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Friday Football Frenzy team of the year: Saint Mary's Springs Ledgers

Posted at 10:29 PM, Nov 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-21 23:29:25-05

Last week Southeast Wisconsin teams were in Madison with four opportunities to bring home division titles. 

But in the end only one would walk away the victor.

"It's going to be hard to walk away from the game and the sport. I love playing it, I love the guys that I'm with, and I love the coaches. So for it to end the way it did, is just perfect," said Clay Schueffner, Saint Mary's Springs senior running back.
Saint Mary's Springs dominated lola-Scandinavia 35 to 12, capturing their seventh state championship.

"I don't think it's hit me yet, but it's pretty exciting. Seeing all the work pay off that we put in over the past four years," said Alex Hoepfner, the Ledgers senior center.
"As you progress throughout the year and you know you're going to state and you finally win it. There is no other feeling. It's the best feeling in the world," Schueffner said.
When it comes high school football, the Ledgers are one of the best. So rich in tradition that if you don't win a championship, you could be the black sheep of the family.
"I have two older brothers who won state their senior year also, so there's been jokes in the family that it's a tradition. it's just what I've been working for, in terms of football, my whole life," said Zach Austin, the Ledgers senior defensive back.

With only eight seniors graduating, the hopes of returning to Camp Randall next year are high. So in order to keep Head Coach Bob Hyland happy here's some advice for the returners.

"Do what he says. Get the message that he's trying to say. He's going to yell at you, all great coaches do. But you know there's a message between each yelling. So make sure you get the message out of it," he said.

Do that and maybe you'll be "The Friday Football Frenzy Team of the Year", once again.