Prep football photo: Lodi senior Cameron McDonald

Lodi senior Cameron McDonald fires a pass over Lake Mills senior Hayden Iverson during the first half of Friday night's Capitol North Conference opener at Lake Mills Middle School.

Lake Mills senior Hayden Iverson announced on Twitter that he has orally committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth for football.

The 6-foot, 170-pound Iverson was a first-team choice as a wide receiver on the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and The Associated Press all-state teams. He was a first-team selection as a receiver on offense on the Wisconsin State Journal/ All-Area football team.

He was a first-team pick on the Capitol North all-conference team. He caught 77 passes for 1,573 yards and 27 touchdowns. He averaged 20.4 yards per reception and 131 yards per game for Lake Mills (10-2). He led the state in receiving yards and was fourth in catches, according to

He also played defensive back for Lake Mills. 

Minnesota-Duluth is an NCAA Division II program.

He tweeted: “First I’d like to thank my parents for being so supportive through this process. Thank you to everyone who has shaped me to who I am today. My coaches and teammates for always pushing and believing in me. I’d like to thank every coach that pursued me at the collegiate level. Most importantly thank you to Coach (Curt) Wiese, Coach (Noah) Pauley and the entire coaching staff for giving me this opportunity. I am very excited to announce my commitment to continue my education and football career at the University of Minnesota Duluth!”

Madison Memorial’s Sam Smith makes baseball plans

Madison Memorial senior Sam Smith announced via Twitter that he has orally committed to play baseball at Barstow Community College in Barstow, California.

Smith can play multiple positions, including second base, shortstop, pitcher and outfield.

He tweeted: “I am honored to announce that I will be continuing my academic and baseball career at Barstow CC. I want to thank everyone who has made this possible.”

Smith also is a diver for Madison Memorial. 


Jon Masson covers high school sports for the Wisconsin State Journal. He has covered a variety of sports — including the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin men's and women's basketball and volleyball — since he first came to the State Journal in 1999.