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Kappelmann Leaves Mark on Shrine Bowl

Brock Kappelmann - July 1, 2024 3:22 pm

Liberal’s J. Brooks Kappelmann quarterbacked the West team in the Shrine Bowl football game Saturday night in Emporia.  He set Shrine Bowl records for completions (29) and attempts  (51).  He was awarded Mike Bell Most Inspirational Player Friday night.  Here are a few details on records and awards from the 51st Shrine Bowl.

Attached are the official stats for the 2024 Kansas Shrine Bowl presented by Mammoth. Along with the attached official stats, the following records were broken in this year’s game.
Most Passing Attempts in Game: J. Brooks Kappelmann, Liberal, 51 (prev. record 32 by Garrett Fugate, Blue Valley NW, 2012)
Most Passing Completions in a Game: J. Brooks Kappelmann, Liberal, 29 (prev. record 17 by Phil Miller, Kapaun Mt. Carmel, 1974)
Most Passing Yards in a Game: Dylan Dunn, Blue Valley SW, 307 (prev. record 256 by Phil Miller, Kapaun Mt. Carmel, 1974)
Most Passing TD in a Game: Dylan Dunn, Blue Valley SW, 4 (prev. record 2 by 5 others)
Most Receivinig TD in a Game: Adrion Seals, Eudora, 2 which tied the prev. record of 2 held by Reuben Eckles, Wichita SE, 1980.
Longest Blocked Punt Return for TD: Brody Hayes, Clay Center, 20 yards (prev. record 0 yards blocked in endzone)
This was the East’s first victory since 2018. West had won 4 of the last 5, with 2022 ending in a tie. Overall series record is now 31-18-2 in favor of the West.
The 36 points scored by the East is the 2nd most all-time by the East, only the 2016 East Team that won 48-27 (also in Emporia) had scored more points.
The 59 total points scored is the 5th highest scoring Kansas Shrine Bowl all-time.
2024 Shrine Bowl Award Winners
Gary Spani Award East MVP (voted on by working media)
Dylan Dunn, Blue Valley SW
Paul Coffman Award West MVP (voted on by working media)
Brody Hayes, Clay Center
Russ Riederer Most Inspirational Award East (voted on by teammates, coaches & staff)
Holden Bass, Nemaha Central
Mike Bell Most Inspirational Award West (voted on by teammates, coaches & staff)
J. Brooks Kappelmann, Liberal
Paul & Lucy Miller Outstanding Impact Award East (given to the top fundraiser)
Dalton Roush, Holton
Paul & Lucy Miller Oustanding Impact Award West (given to the top fundraiser)
Kooper Tichenor, Holcomb

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