High School Highlights (May 4)

NEW Media Staff

UPDATED: May 5, 10:20 a.m.


Gillett/Suring 3

Wausaukee 1

Gillett/Suring fended off Wausaukee in a Marinette & Oconto Conference battle on May 4 in Gillett.

Autumn Dryja earned the win in the circle, striking out four batters and allowing just one unearned run.

Emma Kristof, Claire Pommerich and Dryja scored the team's three runs.

Bonduel 6

Amherst 3

Bonduel doubled up Amherst in a CWC-East matchup on May 4 in Bonduel.

Hailey Zernicke drove in two runs on two hits for the Bears, while Abby Stoltenow, Audrey Weier, Macy Niles and Hailee Thompson also had two hits each. Thompson scored two runs.

Zernicke got the win in the circle, pitching the first 5⅔ innings. Nakiyah Henning got the final four outs to earn the save.

Tigerton, Marion split doubleheader

Marion won 10-6 in game one, while Tigerton prevailed 9-5 in game two of a CWC-North doubleheader on May 4 in Tigerton.

Tigerton's Skyler Hauser drove in two runs on two hits and also pitched all five innings in the team's game one loss. Angel Welch and Maycee Carlson stole three bases each, with Carlson also scoring twice.

Hauser pitched all four innings in game two to get the win. She also scored twice and led the team with two hits. Abby Swartz and Jade Selle drove in two runs each, while Welch stole three more bases.

New London 5

Shawano 1

Shawano fell to New London in Bay Conference matchup on May 4 in New London.

Abby Wachtel homered to provide Shawano with its lone run. Macey Krueger led the Hawks with two hits.

Kadence Meyers took the loss in the circle after pitching all six innings.

Iola-Scandinavia 12

Witt-Birn 3

Wittenberg-Birnamwood dropped a Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division game to Iola-Scandinavia on May 4 in Wittenberg.

Rory Salvesen homered among her three hits, drove in two runs and scored twice for Witt-Birn. Gwen Groshek scored the team's other run.

Jami Wendler took the loss in the circle, striking out seven batters over six innings. Ella Eichman worked the final inning.


Oconto Falls splits with FVL

Oconto Falls won 5-2 and lost 11-2 during a North Eastern Conference doubleheader against Fox Valley Lutheran on May 4 in Appleton.

Easton Engel and Wyatt Laughrin each drove in two runs for Oconto Falls in the win. Carter Heroux worked 2⅔ innings for the Panthers, while Engel got four outs and Jack Adler worked three frames. Heroux struck out five batters, while Adler fanned four.

In the second game, FVL scored six times in the seventh to run away with the game. The hosts also scored five times in the first inning.

Braden Vandermoss tallied two hits for Oconto Falls. He also struck out seven batters over five innings on the mound. Logan Kramer got five outs, while Grant Bouche got the other out.

Witt-Birn 1

Iola-Scandinavia 0

Evan Meverden singled home Owen Dickman to lift Witt-Birn to a walk-off win over Iola-Scandinavia in a CWC-East clash on May 4 in Wittenberg.

Dickman tallied two of the Chargers' five hits in the contest. Iola-Scandinavia tallied just one hit.

Mason Meverden started on the mound, striking out nine batters over six innings. Nathan Waupekenay got the win after tossing a scoreless seventh with a pair of strikeouts.

Pulaski 4

Sheboygan North 3 (11 inn.)

Brady Wotruba plated Bryce Wotruba in the 11th inning to give Pulaski a thrilling Fox River Classic Conference victory over Sheboygan North on May 4 in Pulaski.

Jacob McDonald posted three hits for the Red Raiders, while Kyle Olson had two.

Brady Wotruba earned the win after striking out eight batters over five scoreless innings. Michael Molthen also had eight strikeouts over five innings, while Michael Wyent tossed an inning.

Bonduel 7

Amherst 1

Bonduel picked up a big CWC-East win over Amherst on May 4 in Bonduel.

Noah Weier got the win on the mound, striking out nine batters over six strong innings.

Bonduel scored four runs in the second inning, with a Beckett Hartlaben double sparking the inning. He finished with two hits and three RBIs.

