Swanson is Co-MVP on offense, defense

Johnson Creek senior Justin Swanson earned co-Player of the Year honors on both offense and defense for the Bluejays in all-conference voting held recently.

Nine members of Johnson Creek’s football team were recognized in Small Trailways all-conference voting held recently.

Senior Justin Swanson was a first team player in all three phases after a stellar season at quarterback and defensive back and on special teams. He shared Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year honors with Lourdes quarterback Joshua Bauer and Lourdes outside linebacker Caden Chier.

Swanson finished second in the league in both passing and rushing. He completed 91 of 150 passes for 1,327 yards and 14 touchdowns, while rushing 130 times for 1,095 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Also making the first team for the Bluejays were senior Nick Hoffman as both an offensive and defensive lineman, and senior outside linebacker Sam Budig.

Sophomore receiver Skylor Griffiths, junior offensive lineman Sam Toebe, junior defensive end Dalton Bredlow, and junior tight end and outside linebacker Wyatt Owen were named to the second team.

Senior inside linebacker Isaiah Wollet and junior defensive lineman Leo Sabala received honorable mention.

Lourdes won the Trailways Small with a 5-0 record, followed by Johnson Creek at 4-1 , Randolph at 3-2, Cambria-Friesland at 23, Fall River/Rio at 1-4 and Deerfield at 0-5.

SMALL TRAILWAYS FOOTBALL

First Team — Offense

Pos Player School Ht. Wt. Yr.

QB Joshua Bauer Lourdes 5-11 175 Jr.

QB Justin Swanson Johnson Creek 5-10 190 Sr.

RB Max Raymond Cambria-Fries. 5-10 170 Sr.

RB Tim Kaull Lourdes 5-10 190 Jr.

RB Nick Larson Fall River/Rio 5-8 165 Sr.

WR Preston Ruedinger Lourdes 6-2 170 Jr.

WR Tyler Haak Deerfield 6-2 180 Sr.

TE Mason Owen Cambria-Fries. 6-1 185 Sr.

OL Reid Spanbauer Lourdes 5-10 135 Sr.

OL Tyler Bromberek Lourdes 5-11 230 Sr.

OL Nick Hoffmann Johnson Creek 6-0 130 Sr.

OL Bryce Wojta Randolph 5-8 220 Sr.

OL Aidan Knudson Cambria-Fries. 6-3 245 Sr.

OL Gavin Wodill Fall River/Rio 6-1 200 So.

Offensive Lineman Of The Year

Reid Spanbauer, Lourdes Academy

Co-Offensive

Players Of The Year

Joshua Bauer, Lourdes Academy

Justin Swanson, Johnson Creek

First Team — Defense

DB Justin Swanson Johnson Creek 5-10 190 Sr.

DB Matt Dykstra Randolph 6-0 170 Jr.

DB Jack McKellips Lourdes 5-10 155 Jr.

DB Sam Budig Johnson Creek 6-0 175 Sr.

ILB Charlie Weber Lourdes 6-0 170 Jr.

ILB Nick Larson Fall River/Rio 5-8 165 Sr.

OLB Caden Chier Lourdes 6-2 175 Sr.

OLB Zach Paul Randolph 5-8 185 Jr.

DL Reid Spanbauer Lourdes 5-10 235 Sr.

DL Nick Hoffmann Johnson Creek 6-0 130 Sr.

DE Patrick Derleth Lourdes 6-1 190 Sr.

DE Jax Rataczak Randolph 6-1 190 Jr.

First Team — Special Teams

P Gavin Meyers Lourdes 6-2 180 Sr.

K Tyler Johnson Lourdes 5-10 175 Sr.

ST Cade Burmania Cambria-Fries. 5-8 145 Jr.

Defensive Lineman of the Year

Patrick Derleth, Lourdes Academy

Co-Defensive

Players Of The Year

Cade Chier, Lourdes Academy

Justin Swanson, Johnson Creek

Second Team — Offense

QB Brayden Haffele Randolph 6-2 175 Jr.

RB Jordan Tietz Randolph 5-11 160 Jr.

RB Teagan Prochnow Fall River/Rio 5-11 190 Sr.

WR Nathan Slagter Lourdes 6-4 180 Jr.

WR Skylor Griffiths Johnson Creek 6-1 170 So.

WR Jacob Rowe Fall River/Rio 6-4 190 Jr.

OL Patrick Derleth Lourdes 6-1 190 Sr.

OL Keagan Stelzer Lourdes 6-1 230 Sr.

OL Sam Toebe Johnson Creek 6-2 225 Jr.

OL Ben Schmucki Randolph 6-2 203 Jr.

OL Dalton Barker Fall River/Rio 6-4 260 Sr.

TE Caden Chier Lourdes 6-2 175 Sr.

TE Wyatt Owen Johnson Creek 6-2 190 Jr.

Second Team Defense

DB Junior Ocampo-Ramirez Cambria-Fries. 5-10 170 Sr.

DB Jacob Rowe Fall River/Rio 6-4 190 Jr.

DB Tyler Haak Deerfield 6-2 180 Sr.

ILB Tyler Budde Lourdes 6-0 210 Jr.

ILB Travis Alvin Randolph 6-3 215 So.

OLB Wyatt Owen Johnson Creek 6-2 190 Jr.

OLB Teagan Prochnow Fall River/Rio 5-10 190 Sr.

DL Gavin Wodill Fall River/Rio 6-1 200 So.

DL Aidan Kundson Cambria-Fries. 6-3 245 Sr.

DE Dalton Bredlow Johnson Creek 6-0 190 Jr.

DE Brady DeVries Randolph 6-5 195 Sr.

Second Team — Special Teams

P Seth Schmucki Randolph 6-4 162 Sr.

K Seth Schmucki Randolph 6-4 162 Sr.

ST Chris Perez Fall River/Rio 5-9 140 Jr.

Honorable Mention

Cambria-Friesland: Joseph Pulver, QB, Sr.; Carter Smits, OLB, Sr.; Mason Owen, P, Sr. Deerfield: Reily Bonjour, WR, Sr.; Sean Gjermo, DL, Jr. Fall River/Rio: Dylan Foulkes, OLB, Sr. Johnson Creek: Isaiah Wollet, ILB, Sr.; Leo Sabala, DL, Jr. Lourdes Academy: Will Pollack, DB, Jr. Randolph: Jordan Tietz, DB, Jr.; Logan Vander Galien, OLB, Jr.; Bryce Wojta, DL, Sr.

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