By Jake Mathias
This year’s Valley Football Association West Division All-Conference team features multiple players from the Stevens Point Area Senior High School Panthers.
Panthers selected for first team all-conference offense are senior lineman Seth Tosseth, senior fullback Owen Zakrzewski and senior running back Colton Kizewski. All three were noted as unanimous selections.
Kizewski was also selected as both offensive back and offensive player of the year.
On first team defense for SPASH are senior defensive lineman Cole Wright, junior defensive end Jack Kelly, senior inside linebacker John Bohanski, senior outside linebacker Alec Borchardt, senior cornerback Sam Simmons and senior safety Trent Hamerski. Wright, Kelly, Simmons and Hamerski were also unanimous selections.
Defensive lineman and defensive player of the year also went to Wright. Hamerski was selected as defensive back of the year.
Honorable mention offensive players include junior OL Austin Stankowski, senior OL Luke Bahling and sophomore receiver Dayne Hoyord. On defense, senior DE Parker DeRoo, junior IL Desmond Schommer, senior CB Lee Goman and punter Tosseth.
SPASH continues their season in level one of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association football tournament when they travel to take on the Hudson Raiders on Oct. 20 at 7 PM.