November 27, 2018 05:12 PM
(ABC 6 News) – A special football season for Pine Island standout senior Josh Navratil has been recognized in Southeast Minnesota.
The Southeast District has named Navratil the Red Division Most Valuable Player (MVP) for 2018. According to Minnesota Football Hub, Navratil, a running back and linebacker for the Panthers, rushed for 1,869 yards and scored 17 touchdowns in 10 games. As a receiver, Navratil caught 12 passes for 102 yards and scored one touchdown.
Navratil has committed to the University of North Dakota on a full-ride Division I football scholarship, and he plans to sign his letter of intent on the first day of the NCAA Early Signing Period (December 19).
Here is the remainder of the 2018 Southeast District Player and Coach Awards:
Offensive Player of the Year: Pat Leary, Rochester Lourdes
Defensive Player of the Year: Jake Groteboer, Rochester Lourdes
Lineman of the Year: Matthew Sather, Rochester Lourdes
Coach of the Year: Ben Halder, Byron
MVP: Logan Hofstedt, Cannon Falls
Offensive Player of the Year: Jack Studer, Dover-Eyota
Defensive Player of the Year: Nick McCabe, Caledonia
Lineman of the Year: Aric Bauer, Caledonia
Coach of the Year: Carl Fruechte, Caledonia
Updated: November 27, 2018 05:12 PM
Created: November 27, 2018 05:11 PM
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