Ben Barten is your 2019 Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Defensive Player of the Year and a double selection to the first-team all-state. Stratford has five selections to the 2019 first-team all-state list, and Marshall Lehman won Assistant Coach of the Year.
Barten, a senior and Wisconsin commit was a key part of the stifling Tiger defense that did not allow a point until the state semifinals. He recorded 58 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and three sacks for the Tigers this season.
First-team selections for the Tigers include Ben Barten at both offensive and defensive line, Vaughn Breit at tight end, Jaykob Mikelson at defensive end, Justin Schoenherr at inside linebacker.
All-State honorable mentions include Colby’s Connor Jeske and Medford’s Zac Breneman and Ean Wilson.
You can find a full list of the 2019 all-state teams here.