Several Bears Make Your Prep Sports' 2020 Area Football Team

Jeff Bowie, Cael Fiderlein, and Gavin Hierseman make Your Prep Sports' Area Football Team. has announced their Area Football Team selections for the recently-concluded 2020 football season and three West Branch Bears have made the list.

Senior Gavin Hierseman has been named to the Utility position. "Earned all-state honors for the first time after passing for 1,422 yards and 11 touchdowns while completing 62 percent of his passes as a senior. Also rushed for 181 yards and five scores." says Your Prep Sports.

Cael Fiderlein has been named as the team's kicker after a stellar kicking career at West Branch. "Connected on 4-of-8 field goal attempts including a 37 yarder and went 21-of-23 on PATs as a senior finishing his career 65-of-68 on extra point attempts and 11-of-15 on field goals."

Defensive end Jeff Bowie has been placed on the defensive line. "A two-time, first-team all-state selection the Iowa recruit closed his career with 130 tackles including 58.5 for loss and 26 sacks."

Congratulations to these three seniors. This is a much-deserved honor. The full Area Football Team can be viewed over on