PIERCE COUNTY ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Ellsworth's Jacob Fuchs, SVE's Kevin Fesenmaier and Plum City's Sarah Gilles
Ellsworth wrestler Jacob Fuchs, Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestler Kevin Fesenmaier and Plum City girls basketball player Sarah Gilles are the Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week.
Fuchs, a senior, won a pair of matches for the Panthers in the WIAA Division2 Ellsworth Team Sectional and also qualified for his first state WIAA State Individual Tournament at the sectional meet Saturday in Amery.
Fesenmaier, also a senior, helped SVE win a Division 3 team sectional title for the second time in three seasons with a pair of wins and then came back through the wrestleback rounds to qualify for his first state individual meet.
Gilles, a senior too, led Plum City to a win over Elmwood last week and also led the team in scoring and steals to nearly pull off the upset of Boyceville in Plum City Saturday in her final regular season home game.
The Pierce County Herald Athlete of the Week awards are sponsored by State Farm Insurance - Denton Achenbach agency, Ellsworth.