CWS Athlete of the Week: January 6-13

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CWS Sports Desk

January 13, 2019

Wausau— Take a look at the Athlete of the Week candidates and vote today!

Voting ends on Wednesday at approximately 5 p.m.

If you come across a great performance this upcoming week and feel that an individual (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop us a comment on Facebook and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Also check out past nominees and winners on the CWS Athlete of the Week Page.

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Remi Geiger, Loyal- Geiger had 28 points in a  double OT win over Gilman, 98-91, and then the Greyhounds’ point guard scored 18 points to power Loyal past Greenwood

Alex King, Neillsville— The Warriors’ senior guard exploded for 40 points as Neillsville routed Spencer, 90-46. 

Colton Wright, Auburndale-– Wright had a nice night for Auburndale in their 82-39 win over Nekoosa. Wright had 19 points to lead all scorers, connecting on 5 of his 6 three-pointers.

Jadelyn Ganski, Newman CatholicGanski had a game-high 25 points as Newman defeated Auburndale 60-49 in Marawood South action.

Noah Taylor, Columbus Catholic-– Taylor led all scorers with 26 points as Columbus Catholic defeated Loyal, 78-55 and improved to 7-0 in the Cloverbelt, tied for the lead with Neillsville.

Javon Penney, Athens Penney had 19 points for Athens in their 70-65 win over Rib Lake. Penney’s six three-pointers kept the Blue Jays tied for the Marawood North lead with Phillips at 5-3.

Madisyn Rogan, SPASH-– The Panthers needed every point they could get, and Rogan’s 34 points and clutch free throw shooting down the stretch made the difference in the Panthers’ 90-87 win over Wausau West. Rogan made four three throws in the final 28 seconds as SPASH held off a furious West comeback.

Cade Bowker, Rosholt— Bowker poured in 30 points in Rosholt’s 63-58 win over Pittsville. 

Matthew Kissner, Pittsville— Kissner had 39 points as Pittsville toppled Port Edwards 70-61.  Kissner was 15-20 from the floor and grabbed 10 rebounds in the win.

Gabe Krueger, Wausau East— In East’s 69-63 win over Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln, Krueger had 23 points and 15 rebounds to spark East to victory, ending a three game skid.

Alyssa Underwood / Lexi Underwood, Colby— The pair each had 15 points as Colby remained unbeaten atop the Cloverbelt East, downing Owen-Withee 72-57.

Jacob Heiden, Stratford-Heiden went 3-0 for the Tigers in the home dual tournament, picking up three pins as the #1 ranked Tigers continued to impress.

Dylan Lisitza, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln— The sophomore point guard had a career-high 41 points, including an assist that set up Austin Pelot’s game-winning three, capping off a 92-91 comeback win for the Red Raiders.

Adam Prokop. Wausau West— Prokop finished with 21 saves, including 10 in the final period, and second-ranked West moved atop the conference standings with a tough-minded 2-1 win over No. 7 SPASH. The win gave the Warriors the win in the “Stick it to Cancer” event.

Austin Bacon, SpencerBacon had 26 points and 5 steals for the Rockets in their 67-65 win over rival Colby. It was Bacon’s final two points that were most impressive, however, as he hit the game-winner in the lane as time expired to deliver the win.

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