VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Valley City Hi-Liner football team came one win away from a trip to the Dakota Bowl and the state championship game. The playoff appearance was the first in four years and the 7-4 record was the best in the same time span.

Wednesday, four Valley City Hi-Liners were honored for their contribution to the great season by being named to the North Dakota High School All-State Football team.

Senior Riley Gerhardt was named 1st team at linebacker. This is Gerhardt’s second 1st team All-State selection. Junior Landon Hansen was named first team offensive line. This is Hansen first All-State nod.

Senior Mitchel Taylor and Junior Max Fehr were named second team All-State. It is the the first All-State team for both players.

All four players were also name All East Region this year as well.

The All-State team is selected by the state coaches association.

All State Selections