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Jorns Named 8-Man Football Defensive Player of the Year

Jeremy Jorns of Sevastopol High School has been selected as the 2018 8-Man Football Defensive Player of the Year by WisSports.net.

Jorns is a repeat finalist for the WSN 8-Man Defensive Player of the Year award. He’s also a repeat selection as the MONLPC-8 Defensive Player of the Year after recording 142 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks, and an interception this season.

Jorns was a big reason the Sevastopol Pioneers claimed the first-ever WIAA 8-Player Football State Championship. Playing both ways for Sevastopol, he recorded 25 tackles, including 11 solo stops. Jorns forced a fumble and recovered two as the Pioneers rallied to beat Luck, 38-30.

Jorns was recently named as a Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-State selection.

Other finalists for the award included Hunter Bruhn of Phillips, Levi Jensen of Luck, Max Krohn of Sevastopol, and Carter Lawrence of Shell Lake. Krohn was a senior lineman for the Pioneers who had 74 tackles on the season, including 16 tackles for loss and a state-best 14 sacks. He also forced three fumbles and recovered two.

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