Pierz Football Season Preview

Andy Clayton-King / Special to the Pioneer Press
Andy Clayton-King / Special to the Pioneer Press


Coming off of a state title, the Pioneers look ahead to the 2018 season.

Leo Pohlkamp has been a head coach for 33 years. Last year was capped off with a state title in AAA. Pohlkamp led the Pioneers to a 13-0 record last year. It was “as good as it gets” for the head coach. Pohlkamp is assisted by Dave Rocheleau, Rick Sczublewski, Dan Saehr, Matt Poepping, Corey Eagan, Andy Leidenfrost and Jim Stromeier.


The Pioneers compete in Section 6AAA.


Some key players lost from last year include most of the offensive line and QB. Pierz also Graduated a 1000 yd rusher in Jalen Jansen.


Reese Kapsner       sr       rb/db

Luke Girtz   sr     TE/LB

Zach Traut   jr     g/de

Mathias Algarin     fb/Db

Alex Gross  rb/Db



Isaac Otte     jr        Db/Db

Alex Barclay          jr        Db/lb

Carter Moulzolf     jr rub/lb



Luke Girtz, Reese Kapsner, Austin Dickman, and Alex Poster

“ Lost most of the offensive line but return a good group of running backs lead by 1000 yd rusher Reese Kapsner.” Said Pohlkamp “I think Paynesville will be tough in districts and NLS in section.”