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Rams twosome highlight best of best

G. Sean Kelly

The scary thing is, 2004 was Parker Nieslanik’s first as a starter for the Roaring Fork Rams. And, he’s got another season to go after finishing second in Class 2A in receiving yardage.The Roaring Fork receiver is one of two players to make the RockyPreps all-Class 2A first team who didn’t see their prep careers come to a close at the end of the season.Nieslanik finished his junior year with 706 yards on 38 catches. He averaged more than 18 yards per catch.A big reason for Nieslanik’s success was the arm of senior quarterback Aaron Markham, who was named to the second-team offense. Markham was also ranked second in 2A, with more than 1,800 yards throwing. Roaring Fork senior offensive lineman Pat Amborn joined his quarterback on the second team.Basalt’s Clayton Peetz was the only Longhorns representative on RockyPreps all-2A squad, earning a spot on the second team. The senior running back racked up almost 1,300 yards rushing with a 6.8-yard per carry average.Class 1AA trio of Grand Valley players earned honorable mention on the RockyPreps all-Class 1A list as sophomores Richard Gallegos (quarterback) and Danny Manzanares (running back) joined senior lineman Jake Brubacher on the list.Manzanares gained over 1,000 yards rushing on the season and Gallegos had almost 1,200 yards passing.Manzanares gained over 1,000 yards rushing on the season and Gallegos had almost 1,200 yards passing.


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