Lena/STAA football preview

Team: Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Titans

Conference: Peninsula

2021 conference result: 5-0 to win MONLPC-East; 8-0 overall in regular season

2021 tournament results: won level one playoff game before losing to Wabeno/Laona in level two (state quarterfinals)

Impact players: Seniors: Josh Kristof, Sam Marquardt, Ethan Braley, Jake Belongia, Mason Sobeck, Nathan Younger, Sidney Sylvester, Elijah Gott. Juniors: Anthony Seefeldt, Colton Skrobel, Logan Graef, Dylan Dyer, Chase Gromala.

Returning all-conference players: First team: Anthony Seefeldt, Ethan Braley, Sam Marquardt, Josh Kristof (Defensive Player of the Year). Second team: Sam Marquardt, Logan Graef.

Coach’s comment on upcoming season: “To be successful we will need several of our younger to step up and challenge for some starting positions,” said co-coach Dale Lange, who shares coaching duties with Eddie Huberty. “We are very balanced with good numbers at all grade levels and will have nice numbers at our JV (junior varsity) level.”