Spring Lake won the Lakes Eight Conference football championship with a perfect 6-0 record, sot’s only fitting that the Lakers should be prominently featured on the all-conference team.
The Lakers had six players named to the Lakes Eight all-conference first-team, including Jake Frederick — a first-team selection at both fullback and linebacker. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound junior led Spring Lake with 853 yards rushing and eight touchdowns offensively, and paced the Lakers with 84 tackles, including 9.5 for loss, on defense.
Zach Anderson was a first-team selection along the offensive line, and Adam Ross was selected as the league’s best kicker.
On defense, Sawyer Smith was a first-team selection on the defensive line. Charlie Warber and Chase Slagboom were both first-team honorees as defensive backs.
Warber and Mark Williamson were second-team selections at receiver and quarterback, respectively, while Mason Bialik was a second-team pick on the offensive line.
Gabe Giddings and Slagboom were honorable mentions on offense.
Defensively, Williamson at linebacker and Nate Batts at defensive back were second-team selections, while lineman Devon Eldred was an honorable mention.
Fruitport was also well represented on the all-league team.
Derek White was named first-team all-conference at running back, while Chris Hendricks was a first-team pick at both offensive and defensive line.
Second-team all-conference picks from Fruitport were quarterback Luc Kostamo, offensive linemen Jager Burrous and Brad Chorny, linebacker Nathan Kriger, and defensive backs Shawn Knox and Mitchell Reyes.
Collin Cribley and Reyes were honorable mention all-conference on offense, while Austin Fialek, Collin Butler and Cribley were honorable mentions on defense.