Prep football: Northwood/Solon Springs players earn all-conference honors

Northwood/Solon Springs’ Ben Monson (10) jumps up for a ball in front of Shell Lake’s Cody Swan (9) in the second quarter of the Evergreens game in Minong on Friday, Oct. 30. Monson was named first-team all-East Lakeland Conference for eight-player football. (File / Superior Telegram)

Four players from the Northwood/Solon Springs football team were named first-team all-East Lakeland Conference for eight player football and two more received honorable mention.

Seniors Collin Krmpotich, Josh Daleiden and Ben Monson; and junior Syver Gulbrandsen were first-team selections. Senior Braydon Larson and junior Brady Krmpotich received honorable mention.

The Evergreens closed out the season with a 28-14 victory over Frederic Nov. 6. The teams were supposed to play again in a playoff game the following week, but the game was canceled when Solon Springs moved to virtual learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Evergreens finished the season 3-3.

  • RELATED: Prep football: Evergreens’ game canceled, season ends Solon Springs school officials went to a virtual learning model, meaning athletes couldn’t attend the Friday, Nov. 13, playoff game with Frederic.
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