By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Four Marshfield hockey players earned all-conference honors as the Great Northern Conference (GNC) girls and Wisconsin Valley Conference (WVC) boys hockey teams were announced.
Marshfield had two players selected to the All-Great Northern Conference Girls Hockey Team.
Senior defensemen Morgan Larson was named to the second team, while teammate Kessa Schreiner, a junior, was an honorable mention choice for the Tigers.
Larson was eighth in the conference in scoring with 20 points (12 goals, eight assists). Her goal total was sixth in the GNC. Her 12 goals were twice as many as any other Tiger scored this season.
Schreiner scored six goals and had five assists for Marshfield.
Marshfield coach Don Larson was named the GNC Coach of the Year after the Tigers went 6-6 in conference play.
Northern Edge junior forward Katie Detert was named GNC Player of the Year.
Marshfield sophomore goalie Haydon Roy-Peterson and senior forward Zach Leggon were honorable mention choices on the 2014-15 All-Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Hockey Team.
Leggon scored five of Marshfield’s 14 goals in league play this season. He also had two assists for the Tigers, who finished 1-10-1 in the WVC.
Roy-Peterson had 412 saves in 11 WVC games and had a save percentage of 87.3 percent, which was fifth-best in the conference.
Casey Esselman, a senior defenseman for Wisconsin Rapids, was named the Player of the Year after scoring 10 goals and dishing out a league-high 18 assists for the conference-champion Raiders.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
2014-15 All-Great Northern Conference Girls Hockey Team
Goalie: *Erin Sparks, so., Tomahawk.
Defensemen: Lauren Smith, sr., Northern Edge; Erika Vallier, sr., Tomahawk.
Forwards: *Katie Detert, jr., Northern Edge; *Mandy Tomlinson, sr., Waupaca; Markie Ash, fr., Waupaca.
Goalie: Jenna Paez, jr., Northland Pines.
Defensemen: Morgan Larson, sr., Marshfield; Nicole Nerva, sr., Tomahawk.
Forwards: Lindsey Steger, jr., Northern Edge; Cali Sanborn, sr., Northland Pines; Amanda Sergent, so., Northland Pines.
Shea Peterson, so., Northern Edge; Kessa Schreiner, jr., Marshfield; Marissa McPeak, jr., Medford; Taylor Trachte, jr., Northern Edge; Kali Ebert, sr., Northland Pines; Bri Huettner, sr., Waupaca; Brina Trapp, sr., Lakeland; Elise Southworth, jr., Medford; Christine John, sr., Northland Pines; Sallie Spencer, so., Northland Pines; Avery Simonson, fr., Waupaca; Kat Otter, so., Waupaca.
Player of the Year: Katie Detert, Northern Edge.
Coach of the Year: Don Larson, Marshfield.
2014-15 All-Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Hockey Team
Goalie: Nathan Siclovan, sr., Stevens Point.
Defensemen: *Casey Esselman, sr., Wisconsin Rapids; Adam Parsells, sr., Wausau West.
Forwards: *Brock Caufield, so., Stevens Point; *Luc Kreuser, sr., Wisconsin Rapids; Andrew Lee, sr., Wausau West.
Goalie: Tyler Werne, jr., Wisconsin Rapids.
Defensemen: Avery Allard, sr., D.C. Everest; Jacob Dufresne, sr., Stevens Point.
Forwards: Chris Babiarz, sr., D.C. Everest; Cale Bowman, jr., Wausau West; Kobe Keller, jr., Stevens Point.
Goalies: Sam Erickson, sr., D.C. Everest; Haydon Roy-Peterson, so., Marshfield.
Defensemen: Kellen Tharaldson, so., Wausau West; Sam Storlie, jr., Wisconsin Rapids; Jacob Evans, so., Wausau West.
Forwards: Grant Scharmer, sr., Wisconsin Rapids; Zach Leggon, sr., Marshfield; Grant Czaikowski, jr., Stevens Point; Landon Dehnel, jr., Wausau East; Dylan Heller, sr., Merrill; Austin Haas, sr., Stevens Point; Jack Nuckles, sr., Wausau East; Michael Plaza, sr., D.C. Everest; Logan Conkey, jr., Wisconsin Rapids.
Player of the Year: Casey Esselman, Wisconsin Rapids.