By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Auburndale sophomore Caleb Weinfurter and Stratford senior Derrick Schmidt were named to the second team of the 2015-2016 Marawood Conference South Division Boys Basketball Team.
Weinfurter led Auburndale in scoring at 10.8 points per game and hit a team-high 29 3-pointers in conference play.
Schmidt led Stratford in scoring (13 points per game) and rebounding (7 per game), which was good for second in the conference.
Auburndale’s Christian Firnstahl and Dylan Peplinski and Stratford’s Ethan Nagel and Nick Stoflet were honorable mention choices.
Marathon’s Xavier Lechleitner and Wausau Newman Catholic’s Dane Fronek were named Co-Players of the Year and were among the five first-team all-conference selections.
Joining them on the first team were Preston Wirkus of Marathon, Joe Grundhoffer of Wisconsin Rapids Assumption, and Jake Allind of Pittsville.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
2015-2016 All-Marawood Conference South Division Boys Basketball Team
First team: *Xavier Lechleitner, Marathon; *Preston Wirkus, Marathon; *Dane Fronek, Wausau Newman Catholic; *Jake Allind, Pittsville; Joe Grundhoffer, Wisconsin Rapids Assumption. (*unanimous selection)
Second team: Jake Gajewski, Wausau Newman Catholic; Matthew Carlson, Pittsville; Caleb Weinfurter, Auburndale; Brady Baltus, Wisconsin Rapids Assumption; Derrick Schmidt, Stratford.
Honorable mention: Trevor Newton, Wisconsin Rapids Assumption; Jake Sullivan, Wisconsin Rapids Assumption; Dylan Peplinski, Auburndale; Christian Firnstahl, Auburndale; Karter Underwood, Marathon; Ryan Gassner, Marathon; Bailey Lemke, Wausau Newman Catholic; Jason Tubbs, Wausau Newman Catholic; Jacob Price, Northland Lutheran; Noah Panzer, Northland Lutheran; Aidan Masanz, Pittsville; Paul Downs, Pittsville; Ethan Nagel, Stratford; Nick Stoflet, Stratford.
Coach of the Year: Adam Jacobson, Marathon.
Co-Players of the Year: Xavier Lechleitner, Marathon, and Dane Fronek, Wausau Newman Catholic.