CWS Sports Desk
February 11, 2018
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.
Quin Steckbauer, Merrill– Steckbauer went off for 27 points in Merrill’s win over Wisconsin Rapids on Friday night.
Jake Sullivan, Assumption– Sullivan had a productive night in Assumption’s win over Athens on Thursday as he scored 28 points to lead the Royals. Sullivan then went on to score 20 points in Assumption’s win over Barneveld on Saturday.
Alec VandeCastle, Wild Rose– VandeCastle was lights out for Wild Rose in a 78-64 upset win over Pacelli on Thursday night as he tickled the nets for 29 points.
Sarah Mueller, Pacelli– Mueller continued her torrid scoring pace in a thrilling overtime win against Almond-Bancroft as she netted 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Cardinals to victory.
Rachel Sullivan, SPASH– Sullivan didn’t have stats that would jump out at you when looking at the box score of SPASH’s win over D.C. Everest on Friday night, but she made the key defensive play of the game with a steal and assist to Maggie Negaard within 15 seconds to play as the Panthers dropped the Evergreens 50-46.
Signe Fronek, Newman– Fronek led the Cardinals to an impressive Marawood-South victory over Assumption on Tuesday night as she scored 22 points, 15 of which came in the first half.
Brianna Simington, Owen-Withee– Simington hit seven three pointers and netted a game-high 25 points in Owen-Withee’s thrilling 49-45 win over Neillsville.
Carley Elmhorst, Colby-– Elmhorst had quite a week for Colby. Elmhorst vaulted into the #1 ranked spot in Division 4 in the WIAA 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard this week, and then went out and scored 12 points as Colby thumped Spencer, connecting on four three pointers in the contest.
Sydney Falteisek/Dylana Schreiner, Abbotsford— Two Falcons from different teams are nominated for special performances this week. Schreiner had 32 points including the game-winning shot in the closing seconds as Abbotsford downed Prentice. Schreiner reached the 1000 point plateau in the win. Falteisek dominated for the Abbotsford 6th grade girls at their Tomah tournament, scoring 55 points and pulling down 31 rebounds, battling double teams and leading the Falcons to a 3rd place finish.
Who gets your vote for CWS Athlete of the Week: Feb. 4-11?
- Rachel Sullivan, SPASH (30%, 327 Votes)
- Brianna Simington, Owen-Withee (11%, 122 Votes)
- Alec VandeCastle, Wild Rose (1%, 15 Votes)
- Kenadi Diedrich, Athens (1%, 16 Votes)
- Quin Steckbauer, Merrill (1%, 15 Votes)
- Signe Fronek, Newman (8%, 88 Votes)
- Dylana Schreiner/Sydney Falteisek, Abbotsford (9%, 94 Votes)
- Sarah Mueller, Pacelli (3%, 29 Votes)
- Jake Sullivan, Assumption (16%, 174 Votes)
- Carley Elmhorst, Colby (19%, 202 Votes)
Total Voters: 985