Sports – Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Tuesday’s High School Action:
St. Mary’s Springs 3, Campbellsport 1 (15-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-18)
North Fond du Lac 3, Ozaukee 1 (17-25, 25-16, 25-15, 25-15)
Central Wisconsin Christian 3, Pardeeville 1 (25-14. 25-17, 17-25, 25-8)
Appleton North 7, Fond du Lac 0
Winnebago Lutheran 10, Mayville 0. Zach Wright with 4 goals for WLA. Travis Clary had 2 goals.
NFDL/Oakfield/St. Mary’s Springs/Laconia United 2, Central Wisconsin Christian 2
Waupun 3, Winneconne 0
Plymouth 5, Campbellsport 0
Fond du Lac 5, Appleton East 2
The WisSports.net football coaches poll is out for week five. In Division 5, the Winnebago Lutheran Vikings move up one spot to number three after their 14-0 win over Omro to move to 5-0 on the year. The Vikings sit behind Amherst and Stanley-Boyd the D-5 poll. In Division 6, St. Mary’s Springs retains the top spot after their 5-0 start. The Ledgers sit ahead of Darlington and Eau Claire Regis. In the eight man football poll, Oakfield moves up two spots to number 7 after a win over Wisconsin Heights last week.
Andrew McCutchen, Jody Mercer and Josh Bell each drove in two runs as the Pirates defeated the Brewers 6-3 at Miller Park Tuesday night. Martin Maldonado went 2 for 4 with a home run in the loss. Matt Garza took the loss, giving up 5 runs on 8 hits in four innings of work. Game two of the series is tonight, a 6:35 pregame 7:10 first pitch on KFIZ.
The Packers are looking ahead to their home opener on Sunday against the Detroit Lions. One of the points of emphasis for the team is to get the ground game going. Guard TJ Lang agrees that Eddie Lacy needs more chances, and said the offense needs to be more consistent. So far this season, it’s been either go three & out or drive to score a touchdown and Lang says that needs to change.
The Badgers open Big Ten play at Michigan State on Saturday. Freshman Alex Hornibrook is expected to start against the Spartans. He says he looks forward to facing MSU, and he’s excited to face some of these Big Ten opponents for the first time.
Giannis Antetokounmpo signed a 4 year, $100 million contract extension Tuesday. Giannis says he’s put in a lot of hard work to make the day possible. Head coach Jason Kidd says Giannis just has to be himself and continue to work hard to improve every day.