Gilman Lands 9 Spots on CWC W 8 Man All-Conference Team

Gilman (OnFocus) – The CWC West 8 Man Football Conference has announced its All-Conference Teams, and multiple Gilman Pirates are named to the first team on offense and defense.

Heading the list is Defensive Player of the year, linebacker Julian Krizan.

Pirates named to the first team offense were Kade Kroeplin, Braeden Person, Zach Marion, and Andrew Hecker.

Gilman had five players on the first defense:   Brayden Boie, Person, Bryson Keepers, Krizan, and Kroeplin.

Tanner Opsal of McDonell was named offensive player of the year.

CWC 8 Man West All-Conference Football Team  2020

First Team Offense
Position Name School Year
QB Tanner Opsal McDonell 12
RB Kade Kroeplin Gilman 12
RB Nick Walker New Auburn 12
WR/TE Dale Tetrault McDonell 10
WR/TE Blake Hansen Alma Center Lincoln 12
OL Braeden Person Gilman 10
OL Haydn Fischer Phillips 12
OL Zach Marion Gilman 11
Specialist Andrew Hecker Gilman 12

*Offensive Player of the Year – Tanner Opsal – McDonell

First Team Defense
Position Name School Year
DL Brayden Boie Gilman 12
DL Drew Chafer Bruce 12
DL Braeden Person Gilman 10
LB Bryson Keepers Gilman 11
LB Julian Krizan Gilman 11
LB Xayvion Matthews McDonell 11
DB Jack Anderson Alma Center Lincoln 12
DB Kade Kroeplin Gilman 12
DB Dale Tetrault McDonell 10
Specialist Brady Bogdanovic Phillips 12

*Defensive Player of the Year – Julian Krizan – Gilman

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