Bulldogs dominate GOL all-league teams

By Gerry Steele, The Baker City Herald

By Gerry Steele


Baker dominated the Greater Oregon League all-league teams selected last week by a vote of league coaches.

The GOL-champion Bulldogs had 22 players named to the first-, second and honorable mention teams.

Senior quarterback Braden Phillips was named GOL offensive player of the year.

Phillips completed 57 percent of his passes for more than 1,550 yards and 19 touchdowns during the regular season. He also ran for 10 touchdowns.

Senior linebacker Trent Taylor was named GOL defensive player of the year.

Taylor led the Bulldogs in interceptions and was one of the team's leading tacklers during the regular season.

A dozen Bulldogs were named to the GOL first team.

Phillips was named at quarterback and defensive back. Taylor was named at lienbacker and running back.

Danny O'Neal was named at center and defensive line.

Darren Dolby (defensive back), Tyler Talbot (linebacker), Jake Grammon (defensive line), Dane Bachman (receiver), Jorden Osborn (offensive line) and Grayson Swiger (offensive line) were the other first-teamers.

Bachman (defensive back), Osborn (defensive line) and Dolby (receiver) were named to the second team.

Receiving honorable mention were Thomas Hamilton (quarterback, defensive back), Mason Cline (linebacker), Zach Cook (defensive line), Ben Baxter (running back), Tyson Walton (offensive line) and Zach Shively (offensive line).

Baker coach Dave Johnson was named GOL coach of the year.

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