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Week 6 WSN Spring Football Team of the Week Nominees

05/03/2021, 12:30pm CDT
By Travis Wilson

The WSN Team of the Week is back again for 2021. Voting is featured at the bottom of the article. Voting is open until Thursday at 4 p.m., so be sure to vote for who you feel is most deserving and spread the word (hint:  Social Media is a great way to do so). Users may vote once per day.

Week 6 WisSports.net Team of the Week Nominees

Bangor Cardinals

Bangor went up big early and then saw Cashton rally to tie things up in the fourth quarter, but the Cardinals showed their championship mettle in securing a 34-28 win. The outcome was in doubt until Tanner Jones scored on a two-yard touchdown run with 18 seconds remaining for the game-winner. It capped off a huge rushing performance for the Cardinals, who rackd up 362 yards and five touchdowns on 61 carries, as the team did not complete any of its three passes. Bangor has won 41 straight Scenic Bluffs Conference games dating back to 2013.

Oshkosh West Wildcats

Oshkosh West has taken advantage of this spring season and the redesigned Fox Valley Classic Conference to make some nice steps forward as a program. The Wildcats continued to march forward with a 49-22 win over crosstown rival Oshkosh North. West led 42-6 at halftime and 49-6 heading into the fourth quarter in a dominating victory. A balanced rushing attack averaged nine yards per attempt with five touchdowns on the ground, as no single player had more than 72 yards. David Kohl completed three-of-four passes for 95 yards and a touchdowns, adding two scores on the ground. Max Pieterick had an interception, forced fumble, and fumble recovery on defense.

Sun Prairie Cardinals

The Sun Prairie Cardinals wrapped up an unbeaten spring season with a 38-14 win over rival Middleton. Sun Prairie trailed 7-0 after the first quarter, but rattled off the next 38 points in the game to pull away. The quarterback duo of senior Brady Stevens and sophomore Jerry Kaminski combined for 164 yards and three touchdowns, as John Vande Walle hauled in five of those passes for 106 yards and a touchdown. Seven different players had at least one carry, but no one rushed for more than 40 yards as the team accumulated 177 yards. Owen Konopacki made all five extra points and booted a 48-yard field goal.

Superior Spartans

Superior made the long trip to the Green Bay area on Saturday and came away with a 19-10 win over WSN Medium Schools top-ranked Notre Dame. The game was tied at 10 heading into the fourth quarter, when the defense forced a safety to take a narrow lead. The game was very much in doubt until the closing minutes, when Carter Fonger scored on a two-yard touchdown run to provide the final cushion. In addition to scoring the safety, the Spartans' defense limited Notre Dame to just 164 yards of offense. Kaden Kimmes threw for 133 yards and ran for 80 in the win.

Waunakee Warriors

It was a battle of Titans, as both Waunakee and DeForest entered their Week 6 matchup undefeated. These rivals last met in 2019, when DeForest beat Waunakee 35-13 in the regular season before going on to win the Division 3 state title. Waunakee got a measure of revenge, opening up a close game at halftime with a big third quarter to cruise home to a 48-30 victory. Quentin Keene rebounded from three first-half interceptions to lead four scoring drives after halftime, including a pair of interception passes. he finished 19-of-31 for 242 yards and three touchdowns. Junior tight end Andrew Keller was his favorite target, catching eight passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns. Caden McCurdy had a pair of fourth quarter interceptions to help seal the deal, while Aidan Driscoll booted two field goals and made all six extra points.


About the Author

Travis Wilson serves as the WisSports.net General Manager, Football Editor, and contributing writer for other parts of the site. Wilson was selected as part of the Sports 40 Under 40 list by Coach & AD Magazine and the National High School Athletic Coaches Association for 2019. The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) named Travis the 2015 recipient of the Dave McClain Distinguished Service Award. He currently serves on the WFCA Executive Board as the Website and Communications Director and is a member of the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association. A graduate of Richland Center High School and Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Travis was a three-sport athlete in high school (football, baseball, basketball) and currently resides in Reedsburg. You can follow him on Twitter at @travisWSN.

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