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Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week: Ellsworth's Jens Lantz and Brianna DeGross

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Ellsworth High School wrestler Jens Lantz and girls basketball player Brianna DeGross are the Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week.


Lantz won his fourth straight state individual wrestling title and become on the 13th wrestler to do in state history and the first for EHS.

DeGross, also a senior, led the Panther girls hoops' team to their only Middle Border Conference win this season, 55-47 over Osceola last Thursday in Ellsworth. It was the final game in the EHS gym for DeGross and her fellow seniors.

The Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week award is sponsored by State Farm Insurance - Denton Achenbach Agency, Ellsworth.

Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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