CWS Sports Desk
January 13, 2019
Wausau— Take a look at the Team of the Week candidates and vote today!
Voting ends on Wednesday at approximately 5 p.m.
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Neillsville Girls Basketball-– Neillsville moved to 8-2 in the Cloverbelt East with a 68-40 crushing of Gilman.
Marshfield Wrestling-– The Tigers flexed their muscle in a win over Wausau East, picking up a 71-9 victory.
Pacelli Girls Basketball— The Cardinals remained unbeaten in conference play with a 53-41 win over Port Edwards. Pacelli is now 6-0 in the CWC South, 10-2 overall.
Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee wrestling— A match that saw 12 pins went in favor of S-B/O-W, as they downed Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal 48-34. The victors had 7 pins in the match.
SPASH Girls Basketball-– The game that had everyone anticipating a classic saw just that, and it was SPASH that picked up a 90-87 win over Wausau West to take over sole possession of first place in the Wisconsin Valley Conference.
Stratford Wrestling / Boys Basketball — The Tigers’ wrestling and boys basketball teams were equally impressive this week. First, the hardcourt saw Stratford improve to 8-0 in the Marawood with a 62-46 win over Auburndale, giving the Tigers sole possession of first place. The Stratford wrestlers mopped up their opponents on the mat, first dismantling Medford 62-6 and then dominating at their home duals, defeating Luxemburg-Casco 42-15, Antigo 67-6, and Holmen, 46-27.
Athens Boys Basketball— The Blue Jays remained tied atop the Marawood North after they eeked out a 70-65 win over Rib Lake.
Columbus Catholic Boys Basketball— The Dons improved to 7-0 in the Cloverbelt with a 78-55 win over Loyal. Columbus is tied for the conference lead at 7-0, with a showdown of the leaders Tuesday night in Neillsville.
Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln Boys Basketball— The Red Raiders trailed by 14 at halftime, but came back with a vengeance in the second half, capped off by a three-pointer from Austin Pelot as time expired to pick up their first WVC win, 92-91.
Auburndale Boys Basketball— The Apaches throttled Nekoosa in nonconference action, 82-39.
Wausau West Hockey— The Warriors picked up a huge 2-1 win over SPASH this week to improve their unbeaten streak to 10 games, and sole possession of first place in the WVC.