News 8 Sports Round Up-January 20, 2018

News 8 Sports Round Up-January 20, 2018


***BRYAN*** Welcome to sports everyone. After taking home their 3rd straight Class 2A state title on the football field…Caledonia is trying to duplicate that success on the basketball court. The Warriors are currently sitting at number 4 in the Class 2A state rankings TAKE VO TAKE VO NONCONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL They get a tough test today against the 2nd ranked team in 2A…Minneapolis North. second half, Caledonia trailing by 10…Sam Barthel knocks down the baseline three…deficit to 7. Polars respond as Eli Campbell hits a three of his own from the top of the key. Warriors gain some momentum..Andrew Goergen count it and the foul…Caledonia within 4…. Owen King, in foul trouble most of the game, comes up big here. three pointer to tie the game. But with 8.5 seconds to go, North’s Trej Holloman knocks down a pair of free throws to put them up two… Caledonia last chance…Owen
King dribbles it up…turnaround 3 for the win…..just off the mark…. North wins in a close one…79-77 The Houston girls basketball team off to a 14-2 start this season…taking on Wabasha-Kellogg tonight. Hurricanes come out of the gates hot, as Jessica Kitching gets it off the give-n-go and finishes with the left hand. Later on….Off the steal, Amber Chapel gets out in front and finishes with the layup. Kitching again, this time from beyond the arc for the three. Houston starts the game on an 11-0 run but Wabasha Kellogg comes back to win 53-41. There hasn’t been very many challengers so far this season for the Aquinas girls basketball team. The Blugolds still undefeated on the year…..and all their games have been decided by double digits. TAKE VO TAKE VO NONCONFERENCE GIRLS BASKETBALL The top ranked team in Division 4, taking on the defending state champs in D3, Madison Edgewood. First half….Courtney Becker will miss…but able to tap it out to
Lexi Donarski…drains the mid range….6-2 Blugolds. Then Aquinas really starts
to heat up from downtown….Whittni Rezin…from the corner…nothing but net….Aquinas up 7…. Rezin isn’t done…this time receives the pass at the top of the key…her second three pointer for the game….Aquinas leads 12-2… Other Blugolds getting into the
3 point party as well….Taylor Theusch wide open…no problems there….lead up to 13…. Then off the Edgewood miss…..Donarski leading the fast break….bounce pass to Theusch….off the glass for 2…. Another easy win for the Blugolds…69-41 the final TAKE VO TAKE VO NONCONFERENCE GIRLS BASKETBALL Holmen girls basketball makes the short trip to West Salem tonight. Kendall Gerke gets the bucket here for the Panthers..end the first half on a 13-0 run… Vikings start to chip away as Brooklyn Paulson finds Sydney Jahr down low for the score. Worked the first time…so that combo will hook up again for another easy 2….. But the Panthers hold on as McKenah Olson uses the right hand to go all the way to the basket plus the foul. WEST SALEM West Salem 54 Holmen 49 TAKE VO TAKE VO WIAC MEN’S BASKETBALL College hoops…UW-La Crosse men hosting 2nd ranked UW-Whitewater. Early on Eagles down by 3….pass inside to Nolan Wright…easy 2 for him….UW-L within 1…. Still a one point game….Taulvish McCray….showing the handles…crossover gets him open…knocks it down….Eagles lead 6-5 … Whitewater will go on a run….quick passing leads to a Dalton Menke 3 in the corner….7 straight points for the Warhawks…. UW-L finds themselves down 6….Milton Cummings cut that deficit in half with a 3…. This game goes into overtime….Eagles lose….67-64 TAKE VO TAKE VO NAIA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Over at Viterbo…Lady V-Hawks home today versus Waldorf 1st quarter….V-Hawks trail by 2…..Alyssa Nilssen with rock….jumper from the baseline…goes down…ties the game at 4. Warriors will have an answer….Michaela Graffunder…from the perimeter…hits the triple….puts Waldorf back up by 3 Ensusing possession….Ambree Schlosser the drive…kicks it out to Hannah Anderson…she knocks down the mid range jumper…Viterbo down 1… Later on…off the miss….Kassi Hofschild the offensive board…finds Ema Fehrenbach…she gets to the basket for 2….makes it a 1 point game. Viterbo picks up the win 49-45 The Men also winners today.

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