NEILLSVILLE, GREENWOOD, COLUMBUS CATHOLIC EARN 3 SPOTS EACH ON ALL-CLOVERBELT EAST BASEBALL TEAM


Greenwood senior Cooper Bredlau was named the Player of the Year and was one of three first-team selections to the 2021 All-Cloverbelt Conference East Division Baseball Team. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

By Paul Lecker

Zaleski Sports


Neillsville, Marshfield Columbus Catholic and Greenwood each had three players named to the first team of the 2021 All-Cloverbelt Conference East Division Baseball Team, as voted on by the conference coaches following the season.


Seniors Braden Trunkel and Jonah Zoschke, and sophomore Drew Brown were first-team selections for Neillsville, which won the Cloverbelt East title with a 10-1 record.


Greenwood, which finished second at 9-2 and made it all the way to the WIAA Division 4 state tournament semifinals, had seniors Westen Schmitz and Cooper Bredlau, and junior Xander Hinker earned first-team all-conference honors. Bredlau was named Player of the Year.