High School Football Combine Results

The Sanford Power Riggs Football Combine continues to help shine a spotlight on area football players and their athletic acuity. Almost 200 football athletes from the five-state region come to Sioux Falls to get measured on the 40-yard sprint, the pro-agility test, vertical jump and the bench press. Here's a look at our story on the event. 

After the combine results came in here's how some of the best of the best ranked. In the 40 yard sprint it was no surprise that receivers and backs came in at the top.

40 yard sprint

Canyon Bauer improved on his mark of 4.67 led the way with the only sub 4.6 since Taryn Christion at the first year of the high school combine.

Canyon Bauer 4.561 SF O'Gorman WR
Zaki Ladu 4.623 SF Washington RB
Jesse Hastings 4.659 Mt. Vernon LB
Garret Determan 4.668 Watertown WR
Carter Slykhuis 4.711 Tea Area WR
Jacob Bettencourt 4.748 SF Roosevelt WR
Nate Freese 4.776 SF Washington DB
Caleb  Stukel 4.798 Gregory DB


225 Pound Bench Press

In the bench press it was 6'0", 279l pound lineman, Sam Krohnke who "set the bar". He pressed 225 pounds 24 times. Following Krohnke was sophomore, Nash Hutmacher, who has made headlines as the top heavyweight wrestler in the stae. He improved on a 14 rep performance last year as a freshman. Since the combine Hutmacher recieved a scholarship offer at the University of Nebraska.

Sam Krohnke 24 Brandon Valley DL
Nash Hutmacher 19 Chamberlain OL
Isaac Mittan 18 Sioux Valley DT
Kohl Herbolsheimer 15 Millard South DL
Mason Amato 13 SF Roosevelt OL
Jake Mayville 13 Millard South OL
Jesse Hastings 12 Mt Vernon LB
Tyson Strojbeen 12 Bishop Heelan OL
Joshua Livermore 12 West Central OL



Vertical Jump

In the vertical jump. It was Canyon Bauer again leading the way. He jumped 37" and he told me after that he hoped to do even better. Bauer has had several offers since the combine including two division offers from SDSU and USD.

Canyon Bauer 37 SF O'Gorman WR
TJ Urban 34 Millard South QB
Jacob Bettencourt 33.5 SF Roosevelt WR
Carter Olthoff 33 Brandon Valley WR
Zaki Ladu 32.5 SF Washington RB
Nate Freese 32 SF Washington DB
Jackson Antonson 31 Beresford WR
Karst Hunter 31 Miller QB
Chase  Perchal 31 Millard South WR
Eddie Price 31 Dell Rapids LB
Joey Slama 31 Bon Homme WR


Pro agility

The pro agility test shows the quickness in changing directions which is a very valuable skill. Sub 4.3 times were marked by Nate Freese a DB, Carter Slykhuis a wide out and Brady Hawkins a quarterback.

Nate Freese 4.253 SF Washington DB
Carter Slykhuis 4.261 Tea Area WR
Brady Hawkins 4.269 Ethan QB
Stephon St. Pierre 4.303 SF Lincoln DB
Canyon Bauer 4.315 SF O'Gorman WR
Karst Hunter 4.33 Miller QB
Andrew Pujado 4.331 SF O'Gorman DB
Ty McCann 4.336 Brandon Valley WR
Zach  Norton 4.336 SF O'Gorman WR
Devlin McManus 4.359 SF Roosevelt WR
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