Prep football, All OP Small team: Lutheran's Jung honored

Prep football, All OP Small team: Lutheran's Jung honored

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Prep football, All OP Small team: Lutheran's Jung honored

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Linebacker John Jung of Manitowoc Lutheran was named on Monday the Olympian-Packerland Small Conferences Co-Defensive Player of the Year along with Algoma’s Sam Koss.

Jung was one of an area-high five Lancers named first-team All-OP along with teammates Alex Thom (tight end, interior defensive lineman), Kyle Staudt (offensive lineman, defensive end), Will Kleinert (running back) and Ethan Hillmer (defensive back).

Other first teamers from the area were Reedsville’s Bryce Wenzel (offensive lineman), Joe Brandt (interior defensive lineman), Bryce Hassemer (linebacker) and Cody Schamburek (defensive back) and Mishicot’s Johnathon Peterson (running back) and Nicholas Ruzek (kicker).

The Panthers and Indians led the way with five players on the second team.

Reedsville was represented by Schamburek (split end), Nathan Dietrich (offensive lineman), Brock Gilsdorf (quarterback), Tyler Schuh (defensive end) and Alex Pischke (interior defensive lineman) and Mishicot by Jeff Stueck (split end), Jon Brendenmuehl (offensive lineman, interior defensive lineman), Peterson (linebacker), Weston Cracraft (defensive back) and Ruzek (punter).

Jung (offensive lineman) and Alex Matthias (linebacker) also made second team for Lutheran.

Reedsville’s Ryan Schwahn made honorable mention at both running and defensive back, joined by teammates Pischke (offensive lineman), Wenzel (defensive end) and Gilsdorf (defensive back). The Lancers had a pair of dual HMs in Hillmer (quarterback, punter) and Tyler Blattler (defensive back, running back) while Matthias was an HM offensive lineman.

Rounding out HMs was Mishicot’s Colten Haack at tight and defensive end.

All-Olympian-Packerland Small Football

First team

Offense

Tight end: Alex Thom, Manitowoc Lutheran, sr.; Split end: Eliot Prokash, Algoma, jr.; Austin Weich, St. Mary Central, sr.; Offensive linemen: Cody Haucke, Algoma, sr.; Bryce Wenzel, Reedsville, sr.; Devan Kostichka, Algoma, jr.; Kyle Staudt, Manitowoc Lutheran, jr.; Adam Schultz, Oconto, sr.; Quarterback: Hunter Prokash, Algoma, sr.; Running back: Sam Koss, Algoma, sr.; Will Klienert, Manitowoc Lutheran, sr.; Jonathan Peterson, Mishicot sr.; Kicker: Nicholas Ruzek, Mishicot sr.

Defense

Defensive end: Sam Harper, Algoma, jr.; Kyle Staudt, Manitowoc Lutheran, jr.; Interior lineman: Alex Thom, Manitowoc Lutheran, sr.; Joe Brandt, Reedsville, jr.; Devin Kostichka, Algoma, jr.; Linebacker: Sam Koss, Algoma, sr.; John Jung, Manitowoc Lutheran, sr.; Conner Moe, Oconto, sr.; Bryce Hassemer, Reedsville, sr.; Defensive back: Hunter Prokash, Algoma, sr.; Ethan Hilmer, Manitowoc Lutheran, sr.; Cody Schamburek, Reedsville, sr.; Punter: Sam Koss, Algoma, sr.

Second team

Offense

Tight end: Teague Camps 5 Oconto Tight End sr.; Split end: Jeff Stueck, Mishicot, sr.; Cody Schamburek, Reedsville, sr.; Offensive lineman: John Jung, Manitowoc Lutheran, sr.; Jon Brendemuehl, Mishicot, sr.; Nathan Dietrich, Reedsville, sr.; Casey Mueller, Algoma, jr.; Blake Campshure, Oconto, sr.; Quarterback: Brock Gilsdorf, Reedsville, sr.; Running back: Tyler Ferris, Oconto, sr.; Ben Sealey, Algoma, jr.; Adam Mader, Hilbert jr.

Defense

Defensive end: Teague Camps, Oconto, sr.; Tyler Schuh, Reedsville, sr.; Interior lineman: Jon Brendenmuehl, Mishicot, sr.; Adam Schultz, Oconto, sr.; Alex Pischke, Reedsville, sr.; Linebacker: Ben Sealey, Algoma, jr.; Alex Matthias, Manitowoc Lutheran, jr.; Cody Haucke, Algoma, sr.; Jonathan Peterson, Mishicot, sr.; Defensive back: Weston Cracraft, Mishicot, jr.; Gabe Hintz, Oconto, so.; Andrew Gorz, Algoma, jr.; Punter: Nicholas Ruzek, Mishicot, sr.

Honorable mention

Offense

Tight end: Luke Young, St. Mary Central, sr.; Colten Haack, Mishicot, sr.; Split end: Andrew Gorz, Algoma, jr.; Offensive lineman: Alex Pischke, Reedsville, sr.; Alex Matthias, Manitowoc Lutheran, jr.; Bryce Bostedt, Oconto, sr.; Andrew Griffin, St. Mary Central, sr.; Quarterback: Corey Herbert, Oconto, sr.; Ethan Hilmer, Manitowoc Lutheran, sr.; Running back: Tyler Blattler, Manitowoc Lutheran, jr.; Brandon Tousey, Oconto, sr.; Sam Dionne, St. Mary Central, sr.; Ryan Schwahn, Reedsville, so.

Defense

Defensive end: Casey Mueller, Algoma, jr.; Bryce Wenzel, Reedsville, sr.; Josh Moehn Hilbert, jr.; Colten Haack, Mishicot, sr.; Interior lineman: Josh Hannan, Hilbert, jr.; Andrew Griffin, St. Mary Central, sr.; Blake Campshure, Oconto, sr.; Linebacker: Brandon Tousey, Oconto sr.; Kyle Kroll, St. Mary Central, jr.; Defensive back: Austin Weich, St. Mary Central, sr.; Ryan Schwahn, Reedsville, so.; Tyler Blattler, Manitowoc Lutheran, jr.; Brock Gilsdorf, Reedsville, sr.; Alex Mura, Algoma, sr.; Punter: Brady Gruett, Hilbert, jr.; Ethan Hilmer, Manitowoc Lutheran, sr.

Offensive Player of the Year

Hunter Prokash, Algoma

Defensive Player of the Year

Sam Koss, Algoma; John Jung, Manitowoc Lutheran

Head Coach of the Year

Wade VanderVest, Algoma

Assistant Coach of the Year

Dean Blahnik, Algoma

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