CWS Sports Desk
April 30, 2017
Wausau– Take a look at the CWS Athlete of the Week candidates and vote today!
Voting ends on Wednesday at approximately 5 p.m.
If you come across a great performance this upcoming week and feel that an athlete (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop us a comment on Facebook and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Also check out past nominees and winners on the CWS Featured Athlete Page.
Cassidy Ziegahn, Rapids– Ziegahn was a force at the plate for Rapids in their 18-0 win over Wausau East. Ziegahn, a freshman, hit two three-run shots to lead the Red Raiders.
Aubrey Drohner, SPASH– Drohner hit a grand slam home run against Chippewa Falls on Saturday and followed that up with another home run against Bay Port in two big non-conference wins for the Panthers.
Amber Baehman, Tri-County– Baehman launched a grand slam home run as part of a 3-3, 6 RBI performance at the plate as Tri-County throttled Wild Rose 12-0.
Erin Sullivan, Assumption– Sullivan turned in a monster performance against Marathon, going 4-4 at the plate and belting two home runs in a 10-3 win for Assumption.
Bailey Waldhauser, Loyal— Waldhauser turned in two first place finishes for the Greyhounds at the BRF Invite. She anchored the Greyhounds’ 4×100 meter relay first place finish and coupled that with a first place in the high jump, jumping an impressive 5’2″.
Kiley Akey, Weyauwega-Fremont– Akey handcuffed Pacelli, striking out 14 batters and allowing just four hits in a nine-inning shut out win.
Maddie Simpson D.C. Everest– Simpson had two goals against SPASH to deliver the Evergreens a 3-2 victory.
Tiffany Meinders, Spencer– Meinders struck out 12 batters in six innings of work against Gilman in a 12-2 win for the Rockets.
Kaitlyn Brooks, Athens— Brooks turned in a hitting clinic this week for Athens. She was 3-3 with two doubles and a home run, and scored three times as Athens downed Chequamegon. Brooks then turned in a monster hitting performance in Athens win over Prentice, going 4-4 with three doubles, three runs scored, and 7 RBI.
Who gets your vote for CWS Athlete of the Week: April 23 - 30?
- Erin Sullivan, Assumption (24%, 819 Votes)
- Cassidy Ziegahn, Rapids (7%, 243 Votes)
- Maddie Simpson, D.C. Everest (26%, 899 Votes)
- Aubrey Drohner, SPASH (5%, 170 Votes)
- Tiffany Meinders, Spencer (4%, 145 Votes)
- Bailey Waldhauser, Loyal (4%, 136 Votes)
- Kiley Akey, Weyauwega-Fremont (20%, 691 Votes)
- Amber Baehman, Tri-County (5%, 176 Votes)
- Kaitlyn Brooks, Athens (5%, 160 Votes)
Total Voters: 3,439