Football Frenzy: Local player picks


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — No one knows the local football talent like Allen Trieu from Scout and Fox Sports and Josh Helmholdt from Rivals and Yahoo.

They gave 24 Hour News 8 a list of their top 10 players from the viewing area. Five players showed up on both lists.

Trieu and Helmholdt joined us live in studio during the Football Frenzy Kickoff Special to talk about their picks.

Trieu’s picks:

  • John Keenoy — OL, East Kentwood (WMU)
  • Jon Wassink — QB, South Christian (WMU)
  • Tyree Jackson — QB, Mona Shores (Buffalo)
  • Derek Smith — OL, Kenowa Hills (CMU)
  • Wesley French — OL/DL, St Joseph
  • Mason Opple-QB, Hudsonville
  • Nick Marosi- WR, Catholic Central
  • Bryce Wilker- OL, Belding
  • Carter Masek- LB, East Grand Rapids (Miami, OH)
  • Stephen Eipper- OL, Greenville

Helmholdt’s picks:

  • John Keenoy — OL, East Kentwood (WMU)
    Jon Wassink — QB, South Christian (WMU)
    Tyree Jackson — QB, Mona Shores (Buffalo)
    Derek Smith — OL, Kenowa Hills (CMU)
    Wesley French — OL/DL, St Joseph
    Logan Slaughter — OL, Mendon (CMU)
    Simeon Smith — ATH, Kalamazoo Central
    Juanye Johnson — OL, Muskegon
    Corey Malone-Hatcher — DE, St. Joseph
    Samuel Beal — ATH, Ottawa Hills (WMU)

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