Sports – Wednesday, September 7th. 2016

High School Action on Tuesday:

Boy’s Soccer:

NFDL/Oakfield/SMS/Laconia United 6. Mayville 0. Ben Hintze scored the first five goals of the game for United. Derek O’Leary with 3 saves in goal for United.

New Holstein 10, Kiel 2

St. Lawrence Seminary 10, Omro 1

Match between Central Wisconsin Christian/Winnebago Lutheran was suspended due to weather. Teams were scoreless at the time of the suspension

Girls Volleyball:

Howard’s Grove 3, St. Mary’s Springs 0 (17-25, 14-25. 18-25)

Berlin 3, Winnebago Lutheran 2 (25-16, 19-25, 20-25, 25-22, 11-15)

Campbellsport 3, Lomira 0 (25-6. 25-11, 25-18)

Waupun 3, Beaver Dam 1 (25-22. 23-25, 25-23. 25-19)

Oshkosh Lourdes 3, Central Wisconsin Christian 0 (25-12, 25-19. 25-14)

Girl’s Golf: Fond du Lac took on Kimberly at Countryside Golf Course. Cardinal’s Cassidy Kahl shot a 48.

Girls Swimming: Fond du Lac topped Oshkosh North 115-68

Only two area teams remain ranked in their respective divisions in the coaches poll after week three high school football action. In the Division 5 poll, Winnebago Lutheran climbs one spot to number 4 after a 55-0 win over North Fond du Lac. The Vikings sit behind Amherst, Stanley-Boyd and Durand. Meanwhile, in Division 6. Saint Mary’s Springs remains at the top of this week’s poll. The Ledgers won a 35-25 battle with Ozaukee last week and sit ahead of Darlington and Eau Claire Regis. Both Fond du Lac in Division 1 and Oakfield in the eight man football poll dropped out of the rankings following losses last week.

The Packers are preparing for their week 1 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Head Coach Mike McCarthy knows that the warm temperatures in Florida could pose problems for his team. He says they’re already working to be ready for it. Another challenge they will face is the Jaguars offense with young quarterback Blake Bortles. Coach says they’re expecting a good game from Jacksonville. Pregame on Sunday is 10am, kickoff at 12 noon on KFIZ.  

Its the Badgers’ home opener on Saturday against Akron at Camp Randall Stadium. Quarterback Bart Houston says the win over LSU was great, but its time to focus on the Zips. He said the offense performed well against LSU, but they need to learn how to finish drives. Badgers and Akron this Saturday, coverage begins at 12:30 on KFIZ.

The Wisconsin Badgers football team is ranked in the top 10 of the latest Associated Press college football poll that was released Tuesday. The Badgers make the jump from unranked to number 10 in the nation after their win over then-number 5 ranked LSU 16-14 at Lambeau Field on Saturday. The rest of the top 10 includes Alabama at number one, Clemson at 2, Florida State at three, Ohio State at four, Michigan at five, Houston up nine spots to number 6, Stanford at 7, Washington at eight and Georgia at nine. Other Big Ten teams in the poll include Michigan State holding at 12 and Iowa up one spot to #16. Nebraska was listed in the “others receiving votes” category with 13 points.

Hernan Perez went 4-5 and the Brewers belted 16 hits in a 12-5 win over the Cubs on Tuesday night at Miller Park. After a first inning home run by Anthony Rizzo, Milwaukee built a 5-1 lead in the bottom of the first, which blossomed into a 9-2 lead in the 6th after a three run home run by Ryan Braun. Cubs starter Jason Hammel gave up 13 of the 16 hits in 5 & ⅔ innings of work, allowing 9 runs to score. WIlly Peralta improved to 6-9 with the win, he surrendered four runs on six hits in 7 & ⅔ innings. Game three is tonight, 6:35 pregame on KFIZ.