Colin Margelofsky added two hits for the Bears.

Marion 11

Tigerton 2

Marion picked up a CWC-North win over Tigerton on May 4 in Tigerton.

Ryan Malueg worked all seven innings on the mound for Marion, striking out six batters along the way. Jaden Stuhr had two hits, three stolen bases and three RBIs to lead the Mustangs at the plate.

Marion's Jay Brei drove in three runs on two hits, while Nick Malueg had three hits, four stolen bases and four runs scored. Ryan Malueg scored twice and had two hits, while Braxton Genskow also scored twice.

Colby Wanta and Asher Michaelis scored Tigerton's runs. Both players got on base three times.

Niagara 7

Lena 5

Lena lost an M&O game to Niagara on May 4 in Niagara.

Josh Kristof homered among his two hits, walked twice and drove in three runs to power Lena at the plate. Bryce Kittredge also had two hits, while Tyler Shallow scored twice.

Shallow worked five innings on the hill, while Kristof tossed an inning.

Shawano 9

Lux-Casco 8

Shawano rallied from an early 6-1 deficit and held on late for a wild nonconference win over Luxemburg-Casco on May 4 in Shawano.

Bryce Popp posted two hits and two RBIs for Shawano, while Ashton Henning, Michael Metcalf-Grassman and Jacob Landon had two hits each. Henning scored three runs, while Austin Peters scored twice as a courtesy runner.

Brady Glysch earned the win after working four-plus innings in relief of Tom Keszo, who went two frames. Popp got the final three outs in the seventh.


Shawano 5

Hortonville 1

Shawano scored a nonconference win over Hortonville on May 4 in Hortonville.

Adison Moesch got Shawano on the scoreboard with a goal off a corner kick at the 8 minute, 26 second mark of action.

Trinity Popelka netted a hat trick for the Hawks, scoring on penalty kicks at the 36:13 and 41:23 marks and an unassisted goal at 55:37.

Evony Perez scored off a Popelka assist at the 52:45 mark.

Goalie Brynlie Boyles made two saves for Shawano.


Gresham/Bowler teams 2nd at meet

Gresham/Bowler's boys and girls teams each scored 82 points to earn second-place finishes at the Weyauwega-Fremont Meet on May 4 in Weyauwega.

Emmitt Kietlinski led the boys team with first-place finishes in the high jump (6 feet, 7 inches), long jump (19-6) and triple jump (42-6).

Jackson Pingel won the boys shot put (37-7¼) and discus (118), while Bryson Nelson was the top finisher in the 1,600 (5:21.31) and 3,200 (12:03.9).

Camille Gourley led the girls team with a first-place finish in the 800 (3:23.76). Full results from the meet can be found at www.athletic.net.

Marion boys 5th, girls 6th at meet

The Marion boys scored 25 points to place fifth, while the girls team tallied 14 points to come in sixth at the Weyauwega-Fremont Meet on May 4 in Weyauwega.

Tristan Herro took fifth in the boys long jump (17-4½), while Jesse Trebus was fifth in the 1,600 (5:52.93).

Lily Wudstrack took sixth in the girls long jump (10-11½), while Alexis Roe (10-10½) was seventh. Bridget Much placed sixth in the triple jump (23-11½).

Pulaski boys, girls 2nd at invite

The Pulaski girls scored 173 points, while the boys team tallied 121 to each place second at the Seymour Invite on May 4 in Seymour.

Ella Ficarri won the girls large schools 100 hurdles (17.2). Rachael Allen, Lily Urben, Grace Goodness and Olivia Sprangers teamed up for first in the 4x200 relay (1:49.74). Sprangers, Allen, Ava Vieaux and Faye Brunke were first in the 4x100 relay (51.92).

Urben was the top finisher in the 300 hurdles (50.08), with Sprangers grabbing first in the 200 (27.11). Hallie Morz won the pole vault (10-0).

Rylan Rodal led the boys team with a first-place finish in the 200 (23.81). Full results from the invite can be found at pttiming.com.

Bonduel girls take 6th, boys 10th in Seymour

The Bonduel girls scored 89 points to place sixth, while the boys earned 94½ points to grab 10th at the Seymour Invite on May 4 in Seymour.

