Player Highlights & Recruiting

Highlighting our student-athletes and their desire to play at the next level.

First, let us take this opportunity to welcome you to our website, and thank you for your interest in our program and the student-athletes who are a part of it.

West Branch competes in Class 1A of the Iowa High School Athletic Association. Each season brings about a demanding undertaking, as is attending a high school with strong academic requirements like West Branch. We are thankful that some the best and the brightest student-athletes attend our school.

If you or your collegiate program are wishing to recruit one of our student-athletes, we humbly appreciate your interest. For more information, please contact Coach Pedersen via email at or phone at (319) 643-7213.

Uncommitted Players

Cale Seydel

Class of 2024 | CB

Trenton Schutte

Class of 2024 | WR/LB

Reese Trepanier

Class of 2024 | LB

Michael Montgomery

Class of 2026 | OL/DL

Committed Players

Tanner Lukavsky

Class of 2020 | Linebacker & Running Back

Offered by:

In October 2019, Tanner accepted a preferred walk-on offer from Iowa State University.

Trey Eagle

Class of 2020 | Wide Receiver

In May, 2020, Trey announced he will continue his academic and athletic career at Frontier Community College and will play baseball.

Dalyn Pedersen

Class of 2020 | Defensive Tackle & Defensive End

Dalyn will be continuing his education and football career at Wartburg College.

Jeff Bowie

Class of 2021 | Defensive End

Offered by:

In January 2020, Jeff accepted an offer from the University of Iowa.

Cael Fiderlein

Class of 2021 | Linebacker & Kicker

Gavin Hierseman

Class of 2021 | Quarterback

In February of 2021, Gavin committed to play at Central College.

Drake Berry

Class of 2022

In December of 2021, Drake committed to play football at Wayne State College.

Drake received offers from:

Andy Henson

Class of 2023 | Running Back & Linebacker

Wyatt Fiderlein

Class of 2023 | LB/K

In December 2022, Wyatt announced he will be attending Central College to play football.

Logan Wright

Class of 2024 | DT/OT

In June 2023, Logan was offered by Upper Iowa University.

In July 2023, Logan was offered by Bemidji State.

In November 2023, Logan was offered by Grand View University.

In December 2023, Logan committed to Upper Iowa.

Tye Hughes

Class of 2023 | QB