The top girls hoopsters in the Southwest Wisconsin Conference have been recognized as the all-conference teams are out. No River Valley player made first team but Junior Molly Du Charme is an all-conference second teamer with Senior Laura Schmidt on the honorable mention list. Seniors Leigh Drury and Michaela Campbell are first team choices for Richland Center while Freshman Brooklyn Liegel for the Hornetsmakes second team. SWC Player Of The Year is Junior Taylor Stanek of Dodgeville with Dodgeville’s Josh Busch and Richland Center’s Steve Board co-coaches of the year. The Dodgeville girls won the league title at 9-1 with Richland Center 7-3, River Valley 5-5, Lancaster and Prairie Du Chien at 4-6 and Platteville was 1-9 in league play.
Award winners for this year’s Reedsburg-Wisconsin Dells boys hockey coop have been announced by co-coaches Neil Mattson and Jeremy Klosowski. RWD was 11-14-1 overall this season after playing a difficult non-league schedule and Reedsburg-Wisconsin Dells was 4-4 in the Badger North season, sweeping De Forest and the Sauk-Prairie coop while losing two each vs Waunakee and the Baraboo-Portage coop. Junior Defenseman Austin Schyvinck was named to the all-league first team in Badger North with Junior Forward Jordan Brown a second team selection while all-league honorable mention went to Junior Defenseman Zach Clisch and Junior Andrew Schulenburg at Forward. Junior Cole Carrig was chosen as the team’s Most Improved Player, Jordan Brown won the award as Top Offensive Player and it was Austin Schyvinck selected as Top Defensive Player and the winner of the Triple D Award for desire, discipline and dedication.
Badger North girls basketball champion De Forest cruised to a berth to the WIAA State Tournament with an easy Sectional final win Saturday 65-30 over Wilmot in D-2 action at Janesville. The Norskies led 18-4 after one quarter and also outscored the opposition 29-14 in the second half to earn their first State trip since 2005 at 25-1 overall. All-State candidate Kayla Goth was 7-11 from the floor and finished with 18 points while Cassidy Byrd added 13 and Wilmot ends the season 18-8 overall. De Forest will face 21-5 La Crosse Central in the D-2 State semi-finals Friday at approximately 3:15 PM at the Resch Center in Green Bay.
Adams-Friendship falls just short in their quest for a first trip to the WIAA State Girls Basketball Tournament as the SCC champion Green Devils lose a 36-25 decision to unbeaten Brodhead in the D-3 Sectional final. Adams led 8-3 at the quarter but Brodhead rallied to take a three-point lead at the half and after three quarters. The Green Devils were down by only two with 2:05 left but Brodhead pulled away from the foul line and Adams had several empty posessions late. Emma Roenneburg scores 11 for the 23-2 Green Devils while future Iowa Hawkeye Carly Mohns scored 18 for 26-0 Brodhead. The Girls State Tournament runs Thursday afternoon through Saturday night at the Resch Center in Green Bay.
Badger North champion De Forest and South-Central Conference champion Adams-Friendship play Sectional finals tonight in girls basketball looking for a trip to State next weekend in Green Bay.
De Forest is 24-1 after a D-2 Sectional semi-final come from behind win over MG on Thursday and the Norskies meet 18-7 Wilmot tonight at Janesville Craig. Kayla Goth scored 24 points and hit the game-winning free throws for the Norskies Thursday with De Forest knocking off area teams Sauk-Prairie and Reedsburg last weekend in the Regional.
Adams-Friendship is 23-1 overall and the SCC champs face 25-0 Brodhead in a D-3 Sectional final in Middleton tonight at 7 PM. Adams squeeked past Edgewood 28-26 Thursday in Baraboo with standout Emma Roenneburg hitting the game-winning shot in the final seconds for the Green Devils while Brodhead survived a scare in a 47-42 win over Whitewater. The WIAA State Girls Basketball Tournament is Thursday-Saturday next week at the Resch Center in Green Bay.