The Bonduel boys quartet of Owen Springborn, Sam Roberts, Louis Hrabik and Ryan Westrich took first in the small schools 4x200 relay (1:40.6). Westrich also was first in the discus (120-0) and shot put (43-3).

Cierra Schnell won the girls long jump (15-2).

Lena/STAA teams 4th at invitational

The Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy track and field teams each placed fourth at the Peshtigo Invitational on May 4 in Peshtigo. The girls had 80 points, while the boys had 60.

Emily Peters won the pole vault (7-6), while Eva Brooks was first in the 100 hurdles (17.77) to lead the girls team.

Sam Marquardt led the boys team with a first-place finish in the 100 (11.65).

Full results from the invitational can be found at www.athletic.net.

Gillett boys 5th, girls 8th in Peshtigo

The Gillett boys scored 57 points to finish fifth, while the girls had 33 points to come in eighth at the Peshtigo Invitational on May 4 in Peshtigo.

Alex Peterson won the boys 800 in 2:00.79, while Evan Peterson was first in the 1,600 in 4:44.8.

Lexi Grzeskowiak was third in the 400 (1:08.66) to lead the girls team.

Menominee Indian girls take 7th, boys 8th at invitational

The Menominee Indian girls squad accumulated 39 points to place seventh, while the boys scored 37 points to grab eighth at the Peshtigo Invitational on May 4 in Peshtigo.

Ali Davenport had first-place finishes in the 200 (23.42) and long jump (18-1) for the boys team.

The girls 4x100 team of Madeline Tomow, Lena Waukau, Emma Komanekin and Alexis Zhuckkahosee teamed up for a second-place finish in 54.75 seconds, a new school record.

Rugg, Rennie lead Panthers in Peshtigo

Several Oconto Falls athletes also competed at the Peshtigo Invitational on May 4 in Peshtigo, with the two teams combining for eight points.

Ethan Rennie tied for seventh in the boys pole vault (9-0), while Hailee Rugg earned seventh in the girls discus (78-8) to lead the team.


Bay Port 7

Pulaski 0

Pulaski dropped a FRCC match to Bay Port on May 4 in Pulaski.

Pulaski fell to 0-5 in conference matches.

Singles: No. 1: Aryaman Bhatia B def. Sam Mead, 2-6, 6-2, 10-7; No. 2: Will Schluetter B def. Justin Freadrich, 6-0, 7-6 (3); No. 3: Sam Erickson B def. Ryan Symons, 6-0, 6-2; No. 4: Collin Marquardt B def. Donovan Holderness, 6-4, 6-0. Doubles: No. 1: Alex Sedlacek-Carson Spindler B def. Jacob Ebent-Eric Sperduto, 6-3, 6-2; No. 2: Braydon Hanson-Nathan Pawlak B def. Alex Kouzov-Raymond Johnson, 6-1, 6-3; No. 3: Peyton Garcia-Derrick Rehn B def. William Gosse-Jonah Drevs, 6-3, 6-0.


Witt-Birn claims 5th at invitational

Witt-Birn turned in a team score of 368 to place fifth at the Adams-Friendship Green Devils North Bay Invitational on May 4 at Northern Bay Golf Course in Arkdale.

George Seegmiller and August Barke led the Chargers with 18-hole rounds of 87 and 88, respectively.

Joey Seegmiller (94), Owen Schultz (99) and Dylan Resch (100) capped the five-golfer team.

Lena wins invitational

Lena placed first with a team score of 347 during the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Invitational on May 4 at Riverside Golf Club in Menominee, Michigan.

Braden McVane led the Wildcats with an 18-hole round of 80. Mason Belongia fired a round of 85.

Mason Spice and Drake Dionne each carded 91s, while Vance Terecek posted a 97.

Gillett 7th at invitational

Gillett placed seventh with a score of 488 during the STAA Invitational on May 4 at Riverside Golf Club on May 4 in Menominee, Michigan.

Tyler Frank (111) led Gillett on the course, with Aydin Franti (117) and Elsa Limberg (120) not too far behind. Laney DeBauch (140) and Katelyn Sturm (150) rounded out the team.