West De Pere all-conference honors
BY MURRAY GLEFFE
DE PERE – West De Pere was well represented in the Bay Conference postseason awards for the fall sports season.
Josh Blount was named the offensive player, and Jake Karchinski the defensive player of the year, for the Division 3 state runner-up football team.
Parker Nimmer led the Phantoms’ boys’ soccer team to a conference championship during his senior season. For that, he was named the player of the year by the committee.
Emilie Everard was a do-all performer on the volleyball court and was selected as the player of the year.
First team: Emilie Everard, Bri Destache
Second team: Elle Zimmerman
Honorable mention: Cambria Buchinger
Player of the year: Everard
First team: Evan Rinke (goalkeeper), Alex Woulf (forward), Parker Nimmer (midfielder), Spencer Borley (defense)
Second team: Kaidyn Hillesheim (defense)
Honorable mention: Dillon Davidson (forward), Garrett Schneider (midfield), Julian Barajas (forward), Abram McGrath (midfield), Calvin Battle (defense), Michael Turriff (defense), Sawyer Grovogel (defense)
First team: Josie Johnson
Second team: Emily Lau, Emily Dorn, Lorraine Qiu, Kymberly Coolidge, Katie Wiesner
Honorable mention: Brooklyn Steier, Christina Qiu
Second team: Alyssa Cayer
First-team offense: Josh Blount (quarterback), Billy Wyatt (tight end), Kerry Kodanko (lineman), Bryce Graef (lineman), Cameron Reese (lineman), Grovogel (kicker)
First-team defense: Owyn Neuman (lineman), Jake Karchinski (end), Evan Frisque (linebacker), Alex Spitzer (linebacker), Cody Cavil (linebacker), Garrett Kempen (defensive back)
Second-team offense: David Vanderlogt (running back), Aaron Wagner (receiver), Matt Kempen (fullback)
Second-team defense: John Edinger (defensive back)
Honorable-mention defense: Kempen (punter)
Offensive player of the year: Blount
Defensive player of the year: Karchinski
Girls’ cross country
First team: Kaitlyn Wall
Second team: Claire Jensen
Boys’ cross country
Honorable mention: Sam Cherney, Devon Hermes