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Wrestling Spring Valley/Elmwood 75, Ashland 6 Spring Valley/Elmwood 53, Middleton 18 Menomonie 29, Spring Valley/Elmwood 25 Girls Basketball Somerset 59, Prescott 36 No.
GLENWOOD CITY - Spring Valley High School's girls' basketball team led early but Glenwood City dominated the second half to win a Dunn-St. Croix Conference game 70-35 Friday. Valley held a 13-11 lead in the first quarter and was still competitive with the Hilltoppers, down 35-22 at halftime and 47-30 to start the fourth quarter. But Becky Fesenmaier, one of the D-SC top scorers, went down with an ankle injury in the third quarter and GC then really took over, outscoring the Cardinals 23-5. Fesenmaier still led SV in scoring with nine points while Sam O'Brien scored six points.
MENOMONIE - The No. 3 ranked Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team finished second in the Whitetail Adrenaline Shootout Tournament held at Menomonie Middle School Friday. The tournament switched to an eight-team bracket format and SVE crushed Ashland in the first round 75-6 and Middleton 53-18 in the semifinals. The Redbirds took on No. 11 Menomonie in the finals but lost 29-25.
The Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week are Ellsworth's Matt Peterson, Prescott's Owen Hamilton, and Prescott's Mariah Krings and Annie Pryor. Peterson won the 106-pound state championships at the first annual Wisconsin Wrestling Challenge Series in Wausau. Hamilton had back-to-back games scoring in double figures in PHS boys' hoops wins over Elk Mound and New Richmond Pryor and Krings both returned to the Prescott girls basketball team's line-up from injury and led the Cardinals to two straight wins. The Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week Awards are sponsored by Sta
Prep Wrestling Ellsworth 64, Durand 15 Amery 66, Prescott 6, Spring valley/Elmwood 44, St. Croix Central 28 Prep Boys Basketball No. 1 Prescott 74, Baldwin-Woodville 28 Elmwood/Plum City 57, No.
NEW RICHMOND - A prep boys' basketball game which was competitive early on turned into a rout for Ellsworth's High School's squad. Trailing 19-17 midway through the second quarter, New...
The Ellsworth and Spring Valley/Elmwood prep wrestling teams were winners in conference dual meets Thursday. No. 2 ranked Ellsworth defeated Durand 64-15 at Durand. Ellsworth led 27-15 before picking up key wins in the upper weights. Lucas Weighart scored a pinfall at 195 pounds, Tyler Beder won by forfeit at 220 and Jacob Kinneman pinned Durand's Clay Peterson in :48 seconds. EHS then rolled up Durand with wins in the lower weights from Owen Matzek at 106, Sawyer Strom at 113 and Cole Skelton at 120.
FREDERIC - The Elmwood/Plum City boys' basketball team upended No. 7 ranked Frederic by their usual margin Thursday evening. The Wolves defeated the Vikings 57-56 for their fourth straight one-point win and seventh win in a row. Peter Fenter's three-pointer with three seconds to go won the game for the Wolves.
An impasse in negotiations between Ellsworth’s cable television franchise holder and the company which owns two regional television stations has put those stations off the TV line-up for local customers.
The tests for the Elmwood/Plum City boys' basketball team continue for another week. The Wolves passed with flying colors last week with Dunn-St. Croix Conference wins at Colfax and at Elk Mound. EPC has won six games in a row and is tied for first in the D-SC. The Wolves have but one game this week but it's their most difficult test of the season so far, taking on No. 7 ranked Frederic in Frederic Thursday. The Vikings are 13-1 overall, coming off a 51-37 win Tuesday over Luck, and lead the Lakeland West Conference with a perfect 7-0 record.