News 8 Sports Round Up – February 18th, 2016

News 8 Sports Round Up – February 18th, 2016


TAKE SOT – SPORTS OPEN GREGG 350 GENERIC 402 Evening everyone – thanks for watching. The team field is set on the mats for state wrestling. Now it’s time to crown some individual sectional champs.. …to Tomah. They host D-one. 145. Central’s Jaden Van Maanen against Sparta’s Jaden Winchel. Van Maanen the take down. He wins 18-6 to advance to state. Still perfect on the season. My expectations were to come in here at sectionals and dominate all my opponents. I wanted to get a major every match and I did so I met my expectations. How about his teammate Connor Williams. At 170. Takes down Issac Lahr from Holmen. Williams gets the fall at five-eleven. And he’ll be wrestling in Madison next week. It feels great, but I’m not done yet. I’m going to go down there and accomplish my goal this year and that’s a state championship. I don’t like looking past regionals and sectionals, but now I can. At 113. Sparta’s Jon Bailey. Three back points here Pitches the shut-out 7-0 to win the class. Next up 132. Tanner Schultz from Holmen. Makes a quick move to flip Chris Rogers. He wins by decision 7-1 to get to Madison. And 160. Sparta’s Hayden Krein. Flips Holmen’s Kalyn Jahn on his back. That’s a pin in the first at . Here’s the rest of the qualifiers. Tomah’s Dawson Lambert. Ona-Luther’s Aaron Raabe. Sparta’s Winchel and Brett Von Ruden. And Holmen’s Jahn, Lahr, and Jack Westcott. Divison-two sectionals at Richland Center. Start at 106. Viroqua’s Janson McClelland gets out of trouble. Reverses and gets a three point takedown He’s your sectional champ winning 9-1. I just knew I had to do what I do best when I wrestle and if I wrestle my best I could win the match. I just have to wrestle to my ability and I know that I can beat the guys at the state tournament. To 138. Ryan Hannah of Viroqua dominates from start to finish. Gets three points on the takedown here. He claims the sectional crown with a 6-0 decision. Feels amazing. Last year I came up short took second, third as a Freshman so worked my way up to podium. Coming up short the past 2 years, today coming up on top really means a lot. And at 152. West Salem/Bangor’s Devin Bahr only needed 91 seconds to win his match. The future Badger gets the pin here and is going to state for the third straight year. I’ve been working a lot on my feet so I’ve been able to take kids down pretty easily and then I’ve always been pretty good on top so I was just able to turn the kids and pin them right away. Rest of the qualifers from Richland Center. Mauston’s Jarrett Dolata and Matt Chambers. Viroqua’s Dalton Bernet and Tyler Hannah. And West salem/Bangor’s Aaron Broer. Over to the Amery D-two sectional. Mel-Min-G-E-T send four to state. Dakotah Daffinson…Jack Marley…Julian Purney…and Les Lakey. D-three sectionals at Independence. Four locals advance. C-F-C’s Andrew Rothering and Tate Murty. Indy-Gilmanton’s Josh Conrad. And Blair-Taylor’s Reed Guenther. And finally to Mineral Point. 5 Qualify today. Westby’s Hunter Groom and Riley Cade. Brookwood’s Ben DeWitt. Royall’s Noah Friedl. And Cashton’s Brandon Klimek. M-V-C girls action. Holmen at Logan. Just before half. Brooklyn Paulson to Courtney Christnovich. Knocks down the jumper. 40-21 Vikings. More in the second. Caitlin Young open in the corner. Splash bottom of the net. Holmen wins by 35. Brooklyn Paulson gets her 1,000-th career point. Day one state ski and snowboard championships. Boys giant slalom.. Austin Blake down the hill. 43.98. Top 20 finish for him. How about the Sophomore Max Earley. In and out of the flags. 41.44 his time. 8-th place. Best local finisher. Freshman Brian Popp. Just flies down the hill. 40.78. 6-th place finish. Logan Central puts five in the top-20. They win the event with a low of 38. State swimming championships today in Madison. Onalaska-Holmen-Aquinas finishes 22-nd. 200-medley relay team another
school record at one-forty-point-thirty. Garret Wise finishes 21-st in the 50…and 12-th in the 100. Well the U-W-L women have already locked up the four-seed for the conference tourney. Will host Eau Claire next week Wednesday night. …But first they wrap up the regular season this afternoon against Point. Second half. Elise DeNoyer finds MaKenzie Miller. Nice pass and score. Up 33-24. Then DeNoyer again. To Miller. One-two punch and the turnaround hook. They lead by eight. Then they stepped it up defensively. Rachel Atchinson with the steal. Coast to coast for the layin. 57-51 they hang on to win. Miller grabs a school-record 26 boards. The most overall and conference wins for the Eagles since 20-12. U-W-L men wrap their season up on the road at Stevens Point. First half. Sam Skoyen knocks down the long ball from the wing They lead 21-20. Later Eagles down two. Ben Meinholz drives and gets the layin. That ties the game at 37. Then Ryan Kruser gets into the action. Burries the triple. They go ahead by two. Point pulls away in the second half and wins by ten. Finish the regular season 13-12. Will play at Eau Clairie next week.

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