Lincoln’s Vruwink headlines preseason watch list for Joe Thomas Award

By David Keech

August 12, 2017

Madison Wissports.net has announced its preseason watch list for the Joe Thomas Award, presented annually to the state’s top senior offensive lineman as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards presented by Taco Bell. The award is named after former Brookfield Central and University of Wisconsin athlete Joe Thomas, who has gone on to great success in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns.

The pre-season list will be trimmed down to about 25 semi-finalists halfway through the year, with five finalists chosen at the start of the playoffs. Winners are announced the week of the state finals.

Area athletes on the watch list include:

  • Michael Lang, Marathon
  • Jose Mohr, Mosinee
  • Zach Mueller, D.C. Everest
  • Alec Shear, Medford
  • Chasten Vruwink, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln

JOE THOMAS AWARD PRE-SEASON WATCH LIST

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

TEAM

Dylan Abbott New Berlin Eisenhower
Noah Black Columbus
Damian Boberg Arcadia
Aric Bohn Mukwonago
Erik Braml Osceola
Kyle Braml Osceola
Lucas Brisky Lodi
Andrew Brostad Lake Holcombe/Cornell
Gideon Cain Living Word Lutheran
Ian Carter Platteville
Everett Cartier Brookfield East
Andrew Childs Milwaukee Bay View
Luke Clark Saint Croix Falls
R.J. Clarke Saint Francis
Luke Conway Crandon
D.J. Dean Arrowhead
Brady Donovan Xavier
Jake Edwards Fox Valley Lutheran
Duncan Fleiner Rio
Blake Flynn DeForest
La Pon Follwy Milwaukee Madison
Ben Forke Milwaukee Lutheran
Caleb Gearhart Saint Croix Falls
Jerrell Gimpl Milwaukee Riverside
Cole Grego Whitnall
Michael Griffin Reedsburg
Garrett Groom Wauzeka/Seneca
Brandon Haag Appleton North
C.J. Heaney Brookfield Central
Eric Heisner Mineral Point
Logan Hendrickson Unity
Johnathan Honer Ithaca
Jarrett Horst Middleton
Dylan Houts Laona/Wabeno
Joe Hughes Monroe
Cody Ince Unity
Arik Johnson Rice Lake
Cole Johnson G-E-T
Brandon Kaminski Waunakee
Carson Kimple Whitefish Bay
Sam Kurth Muskego
Jacob Landvatter Waupaca
Michael Lang Marathon
Ben Larson Mondovi
Mitchell Lauersdorf Waterloo
Jack Lehmann Waukesha South
Luc Leszczynski Pius XI
Kyle Loehrke Weyauwega-Fremont
Andrew Lyons Kenosha Bradford
Zach Makovsky Rib Lake/Prentice
Brandon Malkow Beloit Turner
Dakota Maltbey Shawano
Grant Manke Winnebago Lutheran
Conner Mavis Elk Mound
Jason Miller Cedarburg
Joe Miller Baldwin-Woodville
Jose Mohr Mosinee
Hauk Moritz Grantsburg
Zach Mueller D.C. Everest
Peter Narrai Franklin
Jake Nation Shorewood/Messmer
Spencer Nellis Waunakee
Alan Olkowski Waunakee
Sam Oosten Superior
Devin Paschke Hudson
Adler Peterson Wisconsin Lutheran
Josh Pittz Appleton West
Jack Plumb Bay Port
Dangelo Pompey Milwaukee North
Ryan Possley Green Bay Preble
Preston Post Mount Horeb/Barneveld
Caleb Rahn Kohler/Sheb. Luth/Christian
Nolan Reese Ashwaubenon
Jacob Reigel Laconia
Nathan Reihle G-E-T
Jack Rentmeester Green Bay Preble
Kian Rexroat Oconomowoc
Connor Rhey Kenosha St. Joseph’s
Kaleb Riley Northern Elite
Seth Roberts Johnson Creek
Tyler Ronning Northwestern
Owen Rozumalski Oak Creek
Lucas Ruechel Oconto
Kevon Sabelko Menomonie
Zach Schaeve Germantown
Billy Schluter River Valley
Hunter Schmidt Saint Croix Central
Cory Schroeder Fort Atkinson
Alec Shear Medford
Trevor Shohoney Franklin
Rajveer Singh Greenfield
Seth Stageman Ozaukee
Jack Stoffel River Falls
Chris Storandt East Troy
Bryce Texeira Waukesha West
Max Thode Waukesha North
Heath Tietz Frederic
Joe Tingelhoff Ellsworth
Nate Toedter North Crawford
Austin Tuttle Racine St. Catherine’s
Anthony Villanueva Sun Prairie
Chasten Vruwink Wisconsin Rapids
Aidan Wallace Algoma
Nick Wedig Kettle Moraine
Aengus White South Milwaukee
Eli Williams Mount Horeb/Barneveld
Zack Williams Spring Valley
Trent Wilson Xavier
Sean Zsori Waukesha North

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