Valley Football Association All-Conference Team Features Talent From Throughout Central Wisconsin

The Valley Football Association All Conference Football Teams feature a wealth of talent from across central Wisconsin.

The First Team Offense has one Marshfield Tiger and a pair of Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln Red Raiders.

Marshfield’s Devan Dieringer was a unanimous first choice selection as an offensive lineman.

Luke Hafermann of Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln was a unanimous first team choice on the offensive line, and teammate Dylan Lisitza was named as wide receiver on the first team.

DC Everest’s Orion Boe was named the VFA Defensive Player of the Year, and Sam Dodd of Hortonville was selected as the VFA Offensive Player of the Year.

Marshfield’s Parker Weik was a unanimous choice on the first team defense, and was joined on the first team by Tiger defensive end Ethan Dagit.

Lisitza was a unanimous first team choice as the punter and Rapids’ Jackson Schooley was was named to the first team as a safety.

DC Everest Head Coach and alumnus Tim Strehlow was named the VFA Coach of the Year

FIRST TEAM – OFFENSE
Position Name School Yr. Ht. Wt.
Offensive Line *Brendan Harder D.C. Everest 12 6’2″ 270
Offensive Line *Rames Frisch D.C. Everest 12 6’1″ 272
Offensive Line *Devin Dieringer Marshfield 12 5’11” 240
Offensive Line *Logan Burish Wausau West 11 6’1″ 250
Offensive Line *Luke Hafermann Wis. Rapids Lincoln 11 6’1″ 275
Fullback/Tight End Jesse Rombalski D.C. Everest 12 6’5″ 205
Fullback/Tight End Ean Marciniak Wausau West 12 6’4″ 215
Receiver Dylan Lisitza Wis. Rapids Lincoln 12 6’0″ 180
Receiver T.J. Payne Hortonville 12 5’10” 170
Receiver Parker Lawrence Hortonville 12 6’0″ 160
Running Back Colton Geurink Wausau West 11 6’0″ 205
Running Back Ty Strehlow D.C. Everest 11 6’0″ 190
Quarterback *Sam Dodd Hortonville 11 6’4″ 200
*=denotes unanimous selection.

FIRST TEAM – DEFENSE
Position Name School Yr. Ht. Wt.
Defensive Line Jack Davisson D.C. Everest 12 6’0″ 250
Defensive Line Trever Peterson Wausau West 12 5’10” 305
Defensive Line Zach Roovers Hortonville 11 6’0″ 245
Defensive End *Daveon Gillespie Wausau West 11 6’3″ 215
Defensive End Ethan Dagit Marshfield 12 6’1″ 215
Inside Linebacker *Orion Boe D.C. Everest 12 6’0″ 225
Inside Linebacker Ben Buelow Hortonville 12 6’1″ 200
Outside Linebacker *Max Buchholz D.C. Everest 11 6’1″ 192
Outside Linebacker Wesley Schneider Wausau West 12 6’1″ 175
Outside Linebacker Freddy Lehrke D.C. Everest 12 6’0″ 171
Cornerback *Alec Schuster D.C. Everest 11 6’0″ 165
Cornerback *Parker Weik Marshfield 12 5’8″ 160
Safety Owen Latendresse D.C. Everest 12 6’2′ 200
Safety Jackson Schooley Wis. Rapids Lincoln 11 6’0″ 185
Kicker *Bryce Morris D.C. Everest 12 6’2″ 160
Punter *Dylan Lisitza Wis. Rapids Lincoln 12 6’0″ 180
Return Specialist Chase Hughes Hortonville 12 5’7″ 155
*=denotes unanimous selection.

SECOND TEAM – OFFENSE
Position Name School Yr. Ht. Wt.
Offensive Line Brennan Neitzel D.C. Everest 12 6’0″ 230
Offensive Line Jack Johnson D.C. Everest 12 6’2″ 310
Offensive Line Garrett Anderson Marshfield 11 6’2″ 210
Fullback/Tight End Simon Slade Marshfield 12 6’0″ 200
Fullback/Tight End Brandt Rice Wausau West 10 6’4″ 230
Receiver Wyatt LeMoine Marshfield 12 6’4″ 190
Running Back Leo Brostowitz Wis. Rapids Lincoln 10 5’9″ 190
Running Back Brock Babiash D.C. Everest 11 5’10” 183
Quarterback Beau Svoke D.C. Everest 11 6’0″ 186

SECOND TEAM – DEFENSE
Position Name School Yr. Ht. Wt.
Defensive Line Zak Glamann Marshfield 11 6’3″ 225
Defensive End Kaden Kretlow D.C. Everest 11 6’3′ 234
Defensive End Brady Mashlan Hortonville 11 6’3″ 215
Inside Linebacker Jaden Wilhelm Marshfield 12 6’2″ 200
Inside Linebacker Keagan Christy Wis. Rapids Lincoln 11 6’1″ 210
Outside Linebacker Brenden Braund Marshfield 12 5’10” 165
Safety Francis O’Connor Hortonville 12 5’9″ 145
Safety Reed Napiwocki Wausau West 11 5’11” 185
Return Specialist Ty Strehlow D.C. Everest 11 6’0″ 190

HONORABLE MENTION – OFFENSE
Position Name School Yr. Ht. Wt.
Offensive Line Zach Roovers Hortonville 11 6’0″ 245
Offensive Line Cayden Kershaw Wausau West 10 6’1” 250
Fullback/Tight End Mac Lucas Wis. Rapids Lincoln 12 6’1” 195
Receiver Sam Moses Wausau East 12 6’1″ 180
Receiver Max Helke Wausau West 12 6’1” 175
Running Back Logan Durham Marshfield 12 5’7″ 155
Running Back Jack Ohrmundt Wausau East 12 6’1″ 180
Running Back Eric Haupt Wis. Rapids Lincoln 11 5’11” 175
Offensive Line Evan Roach Hortonville 12 6’0″ 235
Offensive Line Bodie Schanhofer Hortonville 11 6’2” 245
Offensive Line Gus Johnson D.C. Everest 12 6’2″ 268

HONORABLE MENTION – DEFENSE
Position Name School Yr. Ht. Wt.
Defensive Line Cole Gascoigne D.C. Everest 12 6’0″ 220
Defensive Line Athan Somers Wausau West 11 6’0” 215
Defensive End Colton Bundy D.C. Everest 12 6’0″ 200
Defensive End August Maurer Hortonville 10 6’2” 190
Defensive End Mason Mitchell Wis. Rapids Lincoln 10 5’11” 180
Inside Linebacker Evan Gartzke D.C. Everest 12 6’0″ 185
Inside Linebacker Joe Berens Wausau West 11 5’9″ 180
Inside Linebacker Nathan Frost Wis. Rapids Lincoln 12 6’0” 195
Cornerback Jaiger Halvorson Marshfield 12 5’11” 165
Cornerback T.J. Payne Hortonville 12 5’10” 170
Safety Matt Donovan Marshfield 12 5’10” 165
Safety Demitrio Covarrubias D.C. Everest 12 5’10” 175
Kicker Nick Raasch Wausau West 12 5’9” 170
Punter Seth Peterson Marshfield 12 6’2″ 195
Return Specialist Tanner Graham D.C. Everest 12 5’8” 152
Return Specialist Noah Gnatz Wausau West 12 5’10” 170

VFA Offensive Player of the Year: Sam Dodd, Hortonville
VFA Defensive Player of the Year: Orion Boe, D.C. Everest
VFA Coach of the Year: Tim Strehlow, D.C. Everest

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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]