Good evening...welcome to a special Tuesday night
edition of the News 8 Highlight Zone.
It's opening round of the W-I-A-A girls basketball
Top seeds in Divisions one through four receive a
first round bye.
In Division two those honors go to one-seed Onalaska
and two-seed Central.
MVC-champion Onalaska will face the winner of this
game Friday night.
Holmen hosting Tomah.
2nd Half...Holmen up by 16
Madison McCarthy inbounds to Danielle Ducklow who
gets the bounce
Timberwolves cutting into that defecit.
Stay in the Third Quarter...
Holmen's Leah Kerkman takes it herself from half court...
gets the layup to fall...
Lead back at 16
Holmen then passing around the perimeter...
The ball finds its way to Kellyn Lamore for the long
Holmen extends their lead to 21
4th Quarter...Vikings are rolling
quick passing by Holmen...
Courtney Christnovich passes it to a streaking Karissa
Chrisnovich leads the Vikings with 14 points.
Holmen wins 48-29.
Logan hosting Sparta.
Rangers winning by eight when these two met just 11-days
2nd half action .
Here's a Logan 3 .
a miss .
but Kassie Hansen is there for the board .
the putback .
and the foul!
Rangers go up by 20!
To the 4th ,,, Sparta would go on a run .
they get hot from 3 .
and here's Kylee Laufenberg to add to that!
That brings the Spartans within 6.
But that's as close as they would come .
Alexis Stikka gets the 3 from the corner .
she fueled the Rangers with a game high 19 on the
Logan back up double digits.
Logan moves on winning 46-35.
They face city rival Central on Friday.
West Salem opened up the season winning 14 of their
first 15 games.
However the Panthers have struggled since losing senior
leader Anna Lattos to an injury.
West Salem opening up the playoffs against a Viroqua
team they swept in the regular season.
To the 1st quarter .
Blackhawks looking to score the 1st points of the
game and Hayley Schipper does just that!
Viroqua up 2.
Blackhawks now looking to stay in the paint .
here's a nice move from Jessica Schmidt that scores
Later on .
check out the no look pass from West Salem's Larissa
Jacobson to set up Haley Dutton for 2.
Panthers go up 8.
Closing seconds of the 1st .
and here's Sammy Peterson with the corner 3!
How many times have we seen her make that .
she had 17 on the night.
Panthers end the 1st up 14.
And West Salem wins 47-36....next up is a trip to
G-E-T playing for a trip to Aquinas on Friday night...Red
Hawks hosting Altoona.
G-E-T's Annalese Lamke has the ball down low
passes back out to Sara Byom who gets the three to
fall for the first basket of the game
More from the Red Hawks in the 1st...
Lamke gets the ball down low...
first shot won't go in...gets her own rebound and
she gets the bucket and one
three of her 15 points in the game
Madison Doerr had 19 in the win for the Red Hawks...47-38
More division three.....Black River Falls loses at
Bloomer....Mauston falls at Elk Mound.
Prairie du Chien pulls an upset with a 57-43 win at
In division four....Necedah making a trip to face
3rd quarter action.
Blair Taylor's Loni Howe gets the steal.
she weaves in and out of the defense and lays it in.
Wildcats up 12...
Back comes Necedah.
Elyssa Sheley drives the the basket for the lay up.
But Blair-Taylor keeps that double-digit lead
Howe to Morgan Nehring for 3...Nehring one of three
players with 12 points...
...leading Blair-Taylor to a 58-35 victory.
Four-five matchup has
Whitehall hosting Melrose-Mindoro...Whitehall
the winners of the Dairyland Large.
Samantha Giese hits the 3 point basket to put the
Norse up 19...
To the 3rd.
Mustangs trying to come back.
Vanessa Ponterio working the post and banking it in.
More from Whitehall.
Giese to a cutting Jordan Cruz for the lay up...she
had 13 on the night..
Whitehall goes on to win.
Final is 51-23.
In Division five.
Scenic Bluffs battle between Bangor and New Lisbon.
Pick this one up fourth quarter...
Bangor's Aspen Zimmer finds Kirsten Tenner cutting
along the baseline...
Tenner puts it in for two...
Cardinals up big.
Bangor advances with a 52-27 win.
Bangor to face the winner of this contest....Weston
First quarter, Weston's K-C Stull spots up for three....
Count it! Silver Eagles though trail by one.
Later, Cashton moving the ball around...
From the outside, the Eagles' Alexis Schroeder is
good for three...
Cashton leads by four.
Closing seconds of the first quarter...
Cashton's Morgan Pieper puts up a three...
She gets a friendly roll for three of her 13 points.
Cashton moving on with a 50-to-38 win.
Independence earning a two-seed....opening up against
Indy's Erika Suchla finds Sara Filla fee-la who drives
to the basket and lays it in.
Later in the 1st.
Alma Pepin's Emma Laehn to Katie Herold for 3.
Eagles up by 3...
Independence pulls away in this one though.
Suchla is good on the long range 2.
Indy wins by a final of 50-28.
Indees will next face Lincoln who defeats Plum City
by a basket.
More Division five.
Top-seed Eleva-Strum a winner....Gilmanton beats C-FC
Hillsboro a 26-14 winner.
La Farge wins by 12.
Wauzeka-Steuben wins at Seneca 37-35.
Ithaca a ten-point winner.
North Crawford loses by 11.
Immanuel wins 70-to-49.
And both De Soto and Kickapoo lose on the road and
see their seasons come to an end.
MSHSL one-two-a girls sub-section semifinal....La
Crescent loses by ten to P-E-M.
Chatfield wins big over Winona Cotter.
One-a sub-section semi's....Rushford-Peterons beats
Spring Grove loses by 11.
Winona State and Minnesota State meet-up for the third
time this season.
Warriors a three-point winner in early December....and
a 16-point winner in late January.
Tonight's game is for the 2014 N-S-I-C tournament
Minnesota State wins it 75-66.
Mavs had a ten-point lead at halftime and led the
entire second half.
nats - band playing