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TCA Football Players Receive All-State Honors

December 20, 2018
By Joe Hamstra

Eight Trinity Christian Academy football players receive All State honors after their incredible season. TCA finished as the undefeated TAPPS Division III District 1 District Champions and 2018 TAPPS Division III State Champions!

Congratulations to the following football players on their All-State football team honors.

Honorable Mention All State:

  • Senior, Carson Wert - Offensive Receiver

2nd Team All State:

  • Senior, Preston Gist - Offensive Back

1st Team All State:

  • Senior, Cole Alberts - Offensive Lineman
  • Senior, Cody Athey - Defensive Linebacker
  • Senior, Caleb Chesney - Defensive Secondary
  • Junior, Lars Hanssen - Defensive Lineman

These football players also achieved Academic All State. Qualifications for Academic All State are: being a junior or senior, earned 1st or 2nd team all-district honors and has a cumulative GPA of 90 or better.

  • Senior, Cole Alberts
  • Senior, Cody Athey
  • Senior, Caleb Chesney
  • Senior, Tito Gabaldon
  • Senior, Preston Gist
  • Senior, Landry Smith
  • Junior, Marshall Tovar
  • Senior, Carson Wert

"All State Football Players" L to R: 

Preston Gist, Cody Athey, Cole Alberts, Lars Hanssen, Caleb Chesney, Carson Wert

"Academic All State_Football" L to R:

Tito Gabaldon, Preston Gist, Cody Athey, Cole Alberts, Caleb Chesney, Carson Wert, Landry Smith, Marshall Tovar