St. Mary’s dominates SMC All-Conference honors
SLEEPY EYE – Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s earned three of the four distinguished postseason honors in the Southern Minnesota Conference as well as garnering a league-high six All-Conference selections for 2013.
Senior Andrew Steffl was named Lineman of the Year, junior Carter Krzmarzick was named Defensive Player of the Year and coach Brent Kucera was named Coach of the Year in the Southern Minnesota Conference.
Steffl and Krzmarzick joined David Surprenant, Lucas Heiderscheidt, Nate Lax and Brandon Helget as the Knights’ six All-Conference selections.
Martin County West’s Jake Faber was named the Offensive Player of the Year.
Wabasso and Martin County West each had five All-Conference players each, while New Ulm Cathedral, Minnesota Valley Lutheran and Springfield each had four selections.
SESM: Andrew Steffl, sr.; Nate Lax, sr.; Carter Krzmarzick, jr.; David Surprenant, jr.; Lucas Heiderscheidt, jr.; Brandon Helget, jr.
Wabasso: Neil Eichten, sr.; Tanner Bock, sr.; Alex Schroepfer, sr.; Matt Zeug, sr.; Dirk Pistulka, jr.
NUC: Russ Hoffman, sr.; Brandon Beranek, jr.; Jacob Gangelhoff, jr.; Austin Cooper, jr.
MVL: Nate Wong, sr.; Chad Lease, sr.; Grant Wilson, sr.; DeAndre Parker, sr.
Springfield: Tim Krueger, sr.; Justin Macht, sr.; Cooper Scheffler, sr.; Nick Runck, sr.
BLHS: Chris Schmidt, sr.; Tyler Schulte, sr.; Kyle Kubesh, sr.
RRC: Derek Christians, sr.; Austin Price, sr.; Jordan Schroepfer, jr.
CM/C: Josh Green, sr.; Brady Kerkhoff, sr.
Sleepy Eye: Matt Berkner, jr.; Austin Fischer, so.
SESM: Mike Hirsch, sr.; John Brandl, sr.
Wabasso: Tanner Iverson, sr.; Josh Altermatt, jr.
NUC: Brody Forst, jr.; Tyler Franta, jr.
MVL: Blake Gluth, so.; Jacob Hoffman, so.
Springfield: Ryan Fleischer, jr.; Carter Erickson, jr.
BLHS: Tate Lange, sr.; Cody Johnson, jr.
RRC: Thomas Blomgren, jr.; Trevor Pederson, fr.
CM/C: Riley Kerkhoff, sr.; Drew Dallenbach, so.
Sleepy Eye: Sam Hirschboeck, sr.; Austin Trebesch, sr.