Lake Area Honors: Week 5

Lake Area Offensive Player of the Week

Zac Saltzgaber  Sr  QB  Byron Center: He ran for 178 yards and three TDs and threw for 146 and another score as Byron Center gave Zeeland West a rare O-K Green loss.

Lake Area Defensive Player of the Week

Cameron Pietrzykowski  Sr  DL  Portage Northern: A quick end who complements Portage Northern’s standout tackle Brandon Kerr, Pietrzykowski made 15 tackles in the Huskies’ defeat of Kalamazoo Central.

Lake Area Small School Players of the Week

Eric Wenzel  So  QB  Kalamazoo United & Anthony Evilsizor  Sr  RB  Constantine: We had to take two from Kalamazoo United’s 62-57 win over Constantine. Wenzel came off the bench to throw for 413 yards and four TDs while running for three more scores; Evilsizor ran for 229 yards and six TDs.

Lake Area Northern Michigan Player of the Week

Nick Apsey  Jr  RB  Maple City Glen Lake: In what was expected to be a battle against unbeaten Charlevoix, Glen Lake whipped short-handed Charlevoix 49-7 .Apsey had TD catches of 91 and 90 yards and also ran for two TDs

Lake Area Coach of the Week

Marc Cisco, Byron Center: Any time you can get a league win against Zeeland West it’s something to savor, and the Bulldogs did 24-14. It was their first defeat of the Dux since Cisco’s first season, 2009.


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