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Evergreens to play in 8-man jamboree

The Northwood/Solon Springs football team has been invited to play in the eight-team 8-man football jamboree Saturday at Stiem Stadium in Schofield.

It will be a battle of trees as the Evergreens will take on Oakfield Oaks in one of four games at 4 p.m.

Other games include Siren vs. Abundant Live/St. Ambrose at 10 a.m.; Wausaukee vs. Sevastopol at 1 p.m.; and Luck vs. Newman Catholic at 7 p.m.

Northwood/Solon Springs ended the regular season with an overall record of 8-1. The Eagles only loss was to undefeated Luck (9-0) 60-37 in the second game of the season on Aug. 25.

Oakfield is also undefeated on the season at 7-0 and have outscored its opponents 330-94. The Oaks also won the Great 8 Conference with a 4-0 mark.

Oakfield’s clean slate includes a 44-26 win over Phillips on Aug. 26 in Wausau.

Oakfield quarterback Eric Jacob has completed 84-of-134 passes for 1,569 yards, 21 touchdowns and just one interception.

Jacob’s main targets have been Brandon Williams, 36 catches for 877 yards and 14 touchdowns; and Ethan Tapp, 34 catches for 543 yards and six scores.

Eli Lieberlt is the team’s leading rusher with 866 yards and 16 touchdowns, and James Kotke leads his team with 62 tackles.

Evergreen quarterback Brandon Daleiden has competed 98-of-187 passes for 1,757 yards, 25 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

Hunter Phillips has been Daleiden’s main target with 38 catches for 686 yards and 12 TDs. Elijah Volz and Jacob Gabriel both have 17 catches for 425 and 224 yards, respectively. Volz also had five touchdowns and Gabriel has three.

Volz is also the team’s leading rusher with 430 yards and seven TDs on 67 carries. Hunter Almer is second with 331 yards and four TDs.

Nathan Biegen leads the Eagles on defense with 56 tackles, which includes seven sacks and 13 tackles for loss. Phillips also has 57 tackles, including four interceptions and nine tackles for losses.

EVERGREEN EXTRAS: Northwood/Solon Springs has a combine enrollment of 185 students and Oakfield has a school enrollment of 143. … Participants qualify based on overall record and placed in one of two geographical groupings (North or South). … The Jamboree is a showcase for 8-player football, and is not a state championship event.

Wisconsin 8-man Jamboree

Stiem Stadium in Schofield.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Siren (5-4) vs. Abundant Live/St. Ambrose, 10 a.m.

Wausaukee (6-3) vs. Sevastopol (8-1), 1 p.m.

N’wood/Solon Springs (8-1) vs. Oakfield (7-0), 4 p.m.

Luck (9-0) vs. Newman Catholic (9-0), 7 p.m.

Northwood/Solon Springs

2017 Football Schedule

Thur., Aug 17................. at Siren, W 60-37

Fri., Aug 25.................... vs. Luck, L 26-42

Thur., Aug 31................. vs. Alma Center Lincoln, W 28-24

Fri., Sept. 8.................... at Bruce, W 46-24

Fri., Sept. 15.................. vs. Clayton, W 50-0

Sat., Sept. 23................. at Prairie Farm, W 50-22

Fri., Sept. 29.................. vs. Mellen, W 48-16

Fri., Oct. 6...................... at New Auburn, W 38-8

Fri., Oct 13..................... at Mellen, W 57-0

Northwood/Solon Springs

2017 Football Roster

4  Hunter Almer..................... FB|DB      5-10     165      Sr.

5  Chris Peer........................ WR|DB      5-5      110      Fr.

9  Caden Smith.................... DB|RB      5-10     145      Jr.

10 Brandon Daleiden............ QB|LB       6-2      190      Sr.

12 Hunter Phillips................ QB|DB       6-5      175      Jr.

13 Gene Butkovich.............. DB|WR      5-7      110     So.

20 Jeffrey Meling................. QB|DB       6-0      140     So.

22 Sylvester Richardson...... LB|RB      5-11     165     So.

23 Collin Krmpotich............. DB|RB      5-10     155      Fr.

27 Ben Henson.................... DB|RB       5-9      130      Jr.

30 Ethan Volz....................... FB|LB       6-0      180     So.

33 Hunter Frahm.................. WR|DB      6-2      140      Jr.

37 Elijah Volz....................... LB|RB      5-10     180      Sr.

40 Nathan Blegen................. TE|DE       6-1      180     So.

42 Dustin Stone.................... FB|LB       6-0      160      Jr.

49 Logan Bayard.................. TE|LB      5-10     155     So.

52 Andy Bybee..................... FB|LB      5-10     160     So.

53 Jacob Gabriel.................. TE|DE       6-3      170      Sr.

56 Will Johnson................... OL|DL      5-11     180     So.

57 Haakon Gulbrandson....... TE|LB       6-0      150     So.

62 Elliot Luedtke.................. TE|DE       6-1      200      Sr.

64 Derek Fouks.................... OL|DL       6-1      285      Sr.

65 Ethan Skaggs.................. OL|DL       6-1      210      Sr.

66 Lucas Meyer.................... DE|OL       6-0      155     So.

72 Noah Miller...................... OL|DL      5-11     205      Sr.

73 Josh Daleiden.............. QB|OL|DL    6-4      230      Fr.

76 Blake Wehmhoefer.......... OL|DL      5-10     195     So.

77 Dane Banks..................... OL|DL       6-4      275      Sr.

82 Braydon Larson............ WR|TE|LB   5-10     125      Fr.

89 Chris Frye  WR|DB  5-7          125         So.

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