Area Athletes Produce Record Breaking Football Performances During 2021 Season

Football records were set across the state in the 2021 season.  Area athletes who entered the year book include:

  • Pacelli’s Brycen Cashin
  • Athens’ Cooper Diedrich
  • Mosinee’s Trevor Garski
  • Newman Catholic’s Connor Krach
  • Newman Catholic’s Matthew Hamilton

2021 HIGHLIGHTED ADDITIONS TO 11-PLAYER STATE RECORD BOOK

Passing Updates

  • Mosinee’s Trevor Garski completed all 17 of his passes in a September win over Hayward, setting a new state record for most attempts without an incompletion.

Rushing Updates

  • Pacelli’s Bryce Cashin went for 5,281 career rushing yards, a mark that places him 15th. His 6,682 all-purpose yards (5,281 rushing, 652 receiving, 196 punt return, 553 kick return) is second-most in state history.

 2021 ADDITIONS TO 8-PLAYER STATE RECORD BOOK

  • Newman Catholic’s Conner Krach had 2,396 passing yards this year, which is fifth all-time. His 39 touchdown passes is third.
  • Cooper Diedrich of Athens accounted for 246 points (36 touchdowns, 15, two-point conversions), which is third in a single-season. Diedrich also set a new record with a 19.6 yards per carry average (min. 100 rushing yards).
  • Matthew Hamilton of Newman Catholic booted 59 extra points this year, which is second.
  • Hudson Smith of Wisconsin Heights set a new record with four interception return touchdowns. Athens’ Cooper Diedrich is now second with three from this past season.

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]