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Montana roster for final Badlands Bowl released

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Posted at 10:59 AM, Feb 26, 2020

MILES CITY -- The Montana roster for the 2020 Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl has been released.

Miles City coach Jeff Regan will lead the Montana all-stars, and he'll be joined by former players Jacolby Mattoon, Mason Harding, Aidan Barrows and Dayron Johnson, who helped lead the Cowboys to an undefeated season and Class A state championship. Fellow state champions Jake D'Agostino and Tom Walkup of Bozeman and Cody Asbeck of Fairview are also on the initial roster.

Jake Kindel of Class B champion Eureka is an alternate.

The 27th annual Badlands Bowl will see Montana aim for a sixth consecutive win in the series with North Dakota, in which the Treasure State owns a 20-6 record. Montana won eight of the Badlands Bowl games last decade, including last year's 41-14 victory in Miles City. The 2020 game, which will be July 20 at Dickinson, N.D., will be the final game of the series.

The Montana roster and coaching staff are below.

Head coach: Jeff Regan, Miles City.

Assistant coaches: John Tooke, Miles City; Jim Hogan, Helena Capital; Nick Howlett, former Carroll College assistant; John Fitzgerald, Red Lodge; Levi Seitz, Fairview.

Roster: Justus Peterson, Dillon; Alex Balkenbush, Billings Central; Conor Reitler, Billings Skyview; Josh Erbacher, Billings West; Demarcus Carr, Billings West; Jaden Bienvenue, Billings West; Isaiah Sanchez, Billings West; Hunter Morse, Billings West; Cole Curry, Billings West; Jake D'Agostino, Bozeman; Tom Walkup, Bozeman; Jadon Lamb, Townsend; Thomas McGree, Butte Central; Quinn Sullivan, Butte; Jacolby Mattoon, Miles City; Mason Harding, Miles City; Aidan Barrows, Miles City; Dayron Johnson, Miles City; Keeley Bake, Fairfield; Cody Asbeck, Fairview; Tucker Jones, Hamilton; Parker Johnston, Helena Capital; Noah Braden, Helena Capital; Zane McCormick, Helena Capital; Bridger Grovom, Helena Capital; Kadyn Craigle, Helena Capital; TJ Fife, Helena High; Hayden Ferguson, Helena High; Keyshawn Newby, Helena High; Tanner Russell, Kalispell Flathead; Ethan Renner, Laurel; Jett Rebish, Missoula Big Sky; Liam Haffey, Missoula Loyola; Finnegan Davis, Red Lodge.

Alternates: Trey Green, Alberton-Superior; Bo Hakert, Billings Central; Oran Nash-Bergen, Billings Senior; Kaelen Patten, Bozeman; Aaron Richards, Butte Central; Lucas Kingston, Butte; Scout Allen, Butte; Bryce Nelson, Great Falls CMR; Garren Todoroff, Miles City; Traton Farrell, Miles City; Tyler Harms; Miles City; Mick O'Connor, Ekalaka; Alex Schriver, Fairview; Hank Rugg, Frenchtown; Mason Dionne, Havre; Derek Nygaard, Jefferson; Cameron Younger, Laurel; Jake Kindel, Eureka; Lane Veltkamp, Manhattan; Myles Yochum, Billings Central; Nelson Crisafulli, Glendive.