STEVENS POINT FOOTBALL WRAPS UP SHARE OF VFA TITLE WITH WIN AT MARSHFIELD


Stevens Point's Mason Jelinski picks off a pass near the end of the first half of Friday's game at Marshfield. The Panthers won 29-6 to grab a share of the Valley Football Association championship. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

By Paul Lecker

Zaleski Sports


MARSHFIELD – A lot was at stake in the regular-season Valley Football Association finale between Stevens Point and Marshfield on Friday night at Heiting Community Stadium.


Stevens Point could earn a share of the VFA championship, its first since 2016, with a victory, while Marshfield could lock up its spot in the WIAA playoffs with a win.


After a tight first quarter, Stevens Point was able to pull away and went on to defeat the Tigers 29-6 on Senior Night at Marshfield High School.