News 8 Sports Round Up – February 6th, 2018

News 8 Sports Round Up – February 6th, 2018


Both average six goals per league game. and both teams six-and-one in the M-V-C. Onalaska and the Aquinas co-op battle for this year’s conference championship coming down to the final game. Let’s start off with the Avs… . who host La Crosse who sits right at .500 in conference play. Just under three minutes into the first period, a great lead pass gives Gavin Voves of the Avalanche open ice and he capitalizes for the score. The Red Rangers will take advantage of a five minute major penalty on the Avs, as Cole Losen knocks it in off the centering pass. score is one-one. Still shorthanded, the Avs get agressive as Hunter Schultz gets the goal. Avalanche up two-one. and they’d have the lead the rest of the night. They win 8-2 to clinch at least a share of the confrence title. Onlaska on the road at Tomah. Early in the first period. Right away Onalaska on the attack. this nice pass to Carter Stobb. Goalie in great position for the save! Later. Onalaska strikes first as Jacob Dirks takes it all the way and beats the goalie gloveside. His first of three goals on the night. Just eight seconds later the Hilltoppers score again! This pretty assist goes to Tommy Duren and he goes top shelf and Onalaska up 2-0 Onalaska wins 7-1. So Hilltoppers and Avs
share this year’s M-V-C championship. Huge girls hockey matchup. number-nine in the state BRF/Tomah hosting number-two Eau Claire. 2-2 at the start of the 2nd period. It takes just 1 minute and 6 seconds in for Eau Claire Area to score as Charlotte Akervik redirects this one in. BRF/Tomah gets a good opportunity here. the puck is fed right out in front for Jenna Hausman. She gets a good shot, but no goal. Later in the second period. Khloe Spors for BRF/Tomah gets this breakaway. but the Stars goalie says no! Eau Claire comes back from a two-nothing deficit to win 7-4. It’s city rivalry week for the Central boys. They host both Aquinas and Logan over the next four days. First up are the Blugolds…. . Red Raiders trying to stay within a game of first place Onalaska. Central starts the 2nd half trailing. Pass to Jordan Davis for the baseline layup and Red Raiders take the lead. Later in the half Central up by three. Conley malone puts this one up from beyond the arc . it’s a tied ballgame. Malone with 24 points. But then Central would start to pull away. Jonathan Davis spins around a defender and throws this one down. He’ll have a game high 31 points. Central survives. winning 77-67. Same matchup for the girls. Aquinas can clinch conference with a win. The Bluegolds start the game strong as Courtney Becker takes the baseline and goes glass for two of her team-high 15 points on the night. Red Raiders finally stop the 20-0 run from Aquinas as Avalon Miller knocks down the jumper. Bluegolds answer quickly as they swing it around the perimeter for Taylor Theusch as she hits the deep ball Aquinas wins 85-49. clinching at least a share of the M-V-C championship. First place Coulee boys Black River Falls making the trip to West Salem. Down by 14 at half, the Panthers get right back into the game on back to back threes from Hunter Wakefield. But Ethan Anderson doing what he does with the quick release triple, three of his 26 points on the night Anderson off the dribble this time dishes to Bryce Seiber for the easy two. Black River Falls improves to eight-and-one in the Coulee winning 70-60. Nonconference doubleheader as G-E-T travels to Holmen. Boys game…First half tie game. pass out to Kevin Koelbl and the Vikings take a three point lead. Minutes later G-E-T in transition. Tyler Scherr puts this off the glass and gives the Red Hawks the lead. That wouldn’t last long however. Pass to Jimmy Gillespie who jukes a defender and puts up this jumper. Holmen gets a big win on their home floor. 66-53 the final. G-E-T girls staying at the number-ten spot in this week’s rankings heading into their game against Holmen. Vikings down by eight at halftime but Brooklynn Paulson gets into the lane with the stop and pop. GET goes on a run as Wagner walks into a three pointer for three of her 32 points on the night. Vikings finish the game on a tear as Paulson connects again on the jumper. She had 30 on the night. Red Hawks once led 37-20 but Holmen comes back to win it 60-50.

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