore year on both sides of the football and took home Defensive Player of the Year as well as first-team honors for his performance as a running back.

Wallis led Klahowya with 98 total tackles, 31 solo and was second on the team with 10 tackles for a loss. He also had four sacks, two interceptions and a fumble recovery. On offense, he carried the ball 169 times for 1,071 yards and 13 touchdowns. He also caught 22 passes for 210 yards and a touchdown.

Quarterback John Hartford set Klahowya single-season passing records with 1,833 yards and 19 touchdowns. Drew Dickson was also a first-team selection with 45 receptions for 751 yards and nine touchdowns.

1A Nisqually, Kitsap selections

Defensive Player of the Year — Hunter Wallis, so.

First team offense

Quarterback — John Hartford, sr.

Running back — Hunter Wallis, so.

Wide receiver — Drew Dickson, sr.

First team defense

Defensive back — Drew Dickson, sr.

Second team offense

Wide receiver — Jacob Keppert, sr.

Offensive line — Matt Strickland, so.

Defensive line — Tanner Weaver, sr.

Linebacker — Jacob McKeel, jr.

Defensive back — John Hartford, sr.

Second team special teams

Kicker — Drew Dickson, sr.

— Mark Krulish is a reporter for Kitsap News Group. He can be reached at mkrulish@soundpublishing.com. Follow him on Twitter @MKrulishKDN.

Bremerton’s McCoy Retome was named the defensive MVP for the Olympic League. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s McCoy Retome was named the defensive MVP for the Olympic League. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya’s Hunter Wallis named the defensive Player of the Year in the Nisqually League. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya’s Hunter Wallis named the defensive Player of the Year in the Nisqually League. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap running back Alex Refilong was selected a first-team all-league running back in the South Sound Conference after rushing for over 1,800 yards and 20 touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap running back Alex Refilong was selected a first-team all-league running back in the South Sound Conference after rushing for over 1,800 yards and 20 touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Kyler Coe-Yarr was selected as a second-team all-league linebacker. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Kyler Coe-Yarr was selected as a second-team all-league linebacker. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic’s Adam Johnson had a breakout junior season and was named a first-team all-league wide receiver and defensive back. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic’s Adam Johnson had a breakout junior season and was named a first-team all-league wide receiver and defensive back. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

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