News 8 Sports Round Up – November 21st, 2017

News 8 Sports Round Up – November 21st, 2017


It has been 24-years since Tomah girls basketball started off a season three-and-oh. After starting the season with wins against Westby and Menomonie… . Tomah travels to Black River Falls. Mid-way through the second half…Tomah’s Madisyn Brey finds Madison Lindauer down low…she lays it in for two points…Timberwovles up big. After grabbing a loose ball Tomah comes down the other way…Reis Derousseau with a nice long pass to Ruth Schwichtenberg…54 to 17 now…. BRF not giving up…Katie Dobson buries the deep two… Tomah now three-and-oh as the win 57-21. Logan with their home opener. taking on Eau Claire North. First half. Logan’s Leah Surprenant driving. gets the bucket and foul. free throw is good. for an old fashioned three point play. The pressure from the Huskies defense would be too much to handle. Derica Ohms gets the steal. outlet pass to Liz Black for the bucket. All North as they win 70-19. Melrose-Mindoro at home for the first time this season. as they face Luther. Mustangs come out red hot…quick ball movement allows for a Mesa Byom lay up…Melrose-Mindoro has the game’s first two points… Down 8 to 1…Luther’s Kaitlyn Kennedy hits a jumper from the elbow for the first field goal for the Knights… Mel-Min’s Katie Christopherson with
a big game tonight…she drives the lane off the pass from Calette Lockington…gets separation and gets it to fall…. Christopherson with 21 points. Melrose-Mindoro winning big 81-37. First day of boys basketball in the state of Wisconsin. Viroqua travels to Aquinas. First half. Viroqua’s Andrew Wedwick fires a cross court pass to Sam Jett. He hits it from just inside the line. This half belonged to Aquinas. Conley Malone feeds it down low. Gets it right back and splashes home a triple. Malone one of three from Aquinas with 20 or more points. Late in the half. Freshman Andrew Skemp shows off his skills. Crosses over and floats one in the paint for two. Aquinas goes into the half leading 49-21. and they win 87-45. Opening night of hockey for many prep teams. La Crosse Red Rangers facing Eau Claire North. Huskies start off fast. Pass gets stolen by Sam Stange. And he makes them pay as he wrists one right into the net. It’s 1-0 Eau Claire North… Huskies in business again. Nice series of passes leads to an open look for Jeffrey Pippenger. North defeats La Crosse eight-zero. Also season opener for the Onalaska co-op girls hockey team as they host Chippewa Falls. First period. Ona’s Lexi Hutchinson dishes to Lauren Van Cleave for the shot. unable to get it to go…. Later. it’s Kaley Manglitz slipping away from defenders. makes a nice deke but unable to convert… Manglitz though would go on to get a hat trick as Onalaska wins 4-1.

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