Top teams hold top spots on All-LSC teamThe All-Lakeland South Conference football team is once againt dominated by players from Pierce County.
By: Sean Scallon, Pierce County Herald
Plum City and Elmwood combined have 10 players tabbed for the 2009 first team All Lakeland South Conference football and another eight combined picked for the second team.
Pierce County players that made the first team on offense were linemen Ryan Flynn and Luke Schladweiler of Plum City and Nick Kernstock of Elmwood. The running backs were PC’s Tim Wayne and Elmwood’s Jesse McKune.
Plum City senior Shawn Ingli was picked as first-team all-purpose player.
On defense, those from the county who made the first team were Kernstock and PC’s Tyler Klinski up front, Wayne and Elmwood’s Dillon Morgan as linbebackers and Plum City’s Chase Lubeker and the Raiders’ E.J. Wolske in the backfield.
Second team honors on offense went to Elmwood’s Kody Konsela and Plum City’s Luke Niebur on the line; and PC’s Gabe Rodriguez in the backfield. On defense it was EHS’ Joe Adams and Plum City’s Alex Hartung as second team linemen, Plum City’s Matt Heath second team linebacker and Alex Gilles and Justin Keenlyne of Plum City and Elmwood respectively as second team defensive backs.
Pierce County players who received honorable mention All- LSC on offense were Elmwood’s Corey Bates and Brian Tolonen and Plum City’s Lance Von Holtum. Honorable mention for defense went to Elmwood’s Jaylen Case and Shane Meyers.
Other first teamers on offense were linemen Danny Weghorn of Pepin-Alma and Jordan Hetke of Cornell; receivers Taylor Dayton of Clayton and Travis Heit of Pepin-Alma; running back Cody Olson of Cornell and quarterback Tyler Ketz of Clayton. First team players on defense were Dan Nelson of Prairie farm and Mick Linder of Pepin-Alma on the line; Adam Ferris of Cornell and Colter Luff of Pepin-Alma at linebacker and Olson and Sam Wieland of Pepin-Alma as defensive backs.
Wayne made the first team last season as did Heit, Olson, McKune, Kernstock and Wolske.