It's a tournament edition of the News 8 Play of the
We begin with the WIAC men's basketball tournament.
UW-La Crosse's Ryan Kruser drilling the 2/3 court
shot at the halftime horn putting the Eagles up 36-23
at the break.
UW-L beats Oshkosh but would see their season come
to an end a couple of days later at Whitewater.
Play two coming from gymnastics sectionals.
Holmen's Alyssa Matl has her highest score of the
evening at the vault....that's a 9.15.
Matl qualfies for state in the all-around with a third
place finish at sectionals.
Back to the court for Play three.
Regional semifinal game as West Salem's Baily Williams
shows off with this beautiful no-look pass to Nick
LaFleur who finishes with a layup.
Panthers beat Altoona...but would fall the next day
at Elk Mound.
Our final two nominees coming from the state wrestling
What a career for Ben Thornton....only two losses
in four seasons at Central.
The four-time Bi-State champ....becomes a two-time
state champ with a ten-nothing major decision
And it was an all-MVC championship in Division one
at 195 pounds.
Tomah's Jordan Reisinger and Holmen's Noah Risch match
comes down to an ultimate tiebreaker.
Reisinger pulls out the victory with the escape.