Fourteen Decorah football players received honors from the Class 3A District 5 this past week.

In total, 10 Vikings were recognized as first team all-district while four were named second team. A host of other Vikings earned academic honors.

State-wide honors

In addition, four Vikings were recognized by the Des Moines Reigster's all-state team. Josey Jewell was named to the elite team defense (all classes) as a linebacker, as well as the 3A first team defense.

James Ostlie was named first team offensive line while Andy Hovden was named first team defensive line. Josh Lee was named second team kicker.

District first team

Ten Vikings were named to the first team, with six on defense and four on offense.

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