Pacelli’s Cashin, Medford’s Gardner, Abbotsford’s Falteisek, Wausau West’s Geurink Named Semifinalists for State’s Top Senior Running Back Award

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Marshfield (OnFocus) – Four area running backs have been  named semifinalists for the Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch Award, presented annually to the state’s top senior running back as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards.

  • Brycen Cashin, Pacelli
  • Aiden Gardner, Medford
  • Ty Falteisek, Abbotsford
  • Colton Geurink, Wausau West

The award is named after former Wausau High School athlete Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch, who went on to play for the University of Wisconsin and the University of Michigan before starring at end in the NFL for 12 seasons.

Five finalists will be chosen at the start of the playoffs. Winners are announced the week of the state finals.




Jake Adams Mukwonago
Simon Bauer Durand
Cole Berghorn Badger
Max Blamey Hurley
Gage Boegli Brodhead/Juda
Brycen Cashin Pacelli
Trey Colts Cambridge
Cody Cotton Union Grove
Ty Faltesiek Abbotsford
Aiden Gardner Medford
Joseph Gardner Campbellsport
Matt Getgen Wisconsin Dells
Colton Geurink Wausau West
Max Grand Ellsworth
Waquon Kelly Wauwatosa West
Alijah Maher Parr Arrowhead
Cade Martin Berlin
Cal Martine Appleton North
Cayden Neri Rhinelander
Mathieu Oesterle Bangor
Joe Ollman Homestead
Braeden Ott Nicolet
Connor Roloff Cedarburg
Jakob Simmons Westosha Central
Davontre Smith Menasha
Dylan Thomson Oconto Falls
Isaac Vandenbush Luxemburg-Casco
Eugene Wolff Waterloo

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David Keech
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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]